When it comes to video, more publishers are betting on mobile web versus apps

Mobile apps’ share of video consumption went down from eight to five percent by the end of 2016, continuing a downward trend, according to video tech firm JW Player. Not surprisingly, then, most digital publishers can’t justify spending $500,000 or more on mobile app development and maintenance, especially when so much video consumption is happening on Facebook and, when users are directed there, mobile websites. The post When it comes to video, more publishers are betting on mobile web versus apps appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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Publishers: Ditch your apps; focus on mobile Web

New research shows how hard it is to drive app downloads and why news publishers should be focusing more on their mobile websites and social distribution. The post Publishers: Ditch your apps; focus on mobile Web appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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In the “Web vs. Apps” Debate for Online Publishers, Apps Are on a Run

It’s what qualifies as an age-old debate in the digital media business: Web or native apps? The question isn’t really either/or — for most news outlets, the answer is “both” — but since the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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How Publishers Can Monetize the Mobile Web

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Digiday Research: European publishers bet on their own properties for video

Fifty-six percent of European publishers say the core focus of their video distribution strategy is their owned sites compared to 34 percent who focus on social platforms. The post Digiday Research: European publishers bet on their own properties for video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Magazine publishers with video ambitions see YouTube as safer bet than Facebook

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Fire Writers, Make Videos Is Latest Web Recipe for Publishers

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Publishers of Facebook Instant Articles Can Now Compare Them vs. Their Mobile Web Counterparts

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Google Is Introducing Native Video Ads for Mobile Publishers

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Apple Opens Mobile News App to All Publishers in Bid for Readers

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Google AMP is good for mobile web users – but what about publishers?

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Google Is Making the Mobile Web Faster for Publishers and Their Readers

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Google Unveils Project to Load Mobile Web Pages Faster (And Let Publishers Keep Control of Ads)

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The mistakes publishers make with mobile apps

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Digital Publishing: Mobile vs. App is the Wrong Question

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The mobile Web experience has improved significantly over the past few years as publishers have come to the realization that this smartphone and tablet thing isn't going away. But there are still some responsive design holdouts. The post These top publishers are still mobile Web holdouts... Continue reading at Digiday

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