Newsletter publishers say they continue to see uptick in revenue despite advertising slowdown
At a time when larger media companies are feeling the pressure of the economic downturn and advertising slowdown, newsletter businesses continue to be in a period of revenue growth.
TikTok’s CEO faces bipartisan skepticism in first Congressional hearing on security concerns
The hearing comes amid calls to remove TikTok from government devices and in some cases even ban it entirely.
Media Briefing: What to expect at the Digiday Publishing Summit
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SponsoredHow advertisers are leveraging omnichannel attribution and measurement to power CTV
Sponsored by MNTN Connected TV advertising has joined and expanded the larger ecosystem of campaigns that advertisers deploy. As such, omnichannel marketing strategies now encompass television and mobile devices, tablets and other screens such as out-of-home. And as customers engage across these different touchpoints, brands are seeking and moving their measurement and analytics efforts to […]
New app launches through Apple hoping to win with ‘zero-party data’ when others haven’t
Caden's new app lets users connect data from their Uber, Amazon, Netflix and other accounts in exchange for money. Will it take off?
‘The next level for us’: The New York Times eyes better retention for games in subscription drive
The games division is focusing on finding new ways to mine the inherent competitive nature of games like encouraging people to play multiple games in a single session or through new achievements and rewards for progression.
Social Media Small Ball: The pendulum always swings. I can remember four years ago pundits predicted the social media hegemony of MySpace would be split be specialized social networks around interests. (Remember Gather, the social net for the NPR set?) Never happened. Now there’s another set of niche competitors that target specific problems. CBS does a general report on these, including Squabbler.com for petty quarrels and Foodily for finding recipes that don’t have foods you’re allergic to. The difference this time around the niche social services tie into the big networks, ie Facebook. CBS News
The Day in Twitter: Lots of important things going on in the world. The budget debate continues. The Libyan war rages. The national mood has hit a new low. But on Twitter, the hottest topic is apparently topless shots of two Jonas brothers. Alas. Celebuzz
Thank You, Onion: Everyone is overloaded with too much information. Even if you want to keep up on important, worldly matters, it’s daunting. The Onion sent up the Economist with a brilliant article announcing the Economist would cease publishing for a month to “let readers catch up.” The Onion
Privacy Paradox: The word that Apple knows where you are at all times thanks to the iPhone isn’t exactly shocking. I bet most people would figure that. But it’s sure to ignite a privacy firestorm now that top news outlets are trumpeting it. The funny part of all the privacy outrages to pop up over digital technology is the greatest threat to consumer privacy in the current era remains consumers themselves making dumb decisions with technology. The amount shared online is clearly unhealthy in many cases. That’s not some secret invasion of privacy happening behind peoples’ backs. It’s their choice. CNN
A Year of Liking: It might seem like forever, but we’ve been liking things on the Internet for just a year. Well, we’ve been declaring our likes via Facebook for a year. The uber social network is celebrating the 1st anniversary of the like’s debut with a bevvy of stats that basically add up to: Facebook is swallowing the Internet. But there’s more! Inside Facebook gets the inside scoop that Facebook will expand its option of three like button designs. It’s good to know creativity won’t die with Facebook in charge. Inside Facebook
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