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How Facebook's Most Hated Feature Became the Future of the Company

A decade is a long time—even in the real world. On the Internet, it is more like a century, especially in the life of a startup. But that’s how long …

What We Mean When We Talk About “Engagement”

When uttered outside of journalism circles, the word “engagement” means something fairly specific involving rings, love, wedding bells, commitment, …

Employee Engagement

MTV VMAs Viewers on Snapchat Rose 75% Over Last Year, While TV Audience Plunged – Variety

Viacom’s MTV is still a TV property, with the bulk of its revenue still anchored in traditional television distribution. But the youth-skewing brand …

Social Media

How Facebook’s trending news feature went from messy to disastrous.

It seems Facebook’s human news editors weren’t quite as expendable as the company thought.<p>On Monday, the social network’s latest move to automate its …

Yes, Facebook is a media company

Will a chart convince you? Okay. Here’s a chart.<p>Dear Mark,<p>We get it.<p>We understand why you don’t want to call Facebook a media company.<p>Your investors don’t want to invest in a media company, they want to invest in a technology company. Your best-and-brightest engineers? They don’t want to work at a …

Creators finalmente estão de saco cheio de babar ovo das marcas

Em agosto tive a oportunidade de organizar o Creators do Vale, evento que reúne os creators da região e acontece na cidade de São José dos …

Latin American public media search for successful funding models (Second article of the series)

In this second article of a series addressing public media in Latin America, researchers talked to the <b>Knight Center</b> about current and potential …

Almost no one really knows how Facebook’s Trending algorithm works, but here’s an idea » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: qz.com ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Joseph Lichterman | September 1, 2016<p>So how does Facebook’s Trending algorithm actually work? Very few, if any, people outside of 1 Hacker Way really know, but over at Quartz, reporters Dave Gershgorn and Mike Murphy have tried to piece it together.<p>Facebook last week said …

Facebook is tracking ‘trends,’ so we’re tracking Facebook

Before Gizmodo published allegations that Facebook’s editors were biased, no one thought much about the “Trending” stories the site promotes in the top-right corner of its home screen. We’ve become very accustomed to the primacy of “trending” information everywhere, including Twitter, Google and …

Comments are changing. Our commitment to audiences shouldn't.

<i>Editor's note: Amanda Zamora, the Texas Tribune's chief audience officer, gave a version of this talk on Monday at 10UP, Poynter's summit marking 10</i> …

BuzzFeed Is Ready to Step Up Its Game in News Video

BuzzFeed is associated with a lot of things, including shareable listicles, hard news reporting and snackable food video content (through standalone …

Facebook CEO says group will not become a media company | Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - Facebook Inc. will not become a media company, its founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday, telling students the firm would remain a technology platform.<p>An increasing number of users are turning to social media networks, such as Facebook (FB.O) and Twitter (TWTR.N), to find …

How The Dallas Morning News made a millennial-minded news app

For years, newspapers have worried that future generations have less and less use for their product. The Dallas Morning News felt this acutely, and …

Twitter will now share video revenue with individual content creators

Twitter is trying something new to boost its stagnating user base: Luring content creators to post on Twitter by giving them an easy way to earn …

Reuters and Graphiq deliver interactive data visualizations to publishers

<b>NEW YORK</b> – Today Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, announced a collaboration with semantic technology company …

In Lithuania, one site is using its journalists to fight ad-blockers

In May, Tomas Balžekas dropped a revelation on the crowd gathered at an internet conference in Vilnius, Lithuania's capital city.<p>Balžekas, the CEO of …

Mobile vs. Computer: Implications for News Audiences and Outlets

A new paper by Johanna Dunaway, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (spring 2016) and associate professor of communication at Texas A&M University, examines how …

The rise of mobile could create “a second-class digital citizenship” of less informed news consumers » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: shorensteincenter.org ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Ricardo Bilton | August 30, 2016<p>Few would argue that, in theory, the sharp increase in mobile access hasn’t been a good thing for individuals and society as a whole. A more connected public is a more informed one, and increased mobile penetration means more …

Mobile Devices

Native Advertising: Another False Messiah?

I’ve been waiting for this: the leak in the native advertising balloon.<p>Tablets were going to save the news business. Not so much. Paywalls were our …

Check out the TODAY Food BOT on Facebook Messenger

Can't figure out what to have for dinner? We've got a BOT (aka robot) for that! Thanks to the mad geniuses from our innovation lab, we've launched the brand new TODAY Food BOT on Facebook Messenger to answer the very important question: what should I eat now?<p>First, there are three easy ways to …

Google warns it will crack down on “intrusive interstitials” in January

Google has announced that it will begin cracking down on “intrusive interstitials” on January 10, 2017, because this type of ad “can be problematic …

Facebook and other platforms 'will rob UK news industry of £450m by 2026'

Platforms such as Facebook will suck as much as £450m out of the UK news industry in a decade’s time, according to a new forecast.<p>A report by strategy consultants OC&C predicts that news producers, especially newspapers, are still to feel the full impact of the shift by younger generations to using …

Personalized News

US Snapchat Users Will Increase by Double-Digit Percentages This Year and Next

A faceless ghost is a fitting icon for Snapchat, considering the app is an enigma to many people. But those raised on smartphones more easily see it …

Survey Finds Newsrooms Are Monitoring Metrics, Not Acting on Them

Nearly all newsrooms monitor digital metrics, but many miss out on opportunities to learn from the data they collect, according to a new survey of …

Innovation in Denmark: building a community willing to pay for quality journalism

In order to succeed in the new media market, you have to rethink the relationship between journalists and readers, according to Danish publication …

Want advice on a youth media strategy? Turn to Africa

For publishers seeking advice and insights on how to attract the youth demographic to their media brands: Look no further than the youth-fertile …

CNN is going after Africa’s young, mobile audience — starting with Nigeria

Nigeria is not only one of Africa’s most populous countries, but it also has one of the youngest populations on the continent. That’s why CNN …