Nicole Thompson

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The Creator of Flipboard Shares His 7 Gear Essentials

Flipboard founder Mike McCue is a busy man. His day runs from 7 AM to 2 AM, and in that time, he manages to take his kids to school, bike to and from …

Mike McCue

Google Bought Chelsea Market for $2.4 Billion

There likely won't be any big changes to the market in the foreseeable future. This post has been updated.<p>Reports began to surface that Google would …

Real Estate

Axios Media Trends - Axios

3f6f508e-383a-4633-8cf4-44d8a7a61c8d<p>1. Scoop: Facebook preps launch of News for …

Communist Party

Apple is buying Texture, the digital magazine distributor

A message from Apple to big publishers: We like you.<p>Apple is getting into the magazine business — not by buying magazines, but by buying a digital magazine distributor.<p>Apple has purchased Texture, a subscription service that lets users consume all or part of more than 200 magazines. The service …

Media Industry

After Facebook news-feed changes, publishers look hopefully to Pinterest

Publishers casting about for new referral sources after Facebook decided it wants the news feed to be, ironically, less newsy are taking a fresh look …

The Company That’s Taking Shoppable Video Seriously—and Driving Results

It’s no longer a question of whether consumers want to shop on social platforms. The latest ecommerce campaigns from Jordan Brands and Allbirds show …

eCommerce

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information.<p>“Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” Jonathan Swift once wrote.<p><i>To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone</i> …

Social Media

L.A. Is Getting a Mermaid Museum as Part of Freeform’s Campaign for Its New Show Siren

Blending at least two formidable pop-culture trends, cable channel Freeform will open a Mermaid Museum in Hollywood this month as a free, four-day …

Hair Color

‘You have to go beyond the algorithm’: NBCU’s Linda Yaccarino takes platforms to task

Digiday+ Member Article<p>Linda Yaccarino, chairman of advertising and client partnerships for NBCUniversal, says media must get moving on solving …

Is There Really A Difference Between Expensive Vodka And Cheap Vodka?

Walk in to just about any bar in America today and you'll see a row of fancy vodka bottles all lined up. Some people swear by one brand or another, but there is a federal law that requires all vodkas to be pretty much the same, so the Planet Money team decided to test them.<p>Transcript<p>AILSA CHANG, …

Alcohol

P&G and WPP: How the shit hit the fan in digital marketing

It’s getting ugly out there.In just a few hours this week WPP, the world’s largest agency holding company, lost about 15 percent of its value. …

AdTech

Radio Giant iHeart Prepares for Bankruptcy as Soon as This Weekend

Embattled IHeartMedia Inc. is circulating documents for a bankruptcy filing that could come as soon as this weekend for the biggest U.S. radio …

Advertising

Placed Opens Its Location Insights Tool To The Masses

AdExchanger |Placed, the Snap-owned location data company, is giving away its analytics tool for free. Starting Thursday, brands and media planners …

Advertising Industry

When Procter & Gamble Cut $200 Million in Digital Ad Spend, It Increased Its Reach 10%

2018 is already shaping up to be a year when both Procter & Gamble and Unilever, two of the biggest CPG brands in the world, are demanding more out …

AdTech

How Tiny Red Dots Took Over Your Life

As the ranks of tech-industry critics have expanded, it has become harder to tell what common ground they occupy. Across various political divides, there is a sense that Facebook, Twitter and Google exert too much influence on the national discourse; closely connected to this is the widespread …

Journalism

With the Rise of Self-Care Apps, Here’s How Marketers Can Respectfully Join the Space

A new era of apps catering to help people with their mental health is here. And boy, do we need it.<p>Social media apps have gotten a bad reputation; …

Apps

Amazon is buying smart doorbell maker Ring

With Nest’s first smart video doorbell right around the corner, Amazon is busy buying up the competition.<p>After acquiring Blink just two months ago, Amazon is now acquiring Ring, makers of the self-titled Ring doorbell (plus a bunch of other security gear, like solar security cameras, floodlight …

Smart Homes

Canada Goose and Pantone Go Blue For Polar Bears

The outerwear brand has collaborated with Pantone to create a special shade of blue in support of NGO Polar Bears International.<p><b>TRUE BLUE:</b> Outerwear …

Need Visibility on Instagram? Stories Are Key.

Brands Using Stories Get More Visibility<p>Due to the time-limited nature of Stories, Brands will need to create a specific set of KPIs. Unlike Posts - …

Comcast Spliced Footage of Jessie Diggins’ Historic Gold Medal Win Into Its Epic Same-Day Olympics Spot

Jessie Diggins made history in Pyeongchang earlier this week when she, along with team sprint freestyle partner Kikkan Randall, won the first Olympic …

Brand Marketing

Why KPCC is bringing LAist back — an open letter to Southern California

<i></i>Kristen MullerTo Southern Californians,We love L.A. for its diversity, geography and possibility. We share concern over its issues: homelessness, …

California

Snapchat’s Ecommerce Strategy Hit a New High When It Sold Out the New Air Jordans in Minutes

Snapchat’s latest viral lens didn’t include a puppy face or a dancing hot dog. Instead, it focused on a life-size Michael Jordan augmented-reality …

Augmented Reality

Menswear Revenues Are Expected to Outpace the Womenswear Market

The demand for men's fashion is steadily increasing, but are brands responding well enough with their digital channels?<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

PlayStation Turned the Golden State Warriors Court Into a Huge God of War Ad on Sunday

Fans attending the Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs game at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Saturday were in for some seriously immersive …

Golden State Warriors

‘It lost its community of innovation’: Why agencies are skipping SXSW this year

Every year since 2012, OMD has taken over a popular barbecue joint in Austin, Texas, to host its annual Bootstrap Barbecue at SXSW. It would welcome …

‘Apple News as a product is living in the past,’ according to Flipboard’s CEO

Mike McCue thinks a walled garden is the wrong approach for publishers in 2018.<p>For eight years, Flipboard co-founder and CEO Mike McCue has been building a news curation app that organizes articles into a format more conducive to mobile devices — and now reaches 100 million readers a month.<p>Then …

Advertising

Flipboard donates company stock to NLP

At the News Literacy Project, we know Flipboard as a strong supporter of our mission to make news literacy an integral part of the American …

Machine Learning

NBCUniversal and BuzzFeed are teaming up for a new parenting channel called Playfull

NBCUniversal and BuzzFeed are creating a new millennial parenting channel together called Playfull, hoping to replicate BuzzFeed’s success with …

Ziggy Stardust and Digital Media's Emotional Void

One Saturday many years ago, I left my first job as a clerk in a South London cheese shop, the pocket of my Sta-Prest trousers filled with the coins …

David Bowie

Can't Get Your News From Facebook Anymore? Try These 6 Apps

You may have heard about Facebook's recent pledge to cut back on News Feed traffic coming from brands, businesses, and publishers. The pledge is …

Social Media