David Cohen

  • Sales VP Richard Alfonsi Leaves Twitter for Stripe

    By David Cohen on Dec. 2, 2016 - 5:45 PM Vice president of global online sales Richard Alfonsi is the latest high-level executive to depart Twitter. Alfonsi, who led the social network’s sales efforts for all but its largest advertisers, will become head of global revenue and growth at online payment processor Stripe, leading its sales team and reporting t ...

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  • Snapchat Discover, Meet Facebook Collections?

    Next up on the list of Snapchat features cloned by Facebook is Collections, the social network’s take on Snapchat Discover. Alex Heath of Business Insider reported that Collections, much like Snapchat Discover, will bring news, listicles, videos and other content curated by media partners to Facebook’s News Feed.

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  • Facebook Analytics for Apps Adds Time Zones, Hourly Charts

    Facebook added two major features to its Analytics for Apps Thursday: the ability to set time zones and view data by hour of the day. The social network also added an option for “last 24 hours” in Analytics for Apps’ date picker and the ability to break down reports by time interval. Software engineer Tianqi Li introduced the new Analytics for Apps features in a blog post: ...

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  • NFL Teams on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Weeks 10-12

    The Dallas Cowboys’ 10-1 start to the 2016 National Football League season has not gone unnoticed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Social marketing firm Unmetric analyzed all of the NFL teams on the three social networks from Nov. 8 through 28, using its cross-channel reports, and it found that the Cowboys retained their lead in Facebook audience size and also finished firs ...

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  • Pinterest Promoted Pins Now Available in Canada

    Pinterest announced Thursday that Promoted Pins are now available to brands in Canada. Software engineer Paul Baltescu wrote in a blog post that users in Canada are up 50 percent year-over-year, with more than 4.4 billion ideas having been saved in the country, along with 3.9 million pins daily.

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  • Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

    Photo- and video-editing application Prisma announced earlier this month that iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 users could stream live on Facebook with the iOS app’s visual effects applied to their streams, but not anymore. Natasha Lomas of TechCrunch reported that Facebook revoked Prisma’s access to its application-programming interface, telling the app’s developers: Your app stream ...

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  • New Look for Pinterest Business Profiles

    Pinterest announced several updates to its business profiles: a new rotating showcase, the ability to highlight boards and Buyable Pins and a consistent design across the web and mobile. Product manager Adam Barton detailed the updates in a blog post, saying that the updates will begin rolling out to desktop and mobile users Wednesday, and citing the work of Burberry, Swanson ...

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  • Twitter Moments Goes Mobile

    Twitter gave all users the ability to create Moments via desktop in late September, and the feature was extended to iPhone and Android users Wednesday. The social network said in an email to SocialTimes that the extension of the Moments feature to its mobile users marked “an effort to give people, brands and creators a new and dynamic way to tell their stories,” and it shared ...

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  • SSL Is Now the Default on Tumblr

    SSL (secure sockets layer) is finally the default for new blogs on Tumblr. Security engineer Josh Hixson announced the move via tweet (embedded below), crediting fellow Tumblr security engineer Kelly Lum: Thanks to @aloria, new @Tumblr blogs have SSL enabled ...

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  • Express Wifi: Facebook’s Latest Attempt to Connect India

    Facebook renewed its efforts to bring affordable internet access to India with its launch of Express Wifi. The social network launched its Internet.org Free Basics free access to select applications and web services throughout India in November 2015, but this move came under fire, with Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg resorting to an op-ed in The Times of India t ...

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  • Facebook Creative Hub Opens Its Doors

    The Facebook Creative Hub that the social network announced at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June is now available to “the entire global advertising and marketing community.” Facebook said in a Facebook for Business post that it has been testing Facebook Creative Lab with more than 30 agencies since announcing it at Cannes Lions.

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  • Ivanka Trump Separates Business, Personal Social Feeds

    President-elect Donald Trump’s Twitter feed seems to be in the news every day, and his daughter, Ivanka Trump, announced a reorganization of her communications via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Ivanka Trump announced that her social posts will now come from two separate accounts on each social network: @IvankaTrumpHQ on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram will be the sources ...

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