• CNN will bring Anderson Cooper to the Amazon Echo

    For years, CNN’s news brand has been synonymous with its hosts and anchors. Yet as it’s set up beachheads on the platforms where more and more people consume news, it’s had to leave its broadcast stars on the sidelines: You can get CNN news on Facebook and Snapchat and Twitter, but you won’t get Anderson Cooper or Fareed Zakaria or Erin Burnett.

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  • 100 million images: A Day in the Life of Shutterstock’s in-house curator

    Robyn Lange has the job of every curator’s dream. The problem with dreams, though, is that they sometimes risk entering nightmare territory. At Shutterstock and sister site Offset, she’s the person charged with keeping the homepage fresh, filling 30 new image collections each month. Unlike a curator at, say, a boutique photo gallery, she has 100 million images at her fingertips.

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  • Diversity and client education: Where agencies should invest their resources

    Agencies have a resources problem. Employees are being asked to do more with less time and less money. Clients demand more work, created for more platforms and need more KPIs and metrics to prove performance. At the same time, fees get squeezed. Put together, there is a considerable resource crunch when it comes to dollars, as well as people — and figuring out where to actually ...

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  • Weather Channel’s Neil Katz: Platforms ‘have the power’ — for now

    Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | RSS It’s become impossible for a digital media company today to ignore Facebook. With 1.7 billion users worldwide, the potential scale is intoxicating. It’s why The Weather Company — the digital business behind The Weather Channel brand that was scooped up by IBM for $2 billion — is all-in on Facebook, The Weather Company’s editor-in-chief Neil ...

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  • 6 charts: Twitter’s troll problem by the numbers

    Trolls have always been a nuisance for Twitter. But in recent weeks, they became particularly problematic for the platform when Disney and Salesforce each pulled their sale bids due to concerns over bullying. Although trolls are an obvious problem for Twitter, it’s difficult to quantify their pervasiveness.

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  • Chart porn: How the FT’s Instagram following has exploded in a year

    The Financial Times has found an unlikely outlet for its charts and graphics: Instagram. A year ago, it had 40,000 followers to its Instagram account. Now, it’s at 286,000, and it’s adding thousands by the day, according to the publisher. “It’s important to make sure we’re not just joining in with what other publications are doing, that we have our distinct voice and identity ...

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  • With one in five users blocking ads, Le Monde cracks down

    After asking nicely, twice, French publisher Le Monde will get tough with ad-block users, blocking them from content unless they turn off their ad blockers. “We’ll give a more restrictive message that you can’t read an article without turning off the ad blocker,” said head of analytics at the publisher, Pierre Buffet.

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  • How Quartz makes sure it’s a global brand

    U.S.-based publishers often have to retrofit their brands for overseas audiences when they expand internationally. That’s not the case with Quartz. It set out to be a global, mobile-first publication for the business set from the get-go when the Atlantic Media Company launched it in 2012. Today, 47 percent of its audience of 18 million comes from outside the U.S.

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  • Following the screenshots: How Topshop is hacking Snapchat

    Unless you’re stumping up for a $750,000 sponsored lens, metrics are hard to come by for brands on Snapchat. When it launched on Snapchat early this year, Topshop’s account created content based on the gut instincts of its four-person social team. This resulted in a quirky mix of behind-the-scenes footage and guest appearances from the staff of Man Repeller.

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  • Just 15 months old, Tasty is driving BuzzFeed video

    Tasty is not just one of the biggest publishing brands on Facebook; it’s now the driving force behind the BuzzFeed video juggernaut. In September, Tasty’s main Facebook page was the third-biggest video account on Facebook with nearly 1.7 billion video views, according to Tubular Labs. Viewership per video is also staggering: During the last three months, Tasty’s Facebook videos have averaged 22.

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