Ferguson, Missouri

Ferguson is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 21,203 at the 2010 census.
Posts about Ferguson, Missouri
  • Inside the NY Times’ audience development strategy

    … are interested in taking charge of your social presence, we want to work with you,” she said. “But I don’t want to make it a burden.” Her team monitors activity on reddit and if a story is trending, will ask reporters to jump into the conversation; it may do the same for Twitter and Facebook. Giving stories a social nudge has also become a bigger…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 31 readers -
  • How HuffPo woos Facebook hoppers with personalization

    … they’ve read previously. When a reader clicks a story about Amy Pohler and Tiny Fey’s Golden Globe Awards jokes, for example, that tells The Huffington to offer more stories on Amy Poehler, Tiny Fey, or the Golden Globe Awards. Matches are done based on a combination of subject, topic and the reading behavior of other readers. “When people come…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Social How To's- 14 readers -
  • Facebook makes strides in breaking news, but still trails Twitter

    … of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the subsequent string of protests in Brown’s hometown of Ferguson, Missouri, relative to its nearest rival Twitter. While Twitter users were constantly being updated with the unrest in Ferguson, Facebook users were enjoying light-hearted Ice Bucket Challenge videos. Facebook was a major contributor to the so-called…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Social- 16 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about Twitter in 2014

    … happening, I frankly don’t give a shit if Instagram has more people looking at pretty pictures.” And the events in Ferguson, Missouri, this summer proved this to be true. Monetizing influence (at some point, maybe) While Twitter’s claims to influence are ostensibly legitimate, they do little for Twitter’s bottom line (as of now). Twitter…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Social Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Bing Reveals Top Searches for 2014

    …, the Seahawk's surprising Super Bowl win, and the controversial Winter Olympics topped the search charts. Searchers also paid a lot of attention to the mystery surrounding the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. The Big Bang Theory was the most-searched TV show, followed by Dancing With the Stars. As expected, Frozen was the most-searched movie in 2014. People…

    Ashley Zeckman/ Search Engine Watch- 6 readers -
  • Twitter’s third-party app problem

    … to start monetizing TweetDeck and third-party client mobile users. Twitter’s application programming interface (API) update effectively killed off a host of third-party apps, including TweetDeck’s Android and iOS apps, ostensibly forcing users to start using Twitter’s own mobile app. TweetDeck for desktop remains, though, and its so-called power-users…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Twitter- 2 readers -
  • A Kickstarter for journalism enters the big leagues

    … a year ago, it has more recently entered the big leagues, with mainstream outlets like The Huffington Post and popular niche site TechDirt tapping the platform for funding. The Huffington Post, for example, used Beacon last month to fund its ongoing coverage of Ferguson, Missouri. Thanks to donations from over 628 backers, The Huffington Post was able…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 4 readers -
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