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

    … affair. In the past, the Times’ social media team merely used Twitter to push out stories. MacCallum’s team has enlisted other social platforms in that effort, as well as search and mobile. During the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, for example, the social team worked with the national desk to share best practices with reporters. SEO looked at which…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 30 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- 13 readers -
  • Facebook makes strides in breaking news, but still trails Twitter

    … to align themselves with live events. “We know consumers are going to Twitter to talk about it,” she said in an earlier interview, “and they’re not doing it on Facebook.” Facebook inched toward live-events advertising in late December when it started posting NFL highlights in news feed, a move straight out of Twitter’s playbook. The videos were followed…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Social- 15 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

    … Ray Rice controversy Shooting in Ferguson, Missouri Ebola outbreak Brittany Maynard, Death with Dignity debate Ukraine conflict Stories That Moved Us Ice Bucket Challenge #BringBackOurGirls Gust Kenworthy and the Sochi puppies Birthday cards for 6-year-old Danny Nickerson Boston Marathon victim marries his nurse "Burger King baby" finds mom after 27…

    Ashley Zeckman/ Search Engine Watch- 6 readers -
  • What Facebook’s new unfollow feature means for brands, publishers

    … about a publishers’ popularity than some objective definition of its worth. As the rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, from earlier this year was essentially muted on the platform in favor of Ice Bucket Challenge videos, Facebook’s filter bubble can at times hide important stories. Many agencies execs welcomed the change, with Jill Sherman, DigitasLBi’s…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Twitter’s third-party app problem

    …. Twitter allows third-party clients to display tweets under the stipulation that those apps only serve banner ads, and not in-stream ads such as promoted tweets. There is no good explanation as to why they do any of this, according to Michael Hayes, chief marketing and revenue officer at UberMedia, the company that owns third-party Twitter app Echofon…

    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 -