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- 23 readers -
  • How HuffPo woos Facebook hoppers with personalization

    … the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. “Every publisher sees the editorial process of highlighting important stories as a key part of their brand,” saidKarl Rinderknech, COO of Gravity. “Sometimes when they think of personalization they think it has to mean losing some of that voice.” The post How HuffPo woos Facebook hoppers with personalization appeared first on Digiday. …

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Social How To's- 13 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- 10 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- 10 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- 4 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- 9 readers -
  • Twitter’s third-party app problem

    … in Ferguson, Missouri, to the national forefront. Twitter has alluded to one day serving ads adjacent to tweets that appear outside of Twitter.com, although it hasn’t clarified how or when. It would seem TweetDeck would be the first place to start. That TweetDeck users are more rabid doesn’t necessarily mean they’re a more valuable subset of users…

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  • 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 -