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

    … It was the fall of 2014, and Alexandra MacCallum was filling out her new audience development staff as The New York Times’ newly appointed assistant managing editor for outreach. The timing couldn’t have been more awkward; the newsroom had just learned that the paper was seeking to eliminate 100 jobs through buyouts. And there was MacCallum…

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  • 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. …

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  • 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- 11 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about Twitter in 2014

    …) into their mobile apps. That Twitter spent the year pointing out the ubiquity of tweets suggests that it hopes to some day figure out how to monetize its presence through other websites or in telecasts. And indeed, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo routinely spoke about one day monetizing that yet untapped reach. Exactly how that will be accomplished…

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  • 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…

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  • 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

    … 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…

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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 -