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  • Best of the week: Twitter live video lures publishers

    … This week, our top stories covered publishers’ interest in Twitter live video, Facebook’s sports streaming rights push and more. As always, a complete list of these articles appears at the bottom. Publishers see promise in Twitter live video Facebook Live video has disappointed some publishers, but they’re hopeful about video on Twitter. Twitter…

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  • Best of the week: Spotify’s winding pivot to video

    … been hits. Now, Spotify’s video efforts are on hold, according to sources. But Spotify recently hired music and digital media veteran Courtney Holt as its new vp and head of Spotify Studios and Video. Part of Holt’s job is to determine a video strategy that makes sense for Spotify. “I don’t know if they actually know what they want yet,” said…

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  • Best of the week: Facebook eyes YouTube with launch of Watch shows

    … This week, our top stories examined the rollout of Facebook-funded shows on Watch, publishers’ pivots to video and more. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Funded Facebook Watch shows debut Facebook’s latest attempt to take on YouTube has begun, with publishers like Business Insider, Hearst and Refinery29 premiering…

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  • Best of the week: Brands add mainstream news outlets to their blacklists

    … This week, our top stories covered changes to brands’ blacklists, Snapchat’s Official Stories expansion and more. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Brands blacklist mainstream news outlets Brands blacklisting spoofed domains and problematic sites like Breitbart is nothing new. But now, they’re preventing their ads…

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  • Best of the week: CBS News refreshes itself with CBSN

    … This week, our top stories covered reinvention endeavors in digital media, Instagram bots and more. As always, a complete list of these stories appears at the bottom. CBS News switches gears with CBSN Since launching in 2014, CBSN — a free 24-hour streaming news channel available online and across devices — has had the goal of being an always…

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  • Best of the week: Instagram has a pod problem

    … This week, our top stories examined the proliferation of Instagram comment pods, Amazon’s continued expansion and more. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Influencers team up to game Instagram’s algorithm Instagram comment pods, groups of Instagrammers who work together to comment on each other’s posts, are growing…

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  • Best of the week: Amazon makes push for video publishers

    … This week, our top stories examined Amazon’s video platform and Facebook’s tool that will give publishers more Instant Articles performance data. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Amazon courts video publishers with money, free help … Amazon continues to make moves that support the idea that it could turn…

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  • Best of the week: The pivot to video and its writer discontents

    … This week, our top stories covered text journalists’ concerns as media companies pivot to video and publishers’ latest attempts to compete with the duopoly. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Words had a nice run Media companies are increasingly shifting their focus to video. MTV News did this in June, laying off…

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  • Best of the week: Publishers are embracing Amazon

    … This week, our top stories covered magazine publishers’ relationship with Amazon, consumer trust in advertising and life as a new mother at an ad agency. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Amazon is getting along with publishers, for now Amazon’s relationship with magazine publishers goes back years, with it handling…

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  • Best of the week: Ad agencies contemplate cutting Cannes Lions

    … This week, our top articles highlighted the Cannes Lions, examined MediaLink and more. As always, a full list of these stories appears at the bottom. Cannes takeaways We spent the week at Cannes chatting with media, marketing and tech execs. Here are three things we learned: Cannes risks losing its core constituency in advertising agencies…

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