• New York magazine is making its CMS available open-source

    … There’s a short history of publishers fancying themselves as technology companies and building a business selling their tech to other publishers. Publishers realized that building a whole new side business around licensing their tech is a headache and that they needed to focus on what they’re good at, and leave the tech to others. New York…

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  • Digiday Research: Publishers warm to GDPR benefits

    … and ads.txt here. The enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation on May 25 will disrupt the business practices of most media companies. This article is behind the Digiday+ paywall. The post Digiday Research: Publishers warm to GDPR benefits appeared first on Digiday. …

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  • How Facebook’s feed purge could expose publishers to fraud

    … One unintended consequence of Facebook’s feed purge is that it may make publishers more vulnerable to ad fraud. With Facebook favoring user content and deprioritizing publishers’ posts in its news feed, publishers will turn to traffic resellers to make up for the clicks they’re losing from Facebook, said independent ad fraud consultant Augustine…

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  • News UK sees vertical video ads taking off

    … News UK is bullish on the opportunity for vertical video, and it’s starting to see the fruits of its labor. The publisher of British newspapers The Sun and The Times of London launched V-Studio last June, a suite of tools for creating vertical video content, in order to relieve the creative barrier of reshooting content for mobile. Typically…

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  • The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world

    … In this week’s Rundown, publishers of all stripes are coming to grips with Facebook’s major news feed changes. But in typical Facebook fashion, it’s left publishers with more questions than answers, and publishers are wondering how they’ll plug the Facebook gap. More to come from Digiday+ Our new Digiday+ site experience is now live…

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  • Amazon’s server-side bidding product gets off to slow start in UK

    … and Trinity Mirror were among the early partners of TAM, both having pursued header bidding and server-side bidding strategies. Bauer Xcel Media, the U.S. offshoot of European women’s magazine publisher Bauer Media, recently revealed that its average page-load time across devices dropped from 12 seconds in January 2017 to between 4 and 5 seconds…

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  • Stylist is seeing a traffic boon from Apple News

    … with the limited content Stylist originally published to Apple News, the platform approached the title’s parent company, Shortlist Media, last month to deepen the partnership and publish all Stylist content to Apple News. Since then, Stylist’s Apple News content has had 150,000 unique users, a small but engaged group. A story on the claims against…

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  • IAC saved $10 million by moving its data to the cloud

    … Cloud storage isn’t sexy, but it’s often cost-efficient. In September, IAC — the parent company of publishers including Dotdash, Investopedia and The Daily Beast — finished a 12-month project of moving the data storage and back-end tech infrastructure of its 50 digital media sites to the cloud. No longer having to maintain 400 servers across…

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