Paywalls

  • While We’re Going After Fake News, How About Ad Scams, Too?

    … are. A 2014 study by Bitdefender identified 850,000 Facebook ad scams across the world. Like fake news, many were hard to distinguish from advertising from legitimate products or communication from Facebook itself. The study found that the most popular scam asked readers to guess who had viewed their profile. Facebook has a mechanism for reporting…

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  • 3 Ways to Turn Your Customers Into an Effective Marketing Channel

    … monthlong Twitter study found that giving users a small reward for tweeting about Boomerang was an effective way to generate genuine word-of-mouth recommendations that reached thousands of real users. Here are three tips on how to turn your customers into an effective marketing channel: Reward users that recommend your product If you have…

    AllFacebookin Twitter- 22 readers -
  • Fewer Free New York Times Posts for Facebook, Twitter Users?

    … with slashing the number of free articles some Facebook users could access from 20 to 10 two months ago, adding that the test was expanded to Twitter and other social networks last week. She told Kafka the test involves about 50 percent of users who have read more than 10 articles per month, adding that it was possible that the newspaper would abandon the test at some point. The New York Times first erected its paywall in March 2011. Readers: What do you think of the move by the Times? Screenshot courtesy of Re/code. …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 9 readers -
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