• Why the Verticalization of Social Video Content is Crucial to Group Nine

    Last month, I attended the 2017 IAB Video Symposium in New York City. There were eight main stage speakers, but the one that stole the show was Adam Shlachter, the Chief Marketing Officer for Advertising & Creative Services at Group Nine Media. Yep, this is the same media and entertainment property that stole the show at the 2017 Digital Content NewFronts in May.

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  • Former Facebook Exec: Facebook can’t be trusted

    … In the wake of governmental calls for potential regulation against Facebook, one former Facebook employee has come out to say that Facebook must be regulated since they won’t regulate themselves. Former operations manager Sandy Parakilas wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times where he calls for the government to regulate Facebook since…

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  • Are cowardly CEOs afraid to face Congress over Russia probe?

    … Not pictured: Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg, and Larry Page This week, Congress continued its probe into alleged Russian influencers purchasing ads on the internet’s three top platforms, Facebook, Google and Twitter. Rather than appearing themselves, the CEOs of each company sent their legal counsel in their stead. Yes, that’s not unheard…

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  • Is craigslist a breeding ground for political agitation?

    …. With politics being at a divisive high in our country right now, this usually leads to both sides of the political spectrum accusing each other of trying to fool the public. While all of this is happening, craigslist just continues to accept the revenue for these ads, be they hoax or not, without doing so much as a basic check to see if these…

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  • Politics Going Digital

    … advancements are the container in which we as a whole progressively live. It is safe to say that we are caught? Or, on the other hand, does legislative issues still offer an exit plan? It’s sufficiently simple to depression, or else to imagine that the truth will surface eventually. The genuine test is to make sense of the appropriate responses previously it’s past the point of no return. The post Politics Going Digital appeared first on The Blog Herald. …

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  • Amazon’s HQ2 Isn’t a Headquarters. So What Is It?

    … Crossposted from NewCo Shift. Everyone’s favorite parlor game is “where will Amazon go?” Better to ask: Why does Amazon needs a second headquarters in the first place? It’s the future! Rendering of Amazon’s new Seattle HQ. The first and original one. Why does Amazon want a new headquarters? Peruse the company’s RFP, and the company…

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  • No. Social Terrorists Will Not Win

    … A small group of social terrorists have hijacked the rational discourse led by society’s most accomplished, intelligent, and promising organizations. (cross posted from NewCo Shift) Let’s start with this: Google is not a perfect company. It’s easy to cast it as an omniscient and evil villain, the leader of a millennium-spanning…

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  • Should Brands Take a Stance on Social Issues?

    … be authentic and publicly take on social issues. The Havas Paris / Paris Retail Week Shopper Observer uncovered three trends that stood out in the changing the relationship between brands and French consumers: Consumers believe it’s now the duty of a brand to take a stance on social issues. Consumers want to be personally rewarded by the brands…

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  • Facebook turns to old media to fight fake news prior to UK election

    … Facebook turns to old media to fight fake news prior to UK election In the run up to Election Day in the UK, Facebook has turned to an unlikely ally in their continuing struggle against ‘fake news’. The social network behemoth has taken out several print ads in UK newspapers on how to recognize fake news. While the ads do contain helpful…

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  • Please, Let’s Not Go There Again

    … Here’s a top-of-my-head rundown of all the shit going down that promises to take us forty years back, to a time when, well…you decide what kind of time it was. Women had to fight for basic rights. Anyone remember “women’s lib”? That movement found its voice in the 70s, and made steady if punctuated progress for forty years. Now Trump’s…

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