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  • Captivate Adds Content Partners in Push for a 360-Degree Ad Solution

    … network offers that safe environment, he says, with a bonus usefulness for the consumer. The 12 new providers include Vox Media, Bloomberg, Billboard, Quartz, and The Hollywood Reporter, as well as Stadium sports video content (previously 120 Sports), theSkimm, Mogul, Influenster, and Canadian news network CBC. Specifically local content…

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  • Snapchat Snaps Up Ex-Timehop CEO Jonathan Wegener

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:55 PM Jonathan Wegener, who left the CEO post at social photo application Timehop last week, hopped over to a product position at Snapchat. Snap Inc. and Wegener confirmed the move to Peter Kafka of Recode. Wegener addressed his departure from Timehop in a Facebook post (embedded below) Wednesday…

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  • NBA Game Livestreamed via Facebook Live, But Only in India

    …: Technology allows us to enhance the fan experience in the arena and around the world like never before. Through this groundbreaking live broadcast, we’ll be able to engage new fans, introduce many to the excitement of NBA basketball for the first time and share the Kings cultural showcase that Sacramento-based fans enjoy every year through…

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  • Snap Inc. Takes Flite (Report)

    … Snapchat parent Snap Inc. acquired ad-tech company Flite, “multiple sources” told Kurt Wagner of Recode. Wagner reported that the deal is an acqui-hire, meaning that Snap Inc. was more focused on the Flite team than on its technology. According to Wagner, Flite focuses on content creation, such as tools that enable brands to create digital ads, 360-degree video ads and vertical video ads optimized for mobile. Readers: What are your thoughts on this acquisition by Snap Inc.? …

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  • Sales VP Richard Alfonsi Leaves Twitter for Stripe

    … By David Cohen on Dec. 2, 2016 - 5:45 PM Vice president of global online sales Richard Alfonsi is the latest high-level executive to depart Twitter. Alfonsi, who led the social network’s sales efforts for all but its largest advertisers, will become head of global revenue and growth at online payment processor Stripe, leading its sales…

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  • Facebook Launches Flash, a Snapchat Competitor for Emerging Markets

    … Facebook revealed its latest application, Flash, which was designed to compete with Snapchat in emerging markets, Kurt Wagner of Recode reported. Wagner reported that Flash is a photo- and video-sharing app that, like Snapchat, contains visual overlays that users can place on top of their content. According to Wagner, the app was developed…

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  • Snapchat Changing Terms for Discover Content Partners (Report)

    … The wall around Snapchat’s walled garden is about to get a little more expensive for media companies to climb. Peter Kafka and Kurt Wagner of Recode reported that Snapchat is proposing radically different terms to media companies providing content for its Discover section. According to Kafka and Wagner, the messaging application is seeking…

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