The Washington Post

The Washington Post (WP) is an American daily newspaper. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C., and was founded in 1877, making it the area's oldest extant newspaper.Located in the capital city of the United States, the newspaper has a particular emphasis on national politics. Daily editions are printed for the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The newspaper is published as a broadsheet, with photographs printed both in color and in black and white. In 2008, Marcus Brauchli replaced long-time executive editor Leonard Downie, Jr., serving publisher Katharine Weymouth.
Posts about The Washington Post
  • Could Social Media Drive Turnout of Young Voters?

    … to vote?” campaign has prompted similar surges in registration this year. The Times added that Facebook also plans to remind users to vote on Election Day, as it has during each election since 2008. With these efforts, it’s clear that social media has immense power to motivate young voters–a group traditionally seen as less engaged with elections…

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  • How the Election Started a Fact-Checking Content Boom

    … have said a day earlier that might come up in the debate. Does fact-checking content lend itself to other social media outlets? Michelle Ye Hee Lee at the Washington Post has been using Snapchat, but we haven’t yet. I personally like Snapchat and find it kooky and fun, but we haven’t explored it as much as we could. We’re limited by the fact our…

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  • Facebook Eyes Internet.org Free Basics Launch in U.S. (Report)

    … Facebook’s Internet.org has brought its Free Basics application with free Internet services to underdeveloped countries worldwide, and now it may be coming to the most developed country. Brian Fung of The Washington Post reported that the social network has been in discussions with government officials and wireless carriers to bring Free…

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  • 12 companies hit with a Google manual penalty

    … and the damage meted out by the penalty. For more information, you can check out the full infographic and blog post from Digital Third Coast. Please note: the following ‘present-day’ traffic loss predictions were calculated using SimilarWeb’s data by Digital Third Coast. The Washington Post In October 2007, The Washington Post was caught selling links…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watchin Google- 14 readers -
  • YouTube Announces #voteIRL ‘Get Out the Vote’ Campaign

    … reminders on the YouTube homepage, watch page and search results page Sept. 27, Voter Registration Day. Finally, YouTube announced that it will livestream the 2016 presidential debates from multiple news organizations, including PBS, The Washington Post, Bloomberg Television and Telemundo. In addition, YouTube creators including The Young Turks and Complex News will use YouTube Live to publish content while at the debates. Readers: Will you watch the 2016 presidential debates on YouTube? …

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  • Instagram Providing Users With Better Moderation Tools

    … nuanced tools for users to moderate their comments and pages. The new tool, which launched last month, allowed power users and celebrities to moderate their comments by blacklisting specific phrases, emojis and users. According to The Washington Post, Instagram will soon make the moderation tool available to all users. Instagram head of public…

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  • More Competition Means Fewer Shares All Around (Report)

    … primarily news sources, from traditional sources like The New York Times and The Washington Post, to newer publishers with highly shareable content like The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed. Total share numbers per publisher are down compared to two years ago, but this is because more publishers are competing for the attention of social users with highly shareable content. For more detailed analysis, check out the full report. …

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  • Why Hard News Is Thriving on Facebook

    … web from its original sharer to other channels. With The Washington Post now publishing all its stories—more than 1,200 per day—on Instant Articles, one has to wonder what influence that decision has had on the publication’s stellar Facebook performance as of late. The Post was the 14th most engaged publisher on Facebook in December, but came…

    Kieran Dahl/ The Content Strategistin Social- 11 readers -
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