Associate Editor at Contently, where I run The Freelancer and work on The Content Strategist. Former Arts Editor and Senior Staff Writer at The Vermont Cynic. Email me at email@example.com.
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Get ready for the Facebook-ification of the Internet.
Influencer marketing is more popular than ever, but it has a serious disclosure problem.
It's impossible to catch them all.
Written with Joe Lazauskas.
Snapchat's new targeting features are the latest evidence that all social platforms eventually have to sacrifice what made them great.
Looking back, it’s difficult to fully grasp just how bizarre the creation of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim was. Disney, the family-friendly all-American media titan with no history of sports management, had formed a professional sports team. And not just any team: a hockey team. This being the sport in which brutal fights are commonplace, teams have nicknames like the Broadstreet Bullies, and most of the loyal fan base is Canadian.
VR, AR, AI, IM—no acronym is off the table.
With Candace Payne’s joyous laugh, the first viral Facebook video star was born. Don’t expect her to be the last.
If Facebook is indeed "eating the internet" like so many headlines have claimed, it needs to be seen as a tool just like web browsers, unswayed by political leanings or business interests. News complicates that requirement.
What other product can get users to send pictures of themselves with a billboard on their faces?
When the Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired Charles Le Brun’s 17th century painting “A Portrait of Everhard Jabach and Family” from a private English collector late last year, it made headlines in The New York Times. In the past, this would’ve been the end of the famous painting’s story—but things are a bit different nowadays at America’s largest art museum.
More and more, media companies are becoming hybrids; tech-social-agency-journalism company is probably a more accurate way to describe emerging media empires like Vox and BuzzFeed.
BuzzFeed, The New York Times, and CNN are making millions to use Facebook Live. But that may not be enough to keep them there long-term.