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Facebook, Snapchat Deals Produce Meager Results for News Outlets

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Newspapers and other media outlets are struggling to make money from their partnerships with tech giants like Facebook and Snapchat, raising concerns over their business models in a news landscape increasingly dominated by social media platforms. Some publishers are scaling back on Facebook Inc.’s Instant Articles program, in which they host stories directly on the […]

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The New York Times is trying to narrow the distance between reporters and analytics data It’s building on its in-house analytics dashboard, Stela, with the goal of making audience engagement data easy to find, simple to understand, and even fun to use

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Shan Wang @shansquared Over the course of the morning of July 8, a New York Times story about the shooting of police officers in Dallas changed headlines more than a dozen times — introducing the name of the suspected shooter, then changing to include possible motive, then changing to reflect that the suspect had been […]

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The 28-Year-Old Activist Who Took on Facebook. And Won

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A new U.S.-European Union data-privacy accord that took hold this week could have been a reason to celebrate for Max Schrems, the 28-year-old whose successful landmark lawsuit against Facebook last year led to the new rules affecting more than 4,000 companies. Instead, he’s saying the new rules should be thrown out as well. Schrems says […]

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Facebook woos journalists with Signal, a dashboard to gather news across Facebook and Instagram

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Signal helps journalists find, source, and embed content from Facebook and Instagram. Facebook isn’t finished with its attempts to move journalists away from their reliance on Twitter. On Thursday, the company launched Signal, a free discovery and curation platform that helps journalists see what’s trending in photos, videos, and (public) posts across Facebook and Instagram. […]