Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 1/18/18

One of the longest-lived parts of the internet is going by the wayside as The Huffington Post has announced it’s doing away with its contributor…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 1/16/18

Media Crackle will rebrand itself as “Sony Crackle” because, according to the story, the company wants to leverage the power of the Sony name. That’s…

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Facebook Wants To Be Your Message Board

At this point you’ve probably already read not only about Facebook’s change to the News Feed to remove most of the “news” from it and…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News For 1/11/18

People aren’t thrilled with Instagram’s insertion of posts from people and accounts they don’t follow into their feeds. The company is positioning this as being…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 1/9/18

Media Look past the headline about how a Sinclair-dominated media world is worrisome to liberals (Sinclair has a well-documented conservative/libertarian POV it imposes across its…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 1/6/18

The Big Story The death of brick-and-mortar retail is coming about because fashion and culture are curated and discoverable on social media now, not exclusively…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 12/21/17

Media TicToc is the new breaking news channel from Bloomberg and Twitter, showing the latter is serious about being a media distribution platform. I have…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 12/19/17

Today’s Must Read This is a great piece on the “other” tech bubble, the one that’s building up inside a Silicon Valley ecosystem that’s still…

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Let’s *Not* Insult Customers With Data Marketing

Last week, Netflix stepped in it a bit when they Tweeted out the following. https://twitter.com/netflix/status/940051734650503168 At first the reaction was mildly interested. Data-based marketing is…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 12/15/17

First off, if you haven’t watched the short documentary REM released on the making of Automatic For The People, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year,…

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