Quick Takes – Marketing and Media News for 2/13/18

I don’t have much to add to it but if you haven’t read this piece at Buzzfeed about the very real dangers we face from…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 11/28/17

Meetup, the popular event-organizing service, is being acquired by coworking company WeWork, like part of the latter’s plans to basically own or manage any sort…

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Pew: How People Use One or More Social Networks For News

Pew last week released the results of a new study on which social media sites Americans were getting their news from. Those numbers are not…

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Quick Takes: Content Marketing News for 9/1/17

Facebook has confirmed it won’t take a cut of the subscriptions it’s going to help publishers sell, though I feel like “yet” needs to be…

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Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Flipboard and Tumblr Make Big Updates

Everyone’s in the same race for the precious time that people spend on their smartphones, realizing that many of the apps and social networks are…

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Sponsored Content, Twitter’s Brand and More: Quick Takes for 7/27/16

How Sponsored Content Is Becoming King in a Facebook-Dominated World (New York Times, 7/24/16) I have no commentary here. It's a must-read, partly because this…

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Twitter, Vine, Instagram and Tumblr Made Yesterday A Big Video Day

It's hard to pick just one of the big pieces of news around social - particularly live - video that seems like the biggest change.…

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Studios Abandon Owned Sites In Favor of Tumblr

In content marketing circles there is a concept known as “hub and spoke” that I happen to be a big adherent of . The idea…

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Tumblr’s Clothing Line Is A Smart Brand Extension

In the New York Times story about the new line of clothing launched by Tumblr, company spokesperson Valentine Uhovki says, ““We wanted every look to…

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Tumblr bests

Mary Gaulke on the PNConnect team has a great post that looks at some great Tumblr blogs and how they serve the brands who publish…

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