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Twitter's Dara Nasr: Brands can learn from how publishers use Twitter

Twitter's Dara Nasr: Brands can learn from how publishers use Twitter

Dara Nasr, the UK managing director of Twitter, said brands can win on Twitter by mimicking publishers' agility and immersion in current conversations.

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Facebook's reaction to Trending bias allegations raises more questions

Facebook's reaction to Trending bias allegations raises more questions

Facebook has made a number of alterations to the way it curates news in response to allegations of bias in its Trending service, writes Chris Pearce.

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50 Cent lampoons Cribs for Hostelworld's 'In Da Hostel!'

50 Cent lampoons Cribs for Hostelworld's 'In Da Hostel!'

Hostelworld spot parodies the mid-2000s MTV hit Cribs and stars one of the show's original hosts, 50 Cent.

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Brands that win on social tailor content across platforms

Brands that win on social tailor content across platforms

The blurring of boundaries between online content publishers and platforms is the most significant disruption to the digital news model since the birth of social media, Trinity Mirror said at Media360...

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McDonald's makes Facebook Live Video debut with burger-inspired art

McDonald's makes Facebook Live Video debut with burger-inspired art

McDonald's yesterday hosted its first Facebook Live video in the US to mark National Hamburger Day.

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Facebook wants to be in the news business, so it needs journalists

Facebook wants to be in the news business, so it needs journalists

The row about Facebook's alleged left-wing bias in its Trending Topics is proof that the network's editorial views matters, argues Grant Feller.

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Facebook still world's fastest growing media owner but Google biggest by far

Facebook still world's fastest growing media owner but Google biggest by far

Facebook is once again the fastest growing media owner in the world, propelled by its success in mobile where other organisations have floundered, according to a forecast from Zenith.

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Twitter lands Sky as biggest UK advertiser for influencer platform Niche

Twitter lands Sky as biggest UK advertiser for influencer platform Niche

Sky has become the biggest advertiser to launch a campaign with Niche, the Twitter-owned service which connects brands with online creators and influencers.

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Vita Coco wants you to get thirsty any way you can with oddball campaign

Vita Coco wants you to get thirsty any way you can with oddball campaign

Vita Coco, the coconut water drink, encourages people to work up a thirst any way they can in a new campaign from Droga5 London.

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Facebook takes on YouTube with launch of pre-roll video ads

Facebook takes on YouTube with launch of pre-roll video ads

Facebook has announced it will allow brands to create pre-roll ads with videos.

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Aviva's ad-funded Shorts series on All 4 features 'bad driver' celebrities

Aviva's ad-funded Shorts series on All 4 features 'bad driver' celebrities

Aviva and Channel 4 are launching a new Shorts series on the broadcaster's All 4 catch-up platform, featuring celebrities who prank members of the public in order to promote safer driving.

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Save The Children campaign continues to shock viewers around the world

Save The Children campaign continues to shock viewers around the world

Save The Children's 'Still The Most Shocking Second A Day' video jolts viewers out of their complacency.

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Google to ban payday loan ads

Google to ban payday loan ads

Google is banning payday loan ads in a move it claims will protect users from "deceptive or harmful financial products".

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WhatsApp launches standalone app on Windows and Apple computers

WhatsApp launches standalone app on Windows and Apple computers

WhatsApp, the popular social messaging app, has launched a desktop app for computers using Windows and Mac operating systems.

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Facebook opens dynamic ads to travel brands

Facebook opens dynamic ads to travel brands

Facebook's dynamic ad product, which delivers ads on products people have looked at, has opened up to travel brands.

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Sky launches first social push for cycling

Sky launches first social push for cycling

Sky is celebrating its eight-year involvement with cycling with a 'Sky Loves Cycling' social media push - despite the fact its British Cycling sponsorship ends this year.

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Future gets Black Friday boost as gamers seek buying recommendations

Future gets Black Friday boost as gamers seek buying recommendations

Computer gaming fans looking for good deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday helped to drive record traffic and e-commerce revenues for Future, the games and technology publisher.

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Under-pressure Yorkshire Post publisher turns more news sites mobile-first

Under-pressure Yorkshire Post publisher turns more news sites mobile-first

Embattled regional newspaper publisher Johnston Press has revamped the websites of three leading titles, including the flagship Yorkshire Post, to make them mobile-first.

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Vice UK appoints Guardian's Rebecca Nicholson as editor-in-chief

Vice UK appoints Guardian's Rebecca Nicholson as editor-in-chief

Vice, the global youth media company, has named the Guardian's live features editor Rebecca Nicholson as its UK editor-in-chief.

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Nail Christmas in July with Google's free planning tools for media planners

Nail Christmas in July with Google's free planning tools for media planners

With the British summer finally here, it might be difficult to imagine the Christmas season. But planners are already considering how they can "win" during the festive period, says Google's agency sales...

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