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The Fraction of BuzzFeed Traffic That Comes from Google News - Posted December 9, 2014
In the Client Testimonials section for Boise, Idaho-based "enterprise SEO and consulting services" firm Define Media Group, there are flattering words from Business Insider, Hearst Digital Media and about.com. In other words, major media companies have valued the approach of a brain trust that includes Define VP ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Fraction of BuzzFeed Traffic That Comes from Google News - Posted December 9, 2014
In the Client Testimonials section for Boise, Idaho-based "enterprise SEO and consulting services" firm Define Media Group, there are flattering words from Business Insider, Hearst Digital Media and about.com. In other words, major media companies have valued the approach of a brain trust that includes Define VP ... [FishbowlNY]

Big Changes in Tech Journalism: 'Fake Steve Jobs' Is Your New Valleywag - Posted November 21, 2014
Yesterday we learned of a couple of big changes in the Silicon Valley tech journalism game: the head of Valleywag is headed to The Verge and her replacement will be the writer/marketer formerly known as "Fake Steve Jobs." Nitasha Tiku, a seasoned reporter who has written for many pub... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Fager to Step Down, Return to 60 Minutes | WaPo, Kindle Partner Up - Posted November 21, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Fager to Step Down, Return to 60 Minutes | WaPo, Kindle Partner Up - Posted November 21, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Nitasha Tiku Jumps to The Verge - Posted November 20, 2014
Holy Silicon Valley! Just a month after stepping into Sam Biddle's Valleywag shoes at Gawker, Nitasha Tiku has bolted to The Ve... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nitasha Tiku Jumps to The Verge - Posted November 20, 2014
Holy Silicon Valley! Just a month after stepping into Sam Biddle's Valleywag shoes at Gawker, Nitasha Tiku has bolted to The Ve... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: FNC Wins Election Night | CBS Launches Digital News Service - Posted November 6, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: FNC Wins Election Night | CBS Launches Digital News Service - Posted November 6, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Grantland's Emily Yoshida is Headed to The Verge - Posted October 29, 2014
Grantland culture editor Emily Yoshida recently indicated she was leaving the acclaimed Bill Simmons operation. Today, FishbowlNY can exclusively reveal h... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Grantland's Emily Yoshida is Headed to The Verge - Posted October 29, 2014
Grantland culture editor Emily Yoshida recently indicated she was leaving the acclaimed Bill Simmons operation. Today, FishbowlNY can exclusively reveal h... [FishbowlNY]

Craig Silverman Finds Himself Knee-Deep in Fake News - Posted October 22, 2014
At the end of a very good piece by The Verge reports editor Josh Dzieza about how Facebook is fanning the flame of viral fake news, Craig Silverman talks about an unanticipated priority. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Craig Silverman Finds Himself Knee-Deep in Fake News - Posted October 22, 2014
At the end of a very good piece by The Verge reports editor Josh Dzieza about how Facebook is fanning the flame of viral fake news, Craig Silverman talks about an unanticipated priority. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turner to Cut 10% of Staff | Politico Names Executive Editor - Posted October 7, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turner to Cut 10% of Staff | Politico Names Executive Editor - Posted October 7, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Hanks is King of the Typewriter Apps - Posted August 21, 2014
Granted, it's a relatively small category. But this week's number-one-with-a-bullet Productivity and Overall categories success of Tom Hanks' free Hanx Writer iPad App proves the two-time Oscar winner can do no wrong. Fro... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Hanks is King of the Typewriter Apps - Posted August 21, 2014
Granted, it's a relatively small category. But this week's number-one-with-a-bullet Productivity and Overall categories success of Tom Hanks' free Hanx Writer iPad App proves the two-time Oscar winner can do no wrong. Fro... [FishbowlNY]

Tech Startup Pulls 'Sexist' Contest After Negative Coverage - Posted August 12, 2014
Remember how Silicon Valley was still trying to shake its reputation as a rumpus room for antisocial geeks and overgrown fratboys? Today The Verge... [PRNewser]

Facebook Pushing Messenger, Removing Messages from iOS, Android Apps - Posted July 28, 2014
Facebook users who want to send and receive messages via their ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Pushing Messenger, Removing Messages from iOS, Android Apps - Posted July 28, 2014
Facebook users who want to send and receive messages via their ... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Reporter Detained in Iran | Bloomberg Hires Topolsky - Posted July 25, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Reporter Detained in Iran | Bloomberg Hires Topolsky - Posted July 25, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Josh Topolsky Joins Bloomberg - Posted July 24, 2014
Josh Topolsky, cofounder of The Verge and former editor of Engadget, is joining Bloomberg as editor of an upcoming series of verticals. The New York Times ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Josh Topolsky Joins Bloomberg - Posted July 24, 2014
Josh Topolsky, cofounder of The Verge and former editor of Engadget, is joining Bloomberg as editor of an upcoming series of verticals. The New York Times ... [FishbowlNY]

The Verge Has No Plans to Test X-Rated iPad Case - Posted June 30, 2014
We here at FishbowlNY are very familiar with the vagaries of Friday afternoon posting. At that point in the week, people are pretty much done with hard-news browsing. All they want is fun and frivolity. Or, at most, a very different kind of hard news. Score one in all those departments... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Verge Has No Plans to Test X-Rated iPad Case - Posted June 30, 2014
We here at FishbowlNY are very familiar with the vagaries of Friday afternoon posting. At that point in the week, people are pretty much done with hard-news browsing. All they want is fun and frivolity. Or, at most, a very different kind of hard news. Score one in all those departments... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook's Launch Of Video-Sharing App Slingshot Appears Imminent After App Store Sightings - Posted June 9, 2014
The video-sharing application and Snapchat competitor that was first reported by ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Yanks Poke, Camera From App Store - Posted May 12, 2014
Facebook has made its focus on producing stand-alone applications more than clear in recent weeks, but two of its pre-... [AllFacebook]

FCC Kills Net Neutrality With New Rules - Posted April 25, 2014
This week, The Wall Street Journal reported that regulators are proposing new rules on Internet traffic that would allow content companies to pay Internet service providers ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORTS: Facebook To Remove Messaging From Flagship Mobile Apps, Require Use Of Messenger - Posted April 9, 2014
Last December, Facebook began prompting users of its flagship iOS application to download its Facebook Messenger app... [AllFacebook]

Allure Names Multimedia Director, The Verge Adds Matthew Schnipper - Posted March 24, 2014
A couple of changes regarding Allure and The Verge today. Details are below. Allure has named Britt Aboutaleb its multimedia director, a new role at the magazine. WWD reports that Allure created the ... [GalleyCat]

Allure Names Multimedia Director, The Verge Adds Matthew Schnipper - Posted March 24, 2014
A couple of changes regarding Allure and The Verge today. Details are below. Allure has named Britt Aboutaleb its multimedia director, a new role at the magazine. WWD reports that Allure created the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Allure Names Multimedia Director, The Verge Adds Matthew Schnipper - Posted March 24, 2014
A couple of changes regarding Allure and The Verge today. Details are below. Allure has named Britt Aboutaleb its multimedia director, a new role at the magazine. WWD reports that Allure created the ... [FishbowlNY]

3 Predictions for How Facebook's Paper Will Impact Social TV - Posted February 19, 2014
Two weeks ago Facebook launched Paper, its latest and biggest splash in the standalone mobile app space. Many major tech sites hyped the launch and The Verge went as far as to title its piece on the app, "... [Lost Remote]

BREAKING: 'Sharing' Content Does Not Equal 'Reading' Content - Posted February 17, 2014
We all know that "RTs do not equal endorsements", but many of us still assume that most people actually read the content they share. For better or worse, that's just not true. You may have seen The Verge's "... [PRNewser]

Facebook Testing Graph Search Via Mobile - Posted February 3, 2014
Facebook has begun testing ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Acquires Branch, Potluck; Will Form Facebook Conversations Group - Posted January 13, 2014
Facebook's acquisition roll returned stateside, as Josh Miller, CEO of link-sharing service ... [AllFacebook]

Wikipedia Tells Top 'Sockpuppet' Firm to Cut It Out Already - Posted November 22, 2013
...and PR is one. Last month we posted a TL;DR piece on Wikipedia's fight to save its reputation from "sockpuppets", or PR people... [PRNewser]

Why Windows Phone Users May Not Be Able To Sync With Facebook - Posted November 8, 2013
Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Manager for Windows Phone Program Management ... [AllFacebook]

UPDATED: Instagram Deleting Photos Uploaded Via Third-Party Windows Phone 8 App Instance - Posted July 30, 2013
Third-party Windows Phone 8 application ... [AllFacebook]

No More Integration With Facebook, Flickr For Photos App In Windows 8.1 - Posted July 3, 2013
When Microsoft's ... [AllFacebook]

Vox Media: The Company That Did Beautiful Longform Storytelling Before 'Snow Fall' - Posted June 21, 2013
News organizations across the globe fell in love with the New York Times' so-called "immersive storytelling" format with the launch of Snow Fall in November 2012, while ... [TVSpy]

Vine Vs. Video On Instagram: The Jockeying Starts Early, But Is There Room For Both? - Posted June 20, 2013
Is there enough room for both Twitter-owned video-sharing application Vine and ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Earnings | Twitter Trends - Posted May 2, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Blocks Access To Unauthorized Pre-Release Version Of Home - Posted April 8, 2013
Some tech-savvy users of Android devices were able to ex... [AllFacebook]

Is The HTC First Android's Facebook Phone? - Posted April 2, 2013
The worst-kept secret in the tech world this week has been the so-called "Facebook Phone" that the social network is allegedly building on Android. According to The Verge, the Facebook-heavy smartphone will be called the HTC First, and it has a body style similar to a... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Super Bowl | Twitter Data Breach - Posted February 4, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Video-Sharing App Vine Hung Out To Dry By Facebook - Posted January 25, 2013
Add one more application to the list of those being blocked by Facebook: Vine, a new video-sharing app from Twitter, joined Russian search engine Yandex's ... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: JSH&A PR, Vox Media, Olson, and Hill+Knowlton Strategies - Posted January 18, 2013
JSH&A Public Relations welcomes Andria Rosell as a senior account supervisor. Rosell is responsible for developing and executing strategic public relations programs on behalf of The Hershey Company and ConAgra Foods. She is also overseeing the agency's rebranding initiatives and providing new business support. Prior to joining JSH&A, Rosell was head... [PRNewser]

Facebook Launching 'Save For Later' Option - Posted July 31, 2012
Facebook is expanding well beyond the like button. First, there were ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Rumors | Facebook Photos | Goofy Olympics - Posted July 31, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Compared To Yahoo And Formspring, Is Facebook A Secure Network? - Posted July 18, 2012
Facebook may play fast and loose with most of your personal information, but at l... [AllFacebook]

No. 1 Facebook App Socialcam Sold For $60 Million - Posted July 17, 2012
The top Facebook application, Socialcam, has been sold -- but no, this isn't ... [AllFacebook]

Report: Six Ways To Keep Facebook Users Coming Back To Your Page - Posted July 3, 2012
Facebook marketing software provider ... [AllFacebook]

WWDC 2012: The Liveblogs Recap - Posted June 11, 2012
If you were on Twitter today, your feed was most likely overflowing with information from Apple's 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference. Known more commonly by its abbreviation, WWDC, the annual conference is Apple's time to show off its new software and technology aimed ... [TVSpy]

WWDC 2012: The Liveblogs Recap - Posted June 11, 2012
If you were on Twitter today, your feed was most likely overflowing with information from Apple's 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference. Known more commonly by its abbreviation, WWDC, the annual conference is Apple's time to show off its new software and technology aimed ... [10,000 Words]

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