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Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Chartbeat study: only a third of 159 publishers that adopted Google's AMP in 2017 saw clear statistical evidence of a traffic increase   —  Google unveiled its open-source Accelerated Mobile Pages format in 2016 to improve the mobile web by making pages load faster (and match Facebook's own fast Instant Articles format).
Aug 24, 2018, 10:01 AMIn context
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Sources: Awesomeness' value plunge was caused by the loss of $150M-$180M in Go90 revenue and an ownership structure that made unilateral decisions difficult   —  Subscribe to Digiday's weekly video briefing email, written by senior reporter Sahil Patel, for more exclusive coverage and analysis around …
Aug 4, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Snapchat has been showing non-exclusive video shows from publishers like BuzzFeed, Wired, GQ, and Complex Networks in its Discover feed since June   —  Complex Networks' “Sneaker Shopping,” which follows host Joe La Puma as he goes shopping with celebrities ranging from Kevin Hart to Marshawn Lynch …
Jul 24, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Publishers like NPR, Al Jazeera, and Bloomberg Media add editorial resources to smart speaker efforts but monetization remains unclear   —  Home voice assistants or smart speakers are still in their infancy as a consumer and revenue proposition, but publishers are stepping up their efforts …
Jul 24, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Lucinda Southern / Digiday:
UK media firm Future plc, owner of 100+ brands including TechRadar and PC Gamer, to buy Purch, owner of AnandTech, Laptop Mag, and Tom's Hardware, for $132.5M   —  This week U.K. specialist publisher Future announced the purchase of technology platform and publisher Purch for $132.5 million …
Jul 22, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Max Willens / Digiday:
Analysis of six publishers shows huge difference in Facebook ad presence: NYT has 72 active ads, BuzzFeed 82, Fox News 3, Business Insider 2,100+   —  Publishers don't like to talk about if — or how — they buy traffic.  But following transparency measures Facebook rolled out June 28 …
Jul 2, 2018, 8:35 PMIn context
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Sources say Verizon spent about $1.2B on the failed go90, including the purchase of OnCue and Vessel, in an effort without clear market research   —  As far as launch parties go, Verizon's September 2015 event for Go90 had it all: a Kanye West concert, a live performance of Funny or Die's …
Jul 2, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Jessica Davies / Digiday:
Experts say that due to the vagueness of GDPR, many publishers may be breaking the law by trying to get around the requirement to obtain explicit user consent   —  The arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation a month ago led to a flurry of activity, clogging email inboxes and flooding people with tracking consent notices.
Jun 30, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Verizon is shutting down go90; sources say it will be discontinued by July 31 and that shows and all content rights will be returned to production partners   —  Verizon is finally calling it quits on its expensive mobile video bet, Go90.  —  The wireless communications giant is shutting …
Jun 28, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Seb Joseph / Digiday:
Sources: programmatic ad spending, which saw steep declines after GDPR, has started to recover, with some publishers' audience opt-in consent rates hitting 75%   —  Programmatic ad spending has started to recover a month after the arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation caused it to nosedive.
Jun 25, 2018, 5:50 PMIn context

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