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Anna Hensel / Digiday:
A look at Pinterest's efforts to position itself as the platform at the top of the purchasing funnel, challenges with the “buy button”, ads, and visual search   —  Pinterest's imminent IPO raises new questions about how big of a role the platform will play in the future of social commerce.
Mar 30, 2019, 11:00 PMIn context
Max Willens / Digiday:
Profile of Peter Stern, who has led business operations for Apple's services division, which now includes Apple TV+ and Apple News+, for the past year   —  Peter Stern joined Apple at a moment when its relationships with entertainment companies and publishers were at a low point.
Mar 26, 2019, 6:00 PMIn context
Emma Sandler / Digiday:
Instagram adds in-app shopping to let users buy from 20 beauty and fashion brands including Kylie Cosmetics, Nike, and Huda Beauty   —  Shopping on Instagram is about to change forever.  —  On March 19, the social platform announced in a blog post it was launching a beta shopping program …
Mar 19, 2019, 8:15 AMIn context
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Facebook has launched a new funding program for Facebook Watch shows pairing publishers and creators, starting with 12 publishers including BuzzFeed, Condé Nast   —  Facebook is recruiting publishers, including BuzzFeed, Condé Nast and Complex Networks, to produce …
Mar 12, 2019, 10:55 AMIn context
Jessica Davies / Digiday:
The Financial Times has acquired a majority stake in Amsterdam-based tech blog and events company The Next Web   —  The Financial Times has bought a controlling stake in consumer publisher The Next Web, marking its first acquisition in continental Europe.  —  The FT didn't disclose the terms …
Mar 5, 2019, 11:25 AMIn context
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Sources: Facebook has been telling news publishers that it will only renew about a third of the existing news shows that it has funded for Facebook Watch   —  Facebook is showing a greater willingness to ax news programming that's not working on Facebook Watch.
Feb 26, 2019, 11:46 AMIn context
Tim Peterson / Digiday:
Sources: Snap is offering $40K to $50K per episode for original series that premiere on Snapchat, wants 10-12 episodes per series, each up to seven minutes long   —  DIGIDAY+ MEMBER ARTICLE  —  Snap is willing to pay for original shows, and it's enough to pique entertainment executives' interest …
Feb 14, 2019, 6:55 PMIn context
Max Willens / Digiday:
TechCrunch launches a $15/month membership tier, Extra Crunch, offering exclusive content and perks like access to a community of founders and vertical experts   —  TechCrunch has spent nearly 15 years covering the technology and startup worlds.  This week it will try to forge a new kind of relationship with those communities.
Feb 12, 2019, 4:16 PMIn context
Max Willens / Digiday:
IAC's Dotdash, which owns Investopedia and remnants of About.com, posts $131M revenue in 2018, up 44% YoY, and expects 21% revenue growth YoY for 2019   —  In a year where publishers scrambled to diversify their revenues and their business models, Dotdash posted breakout growth stemming from a course it charted a long time ago.
Feb 7, 2019, 7:50 PMIn context
Seb Joseph / Digiday:
Research firms: UK ad spending is expected to slow for Facebook and grow for TV in 2019 as TV ad sellers start providing better, online-like targeting tools   —  Ad budgets are flowing from Facebook back into TV in the U.K. But the inversion isn't solely due to how fed up brands are with the social network …
Jan 25, 2019, 6:25 AMIn context

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