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Would You Let Facebook Host Your Content?

Would You Let Facebook Host Your Content?

By Chris Crum March 24, 2015

Early this year, as Facebook was touting its incredible growth as a video hosting provider, speculation began to mount that Facebook would look to host content beyond video. Would Facebook get publishers to let it host their articles? Would you …

Facebook Smartly Adds Warnings to Graphic Videos Facebook Smartly Adds Warnings to Graphic Videos

When it comes to dealing with violent and/or potentially offensive content, Facebook has made a lot of missteps. Now, the biggest social network in the world is looking to find a satisfactory medium between a completely hands-off approach and stifling …

Why Facebook Will Never Be a Haven for Free Speech Why Facebook Will Never Be a Haven for Free Speech

Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want to let extremists stifle your freedom to express yourself. That’s the takeaway from an eloquent post the Facebook CEO made on Friday regarding the terrorist attacks on French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Here’s the post in its …

Bringing New Marketing Trends to Life for Brands

Since the dawn of marketing, all businesses have been trying to do the same thing, get a potential customer’s eyes on their brand, and keep their brand in front of them. Modern marketing may have started with a booth at …

Nolan: Netflix Won't Kill the Movie Theater Nolan: Netflix Won't Kill the Movie Theater

Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan thinks that you and I will “lay down [our] money to those studios, theaters and filmmakers who value the theatrical experience and create a new distinction from home entertainment.” Do you? Nolan has penned an op-ed …

Netflix Has Yet to Find Its One-Series-Fits-All Netflix Has Yet to Find Its One-Series-Fits-All

Judging by the buzz shows like Orange Is The New Black and House of Cards enjoy in all corners of the internet, you might think that Netflix has totally knocked it out of the park already in the original content …

Facebook Kills 3 Types Of Content In The News Feed Facebook Kills 3 Types Of Content In The News Feed

Facebook announced even more changes to its News Feed algorithm today, aimed at “cleaning up News Feed spam”. Facebook will be targeting three specific types of posts, and stop showing them in the News Feed: like-baiting, frequently circulated content, and …

24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead 24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead

You may have seen the warnings that popular series 24 was vanishing from Netflix on April 1st, but today Netflix users were hit with the harsh reality, like a Jack Bauer punch to the throat. It’s no April Fool’s joke–24 …

Google Tries Content Recommendations Again Google Tries Content Recommendations Again

Google is reportedly getting ready to launch a new content recommendation tool for publishers that would point their website visitors to more of their articles. Search Engine Journal shares a snippet from an email it and other Google partners have …

Amazon Launches Another Pilot Season Amazon Launches Another Pilot Season

Amazon Studios has just launched another round of original pilots from some notable names – 5 new shows for adults and 5 new shows for the kiddos. Available today to stream on Prime Instant Video and LOVEFILM (UK) are The …

‘Hand of God’ Pilot Finds Home at Amazon ‘Hand of God’ Pilot Finds Home at Amazon

Amazon Studios is on a roll, beefing up their upcoming original series lineup with some impressive-sounding new shows. It’s not that surprising – Amazon’s original content wing has to move fast to catch up/keep pace with the Netflix juggernaut. Deadline …

Matt Cutts Just Declared Guest Blogging 'Done' Matt Cutts Just Declared Guest Blogging 'Done'
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Google has been warning webmasters about guest blogging abuse for years now. This week, head of webspam Matt Cutts basically declared guest blogging dead. “Stick a fork in it: guest blogging is done,” says Google’s Matt Cutts. In light of …

Hulu Gets a Bunch of Awesome Kids Content Hulu Gets a Bunch of Awesome Kids Content

The Hulu Kids section of Hulu Plus just got a lot better at entertaining your little ones. Starting today, Hulu Plus subscribers will have access to ton of new content from Lionsgate Kids, Sesame Workshop, Nickelodeon, Jim Henson Family TV, …

‘That 70s Show’ Is Back on Netflix ‘That 70s Show’ Is Back on Netflix
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Hello Wisconsin – That 70s Show is back on Netflix. If you’re a frequent Netflix user, you may have caught some of the drama surrounding the show the past month or so. That 70s Show was set to cycle out …

Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream
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Twitter has just announced an update for iOS, Android, and the web that’s all about putting more content in your actual tweet stream. “We want to make it easier for everyone to experience those moments on Twitter. That’s why starting …

Tumblr Search Gets a Significant Update Tumblr Search Gets a Significant Update
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Tumblr has just announced a big improvement to their search function, one that they say will help users better explore the 65 billion posts now currently housed on the site (65 billion posts, yeah). Now, when you search a term, …

Amazon Snags MGM Content for Prime Instant Video Amazon Snags MGM Content for Prime Instant Video

Amazon and MGM have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will bring a bunch of new content – both TV and movies – to Prime Instant Video. The deal makes MGM Television’s historical series Vikings, which premiered on the …