Facebook’s Rights Manager tool is now automated, helping businesses prevent pirated videos by flagging duplicate content. The changes come as part of the Rights Manager, a system launched a year ago that detects identical video content, either as a whole or in smaller clips and allows the page administrator to take a number of different actions, including reporting copyright infringement or “white listing” other pages that have permission to use […]
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Newspaper-decline-continues-to-weigh-on-AP-11083204.php Earnings at The Associated Press shrank substantially last year, reports the agency. The last year with which they can be meaningfully compared is 2013 (in 2015 and 2014 when profits were boosted by one-time operations) Net income last year shrank to $1.6 million from $3.3 million in 2013, net income at the AP. The agency is a not-for-profit news cooperative. According to CFO Ken Dale the agency is financially […]
A lot of people get their news on Facebook — but a lot of people don’t believe the news they read on Facebook. That’s according to a new survey from BuzzFeed and Ipsos Public Affairs, who quizzed 3,000 American adults on their views about Facebook and the news. The results were not pretty.… Link
Brilliant and at the same time brief history of what we now call Content Marketing, that in fact begins in 1880s. Again and again we see that new fancy terminology does not necessarily mean new reality.
“If you’re interested in downsizing your online footprint, a tool called deseat.me could be a huge help,” wrote David Z. Morris on Fortune.com website last November (full article at: http://fortune.com/2016/11/26/social-media-downsizing-tool/) If you use Gmail as your primary email account, “log in to Deseat.me through Google, and the service will do a deep dive into your records and pull up every social media site, mailing list, and online store you’ve ever signed up […]
A future version of Google Chrome may include a built-in adblocker, designed to prevent the most intrusive online adverts from being displayed on users’ computers and smartphones by default, The Guardian writes. What motivation can a company whose business is based on advertising have to take such a step? The move could help avoid users adopting more aggressive, adblockers, the paper explains. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/apr/20/google-chrome-adblocker-feature