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WTF is Facebook's new Rooms app?

digiday.com — What's old is new again at Facebook: The social network released Rooms on Thursday a new standalone app designed to evoke the Web 1.0 days of yore. Rather than a sprawling social network based personal connections between people presenting digitized versions of their "real" selves, Rooms allows for pseudonymous connections between people who share a common interest.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @Digiday: Facebook continues its app de-bundling strategy with Rooms. But will this finally be the one that sticks? trib.al/qqZ6xth

Fake news site National Report: 'We’re doing a public service'

digiday.com — The Web has made it increasingly easy for sites built overnight to find massive audiences with little or no effort. This is true for not only classic viral sites like Upworthy and BuzzFeed but also for sites trafficking in completely fake news.
Oct 24, 2014

Article compares fake news site National Report to… white hat hackers. Nope, that analogy doesn’t work digiday.com/publishers/fak…

Publishers cool on outsourcing community to Facebook

digiday.com — Publishers today are at the mercy of the big social networks. The likes of Facebook and Twitter have not only dominated publishers' referral traffic, but they've also taken over their communities. Today, conversations about articles are far more likely to happen in Facebook feeds than on publishers' own sites.
Oct 23, 2014

Publishers cool on outsourcing community to Facebook - Digiday shar.es/1mVhK6 via @digiday

Oct 23, 2014

RT @BradGerick: “It’s really important to maintain some sort of ownership on those conversations” and not just have them on social. bit.ly/1tO5zmN

Oct 23, 2014

“It’s really important to maintain some sort of ownership on those conversations” and not just have them on social. bit.ly/1tO5zmN

Millennial media-consumption habits explained, in 5 charts

digiday.com — Everyone, marketers and brands included, is obsessed with millennials. They are a complex bunch to understand, but they cannot be ignored for one simple reason: They comprise the largest demographic in the country. This generation of 18-34-year-olds is also digitally native, which means that marketers and brands that want to engage with them need to understand their media-consumption habits.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @Meena_Thiru: Millennials like Pandora. MT @elanazak No news apps among top 15 Millennial mobile apps bit.ly/1sUAL00 pic.twitter.com/Bzxnnyjuw3

Oct 23, 2014

RT @Meena_Thiru: Millennials like Pandora. MT @elanazak No news apps among top 15 Millennial mobile apps bit.ly/1sUAL00 pic.twitter.com/Bzxnnyjuw3

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WTF is GamerGate?

digiday.com — Even if you don't know the difference between a Pikachu and a Pac-Man, chances are you've heard of GamerGate. While GamerGate has been raging for over a month, it officially hit the mainstream last week when The New York Times featured it on its front page.