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Executive editor, Digiday. Tiny dancer. Made of shame and whiskey. (Views expressed herein barely reflect my own, much less those of my employer.)

ICYMI: Digiday goes analog and social platforms duke it out

ICYMI: Digiday goes analog and social platforms duke it out
digiday.com — ICYMI: Digiday goes analog and social platforms duke it out We had a good week here at Digiday. And next week promises to be even better. Five days ago we launched Pulse, a new quarterly magazine. That's right: Digiday is embracing print.

ICYMI: New and future Facebook tweaks, the social media cabal and ad blocking in the UK

ICYMI: New and future Facebook tweaks, the social media cabal and ad blocking in the UK
digiday.com — ICYMI: New and future Facebook tweaks, the social media cabal and ad blocking in the UK Hard to believe another week has gone by, but here we are. Chances are you weren't able to get to all of our stories this week. That's ok, we understand.

ICYMI: Platform reality checks and the best of Digiday from the week that was

ICYMI: Platform reality checks and the best of Digiday from the week that was
digiday.com — ICYMI: Platform reality checks and the best of Digiday from the week that was Welcome to ICYMI. Every week, our writers work to bring you the most insightful reporting in digital media and marketing. We realize that you have jobs, though, and it's impossible to read it all. We forgive you.

Day in the Life: Vevo's CRO swims, parents and preps for a new subscription model

Day in the Life: Vevo's CRO swims, parents and preps for a new subscription model
digiday.com — Over drinks recently, Vevo CRO Nic Jones was discussing the music video service's relationship with YouTube. The bartender, placing a Bloody Mary on the table in front of him paused. "Wait, what is the difference between Vevo and YouTube?" he asked. "I thought they were the same thing."

Pandora wants to 'evolve out of' autoplay video ads

Pandora wants to 'evolve out of' autoplay video ads
digiday.com — Pandora has been making acquisitions and launching new features over the past year, which hints at big changes coming to the music discovery platform. And yet there are signs of flagging health with the rise of on-demand competitors like Spotify and new entrants like Apple music.

'The gold rush is over': Understanding SXSW's surprising analog side

'The gold rush is over': Understanding SXSW's surprising analog side
digiday.com — For a conference that is all about digital, there is a decidedly analog vibe to the interactive portion of South by Southwest this year. To be sure, virtual reality is the buzzword of the year by a long shot. The New York Times has taken over the hipster hangout Easy Tiger and turned it into a VR hub.

Why do people go to SXSW anyway?

Why do people go to SXSW anyway?
digiday.com — The lines, the crowds, the Uber surge pricing. It's a wonder why any of them come. With that in mind, we asked a few high-profile conference-goers -- vets and first-timers alike -- what it is that brought them to Austin this year. (Hint: It's not really about the panels).

The definitive Digiday guide to what’s in and what’s out at SXSW 2016

The definitive Digiday guide to what’s in and what’s out at SXSW 2016
digiday.com — The definitive Digiday guide to what's in and what's out at SXSW 2016 Damn, Daniel, back at it again in Austin. It's that time of year: The pilgrimage to SXSW has begun. The interactive portion of the nine-day affair kicks off in earnest today.

Between dad rock and a hard place: The CD buyer is still more relevant than you think

Between dad rock and a hard place: The CD buyer is still more relevant than you think
digiday.com — CD buyers are getting older. And spending less every year. This may not be a shocking informational tidbit, but it would be a lot less alarming if money generated from streaming music services was making up for that decline.

With its new 'Taste the Feeling' anthem, Coke attempts to revive its musical past

With its new 'Taste the Feeling' anthem, Coke attempts to revive its musical past
digiday.com — A week ago Coca-Cola ditched its 7-year-old "Open Happiness" slogan and launched a new brand campaign to unite all of the brands - Diet Coke, Coke Zero, and so on - under a single umbrella. The package comes wrapped up in a decidedly retro bow: A new jingle, called "Taste the Feeling."
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May 04, 2016

RT @Digiday: Finger lickin' what? KFC is selling chicken-flavored nail polish. trib.al/SD3bgYe pic.twitter.com/DI7btCbZ1c

May 04, 2016

RT @kashanacauley: Ted Cruz is quitting to spend more time with the guy on his right, who urged him to do more killing. pic.twitter.com/La7KoF5MjLMjL

May 04, 2016

RT @robfee: Hey Winnie the Pooh, maybe stop shoving honey in your fat face for 2 secs to figure out why your pal Eeyore has been depressed…

May 04, 2016

@lindsaygoldwert surely there have been GOP filibusters that already qualify.

May 04, 2016

RT @FullFrontalSamB: Shouldn't #TedCruz have been forced to carry his unviable campaign to term?

May 04, 2016

@digimatized this looks like a still from a hostage video. please don't behead cooper. he looks scared. pic.twitter.com/mAbgWv9zRe


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