Launching paid channels is an interesting move from YouTube because the strategy closely resembles that of Patreon, which now manages subscription services for more than 50,000 creators across platforms — double what the figure was a year ago. Patreon said earlier in May that it expects its creators to earn $150 million this year. Just this week, Patreon announced it has raised $60 million in funding as it looks to offer new products and features for its creators.
Rolling out Recent Ad Activity now makes sense for Facebook as it looks for ways to squeeze the most juice from its ads, especially on News Feed where ad load growth is slowing. TechCrunch pointed out the timeline of the new feature doesn't extend back to show users what ads they may have interacted with during last year's contentious presidential election, which Facebook is viewed to have had a major role in influencing.
The new feature is Airbnb's attempt to put a dent in the business of OpenTable, the Priceline-owned digital service for booking restaurant reservations in the U.S. Now, Airbnb users can lock in dinner plans on the same platform that they arrange lodging for a trip, staying entirely within the Airbnb ecosystem and providing more customer data. It's just the latest example of how the home-sharing service is quickly expanding into other areas related to travel.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".