Tag: video ads

by Matt Smith

The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. Twenty-one billion dollars. Not a trivial sum. For clarity, this isn’t a holiday spending figure, either. This number represents the dollar amount in lost ad revenue last year alone. This […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

The mobile web. We’ve described it as the future of news. Now it’s time to address why “the mobile web sucks.” The reason is pretty simple: ads bog down load times. So it’s no wonder Apple is allowing ad-blocking software in the next iOS update. Owen Williams at The Next Web tested a beta version […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How the #YesAllWomen hashtag began (Pete Pachal / Mashable) 2. An interview with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher (Jay Yarrow / Business Insider) 3. A platform and blogging tool, Medium charms writers (David Carr / New York Times) 4. Twitter, Facebook battle YouTube for video ad cash (John McDermott / Digiday) 5. Twitter to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Dish aims to launch web TV service by year’s end (Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press) 2. Yahoo deal to buy NDN video service stalls — so what’s its next video target? (Kara Swisher / Recode) 3. BBC to launch daily infographics shared on social media (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Comcast plots big push […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix’s net neutrality plea gets rejected by the FCC (Brendan Sasso / National Journal) 2. The role of pay and traffic in Forbes’ search for a new media equation (Lewis Dvorkin / Forbes) 3. How alternative finance builds alternative journalism (Brett Scott / Contributoria) 4. Did Stephen Colbert bow to pressure by deleting @ColbertReport? […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Comcast resurrects EveryBlock (Megan Graham / Chicago Grid) 2. Prediction: You will be scooped by a reporter who knows how to code (Scott Klein / Nieman Lab) 3. Facebook to sell video ads (Reed Albergotti, Ben Fritz & Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal) 4. Twitter working on “edit” feature for tweets (Matthew Keys […] more »