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Snapchat, Viacom in Pact for ‘MTV Video Music Awards’
/ August 27, 2015 3:43 pm
Snapchat, Viacom in Pact for ‘MTV Video Music Awards’

Variety reports "Snapchat and Viacom have struck their first deal, which will be in support of an ad-supported Live Story for Sunday’s “MTV Video Music Awards.” The “VMA” Live Story will draw from Snapchat users who will be able to get access to red carpet, backstage and other parts of the event that may not necessarily be seen on TV. Geofilters will also be provided that allow users on the scene to select “VMA”-branded graphics to adorn the photos or videos they capture." . Read More

Snapchat Hires Ex-Fullscreen Senior VP James Veraldi
/ August 21, 2015 10:55 am
Snapchat Hires Ex-Fullscreen Senior VP James Veraldi

Variety reports "James Veraldi, a founding exec of multichannel network Fullscreen, has joined Snapchat as head of strategy and partnerships for the social service’s recently launched Discover media initiative, Varietyhas learned. Veraldi, who joined Snapchat about a month ago, works on strategy and partnerships for Discover, a company rep confirmed. He reports to head of media Nick Bell. Veraldi, reached via email, referred inquiries to Snapchat’s PR team.". Read More

A Conversation With the Fat Jew: ‘That’s Not Who I Am or What I’m About’
/ August 21, 2015 10:53 am
A Conversation With the Fat Jew: ‘That’s Not Who I Am or What I’m About’

Vulture reports "A week ago, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Instagram star the Fat Jew, a.k.a. the Fat Jewish, a.k.a. Josh Ostrovsky, signed with CAA, one of Hollywood’s largest agencies. The announcement opened up the floodgates for complaints that Ostrovsky has consistently stolen jokes or deliberately not credited people for content he posted to his account. On Thursday afternoon, Ostrovsky addressed the situation for the first time. Speaking exclusively with Vulture, he discussed the changing nature of social aggregation, how he has responded to the complaints, and whether he thinks he is a joke thief.". Read More

Which Brands Are Advertising on Apple Music?
/ July 23, 2015 2:06 pm
Which Brands Are Advertising on Apple Music?

Billboard reports "McDonald's, Nordstrom, Home Depot and Walgreens are some of the brands currently running ads on Apple's new streaming service that launched June 30. Last month, Apple unveiled Apple Music -- its app combining iTunes, radio programming, a live show called Beats 1, and a social-media portal for artists called Connect.". Read More

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I’ve Seen The Future Of Twitter And It’s Apple Music
/ July 7, 2015 5:19 pm
I’ve Seen The Future Of Twitter And It’s Apple Music

TechCrunch reports "Apple Music is far from the most intuitive product Apple has pushed out, but the features they’ve finessed that emphasize discovery and live curated content are exactly what Twitter has been missing.". Read More

Snapchat’s Secret To Winning The 2016 Election
/ June 24, 2015 2:50 pm
Snapchat’s Secret To Winning The 2016 Election

Time Magazine "Snapchat thinks it has a better chance at making kids care about politics than traditional media, so it’s planning to provide content around the upcoming 2016 U.S. presidential election.". Read More

Periscope catches up with Meerkat by launching an Android app
/ May 26, 2015 10:53 am
Periscope catches up with Meerkat by launching an Android app

Digital Spy reports "While announcing the app's next phase, Twitter also revealed that Periscope received more than one million sign-ups in its first ten days on iOS - With Android now on board, that number looks set to continue growing.". Read More

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