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How <i>Cosmopolitan</i> Netted 100,000 Paid Digital Subscriptions

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Cosmopolitan, the Hearst-owned “Fun Fearless Female” lady mag, told Ad Age today that they reached a significant milestone: to date, the publication has scored 100,000 paid digital subscriptions, a number [...]

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Facebook’s New Timeline For Brands Brings Key Changes To Page Management

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Facebook announced today that brand Pages are getting a mandatory design overhaul, which will go into permanent effect on March 30th. But fear not, community managers! You’ll have a full [...]

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Twitter Hits 500 Million Users, At Least According To Third-Party Site

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From a small microblogging site skeptics toted as a place for narcissists to share their breakfasts, to the behemoth of news and information (and yes, pictures of food) it is today, there’s [...]

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The “What I Really Do” Meme Pokes Fun At Journalists, Editors And More

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You may have noticed a certain type of photo being shared by friends of all career types on Facebook and other social sites. Marked by a series of six images [...]

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5 News Organizations To Follow On Pinterest

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It came seemingly out of nowhere. Pinterest, a social network where users can create virtual pinboards, quietly transformed throughout 2011 from a niche interest site to a top 10 social [...]

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<i>Wall Street Journal</i> Brings WSJ Live Content To New YouTube Channel

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In a press release distributed today, The Wall Street Journal announced that it would bring its WSJ Live content on-demand to a dedicated YouTube channel. Previously available through iPad and [...]

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Twitter’s Reaction To The State of the Union In One Compelling Infographic

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Last night, President Obama gave the 2012 State of the Union address, and Twitter users immediately took to the platform to livetweet their #SOTU reactions. Over at the Washington Post, [...]

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HuffPo Poised To Rival Cable News With Upcoming Huffington Post Streaming Network

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The Huffington Post continues to position itself for world domination with a soon-to-launch 24-hour online news network poised to rival cable networks like CNN and Fox. The channel, which Forbes [...]

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New Nieman-Berkman Fellowship Announced For Innovative Digital Journalism Research

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A new fellowship announced today as a joint venture between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society offers the chance for one distinguished candidate to [...]

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Spool Lets You Save Articles And Videos For Personal Offline Use

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There are a host of tools out there that allow you to save articles of interest to read at a later time, but Spool takes a different approach. The San [...]

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Fake NYT Email Address Spams Users About Home Delivery

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Around 1:30pm EST, I received an email from the address “nytimes@email.newyorktimes.com” regarding a recent cancellation of home delivery. I thought it was strange, since I’m not a home delivery subscriber, [...]

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What Do People Look At Most On A Facebook Brand Page?

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In conjunction with EyeTrackShop, Mashable released a study today documenting what elements of a Facebook brand page users tend to look at most. Information like this is key to building [...]

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Flipboard Launches Long-Anticipated iPhone App

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Flipboard, the social magazine iPad app that organizes sectionalized content (like “News,” “Technology” and “Food”) and social network updates into a sleek, unified interface, launched its highly anticipated iPhone app [...]

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Facebook Releases The 40 Most Shared Articles Of 2011

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Yesterday Facebook released a list of the 40 most shared articles so far in 2011. The full list runs the gamut from investigative and international stories to viral videos, but [...]

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How The Stop Online Piracy Act Could Impact Journalists

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Unless you’re wholly entrenched in the daily goings on of Internet and copyright law, SOPA might be one of those things you hadn’t even heard of until this morning, when [...]