David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily. He has been covering Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and the digital industry as a whole since 2009, and previously served as editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes. David graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism, and previous held positions with Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News.
Facebook Users Reached Back Into the Past in April 2020
Victory gardens and wacky cake were among Facebook IQ’s Topics to Watch for the month.
Guidelines Updated on Usage of Music in Facebook Live, Instagram Live Videos
The social network recommends shorter clips, saying full-length recorded tracks up the chances of being flagged.
Facebook Acquires Giphy, Which Will Become Part of Instagram
The GIF platform's library and APIs will continue to be available to "the wider ecosystem."
Snap Inc. Poaches YouTube Creator Talent Exec Francis Roberts
YouTube's strategic partner manager for top creators, Francis Roberts, is moving to Snap Inc.
Twitter Will Test Enabling Accounts to Control Who Can Reply to Their Tweets
The four options are anyone, followed/mentioned accounts, only mentioned accounts or no one.
Facebook Adds Traffic Source Insights for Creators and Publishers of Videos
The new data is part of the Retention Insights surface in Creator Studio.
Social Media Reaction Prompts Panera Bread to Return French Onion Soup to Its Menu
The Office’s Phyllis Smith read some of the mean tweets the company received.
4 Million Advertisers Are Using Stories Across Instagram, Facebook, Messenger
The total topped 3 million last May.
Andrew Bosworth Urges Facebook Co-Workers to Avoid Temptations of Influencing Election
A leaked memo shares his thoughts on Donald Trump, Russian interference and Cambridge Analytica.