Media & Marketing

Tech

During the course of the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook and Twitter applied fact-checking labels to posts from the president, deleted entire online communities and hobbled some functions of their own platforms to slow the spread of what they deemed false or dangerous content.

World

Russian state media voiced support for President Trump’s view that the U.S. presidential vote was marred with irregularities, as President Vladimir Putin, like some other world leaders, remained silent about the results.

Media & Marketing

The company is launching a streaming TV channel, built around its social-media brand QuickTake, which will go beyond Bloomberg’s core areas of finance and markets, with greater focus on general-interest and lifestyle news.

CMO Today

Advertisers entering the burgeoning medium of streaming TV want better measurement and targeting capabilities than they are finding there. But a shadow looms over any efforts to give them what they want: the privacy backlash that has put other digital media on the defensive.

Media & Marketing

The audiostreaming company made a $100 million bet on Joe Rogan, one of podcasting’s most popular—and polarizing—voices. Amid controversy, Spotify executives are standing by that voice.

Politics

A Senate hearing in which lawmakers tangled with leaders of the largest social-media companies reflected deep discontent with their power to shape political discourse—and equally deep divisions over how to address it.

Media & Marketing

Through roughly $30 million in cost reductions—a mix of furloughs, pay cuts, layoffs and other changes—the digital media company said its finances are stabilizing after the pandemic hurt its ad revenue.

CMO Today

Marketers are looking at more data, more often as they try to navigate the unpredictable developments of 2020.

CMO Today

Group Nine Media, owner of the Dodo animal-video brand, has taken a stake in Petplan, the animal insurer. The venture will be rebranded as ‘Fetch by The Dodo’ next year.