Twitter is launching a new feature that will allow users to post text, audio and video that disappears after 24 hours, one of a number of steps the company is taking to increase engagement.
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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.
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.
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.
The publishers of The Wall Street Journal and New York Times posted higher earnings for the September quarter, as subscription-revenue growth was offset by sharp declines in advertising partly caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Officials face an immediate challenge after Election Day: Spread of disinformation that could become more damaging the longer it takes to declare a winner.
Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners said it is buying Astound Broadband, the sixth largest U.S. cable-TV provider, for $3.6 billion, in one of the biggest leveraged buyouts this year.
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.
Suma Wealth, which raised $1 million in funding, is creating financially oriented content that is intended to resonate with Latinos seeking help understanding their finances.
The co-founder of a popular Latino-focused digital media company is looking to tackle the racial wealth gap with her latest venture.
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.
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.
Marketers are looking at more data, more often as they try to navigate the unpredictable developments of 2020.
With the coronavirus under control and moviegoers returning, China seems very likely to be the No. 1 movie market this year, but challenges remain for cinema stocks.
Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts and other publishers want to attract people who’ve never played their top sellers or have only experienced them on a bigger screen.
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.
Social-media revenue could shine in the third quarter, but sustained recovery looks speculative at best.
After months of isolation, women look to the future by adopting extreme hairstyles—think drastic chops and rainbow dye jobs.
Ad-tech firms are developing an array of tools to ensure marketers’ ads end up on programming suitable for their brand.