David Cohen

David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily. He has been covering the digital industry since 2009 and was previously editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes.

Facebook Automated the Process of Protecting Rights to Video Content

Facebook Thursday announced an update to its Rights Manager tools for owners of the rights to video content on the social network, enabling those owners to establish automated rules to help protect their videos.

Facebook Says the Reach of Fake News Operations During the 2016 Election Was ‘Statistically Very Small’

Facebook’s efforts to keep its user base informed about the steps it is taking to combat fake news now include a look at the news period that brought the issue to the forefront in the first place: the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Facebook Received 64,279 Government Requests for Account Data in the Second Half of 2016

Government requests for Facebook account data rose 9 percent in the second half of 2016 compared with the first half of the year, to 64,279 from 59,229, but requests for content restrictions for violating local laws were down 28 percent, to 6,944 from 9,663.

Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports Tap Facebook Live for NFL Draft Coverage

The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night, and Sports Illustrated and Yahoo Sports will provide coverage of all 32 picks via Facebook Live.

Instagram to Brands: Are You Ready for the Summer?

As the readings on thermometers begin to rise, Instagram is reminding advertisers to begin heating up their summer campaign plans.

The Facebook Pixel Will Begin Mining More Information From Websites May 20

Facebook is alerting advertisers about changes that are coming to its Facebook pixel May 20.

Newly Redesigned and Renamed HuffPost Also Has a New Twitter Strategy

The Huffington Post’s design overhaul and rebranding as HuffPost, announced earlier this week, also included a change to the media site’s Twitter strategy.

LinkedIn Learning Now Offers Courses From Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global

LinkedIn Learning, the professional network’s online learning destination, now offers six new courses from Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s new venture.

700 Million Monthly Active Users and Counting for Instagram

Instagram’s user growth continues to surge, as the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network announced Wednesday that it now has more than 700 million monthly active users.

Twitter Will Livestream the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Final Match

Twitter is heading back to the pitch Wednesday, announcing a deal with the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football to livestream the final match of the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.