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Even Spotify Is Surprised by the Huge Success of Its Discover Weekly Playlists

Spotify's secret sauce of algorithmic playlists didn't happen by accident. But its rapid growth—and rabid fan reaction—kind of did.It's been a little over a year since the streaming music service launched its Discovery Weekly feature, which has since become a must-listen fixture for customers around the world.

5 Instagram Tips From Mercedes-Benz, Which Gets Superb Engagement on the Platform

Follow Mercedes-Benz on Instagram, and you'll soon learn two things: It posts several times a day across the brand's properties, and people eat it up.

What Instagram’s New Algorithm Could Mean for Agencies and Brands

With more than 400 million monthly users and a growing number of advertisers, Instagram is adding an algorithm that reorders pictures and videos in users' feeds based on their interests.

Instagram Is Adding an Algorithm to Reorder Feeds Based on the Posts Users Like

Instagram on Tuesday confirmed that it's adding an algorithm that will reorder which images and videos users see in their feeds.

Tomorrow’s CMO Will Be Plugged Into the Entire Marketing Cycle

The checkout screen at the gas station knows more about you than you think.

Twitter Is Considering Any Change That Will Convert Visitors to Logged-In Users

Twitter has 271 million users who are active and logged in, but then there are many more visitors who never announce themselves.

Facebook Says If You Like Video Then You’ll See More of It

Facebook is giving video views more weight in its News Feed algorithm, which determines what users see from brands and friends on the social network. The greater emphasis on video comes as more advertisers play with the format.

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

A math major with a specialty in abstract mathematical concepts like combinatorics, Ben Liang envisioned a future as a financial analyst—outside of academia, a natural career path for number crunchers and the same route his dad had taken.

Google News Headline Error Creates Controversy for ABC Anchor

On Wednesday morning (April 18), ABC News’ senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper fell victim to one of the lesser-known perils of online publishing.