Topic: Associated Press

Associated Press Updates Social Media Guidelines News organization publishes best practices for reporting on sensitive stories

The Associated Press announced an update to its social media guidelines, with a focus in part on potentially dangerous or sensitive stories, like the recent terrorist attack in Boston. "When there’s…

May 7, 2013, 5:53 PM EDT

Twitter Launching 2-Step Verification in Response to AP Hack High-profile hijackings prompt stepped-up security

Twitter is developing a two-step verification process to make it more difficult for hackers to access users' accounts, Wired reported. The new system is undergoing internal testing and may soon…

April 25, 2013, 9:29 AM EDT

AP Twitter Account Hacked Fabricated tweet claims President Obama injured in White House explosions

Around 1 p.m. today, hackers gained access to the AP's verified Twitter account and posted a fabricated tweet reading, "Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is…

April 23, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

AP Hires Mashable Exec to Build Digital Ad Strategy Ken Detlet to expand ad sales team

The Associated Press hired former Mashable ad sales exec Ken Detlet to be its first vp of digital advertising strategy and sales as the news organization tries to augment its…

February 12, 2013, 11:46 AM EST

Associated Pushback on Twitter AP rankles some with Samsung ads

The Associated Press this week is causing a stir by running ads for Samsung via the wire service's Twitter account. The ads—appearing in conjunction with the Consumer Electronics Show in…

January 8, 2013, 6:50 PM EST

Pepsi Looks to Sweeten Diet Brand Tweaks formula ahead of major campaign

In early December, PepsiCo began rolling out a new sweetener mix for Diet Pepsi that sprinkles in acesulfame potassium—an ingredient used in sister brand Diet Mountain Dew and Coca-Cola's Diet…

December 17, 2012, 11:32 AM EST

Curated Content Gives Brands a Helping Hand Marketers sate their social needs with repurposed news from outlets

Hungry for content to push out into social feeds, a growing number of marketers are adopting strategies that include repackaging articles from news sites on their own sites. For example, in…

June 19, 2012, 12:03 AM EDT

Associated Press Sues Syndication Service Claims 'video snacking' company Grab owes $3M

Online “video snacking” syndication company, Grab Networks, is suffering a case of indigestion over a $3 million bill from the Associated Press that’s been left unpaid for nearly two years,…

June 21, 2011, 5:49 PM EDT