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Topic: Digital Media

BuzzFeed Plans to Bring Its Brand of Viral Journalism to Japan

Partners with Yahoo after seeing spike in international readers

BuzzFeed's traffic numbers are prompting the company to think globally, and today it announced a dedicated editorial operation in Japan. To gain traction, it's partnering with Yahoo Japan. Greg Coleman, BuzzFeed…

ABC Television Is About to Pick a Digital Specialist for Its Online Media Buying

Moving away from general Wieden account

The ABC television network is searching for an agency to plan and buy its digital media, motivated by a desire for digital specialists, according to sources. Digital planning and buying…

End of the Click-through? New Facebook Tool Lets Publishers Post Stories Directly to the News Feed

New York Times, BuzzFeed and NatGeo among first to test 'Instant Articles'

Mobile Facebook users may soon spend less time navigating directly to a publisher's website to check out an interesting article. Instead, they'll find some of that content posted directly to…

Bloomberg's New Publishing Platform Is 'Like Tinder for Video'

Responsive.TV offers quick bursts of news and information

Bloomberg Media made a case to advertisers today that it could target consumers of various generations across distribution platforms at its first Digital Content NewFronts presentation. Part of the 34-year-old…

Facebook Tweaks Cause Concern Among Marketers, but Not Necessarily Panic

News feed algorithm changes have publishers on their toes

Facebook today unveiled changes to the way its news feed algorithm distributes page posts, giving more credence to posts by users' friends than from publishers. For instance, news articles with…

Six Tips on Talking to the Post Generation

How the under-14 crowd views media and content

In my last Adweek column introducing the Post Generation—my nickname for the under-14 cohort, also variously referred to as Gen Z or Centennials or the Homeland Generation (among other appellations)—I…

You Don't Need to Buy a Super Bowl Spot to Advertise During the Big Game

Digital media boosts brands on a budget

When it comes to advertising, New England-based Nutri Ninja, which makes professional blenders, is mostly known for its infomercials. But after finding out that New England Patriots wide receiver Julian…

Here's How GM Uses Social Data to Improve Cars

Brands employ Twitter and Facebook feedback in new ways

When owners of the new Chevrolet Trax drive off lots in January, they will comment on everything from its built-in WiFi to its trunk space on Facebook, Twitter and auto…

Revealed: The Winners of Adweek's 2014 Hot List

Our picks for the year’s best in magazines, television and digital media

What a year in media. Prime-time's drama queen Shonda Rhimes—plus literally anything HBO did—kept us from cutting the cord. Netflix, Instagram and Minecraft continued to dominate our digital lives, while…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma is Adweek’s 2014 Media Visionary

Led China’s e-commerce giant to a $25 billion IPO

A former English teacher, Jack Ma became the richest man in China by leading Alibaba to a $25 billion IPO this year. The e-commerce giant (which appears on this year’s…

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