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David Cohen

David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily. He has been covering Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and the digital industry as a whole since 2009. He previously served as editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes. David graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism and previously held positions with Broadcasting and Cable and Multichannel News.


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Facebook Teams Up With BBB on ‘Shop Safe, Shop Smart’ Campaign

Digital

Facebook is preparing for the expected explosion in online shopping this holiday season, teaming up with the Better Business Bureau on the “Shop Safe, Shop Smart” campaign to help educate [...]

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TikTok to Warn Users Before They View Potentially Photosensitive Content

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The video creation platform is working with epilepsy organizations across the globe.

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Twitter Reveals Plans to Bring Back Verification Applications in Early 2021

Platforms

The social network is seeking input from users and nongovernmental organizations.

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Twitter Begins Showing Prompt Before Users Like Tweets Containing Disputed Information

Platforms

The process is similar to last month’s actions prior to quote tweeting misinformation.

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Snapchatters Can Scan Ralph Lauren’s Polo Pony Logo Off Apparel

Platforms

The two companies entered into a long-term innovative fashion partnership in August.

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Gap Kicks Off #ShareTheGapDream TikTok Challenge

Platforms

$10 for every video through Dec. 31, up to $50,000, will go to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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LinkedIn Provides a Peek at the Inner Workings of Its Ads Auction Process

Programmatic

The professional network said relevancy to members is a key factor in whether they are shown ads.

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Twitter Addresses Some Concerns About Its Fleets Disappearing Tweets Feature

Platforms

The social network corrected a backlog in its backend system that let URLs remain accessible after 24 hours.

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Wyclef Jean Chimes In on Google’s #BlackOwnedFriday Efforts

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The tech giant is working with U.S. Black Chambers, BBH New York.

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Snapchat Looks to Shine the Spotlight on Some of the 4 Billion Snaps It Sees Daily

Platforms

The new destination will feature user-generated content and reward the most viewed with a slice of $1 million per day, through year-end.

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Facebook Kicks Off Season of Giving With New Drives Feature in US

Digital

The company will match up to $7 million in eligible donations to U.S. nonprofits via its platform on #GivingTuesday,

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Facebook’s Bug Bounty Program Nears Its 10th Birthday

Platforms

Over 130,000 reports have been submitted to date, including roughly 17,000 in 2020.

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Chipotle, The Farmlink Project Team Up to Get Meals to Food Banks

Digital

They are boosting awareness with 1,000 burrito codes for every 1,000 new followers of the nonprofit’s Instagram page.