David Cohen

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, and previously served as editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes.David graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism, and previous held positions with Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News.

AdAge.com Eyes Jackson’s Impact on Advertising

Several publications and Websites are looking at Michael Jackson’s impact on the particular industry they cover, and AdAge.com is no exception. AdAge’s Ken Wheaton explored Jackson’s ad deals with Pepsi […]

Michael Jackson All Around The World Newser

The World Newser, the blog for ABC News’ World News with Charles Gibson, is taking a global view of Michael Jackson’s death with dispatches from countries including Germany, Kenya, Pakistan, […]

Jackson News Claims Many Web Victims

Web traffic caused by the news of Michael Jackson’s death Thursday caused a flurry of crashes and slowdowns across the Internet. According to The New York Times‘ Media Decoder Blog, […]

Jackson Traffic Snarls Wikipedia

Wikipedia locked its Michael Jackson page, only allowing authorized users to make edits, after Thursday’s spike in traffic and flurry of posts about the pop singer’s death, according to sister […]

Glam Media Eyes Twitter-Powered Ad Network

TechCrunch obtained an e-mail from Glam Media network sales and program director Derek Houdyshell detailing the company’s plans to build a Twitter-powered advertising network. It appears that Glam intends to […]

A Cruise Down Rushmore Drive

African-American-targeted search engine Rushmore Drive closed up shop recently after one year, but the debate still continues as to whether or not there was a need for it in the […]

At Least the L.A. Times Takes TMZ Seriously

Admitting that you were beaten on a story is one thing, but going out of your way to salute your “rival” is a nice touch. The Los Angeles Times published […]

Habitat Boots Intern Over Twitter Hashtags

Was it a sinister marketing ploy, or an overzealous intern? U.K.-based furniture retailer Habitat fired an intern for combining popular Twitter hashtags such as #Iran and #Mousavi and promotional messages […]

Facebook Almost Auctioned Off User Names

Facebook vice president of technical operations Jonathan Heiliger said the social-networking site originally planned an auction-style format for the process of claiming user names, and it kept the code name […]

Dr. Who Tried to Save Neda Speaks with BBC

The BBC snagged an interview with Dr. Arash Hejazi, who tried to save Neda Agha-Soltan after she was shot in the chest during a protest in Tehran. Hejazi said he […]