Scott Nover

Scott Nover

Platforms Reporter
Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence. He has written about media, technology and politics for The Atlantic, The Washington Post Magazine, Vox and more.

The WHO and CDC Are All Over Social Media, but Are They Making a Difference?

Platforms and health authorities have taken unprecedented steps, but early misinformation casts doubt on efficacy.

Facebook Offers $40 Million to Small Businesses Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The social media giant is also launching a gift card program and additional fundraising options for businesses.

Dozens Fired at CQ Roll Call, a Publication Known for Reporting Inside Washington

It’s the latest in a series of layoffs afflicting the media industry this month.

The Primary on Hold: Biden and Sanders Haven’t Run TV Ads in Weeks

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Democratic candidates are spending less on ads and focusing on digital.

Spotify Makes Fundraising Easier for Coronavirus Relief

Artists are raising money for themselves and charity on the music streamer.

Sports Leagues Were Already All In on TikTok. Then the Coronavirus Hit

Long before the coronavirus crisis, the major sports leagues started cultivating their presence on TikTok. Now, many are rethinking their strategies.

Snapchat Reveals How Coronavirus Is Changing the Way We Live

Trips to the grocery store are up, but that's about it.

Seeing Record Traffic, Pinterest Rolls Out Tips for Life at Home and Coronavirus Info

On Tuesday, Pinterest introduced its new Today tab, a central hub on the website for information curated topics and trending posts.

Donald Trump Cannot Block His Critics on Twitter, Appeals Court Reaffirms

The Second Circuit maintains that @realDonaldTrump is a public forum.

Tumblr Sees Coronavirus Bump in Traffic With Growing Community

Tumblr saw a 5% uptick in global daily users last Tuesday March 17 as compared to the previous Tuesday.