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Scott Nover

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.


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Twitter Reports Huge Revenue Gains As User Growth Stalls

Media

The social media company added only 1 million new users, going from 186 million to 187 million daily monetizable active users (mDAU).

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Buyers Say Facebook Pre-Election Ad Period Hit With Unexpected Outages

Programmatic

“One week to the election and today will be a huge fundraising day because of the [Amy Coney Barrett] confirmation and it’s devastating to have Facebook hamstring this stuff.”

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TikTok Makes Moves in Social Commerce With Shopify Integration

Programmatic

Media buyers say it's a big deal.

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Social Media Platforms Are Providing More Resources to Register Users to Vote

Platforms

This includes everything from information about where to go to registration portals.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Leads the Charge Against Lies and Hate Speech on Social Media

Hot List

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's tough decisions have already put immense pressure on Twitter’s peers to clean up the misinformation and hate speech on their platforms.

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What Happens to the Google Antitrust Suit if Biden Wins?

Digital

Despite President Donald Trump’s renewed ire toward Big Tech, his opponent Joe Biden hasn’t made tech a central tenet of his presidential campaign.

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Social Media Summer Ad Spend Shifted To Snap

Programmatic

Snap posted massive revenue gains and increased its user base to 249 million amid a tough Q3 for Facebook and TikTok.

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What Advertisers Need to Know About the Google Antitrust Lawsuit

Platforms

The DOJ is focusing on search ads, but there may be more to come at a later time.

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Twitter and Facebook’s Editorial Decisions Clash With Questionable New York Post Reporting

Politics

Platforms are wary of foreign influence campaigns as the election nears.

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Roku Wants You to Know That Cord-Cutters Are Forever

Convergent TV

According to the company's internal research, 92% never return to cable.

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As the Covid-19 Pandemic Continues, Facebook Bans Ads Discouraging Vaccination

Programmatic

Facebook will no longer accept ads that discourage people from getting vaccines, the company said in a statement Tuesday. It’s part of a larger push toward reliable information about vaccines [...]

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Most Platforms That Banned Political Ads Still Allow Voter Registration Ads

Politics

Twitch, Pinterest, Twitter and LinkedIn all allow promoting civic engagement.

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Facebook Bans Content That Denies the Holocaust

Programmatic

Mark Zuckerberg said he's 'struggled with the tension' between free expression and harm.

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Twitter Makes Changes to Discourage Viral Misinformation Ahead of the U.S. Elections

Platforms

Twitter is clamping down on misinformation during a heated political moment.