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 New York Times Refutes Covid-19 Misinformation in New Ad

The newspaper of record fact-checks false claims, including one from the president.

Pinterest Reports Strong Q1 Earnings Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Pinterest had high traffic and a boom in new users but suffered with advertising revenue toward the end of Q1, which will lead into a rocky Q2.

Facebook Purges QAnon Conspiracy Accounts Among Other Disinformation

State-sponsored networks and anti-immigrants accounts were also banned.

Twitter Reports Record User Growth and Stronger-Than-Expected Earnings in Q1

It's a pleasant surprise for the company, which has been hit hard by Covid-19.

YouTube Brings Fact-Checking Displays to the US

It’s the latest step by the platform to combat misinformation.

Advertisers Can Now Buy the First Commercial Users See on Snapchat Shows

It's perhaps Snap's most ambitious ad offering yet amid an ecosystem rocked by Covid-19.

The NFL Draft Couldn’t Come at a Better Time for Sports Fans, Brands and Media

Without any other American sports—except perhaps golf—on the horizon, the NFL Draft is an enormous moment for the entire sports landscape.

Remembering the Dead: Obituary Writers Restore Humanity to Covid-19 Crisis

Telling individual stories in the face of unyielding mass casualty is the solemn duty being carried out by newsrooms across the country.

TikTok Taps Hulu VP Nick Tran as Head of Marketing for North America

Nick Tran, Hulu’s vp of brand marketing and culture, is exiting the company this week and heading to the social video platform TikTok.

Reddit’s Pitch to Brands in the Age of Coronavirus: Listen, Then Do

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, when companies in every industry are reevaluating how they market themselves, Reddit is trying to assure brands that—if they follow the right playbook—they can succeed on the platform.