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Google’s Motion Stills App Lets Android Users Create GIFs, Videos

Google released Motion Stills on Android devices. The GIF- and video-creation application was originally released on iOS in June 2016. While Motion Stills on iOS allows users to transform their Live Photos into GIFs and longer videos, the Android version allows users to record new clips within the app. Specifically, users can record up-to three...

Raw Story Joins the Washington-Baltimore News Guild as Management Voluntarily Recognizes Its Union

Progressive digital news site Raw Story voluntarily recognized its editorial staff's union. The 10-person staff chose to organize with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, who will represent them as they work to negotiate their first union contract. Raw Story staffers originally sent a letter asking for voluntary recognition of their union on June 19, addressed to...

WhatsApp Job Listings Indicate a Move Toward Monetization

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in May that monetization of messaging application WhatsApp was not imminent, but things appear to have changed over the past couple of months. Kurt Wagner of Recode discovered WhatsApp job listings for a product manager, monetization; product marketing manager, business; and public policy manager. The listing for the...

A new report examines the state of automated journalism in Europe — and what’s holding it back

Fear not, journalists: Roboreporters are not coming for your jobs, at least not yet. That’s the takeaway from a new report from Alexander Fanta at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, who took a look at how 15 news agencies in Europe have implemented automation in their organizations. While the news agencies have...

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Chat app Telegram, not much loved by the Russian government, still attracts a loyal readership for news

Telegram is far from the most popular messaging app in Russia, but it’s been the one under fire recently. At the end of June, the app faced pressure from Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor to register information about Telegram on an official government list and seemed on the verge of being blocked entirely. Russia’s FSB security...

5 Things to Consider When Identifying Talent for Your Influencer Marketing Campaign

When it comes to developing and executing a successful influencer marketing campaign, identifying the best possible talent is of utmost importance. Not all influencers are created equal, and it's important to look beyond the number of followers. Here are five things to keep in mind when selecting talent for an influencer marketing campaign: Avoid big...

Why PR and Marketing Companies Should Not Ignore Glassdoor

On a job site like Glassdoor, now the second largest job site and fastest-growing in the U.S., a powerful combination of reviews, salaries, benefits and CEO approval can set an organization apart from the more than 700,000 companies featured on the site. Glassdoor isn't just a tool for hiring quality employees, it's also a recruiting,...

Despite a Stronger Than Anticipated Upfront, TV Ad Revenue Was Flat in the Second Quarter

The just-concluded upfront market was stronger than expected, but the national TV market was relatively flat year over year in the second quarter, according to new data from Standard Media Index. In the findings from SMI, which tracks 70 percent of national ad spending from global and independent agencies, the national TV market saw a...

What will misinformation look like in 2030 (and will we be better at spotting it by then)?

What will misinformation look like in 2030? A team of researchers worked with the Wikimedia Foundation to consider the future of fake news and propaganda. Here’s the framework they came up with: The full report is here and includes some ideas for how Wikipedia can fight “misinformation and censorship in the decades to come: —...

84-Year-Old Miracle Whip Just Inked a Sponsorship Deal With an Octogenarian Basketball Team

Like a lot of major brands, Miracle Whip has decided to sink some of its marketing dollars into sports sponsorships. Unlike other brands, however, it's chosen to underwrite a team with no famous stars, no major-league presence and no big arena to play in. The Kraft-owned condiment brand just announced a new partnership with the...

Celmatix Founder Rounds Out Elle Magazine’s 4th Annual ‘Women in Tech’ Power List

Elle this year arguably saved the best for last. Both the print and online layouts for the magazine's August issue highlighting of tech-industry female superstars, sub-headlined "Star Tech Voyagers," closes with Piraye Yurrtas Beim, founder and CEO of New York biotech company Celmatix. For starters, the company's new blood test Fertilome, which computes user results...

The Hill Names Richard Beckman President

Richard Beckman joins The Hill as its first president, a move that reunites him with James Finkelstein, chairman of Capitol Hill Publishing Corp, which publishes The Hill. "Richard has proven himself time and again to be one of the great rainmakers in the media business," said Finkelstein in a statement. "The Hill has huge expansion...

Revlon Consolidates Its Multimillion-Dollar Global Ad Business With WPP’s Grey and MediaCom

American cosmetics giant Revlon has consolidated its global advertising business with WPP, naming Grey as its creative agency of record while retaining MediaCom for media planning and buying duties around the world. There was no formal review. "Grey has a long track record and deep expertise in the beauty industry," said president and CEO Fabian...

Mattel’s Newest Fashion Dolls Are Based on WWE’s Female Superstars

It's impossible to ignore wrestling's impact on American culture--with stars like John Cena becoming staples of mainstream pop culture, President Trump's tweet about wrestling CNN, even Netflix's 1980s-set series GLOW--so it's no surprise Mattel would want to get involved with the WWE. Today at Comic-Con in San Diego, the brand unveiled a new set of...

YouTube Turned to Jigsaw’s Redirect Method to Keep Users Away From Terrorist Content

Can the Redirect Method from Jigsaw become a vital piece of the puzzle of fighting terrorist content on YouTube? The Google-owned video site said in a blog post that it began rolling out features from the Redirect Method, which "uses curated video content to redirect people away from violent extremist propaganda and steer them toward...

How Adult Swim Cracked the Code on Livestreaming to Attract Massive Audiences

Like many TV networks, Adult Swim will be making a big splash this weekend at Comic-Con with extravagant activations and experiences for their shows like Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and Mike Tyson Mysteries. But the network's most important Comic-Con offering will be its livestreaming video--Adult Swim will share several hours of live video each...

The Washington Post Finds a New Place for Local News Coverage in a Partnership With Nextdoor

Having checked the boxes on maintaining a presence on a typical set of social platforms, as well as devices like Amazon Echo, The Washington Post joins forces with a social up-and-comer for its newest partnership with Nextdoor, a private social network designed as a neighborhood-based virtual meeting place through which to exchange neighborhood news, information,...

How Even Basic Human Connections Can Increase Brand Affinity

Keith Grossman, global chief revenue officer at Bloomberg Media, has picked up on an almost Dickensian underpinning of the transformation sweeping the brand-marketing ecosystem--for brands it's either the scariest time in marketing, or the most exciting. "If you look at it from the command to control era where you are a monolithic brand just pushing...

Ksenija Pavlovic Defied the White House Recording Restrictions That No Major News Org Would

The White House press briefing dilemma, in which the White House has increasingly relied on off-camera, no-live-recording, no-photograph briefings for a press corps that obliges, is illustrative of a larger and problematic dynamic between the president and the press: an executive branch that continues to flout tradition and protocol, and a press that continues to...

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