Posts Tagged ‘street’

In Its First Earnings Report, Snap Says It Made $150 Million During the Year’s First Quarter

May 10, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Snap reported its much-anticipated earnings for the first time today and offered investors and advertisers a look under the hood of its current business and long-term strategy. Snap reported $149.6 million in revenue during the first quarter, down slightly from Wall Street expectations of $159 million. To compare, Snap made $165.7 million in revenue during...

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Bloomberg Will Announce a 24/7 Livestreaming Channel on Twitter (Report)

May 1, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Livestreaming is going 24/7 on Twitter, as Lukas I. Alpert of The Wall Street Journal reported that financial news giant Bloomberg will announce an as-yet-unnamed full-time livestreaming channel, exclusively for Twitter, to debut this fall. Bloomberg founder Michael Bloomberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will announce the partnership at a Bloomberg event for advertisers Monday,...

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The Hiring of Bret Stephens Raises Question of What the NYT Op-Ed Section Should Look Like

April 13, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

The New York Times' announcement yesterday that it had poached Bret Stephens from the Wall Street Journal, where he is deputy editorial page editor and Global View columnist, was a polarizing one. When Stephens joins the Times later this season, it will be as an Op-Ed columnist, and it is precisely the nature of his...

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The Hiring of Bret Stephens Raises Question of What the NYT Op-Ed Section Should Look Like

April 13, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

The New York Times' announcement yesterday that it had poached Bret Stephens from the Wall Street Journal, where he is deputy editorial page editor and Global View columnist, was a polarizing one. When Stephens joins the Times later this season, it will be as an Op-Ed columnist, and it is precisely the nature of his...

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Walt Mossberg Is Retiring

April 7, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Walt Mossberg begins his note announcing his retirement with a memory of where it all began. "It was a June day when I began my career as a national journalist," he writes in both Recode and The Verge. "I stepped into the Detroit Bureau of The Wall Street Journal and started on what would be...

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Will Snapchat’s Data Play Help Fend Off Competition From Facebook and Instagram?

April 2, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Wall Street investors seem undecided about whether Snapchat is indeed the wave of the future or just a flash in the pan. But one month after its IPO, the messaging app's execs are doggedly focused on broadening Snapchat's appeal to brands--notably direct response-minded companies. "Snapchat has a perfect opportunity to become a direct response powerhouse,...

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McCann’s ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Will Get to Stay Through February 2018

March 27, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

She was never going to give up without a fight. Following a campaign of support from politicians including public advocate Letitia James and Rep. Carolyn Mahoney, New York City has officially invited McCann's "Fearless Girl" statue, created for client State Street Global Advisors, to remain in her spot opposite the Wall Street bull through February...

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Condé Nast’s New Marketing Push Showcases Its Next Generation of Pioneers

March 15, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

The 108-year old publisher of Vanity Fair, GQ and Bon App?tit is embarking on a new marketing campaign featuring its next generation of writers and editors. Just as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have trumpeted their journalism in the age of Trump, Cond? Nast will shine a spotlight on the groundbreaking...

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Have a Look Inside AMC’s Perfect Replica of Breaking Bad’s Los Pollos Hermanos at SXSW

March 11, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

When it comes to experiential marketing, there's one place where brands shine--the not-so-little-anymore brand-a-palooza called South by Southwest. And AMC's Better Call Saul activation is one of the best, most detail-oriented conceptual executions you'll find. Photo: Alfred Maskeroni On this first weekend of SXSW Interactive, passersby arriving at 122 W. 5th Street (on the corner...

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Twitter Is Showcasing the Top Tweets, Hashtags and Moments in a Single Place

January 26, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Twitter is finally adding a long requested feature: A better way to discover people, events and trends. The company is introducing Explore, a tab that the company says will be a home for the most popular and relevant content on the platform. In a blog post today, product designer Angela Lam said the addition will house Trends, Moments, Search and live video. "Over the past year, we've been exploring different ways to make it simpler for people to find and use Trends, Moments, and Search," Lam wrote. "During our research process, people told us that the new Explore tab helped them easily find news, what's trending, and what's popular right now." Explore—which will begin rolling out for iOS today and for Android within the next few weeks—is similar to what Twitter has been testing with some users a few months back. The news also comes just a few weeks after CEO Jack Dorsey used his own account to crowdsource suggestions for what users think Twitter could do to improve the experience

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