engagement

May
22
Hacks/Hackers London: AI, Fact-checking, a faster Economist — and better careers for women

Hacks/Hackers London: AI, Fact-checking, a faster Economist — and better careers for women

May's Hacks/Hackers brought us AMP-based web-design, Facebook fact-checking, AI email checks, and a new organisation to support women in their careers.
7 min read
Nov
20
Instagram and Twitter start the fightback against fake engagement

Instagram and Twitter start the fightback against fake engagement

Two moves from major platforms — one small, one major — suggest the right direction of travel.
2 min read
Aug
13
Facebook distorts everything around the idea of engagement

Facebook distorts everything around the idea of engagement

Siva Vaidhyanathan, professor of media studies at the University of Virginia and the author of Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy, has some compelling theories on how Facebook became whaat it is.
1 min read
Jan
31
Facebook asks publishers: are you local?

Facebook asks publishers: are you local?

Ooops. He Zucked it again. For three weeks running now, Zuckerberg’s big blue monster is messing around with the
2 min read
Jul
03
Life in the the Instagram engagement farming mines

Life in the the Instagram engagement farming mines

Here’s a look at life inside the Instagram “influencer” bubble — and it’s not pretty: Unfortunately most of these
1 min read
May
30
Facebook engagement plummeting: the free ride is over

Facebook engagement plummeting: the free ride is over

Facebook engagement around publisher content is falling rapidly: There was a dip between July and September 2015, with numbers slowing
1 min read
May
04
All your comments are just marketing fodder

All your comments are just marketing fodder

Adobe has bought comments system Livefyre. Has the software-and-services giant suddenly developed a taste for community building? Not so much:
1 min read
Jan
19

The true meaning of "audience engagement"

The true meaning of audience engagement Alison has posted an excellent piece cutting through the “buzz wording” of “engagement”, and
Jul
23

Reddit for Journalists

Three speakers at news:rewired talking about use of Reddit in journalism, moderated by Mark Frankel, assistant editor, social news,
3 min read
Jul
23

news:rewired - New forms of engagement for journalism

Matt Nevarra hosting Panel: Bella Hurrell, assistant editor, visual journalism, BBC News Ezra Eeman, founder, Journalism Tools Jo Kelly, head
3 min read