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News Roundup: De-politicising Threads and profitable Indies Members Public

Another round-up of audience news, derived from my sessions with my Audience Strategy students at City, University of London.

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
Social Media

Better Threads than dead Members Public

Threads has gone global by finally launching in the EU, and is beginning to add ActivityPub, connecting it to the Mastodon world. Could it be winning?

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
meta
LinkedIn really wants to explore synergies and make connections with news folks

LinkedIn wants to connect with you, news Members Public

Plus Meta stitches Threads into Facebook, and Substack works around Musk’s headlines ban.

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
LinkedIn
A Twitter-like bird, entirely made out of sewing thread

Threads: first impressions of Meta’s new Twitter competitor Members Public

Meta’s Twitter clone is here, and it’s surprisingly good. But most of all, it’s growing at an astonishing rate. Time to pay attention.

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
Social Media

Facebook’s long, slow breakup with journalism is underway Members Public

Meta is putting Facebook's journalism-related features on the back burner. The social network's on and off relationship with news is finally over.

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
Facebook