YouTube Go launches, publisher’s reliance on Facebook grows and Newsweek gets hacked: the week in media

YouTube Go launches, publisher’s reliance on Facebook grows and Newsweek gets hacked: the week in media

How YouTube’s re-engineered itself for its next billion users

‘YouTubeGo’ is a re-engineered version of the world’s favourite video app designed for use on ultra-low bandwidth networks, targeting growth in countries like India.
Read the full story on Techcrunch >> 


12 companies who could afford to buy Twitter

As Twitter puts itself up for sale, here’s some data on the 12 media companies who could afford to buy Twitter, and analysis on which companies have the strategic will to follow through. Read the full story on Hackers.Media >>

 
30% of publishers’s traffic now comes from Facebook

New research released into the growth of traffic from Facebook for publishers, said to now top 30%.  Read more on Nieman Lab >> 
 

Facebook introduces ‘Messenger Day’ in a move to challenge Snapchat

In its bid to keep up with fast-growing Snapchat, Facebook has launched a clone of Snapchat Stories called ‘Messenger Day’ - launching into countries where Messenger is strong (and Snapchat not so strong) like Poland, as a way of keeping Snapchat growth at bay.  Read more on Techcrunch >>
 

Newsweek gets hacked by The Donald

Newsweek gets hacked, via a Denial of Service attack, the day it publishes a story accusing one of Donald Trump’s companies of violating the Cuban trade embargo.  Read more on TalkPointsMemo >>

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