DailyMail digital revenues rocket, Google ends its first-click-free policy & Snapchat shifts 150k Spectacles: this week in media

DailyMail digital revenues rocket, Google ends its first-click-free policy & Snapchat shifts 150k Spectacles: this week in media

Google ends first-click free policy

Google ends its first-click-free policy as it looks to please publishers with new subscription tools  Read more on NiemanLab >>

European Telco’s see bundle values rise

According to a report on the sector by Moody’s US telcos’ revenue growth will slow and free cash flow will decline this year, while European telcos will see sustained growth after a period of decline.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

Daily Mail releases strong financial numbers as digital ad revenues grow

DGMT (the parent company of the UK’s Daily Mail) announced total revenues had grown 1% this year, but more importantly digital revenues were up 22% (or £19 million) off-setting print decline of 11% (or £15 million).  Read more on MediaPost >>

SnapChat sells 150k spectacles since launch

This week at the Vanity Fair Establishment Summit, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel disclosed that the company had sold “over 150,000 units” of Spectacles sunglasses. Read more on TechCrunch >>

Apple News tests serving ads from Google’s Double Click

A select group of publishers are testing ad insertions into their Apple News pages using DoubleClick For Publishers, according to a number of publishing executives familiar with the trial. Read more on Adage.com >>

Google discovers Russian election ads, Germany targets FB propaganda & BBC hit by new quotas: this week in media

Google discovers Russian election ads, Germany targets FB propaganda & BBC hit by new quotas: this week in media

Angry Birds floats for $1 billion+, High Speed internet in 75% of EU homes and Twitter trials 280: this week in media

Angry Birds floats for $1 billion+, High Speed internet in 75% of EU homes and Twitter trials 280: this week in media