Facebook explains its newsfeed changes, Amazon set for media acquisitions & Guardian launches new look: this week in media

Facebook explains its newsfeed changes, Amazon set for media acquisitions & Guardian launches new look: this week in media

Facebook explains its newsfeed change in more detail

This week FB’s VP of newsfeed explains the changes to the news feed and hints at the effect on publishers & brands in an interview with Wired.  Read more on Wired here >>

Bonnier lays off 70 in US

Bonnier, the Swedish publishing conglomerate, has laid off 70 people from its U.S. group. That represents about 17 percent* of the company’s American workforce.  Read more on Recode >>

Guardian set to breakeven next year

Guardian this week launched a slimmer print product & new logo, and announced it has reduced losses to just £25 million this year - with break-even achievable next year.  Read more on Economist here >>

Amazon & Lionsgate M&A rumour     

Lionsgate has emerged as the latest major entertainment group set for consolidation, with Amazon among those linked with a takeover.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

UK TV viewing by 18-24 year olds to drop by up to 15% in 2018

Traditional TV viewing among 18-24 year olds in the UK will fall by 10%-15% in 2018 and 2019 but the rate of decline may slow after this, according to new research by Deloitte. Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

Fox’s Sky deal blocked, SnapChat breaks out app & Netflix’s biggest quarter: this week in media

Fox’s Sky deal blocked, SnapChat breaks out app & Netflix’s biggest quarter: this week in media

Zuck announces FB newsfeed split, Telegram plans Crypto currency & Snap data leak: this week in media

Zuck announces FB newsfeed split, Telegram plans Crypto currency & Snap data leak: this week in media