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Beet.TV has an interesting video with Michael Zimbalist, vice president for research & development, and operations at the New York Times, in which he discusses a new advertising tool called Spark which utilises the Times’s data on stories trending on social media. According to Beet.TV the tool “serves display advertising into stories as they are [...]
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The Guardian's US operation announces the launch of a new socially-driven aggregation series called #smarttakes
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Bitly, the popular link shortener used by lots of news websites, announces its ‘bitmark’ service
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Sky News's digital news editor Neal Mann, known to 43,000 people on Twitter as @fieldproducer, has announced he has decided to leave the broadcaster.
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A tool for tracking the sharing of news stories on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter
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