Twitter Time: Responsible Writing in Today’s Media Landscape

If criticism of Twitter and the news media is ubiquitous, it is largely because content on those platforms so often fails to rise to the challenge of responsibility. It aims to produce outrage and push partisan narratives without interrogating its assumptions and all the facts in play. It lacks thought at a time when the endless and rapid reproduction of content in digital space demands we be more thoughtful than ever because we never know where and in how many places our words will reappear.

Street Fight Daily: Google’s Long Game with SMB Websites, Video Ads Rise—Will Fraud Rise With Them?

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING AND MEDIA… Is Google Playing the Long Game with SMB Websites?… More Digital Videos Are Coming—How Will They Affect Ad Fraud?… Causal IQ Reimagines Role of Programmatic Solutions Provider, Leveraging Intimate Influencers…

Street Fight Daily: Google Fined Record $5 Billion by EU; What Consumers Prefer in Loyalty Programs

TODAY IN DIGITAL MARKETING… Google Fined $5.1 Billion by EU for Monopolizing Mobile Search via Android Practices… Hard Data on the Choices that Make or Break Loyalty Programs… Report: Advertisers Spending More on Search and Amazon, While Social CTRs Drop…

Street Fight Daily: Google Debuts ‘Auto Ads,’ Digital Media Titan Vox Cuts Staff En Masse

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Debuts AdSense ‘Auto Ads’ with Machine Learning… Vox Media Cuts About 50, Scales Back Social Video… Snapchat’s E-Commerce Strategy Hit a New High…

Street Fight Daily: Voice Takes Center Stage at CES, Pizza Hut Bets on Self-Driving Future of Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Marketers Are Racing to Reach Rapidly Growing Audiences on Echo and Google Home… Pizza Hut, Toyota Team Up for Pizza Delivery in Driverless Vehicles… Vox Media Takes a Measured Approach in Growing Its Programmatic Marketplace…

Captivate Adds Content Partners in Push for a 360-Degree Ad Solution

The company has 12 new content providers joining its digital place-based media network target consumers on screens in thousands of building elevators and lobbies across the U.S. The partners include Vox Media, Bloomberg, Billboard, Quartz, and The Hollywood Reporter, as well as Stadium sports video content.

Street Fight Daily: Google Beacons Could Transform Local Biz, Instagram’s New API

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Google Beacons Could Transform Local Business (Search Engine Land)… You’re About To See More Instagram Ads Thanks To Its New API (The Next Web)… The Agency View on Vox Media: ‘The Modern-Day Condé Nast’ (Digiday)…