• Unmissab.ly To Aggregate Stories From Social Feeds Journalism.co.uk

    Trinity Mirror is building a platform called Unmissab.ly which will aim to help users monitor the news agenda "without spending hours trawling through their Facebook and Twitter feeds". Unmissab.ly will offer users a live feed of the top stories being shared by their contacts on social networks. The platform, which is currently in beta and open to public testing, shows users stories which it believes are likely to interest them the most. Currently Twitter and Facebook accounts can be linked to the service.

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  • Pirate Party UK Shuts Proxy Service After Threats Computer Business Review

    British Phonographic Industry had sent a letter to the Pirate Party UK requesting it closed the service. Pirate Party UK has shut down its Pirate Bay proxy service following threats of legal action from the BPI. Pirate Party UK chief Loz Kaye said: "Elected members of the party's National Executive Committee, along with the head of IT, received letters from lawyers acting for BPI, threatening them personally with High Court legal action."

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  • Video Behavioural Targeting Down In Q3 The Drum

    Behavioural targeting for video dipped in the third quarter, with 18.5% of video ads served using the method, compared to 19% the previous quarter, according to research from addressable audience platform Videology exclusive to The Drum. The report, based on 400 million video ad impressions in the UK, tracked all video campaigns run across the Videology client portfolio during the third quarter of 2012.

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  • Mail Online Goes Over 7 Million Uniques Per Day The Guardian

    Mail Online grew its traffic by almost 7% month on month to crack the 7 million daily unique browser barrier for the first time in November, making it almost twice the size of the next biggest national newspaper website. Daily Mail & General Trust's website network grew its daily unique browsers by 6.56% to 7,109,203 in November. Monthly unique browsers rose by 5.72% to 112,167,402 compared with October, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations figures published on Thursday.

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  • France's Deezer Out With Freemium Model The Drum

    French music service Deezer has launched an ad-funded version of its service in the UK as it continues to aggressively drive its global expansion and become a household brand. The service, which claims 3 million subscribers globally, is rolling out its freemium version in 150 countries worldwide with the view to netting some of the 600 million people living there.

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  • Daily Mail Says 'Block Online Porn' Effort Worked Press Gazette

    The Daily Mail claimed a double campaign victory this morning including its drive against online pornography. The paper's 'block the online porn' campaign claimed victory after Prime Minister David Cameron said that under the proposals web filters will be 'default on' for houses with children, which parents will have to choose to have lifted. Writing for the Mail, Cameron said: "To me, the fact that so many children have visited the darkest corners of the internet is not just a matter of concern - it is utterly appalling.

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  • LeapFrog, Nickelodeon In Content Deal M&M Global

    Educational kids' entertainment provider LeapFrog Enterprises has struck an international deal with Viacom International Media Networks to bring Nickelodeon content to its platforms. Through the deal, learning content from Nickelodeon series including SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer will be available on LeapFrog's kids' learning tablet LeapPad1 and LeapPad2, as well as learning video game systems Leapster Explorer and LeapsterGS.

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