Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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    • PissedConsumer Sues Over Alleged Conspiracy To Squelch Bad ReviewsThe Recorder

      Review site says it was the target of a "brilliant but incredibly unethical" effort to squelch bad reviews on the site. The company that runs the site sued a host of defendants, including two lawyers, for allegedly bringing sham defamation lawsuits against "stooge defendants." The stooge defendants, who only pretended that they authored the bad reviews posted to, stipulated in court that the reviews were defamatory, according to the complaint. Those stipulated judgments allegedly were then presented to search engines, who de-indexed the bad reviews. ...Read the whole story

    • Trump Campaign Debuts Facebook Live 'Show'Wired

      Donald Trump’s presidential campaign just unveiled a show that will stream on the candidate’s Facebook page every night, via Facebook Live. As Wired notes: “Members of the media quickly seized on the event, calling it a test drive for Trump TV, the post-election television network that Trump is rumored to be considering in the event he loses in November.” ...Read the whole story

    • Facebook Bows Journalist

      Facebook is rolling out what it calls a “one-stop shop” for journalists looking to learn how to use the social network. “The training website features online courses on 360-degree video and photos, Instant Articles, Facebook Live, and best practices for using Facebook and Instagram,” reports.   ...Read the whole story

    'Agency of the Year' Open For Submissions

    MediaPost is accepting submissions for its annual 'Agency of the Year' awards through the end of October. ...More

    • Millennials: Wanderers Or Trailblazers?

      Modern methods of marketing and advertising depend heavily on content engagement online. As a result, experts in these fields are constantly seeking out information on how they can reach their target audiences in the digital sp ...More