August 24, 2011

A Trillion Pageviews for Facebook

Google today released an updated list of the most-visited sites on the web and it should not come as any surprise that Facebook takes the top spot with 870 million uniques. YouTube and Yahoo are next with 790 M and 590 M uniques respectively. Google, maybe for competitive reasons, doesn’t share traffic data of its own site, or…

August 22, 2011

Media Group Insight: The Increasingly Segmented News Media

In today’s media world, consumers are increasingly able to choose what media they do, and do not, wish to digest. Because of this, the segmentation of news media continues to grow. In a Washington Post opinion piece, Ted Koppel speaks brilliant words on the topic, saying, “We are no longer a national audience receiving news from a handful of trusted gatekeepers; we’re…

August 15, 2011

Foursquare Launches Tip Lists

Foursquare is introducing a new feature called Tip Lists that will allow users and brands to bundle their best tips together in lists.Tip lists can be individual collections or shared entities. Users can choose to share lists — with friends both on and off Foursquare — and collaborate on building the be-all-end-all list of the 20 best…

August 11, 2011

Media Group Insight: For Magazines, Digital Footprint Influences Print Advertising Revenue

First off, we apologize for the short summer hiatus of media moves newsletter.  Even newsletters take vacations!  We’ll be back on our typical schedule of Monday afternoon’s on August 15th.  Few media observers would deny the influence digital media has carried over traditional print magazines during the last few years. Magazines now produce iPad apps, engage with readers over Twitter and create…

RF|Binder Launches Expanded Corporate Responsibility Practice

New York, NY, Aug. 11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RF|Binder Partners, a full-service public relations and marketing communications agency, today announced an expanded corporate responsibility practice with strengthened capabilities to develop, report and promote corporate responsibility initiatives for businesses. With an expanded team of corporate responsibility communications specialists, the agency will also offer clients deep…

August 9, 2011

YouTube Promoted Videos Hit 1 Billion Views

Back in November of 2008, YouTube’s Promoted Videosconcept was born.  Creators could pay to have their videos highlighted at the top of YouTube search results pages and in suggested videos for maximized visibility and viewership.  This week YouTube Promoted Videos have hit a huge milestone—they have now reached one billion views globally. Read more about: YouTube…

August 3, 2011

New Yorker iPad App Hits 100,000 Readers, Begins to Define a Genre

Magazine publisher Condé Nast reports that The New Yorker’s iPad version now has 100,000 readers, including about 20,000 people who have subscribed for $59.99 per year. In addition, “several thousand” people buy single weekly issues for $4.99. Read more about: New Yorker iPad App Hits 100,000 Readers, Begins to Define a Genre