HT @BoSacks AI helped The Globe and Mail generate millions of dollars in incremental revenue, increase subscription conversion by 51% bringing in 170K subscribers, double email registrations, & increase return visits/engagement among registered users #AI
CrowdTangle, a data analytics tool owned by Facebook, was supposed to make the platform more transparent. And it did. It showed that right-wing commentators received much more engagement on their Facebook pages and posts than MSM news outlets. #Facebook
Amazon has officially launched Kindle Vella, its mobile-1st, interactive reading tool for serialized stories, which was first announced in April. It’s starting with “thousands of stories containing tens of thousands of episodes.“ #Amazon#ereading
Want to preview next year’s Emmys? Walk past your local bookstore. Last year, TV adaptations were more numerous than film adaptions for the first time. The rise of streaming and its love of literature have influenced which books are read and taught, and it has started to mediate the form fiction takes, even if never adapted.
HT @TaylorLorenz The payouts are part of a broader effort to woo influencers onto its platforms: Influencers will be able to earn money by using specific Facebook and Instagram features or by hitting certain milestones.
The top 10 publishers on Substack bring in more than $20 million a year in subscriptions, underpinning the newsletter platform’s revenue growth. Now Substack is trying to broaden the pool of writers who can earn a living from paid subscriptions.
MT @LatinxKidLitBF Love books? The Latinx KidLit Book Festival is in need of volunteers! Help us translate, assist with sponsorships, monitor our chats during the festival, and more. Whatever your skills, we could use them. Gracias! #LKBF2021
The bestselling author of American Housewife and Southern Lady Code returns with a viciously funny, deeply felt collection of essays on friendship among grown-ass women. Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light reads like the best cocktail party of your life. Plan to join us on August 4 from 5-6pm ET, as we gather (virtually) with Helen Ellis for a happy hour filled with questions, conversation and likely, more than a few laughs. @WhatIDoAllDay@WMG_NYC@ShakeandCoBooks