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Presidential Candidates: Want Free Ads? It’s a Snap(chat)!

The news media love to label things, and presidential elections are no exception. So 2000 was the Hanging Chad Election, 2004 was the Internet Election, 2008 was the Facebook Election, and 2012 was the Twitter Election (with this dissent). But the … Continue reading

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When Hillary Met Snapchat . . .

The 2016 presidential hopefuls are on mobile platforms like Brown on Williamson. Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, WhatsApp – WhatsEver. But it’s not always pretty. Case in point: Hillary Clinton’s baptism by Snapchat this week. The call:     The response:   … Continue reading

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Mike Allen Takes Capital Playbook To Dark Side

Fact #1 (via Adweek): Politico’s Allbritton Buys Capital New York The subscription approach to news is getting a significant boost, with Politico owner Robert Allbritton buying Capital New York with an eye on applying Politico’s business model to the online news site. Allbritton plans … Continue reading

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Call It Instascram

It started out as the classic Facebook privacy dance: two steps forward, one step back. From CNET this morning, via The Daily Beast: Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos In its first big policy shift since Facebook bought … Continue reading

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An Email From Facebook? That Can’t Be Good (III)

All this week the hardtracking staff at Sneak Adtack has been on Facebook like Brown on Williamson. And here’s more fallout from The Grate Facebook Email that changes the site from a sort-of democracy to a flatout Markocracy. Via the Wall Street Journal . . … Continue reading

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The Face(book) Of Online Privacy’s Future

The big Mark Zuckerberg takeout in New York magazine is getting lots of attention, but even more interesting is this sidebar, headlined “No, Facebook Has Not Already Peaked.” Nut graf: There’s a technology called OAuth. When you go to Spotify, or comment on … Continue reading

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