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Moot is Unimpressed: Facebook and Google might be the belles of the ball with investors, advertisers and hundreds of millions of consumers, but they’re doing it wrong, according to Christopher Poole, better known as Moot, the founder of Internet meme site 4chan. In Poole’s view, the Internet giants have a confused and disingenuous view of identity. To them, their social networks are a mirror of who people are. That’s obviously untrue, unless everyone has the fabulous lives they choose to share on Facebook. Poole is an advocate of anonymity, a feature that is a bedrock of 4chan and has fed its creativity as well as its seedier aspects. This is a debate that isn’t going anywhere anytime soon as society grapples with what it means when a couple of huge private, for-profit companies wield so much power over personal identity. ReadWriteWeb — Brian Morrissey @bmorrissey
Inside one media company’s strategy to monetize the Fifa World Cup
Soccer media business Footballco has spent most of 2022 trying to make hay while the sun is shining.
Publishers continue to evaluate cost-cutting in Q4, with economic and budgetary pressures mounting
The wave of cost-cutting measures in Q3 is still flowing into Q4, with publishers under pressure to keep expenses down at a time of continuing economic uncertainty and budget planning.
Member ExclusiveMedia Briefing: Publishers’ Q3 earnings reports show promise, but not without sacrifice
Publishers' third quarter earning reports are in.
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A new entrant in the data-driven linear TV measurement space aims to fill a gap left by Microsoft’s Xandr
As Xandr shuts down its Clypd platform, datafuelX's M3 SaaS product aims to solve some of the multi-currency, multi-platform problems with investing in convergent TV today.
Member ExclusiveDigiday’s 2022 Media Agency Report Analysis: The state and future of the media agency, client spending, staffing and beyond
Digiday staffers revealed the full results of the report and answered viewer questions for Digiday+ members on November 2.