June 2017

Snap and Time Warner ink $100m deal to produce more TV-like shows

Time Warner will make a significant commitment to develop and produce shows for Snapchat from its networks and entertainment companies.

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Top media publishers on Instagram

Recently, Instagram has emerged as a social media powerhouse. Six in ten adults online use the platform, along with 89% of teens and young adults.


Limited in their ability to monetize video on Facebook, publishers eye video-licensing opportunities

With platforms and subscription services clamouring for high-quality video content, publishers are poised to reap profits from licensing video content.


Instagram Stories has grown its userbase by 50 million since April

Instagram claims that 250 million people now use its Stories feature every day, meaning it has attracted an additional 50 million users since April.

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Publicis Groupe to build AI platform Marcel to accelerate business transformation strategy

Publicis Groupe is to develop an AI platform that it foresees will transform the business internally and allow its 80,000 employees to pitch to work on projects.

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