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2019.04.12 Last Week in Digital Media

Welcome to last week in digital media. GENERAL It has been over 3 years since Facebook introduced reactions, and now Linked In is following suit. Linked In is rolling out reactions (Like, Celebrate, Love, Insightful, Curious). Reactions are rolling out now and will be available globally. details are starting to firm on Pinterest’s IPO, with an expected share price of… Read more →

2018.03.30 Last Week in Digital Media

It’s April Fools Day, the Washington Post has kept an up to date list all day of pranks and here’s a list of Google’s various April Fools jokes.  Facebook Updates Facebook’s response to the Cambridge Analytica incident continues. Here’s a summary of key Facebook updates: Simplified Privacy Controls: All end-user privacy controls are now centralized in one place, including the ability to… Read more →

2017.05.12 Last Week in Digital Media

Here’s the wrap of last week. Snap Inc. released their Q1 numbers. The top level numbers Earnings $150M vs $158M expected. 166M DAU vs 167M expected. ARPU 90c. Shares dropped by over 20% but recovered slightly towards the end of the week. Based on the revenue numbers for Spectacles, Snap sold ~62,000 units. There’s a good chart on Business Insider which compares… Read more →

2017.03.31 Last Week in Digital Media

In the news: Spotify continues to expand their programmatic offering, acquiring MightyTV. MightyTV is an interesting acquisition it was also a platform for TV show recommendations. So it might also signal a more aggressive move into video by Spotify. not media, but Ikea announced a series of low priced IoT smart lights. Priced at $80 for the basic kit, this is 3-4x cheaper than comparable offerings. This… Read more →

2016.06.03 Last Week in Digital Media

The big news of the week was the release of Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends Report. The 216 slide deck available here is an important document in the digital VC community. Covering macro and global trends, some of the highlights include: global internet adoption is around 42%; the fact that Google and Facebook control 76% of the US digital advertising market;… Read more →