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Snap partners with NBCUniversal to create shows for Snapchat

Snap partners with NBCUniversal to create shows for Snapchat

Snap has announced a joint venture with media giant NBCUniversal to develop and produce shows for Snapchat.

Facebook acquires app aimed at helping teens be nice to each other

Facebook acquires app aimed at helping teens be nice to each other

Facebook has bought social polling app tbh, which invites users to anonymously answer good-natured multiple choice questions about friends, and then sends the answers to the subjects in the form of compliments.

Breakfast Briefing, 10.16.2017: Women push back against sexual harassment with #MeToo

Breakfast Briefing, 10.16.2017: Women push back against sexual harassment with #MeToo

Plus: The Producers Guild of America could vote to expel Harvey Weinstein on Monday.

Twitter promises 'aggressive' rules on inappropriate content

Twitter promises 'aggressive' rules on inappropriate content

Twitter has set out an "aggressive" new stance to its rules around inappropriate content on the social media network.

Breakfast Briefing, 10.13.2017: #WomenBoycottTwitter tops trending topics

Breakfast Briefing, 10.13.2017: #WomenBoycottTwitter tops trending topics

Thousands of women are swearing off the microblogging platform in support of actress Rose McGowan. Plus: a top Samsung executive quits and Uber fights for its driver's license in London.

The Girl with No Job to Snapchat: 'Shame on you'

The Girl with No Job to Snapchat: 'Shame on you'

At PRWeek's Swipe Right conference on Thursday, the social media star had harsh words for Snapchat.

Facebook's Gary Briggs on Russian influence: 'At every level of the company this is a major issue'

Facebook's Gary Briggs on Russian influence: 'At every level of the company this is a major issue'

Plus: Boxed.com founder Chieh Huang outlined how his brand plans to steal market share from Walmart and Amazon.

LinkedIn promotes several on global comms team

LinkedIn promotes several on global comms team

Blair Decembrele and Suzi Owens have been upped to director; and Blythe Yee was named VP.

Breakfast Briefing, 10.11.2017: Facebook apologizes for VR tour of Puerto Rico

Breakfast Briefing, 10.11.2017: Facebook apologizes for VR tour of Puerto Rico

Mark Zuckerberg conceded the hurricane-crippled island wasn't the best venue for Facebook to show off its VR technology. Plus: Trump in Pennsylvania, Uber's growing list of legal problems, and misery for U.S. soccer fans.

Brands can embed more info into Snapchat with Context Cards

Brands can embed more info into Snapchat with Context Cards

Snapchat has introduced a way for brands to include information such as reservation information, reviews, and contact details with Context Cards.

Temple University researchers expose the pitfalls of social advertising

Temple University researchers expose the pitfalls of social advertising

VaynerMedia CMO responds: "There's both risk and reward on social."

Breakfast Briefing, 10.5.2017: Facebook responds to Russian ad scandal with full-court press

Plus: There's a rare consensus on gun control forming on Capitol Hill, and the Monopoly Man made a rare appearance in front of Congress. Plus: how not to act at a press conference, starring Cam Newton.

Breakfast Briefing, 10.3.2017: Las Vegas mass shooting shows big tech still has a fake news problem

Need-to-know news for today: President Trump is set to visit Puerto Rico; Uber's chief executive is in London; and Equifax's CEO is on Capitol Hill. Plus: IBM's lobbying push on DACA.

You can still do a lot with 140 characters

You can still do a lot with 140 characters

Twitter is testing an extension of its character limit to 280 but this week continued to demonstrate the massive power of the existing platform, whether it is President Trump or Russian operatives trying to influence the national agenda.

Your call: Will 280 characters change Twitter?

Your call: Will 280 characters change Twitter?

Twitter is expanding its 140 character limit to 280 characters, but is this really what the social network needs?

Nasdaq could sell its PR and media services products

Nasdaq could sell its PR and media services products

Nasdaq is looking at whether to offload some of its products used by PRs, including the press release distribution service GlobeNewswire.

WPP pulls out of Eurobest and threatens to leave Cannes

WPP pulls out of Eurobest and threatens to leave Cannes

A leaked email chain has made it clear that WPP intends to withdraw completely from Ascential's Eurobest awards in London this November - and is also in discussions with the event organiser about Cannes Lions.

Ketchum inks partnership with The Weinstein Company

Ketchum inks partnership with The Weinstein Company

The collaboration is designed to leverage respective partners' skill sets to supercharge cinematic storytelling on behalf of brands.

Breakfast Briefing, 9.27.2017: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning

Breakfast Briefing, 9.27.2017: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning

Twitter doubles character limit for some users; Joe Lockhart is done reacting to Trump's tweets about the NFL; Ford partners with Lyft to test self-driving cars; and more.

Comms VP Krulewitz on challenges ESPN faces covering the NFL anthem protests

Comms VP Krulewitz on challenges ESPN faces covering the NFL anthem protests

The sports media giant recently reprimanded one of its most prominent hosts for calling Trump a white supremacist.