EU Pushes Internet Firms to Remove Extremist Content in 1 Hour

The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google, Facebook, Twitter and other Internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines. The Commission told such companies in March that they had three months to show they were removing extremist content more rapidly or face legislation forcing them to do so. The Commission wants content […]

Europe’s News Agencies Blast Google, Facebook for ‘Plundering’ Content

Europe’s biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of “plundering” news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the Internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media. In a column signed by the CEOs of around 20 agencies including France’s Agence France-Presse, Britain’s Press Association and Germany’s Deutsche Presse-Agentur they called on […]

Facebook Should Be Treated as Content Creator, Say Attorneys in Ad Policy Case

For the efforts it makes to “customise” audience for its advertisers, Facebook should legally be considered as a “content creator” just as any other media outlet, according to US attorneys involved in a case relating to the social networking giant’s ad policies, the media reported. This assertion may have immediate legal ramifications and open the way for […]

Netflix, Amazon Prime Video May Be Forced to Fund European Content Under New EU Rules

Online streaming services including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video could be required by countries to help fund European films and TV shows under a preliminary deal struck by EU lawmakers and member states on Thursday. The new law extends the European Union’s broadcasting rules to online video services and includes a quota of at least 30 percent for European […]

Apple has begun rolling out HDR 4K content on iTunes and upgrading old purchases

In anticipation of the launch of pre-orders for the iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K (which occurs tonight at 3AM (EST) (or 12AM PST), Apple has already begun rolling out new content with support for 4K resolution and HDR video with higher dynamic range. In addition, Apple is upgrading iTunes customers’ previous purchases of video […]

What Is Typography? An Executive Summary for Content Marketers

Remember when marketers could say, “That’s not my job. I just do branding”? Yeah, me neither. Modern content marketing leaders need to be well-versed in a wide range of topics: marketing automation technology, data analysis, search engine optimization, video, VR, graphic design. Considering that many of us come from writing backgrounds, there’s a lot to […]

What Is Typography? An Executive Summary for Content Marketers

Remember when marketers could say, “That’s not my job. I just do branding”? Yeah, me neither. Modern content marketing leaders need to be well-versed in a wide range of topics: marketing automation technology, data analysis, search engine optimization, video, VR, graphic design. Considering that many of us come from writing backgrounds, there’s a lot to […]

How to Optimize Your Homepage Content for SEO

In terms of SEO, your home is the most powerful, authoritative page on your website. While optimized service and product pages are also important for your rankings and conversions on specific keywords, your homepage carries the most authority and the content on your homepage plays a huge part in its success. Below are some tips […]