How Paywalls Affect Social Media Success

How Paywalls Affect Social Media Success

Do paywalls kill publishers’ chances of success on social media? It’s not that straightforward, as we find out… When today’s news about Verizon’s acquisition of AOL broke, the Wall Street Journal seemed best placed to tell the story. It...

The Biggest Twitter Publishers of March 2015

We return with the biggest sites on Twitter in March 2015, with a breakdown of the month’s biggest stories.  Last month, we marveled at the BBC’s achievement of becoming the first site to attract over 5 million tweets on their content in a month, and...
A Q&A with Ashish Patel, NowThis's VP of Social

A Q&A with Ashish Patel, NowThis's VP of Social

We talked to NowThis’s VP of Social about their take on social distribution, and how they get viewers to watch directly on social platforms.  Ashish Patel is the VP of Social at NowThis, a video news service that reaches viewers natively on social media. Prior...

The Biggest Twitter Publishers of February 2015

We break down the biggest sites on Twitter during February, and find out what effect #TheDress had on engagement figures on the network. The faster Twitter moves, the more our monthly publisher rankings teach us about social distribution. Here’s what happened in...

The 25 Biggest UK Publishers on Facebook

We rank the biggest UK publishers by their Facebook interactions, and find that things are hotting up when it comes to UK content on social media.  In recent months, we’ve noticed that UK publishers have been making more and more of an impact in our social...