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Friday, November 18, 2016
 
 
 
Welcome! This week our roundup of interesting and noteworthy publishing industry stories covers Facebook and Google policy changes to combat fake news, a “bug” resulting in inaccurate Facebook audience measurements, a Google AMP rollout aimed at helping publishers monetize their content, hype around Snapchat’s new video sunglasses and its IPO move, and more. Please read the full version here...
 
 
 
More uproar over fake news and its influence over the election pushed Facebook and Google to make policy changes.

Some Facebook engagement numbers are inaccurate, the platform confirmed, with metrics on the reach of publishers’ content dropping by as much as 55%, one report says.
 
Google is touting AMP as the more publisher-friendly option compared with Facebook, announcing the addition of AMP for Ads, which extends the offering to native and video ads.
 
Snap Inc. filed paperwork for an IPO and generated buzz around the rollout of Snapchat Spectacles, $130 camera-equipped sunglasses that record video users can share on their Snapchat accounts.
 
 
Infographic of the Week
 
 
 
 
This month’s Media Metrics roundup covers politics on social media, how different demographics want to get their news, digital journalism jobs, millennial vs. baby boomer marketers, and much more.

As our Infographic Pick of the Week shows, content creators face a number of pain points in their digital transformation journey. Learn more about tops concerns and how the industry is addressing them.

ICYMI: In her latest InDesign CC Tip, Monica Murphy details new scalable arrowheads, offering a wide range of design choices. For more tips, check out our newest handbook, Using Adobe InDesign CC 2017.

In observance of Thanksgiving, This Week in Publishing will be on hiatus until Friday, Dec. 2. Have a happy holiday, everyone!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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