Daily Mail Is Now Posting 650 Videos a Day and Getting 383 Million Monthly Views: The U.K.-based publisher is now posting 650 videos a day, which has resulted in a 516 percent jump in views in the past year. It’s getting 383 million monthly video views, 12 million video views per day, and claims an 80 percent completion and viewability rate.
Talking Bones on Torture: The Dignity Institute is running “Talking Bones”, a direct advertising campaign designed to raise awareness of the replies faced by more than 125,000 political violence and torture victims living in France.
Pinterest to become an affiliate’s best friend again: Pinterest today reports that affiliate links are back in play. The new decision is based on improved spam tracking technology that can help ensure that the affiliate experience does not detract from a solid engagement experience.
NFL expands deal with YouTube & agrees to bring more footage to its YouTube channel: In a joint news announcement released today, the NFL and YouTube have agreed to renew their partnership. As part of the new deal, the NFL will be bringing more footage to its YouTube channel — adding three “memorable games” from each of its 32 teams, as well as highlights from games in progress.
Google proposes 13 emojis to better represent female professionals: A group of Google employees is pushing for 13 new emojis to be approved with a “goal of highlighting the diversity of women’s careers and empower girls everywhere,” according to their proposal submitted to the Unicode Consortium this week.
Facebook Reactions make up 16 percent of total publisher likes: It’s been two months since Facebook rolled out its five new emoji reactions (love, sad, wow, etc.), to let people express more than just that they “liked” something. NewsWhip looked at their use across 20 publishers over the past two weeks and found that Fox News got the most reactions (928,000). Of those, the angry reaction was the second-most often used, 221,000 times, more than double that of the next closest publisher (the millennial-minded NowThis).
Google Analytics replaces Search Engine Optimization report with Search Console report: Google Analytics has updated their integration with the Google Search Console Search Analytics report. Soon your “Search Engine Optimization” report under the Acquisitions tab will be replaced with a “Search Console” report. The data is being pulled from the Google Search Console and now shows you both Google Analytics and Google Search Console metrics in parallel.