Mathew Ingram, Digital Content Next

Mathew Ingram

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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past:
  • Fortune
  • Nieman Lab
  • Entrepreneur

Recent articles by Mathew:

Facebook’s support for subscriptions is a double-edged sword

Information for and about the digital publishing industry from the leading trade association dedicated to representing the interests of high-quality digital publishers before the advertising community, the press, the government and the public. Includes recent news and latest research on the industry, as well as membership information. → Read More

Facebook Paywall Feature Would Be a Double-Edged Sword for Publishers

Allowing media companies to sign up paying readers would be a great feature, but would also increase Facebook's control over the industry. → Read More

Trump’s Own Tweets Help Kill His Government’s Travel Ban, Again

A 9th Circuit court cited one of the president's tweets in a ruling striking down his proposed immigration ban. → Read More

Why Facebook’s Latest Video Moves Make Some Publishers Nervous

Facebook is pushing longer-form video now, but some publishers say they are leery because of their experiences with Facebook Live. → Read More

Twitter Account of Journalist, Activist Hacked to Spread Fake News

Digital-rights group Access Now says it found hackers using something called the "Double Switch" to take over accounts. → Read More

Taylor Swift and Spotify Get Back Together: Music Catalog Comes Back to Streaming

Taylor Swift appears to have mended fences with Spotify after a long-running public feud with the streaming service. → Read More

Google Slammed For Blocking Ads While Allowing User Tracking

The EFF complains that the search giant should also allow users to opt out of being tracked. → Read More

Snap Investors Should Be Very Worried About This Number

Downloads of the company's Snapchat messaging app appear to be falling. → Read More

At Alphabet, There Are Only Two Shareholders Who Matter

If co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin don't like it, it's not going to happen. → Read More

If Trump Blocks Someone on Twitter, Is That a First Amendment Issue?

The First Amendment Institute says it is, and that Trump should be forced to provide access to his tweets. → Read More

Trump Plans to Keep Tweeting Regardless of the Media’s Response

Donald Trump says he tweets so he can get his "honest and unfiltered message" out, but his tweets are causing problems for his government. → Read More

Apple’s New Browser Blocks Auto-Playing Videos, Disables User Tracking

Apple's upcoming Safari browser will block auto-playing videos and ban user tracking. → Read More

Google Is Going Ahead With Controversial Ad Blocking Plans For Chrome

The search giant plans to add blocking features to Chrome, which some see as anti-competitive. → Read More

Startup Raises $35 Million in 30 Seconds With Crypto-Currency Offering

The company behind the Brave browser sold $35 million in tokens in under a minute. → Read More

Facebook Gets Pressure From Institutional Shareholders to Fix Fake News

Two shareholders are trying to pressure the social network to take action on fake news. → Read More

Hillary Clinton Blames the Russians, Facebook, and Fake News for Her Loss

She said the Republicans and Russians weaponized Facebook and used it against her. → Read More

Trump’s Fake Twitter Following Climbs, Sparking Fears of a Bot War

Some believe organized groups are marshalling fake Twitter accounts for a disinformation war. → Read More

Court Finds Man Guilty for Liking Defamatory Comments on Facebook

A Swiss judge found a man guilty and fined him for clicking "like" on derogatory comments made on Facebook. → Read More

Bill Simmons Is Moving His Sports Media Empire Again

Former ESPN star Bill Simmons has ditched Medium and signed a partnership deal with Vox Media. → Read More

Bitcoin Fans Say Cryptocurrency Tokens Are the Future of Tech Funding

Using Bitcoin-style tokens for fundraising is like "Kickstarter on steroids," supporters say. → Read More