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David Cohen

David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily. He has been covering Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and the digital industry as a whole since 2009. He previously served as editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes. David graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism and previously held positions with Broadcasting and Cable and Multichannel News.


Here Are the First Recipients of Grants From the TikTok Creator Fund

Digital

The video-creation platform will kick in over $1 billion in the U.S. over the next three years.

U.K. Orders Facebook to Appoint Formal Hold Separate Manager for Giphy

Digital

The Competition and Market Authority is concerned that its independence is being compromised.

WNBA, Twitter Extend Livestreaming Pact to Cover 2020 Season

Digital

10 games will be featured on @WNBA, with alternative commentators.

Snapchat Unveils Research on Its Users’ Holiday Shopping Season Plans

Brand Marketing

Planning begins an average of two to three months before Christmas.

Facebook Removed 9 Networks in July for Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior

Digital

798 accounts, 259 Instagram accounts, 669 pages, 69 groups.

Facebook Gaming, Minus the Gaming, Debuts on iOS

Social Pro Daily

The social network and Apple could not reach an agreement.

TikTok Details Measures to Protect 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Politics

The video-creation platform takes aim at deepfakes, coordinated inauthentic activity.

Facebook Releases Graph API v8.0, Marketing API v8.0

Social Pro Daily

The social network detailed updates to its app review process.

Twitter to Label Tweets From Key Government Officials, State-Affiliated Media Entities

Politics

It only applies to China, France, the Russian Federation, the U.K. and the U.S., for now.

Instagram Reels Makes Its Official U.S. Debut: Here’s What You Need to Know

Social Pro Daily

The new feature emerges as its inspiration, TikTok, comes under heavy fire from the Trump administration.

Facebook Extends Branded Content Tag to Public Groups

Social Pro Daily

Admins can now publish posts in partnership with or on behalf of advertisers.

LinkedIn Takes Steps to Help Laid-Off Employees Find New Roles

Social Pro Daily

A Recent Alumni section was added to its page.

Facebook to Lease All 730,000 Square Feet of Office Space in The Farley Building

Social Pro Daily

The big New York real estate move comes just weeks after a commitment to remote work.

Twitter Braces for FTC Fine of $150 Million to $250 Million

Social Pro Daily

The commission is investigating the social network’s use of phone numbers for ad targeting.

Messenger From Facebook Revamps Its Chat Plugin

Social Pro Daily

Businesses can communicate with customers on their websites even if they are not logged into the social network.