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Scott Nover

Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence. He has written about media, technology and politics for The Atlantic, The Washington Post Magazine, Vox and more.

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Virginia Passes Data Privacy Law, Reigniting Calls for a Federal Solution

Politics

It's the second state in the nation to pass regulations, following California.

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After Australia, US Publishers May Bargain With Tech Giants

Publishing

Congress is looking to revive a proposal that would enable collective bargaining with tech giants.

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‘Be Human and Be Fallible’: Brands Test the Waters on Clubhouse

Platforms

Kool-Aid, Square and Slice have made their debut, but there's no real playbook.

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When Everyone’s a Celebrity, Cameo Wins

Challenger Brands

The line between online influencers and traditional celebrities is blurring.

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Google Resumes Political Advertising Following Insurrection Pause

Platforms

The tech giant stopped such ads in mid-January.

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Maryland’s Digital Advertising Tax Is a Mess

Publishing

The problems with Maryland's digital ad tax.

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Facebook Cuts Off Australia From News

Platforms

Tech giant blocks publishers rather than pay for news content through a proposed law.

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Will Snapchat Spotlight Last Beyond Million-Dollar Payouts?

Platforms

"TikTok said, 'We can make you famous overnight.' Snapchat is going to make you rich overnight."

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Financial Services Companies Join Social Platforms in Moderating Content

Platforms

Decisions around online speech are often inconsistent and nebulous.