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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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‘The Balkanization of the Internet’: Amazon, Google and Twitter on Privacy Laws

CES

At CES 2021, executives discussed the future of online consumer protection.

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We Actually Needed Social Media in 2020

Media

But scrutiny of Facebook and its peers was at an all-time high.

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Why Vice Is Trying to Build a Community—on OnlyFans

Media

For food vertical Munchies, the media company tries out a platform best known for porn.

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‘To Inform and Not Troll’: The Information’s Kevin Delaney on Its New Opinion Page

Publishing

Starting an opinion section is about building community.

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Twitter Prepares for Presidential Transition of Power

Media

Twitter confirmed that Obama’s followers were automatically transferred to Trump, though that won’t happen when the account Trump has been using goes to Biden.

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‘More on a Level Playing Field’: How Dubsmash Can Help Reddit Compete

Platforms

Reddit is known as a haven for niche, organic communities and largely unfiltered internet chatter, but it hasn’t always been the most welcoming place for all underrepresented groups. While Reddit [...]

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Unilever Resumes Facebook Advertising After 6-Month Boycott

CPG

The Anglo-Dutch company was one of the first to announce a pause on social media spend in June.

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The Antitrust Lawsuits Keep Piling Up for Google

Platforms

The tech giant was just hit with its third suit in two months.

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10 States Sue Google Over Digital Advertising Dominance

Ad Tech & Mar Tech

Ken Paxton of Texas leads additional competitive complaints targeting search giant's ad-tech suite.

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Reddit Buys Dubsmash in Bid to Compete With TikTok

Media

The social media company is doubling down on video.