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Twitter Reports Total Revenue of $1.19B in Q2 Revenue

Twitter Reports Total Revenue of $1.19B in Q2 Revenue

Twitter reported total Q2 revenue of $1.19 billion, a 74% increase year-over-year and an 11% increase in monetizable daily average users.

Five on Friday: Collectives, Coffee and Consumer Behavior

Amazon explains reviews, Amora Coffee celebrates 10 years, and Slate turns advice columns into cash.
Tumblr Launches Post+ to Help Creators Monetize Their Work

Tumblr Launches Tumbler Post+ to Help Creators Monetize Their Work

Tumblr is beta-testing Tumblr Post+, a new subscription tool that helps creators monetize their work.
CNN will launch CNN+, its own streaming subscription service, in early 2022.

CNN to Launch CNN+ Streaming Subscription Service in 2022

CNN will launch CNN+, a streaming subscription service, in early 2022. The service will feature live and on-demand content.

French Regulators Fine Google $593M for Failure to Negotiate with Publishers and News Agencies

Google has been fined $593M by France's Competition Authority for failing to negotiate in good faith with publishers and news agencies.
Weekly Subscription News: Circulation, Subscription Management and Sales

Weekly Subscription News: Platforms, Publications and Probes

Trump sues Facebook, Twitter and Google for censorship; FTC opens probe of Amazon's proposed purchase of MGM; Apple shows an interest in NFL Sunday Ticket.
Five on Friday, July 16, 2021: Pirating, Training and Tweeting

Five on Friday: Pirating, Training and Tweeting

LIVIT launches tiered subscription plan; UK man is jailed for pirating Premier League subscriptions; Twitter tests new conversation settings.
USA TODAY Puts Premium Content Behind Paywall

USA TODAY Puts Premium Content Behind Paywall

USA TODAY announced Wednesday that its premium content will go behind a paywall, but "much of its content" will remain free.
BuzzFeed to acquire Complex Networks for $300M

BuzzFeed Acquires Complex Networks for $300 Million

BuzzFeed will acquire Complex Networks for $300 million and the company announced its plans to go public.
Weekly Subscription News: Circulation, Subscription Management and Sales

Weekly Subscription News: Comics, Connecticut and Competition

DC Comics extends digital magazine to print; Twitter opens applications to test new content subscription features; and CNN to sell NFTs.

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