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Weekly Subscription News: Printing, Promising and Paying

Weekly Subscription News: Delays, Drama and Direct-to-Consumer

Bloomberg Media tests subscriber-only content; Bally Sports direct-to-consumer estimated to attract 4.4M subscribers & $2B; Google delays cookie removal.
Five on Friday: Features, Fraud and French Content

Five on Friday: Features, Fraud and French Content

YouTube TV adds new features for $20 a month; Amazon offers 6 mos. of Disney+ to new Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, and Facebook files $36M ad fraud lawsuit.
Facebook Launches Newsletter Subscription Service, ‘Bulletin’

Facebook Scores Major Win Against FTC in Antitrust Case

A U.S. District Court judge dismissed an antitrust complaint filed by the FTC against Facebook for insufficience evidence.
The UK's CMA is investigating Amazon and Google for false and misleading online reviews.

UK’s CMA Investigates Amazon and Google for Potentially Fake Online Reviews

The UK's CMA is investigating whether Amazon and Google are doing enough to stop false and misleading online reviews.
Spotify tests lower priced ad-supported tier

Spotify Acquires Podz to Improve Podcast Discovery

Spotify has acquired Podz, a tech startup focused on making podcast discovery easier and more personalized.
Adobe Reports Quarterly Revenue of $3.84B in FY21 Q2

Adobe Reports Quarterly Revenue of $3.84B in FY21 Q2

Adobe reported record results for Q2 FY2021, including revenue of $3.84 billion, representing 23% growth year-over-year.
Weekly Subscription News: Printing, Promising and Paying

Weekly Subscription News: Guitars, Gaming and Greenrooms

This Father’s Day weekend, we bring you some fun subscription headlines. Spotify launches a Clubhouse Rival, Spotify Greenroom; Dungeons & Dragons might...
Netflix to close dormant subscriptions

Netflix Launches Online Store for Exclusive Merchandise

Netflix has launched a new online store, Netflix.shop, to sell exclusive merchandise inspired by Netflix shows like Yasuke, Eden and Lupin.
Twitter Launches ‘Super Follows’ Paid Subscriptions

Twitter Blue Subscription Now Live in Canada and Australia

Twitter Blue, Twitter's first paid subscription service, is now live in Canada and Australia as an in-app purchase on iOS.

MoviePass Agrees to Settle with FTC Over Deceptive Business Practices

The FTC announced Monday that MoviePass, its parent company and principals agreed to an administrative settlement due to their deceptive business practices.

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