While it’s a notoriously secretive company, Snapchat isn’t immune to data leaks that shine light on its inner workings. And so it was when The Daily Beast this week published a slew of information detailing Snapchat user activity from April to late September of 2017. Here’s one snippet from the story headlined This Is The Data Snapchat Doesn’t Want You To See: When Snapchat pitches itself to publishers, it emphasizes that they will have access to its 178 million daily active users. But according to the data reviewed by The Daily Beast, only an average of 20% of Snapchat users consumed content from a Discover Edition daily. While Discover Edition unique users rose slightly over time, consumption peaked on July 24 at 38 million daily unique users, around 21% of the broader user base. The tsunami of leaked data is presented in no fewer than 37 slides on the Daily Beast website.
Julie Chen is leaving her post on CBS daytimer The Talk. In a taped message on yesterday’s show, just over a week after her husband, CBS CEO Les Moonves, exited the company amid allegations of sexual misconduct, Chen said she was leaving to spend more time with Moonves and their young son. Chen thanked her […]
David Schwimmer (Friends) will guest as Noah, a curmudgeonly man Grace follows on Twitter, on the season two premiere of NBC’s Will & Grace revival on Thursday, October 4 at 9p.
PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan unveiled new innovations designed to elevate the FedExCup season – from the Regular Season through the FedExCup Playoffs and the TOUR Championship. Changes include a simplified scoring system at the TOUR Championship that will determine the FedExCup Champion and a new $10 million program for the FedExCup Regular Season sponsored […]
The IOC and Allianz formally announced that the insurer will join the ”Worldwide Olympic Partner” (TOP) Program in 2021. Allianz will work with the IOC to provide “innovative and integrated insurance solutions” to support the Olympic Movement, including the Organizing Committees of the Olympic Games, with the ambition of providing those insurance solutions to the […]
Before last night’s Emmys, co-host Michael Che promised, “We’re gonna come out on the wrong side of history for sure. We’re aiming toward it.” So did Che and his SNL Weekend Update co-anchor Colin Jost, in a broadcast overseen by SNL creator and exec producer Lorne Michaels, shake it up? After a “we solved it” […]