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Pacific Magazines Shutters Famous Magazine and Launches FamousLive

The Australian print celebrity magazine called Famous Magazine is being shuttered. Pacific Magazines is closing the print magazine and launching a new online destination called FamousLive. The company is refocusing its resources on the website. Read more... April 11, 2016

Facebook Battles Shift Away From Personal Sharing

Facebook is reportedly battling a shift away from personal sharing by its users. There are reports that Facebook users are posting less than they used to. There have also been noted moves by Facebook to try and boost user sharing of personal events and photographs in an attempt to counter the drop. Read more... April 10, 2016

Prevention Magazine Moves to Ad-Free Print Model

Rodale Inc. is moving its Prevention magazine to an ad-free print model starting with the July 2016 issue. Rodale made the announcement on February 1st. The move will make Prevention a premium publication. Read more... April 8, 2016

Mashable Announces Layoffs, Scraps World News and Politics Coverage

Mashable has announced a round of layoffs. The site has been covering a wide range of topics, including general news. The site will now be focused more on topics like technology, web culture and social media. When Mashable first started it was more of a technology blog with a focus on the emergence of social media. It later expanded to cover general news and popular mainstream topics. Read more... April 7, 2016

Facebook Attaches Automatic Alternative Text to Photos

Facebook announced it has started adding automatic alternative text to photographs shared on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. Facebook says the feature will reach 2 billion photos. The technology was designed to help those who are blind or severely visually impaired. Read more... April 5, 2016

This Old House Brand Acquired From Time by Eric Thorkilsen and TZP

This Old House Ventures has been acquired from Time Inc. by Eric Thorkilsen and TZP Growth Partners, a private equity fund. Thorkilsen was a founding executive of This Old House Ventures, Inc. during his 30-year career at Time Inc. Read more... April 4, 2016

Vanity Fair's Call Me Caitlyn Cover Named 2015 Cover of the Year

Vanity Fair's Call Me Caitlyn cover has been named the ASME 2015 Cover of the Year. The cover features Caitlyn Jenner. Caitlyn Jenner and her coming out as a woman was certainly one of this year's most discussed topics. ESPN The Magazine's "Body 2015: Chantae McMillan" was the Readers' Choice Award winner. Read more... March 31, 2016

National Geographic's April 2016 Issue Features 10 Different Animal Covers

The April 2016 issue of National Geographic magazine has ten different covers. Each cover features a different animal. The covers were photographed by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. Read more... March 28, 2016

Modern Luxury Media Launches Silicon Valley Magazine

Wealthy Silicon Valley residents now have a new glossy lifestyle magazine. The new magazine, Modern Luxury Silicon Valley, is published by Modern Luxury. Modern Luxury has publications for targeting affluent readers in a number of cities including Aspen, Chicago, Miami, Orange County and The Hamptons. Read more... March 26, 2016

Time Inc. Launches Women's Site Called Motto

Time Inc. has launched a new site called Motto. It is targeted at millennial women. The site debuted last month with contributions from President Barack Obama, Lena Dunham, Shonda Rhimes, John Green, Gina Rodriguez, Ivanka Trump and Megyn Kelly. Read more... March 23, 2016

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