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Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, April 25, 2017
 
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Will Call of Duty: WWII finally prompt historians to take notice of video games?
The Guardian • Holly Nielsen
Trump's day in tweets: Monday, April 24
Los Angeles Times • Noah Bierman
Yahoo’s early investment in Snap is now worth about $97.6 million
Venture Beat • Fortune, Lucinda Shen
Tuesday’s best TV: Single Mums Club; Don’t Ask Me Ask Britain
The Guardian • Ben Arnold, David Stubbs, Graeme Virtue, Hannah J. Davies, Jack Seale, John Robinson, Mark Gibbings-Jones, Paul Howlett
How Ranker uses visitors’ votes to find readers on Facebook
Digiday • Max Willens
#TheHustler: How Gary Vee became the ad industry’s lightning rod
Digiday • Shareen Pathak
GameInfluencer raises funding for influencer marketing platform
Venture Beat • Dean Takahashi
White House Memo: Trump Wants It Known: Grading 100 Days Is ‘Ridiculous’ (but His Were the Best)
The New York Times • Peter Baker
Chelsea Clinton tweets 'reminder' that she's 'not running for anything'
The Hill • Paulina Firozi
Silicon Valley season 4 starts by teetering on the edge of repetition
Ars Technica • Joe Mullin
 
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Digital Media, Technology Industry
Will Call of Duty: WWII finally prompt historians to take notice of video games?
The GuardianHolly Nielsen
Finally, it seems fans of the military shooter series Call of Duty are going to get what they’ve been wanting for almost a decade: the past. On Friday evening, Activision announced Call of Duty: WWII as the next instalment in the multi-million...
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Digital Media, Politics & Policy
Trump's day in tweets: Monday, April 24
Los Angeles TimesNoah Bierman
President Trump tweeted about: A pair of polls that put his approval ratings at historic lows The need to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border His congratulations to an astronaut who set a new record for accumulated time in space The...
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Digital Media, Finance
Yahoo’s early investment in Snap is now worth about $97.6 million
Venture BeatFortune, Lucinda Shen
Ailing internet giant Yahoo was an early believer of Snap, the parent company of disappearing photo app Snapchat. As of Monday, nearly two months after Snap’s initial public offering, Yahoo’s stake in Snap is worth about $97.6 million on some 4.6 million...
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BBC America, Digital Media
Tuesday’s best TV: Single Mums Club; Don’t Ask Me Ask Britain
The GuardianBen Arnold, David Stubbs, Graeme Virtue, Hannah J. Davies, Jack Seale, John Robinson, Mark Gibbings-Jones, Paul Howlett
Single Mums Club 11.05pm, Channel 4 Hot on the heels of Cherry Healey’s illuminating BBC iPlayer doc about single motherhood, Channel 4 delves into the lives of those bringing up a baby alone. Cameras follow a group of Liverpool mothers who are...
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Digital Media, Facebook Inc
How Ranker uses visitors’ votes to find readers on Facebook
DigidayMax Willens
Most publishers that share a story about George Clooney on Facebook would know to target the segment of its audience that’s interested in George Clooney. Fewer would consider targeting the post at people who are interested in Conway Twitty or Cristiano Ronaldo,...
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Facebook Inc, Social Media Industry
#TheHustler: How Gary Vee became the ad industry’s lightning rod
DigidayShareen Pathak
GE bigwigs Beth Comstock and Linda Boff had just finished a two-hour breakfast with Gary Vaynerchuk at SXSW in 2012 when they saw Vaynerchuk tweet about a party he was throwing. When they showed up, people were already lined up around the...
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Corporate Governance, Gaming Software
GameInfluencer raises funding for influencer marketing platform
Venture BeatDean Takahashi
GameInfluencer, a startup with a platform for influencer marketing campaigns for digital games, has raised an undisclosed amount of money from European game insiders. The Munich-based company said it raised a six-digit amount in euros from investors including Heiko Hubertz, former Bigpoint...
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Health Care Industry, Politics & Policy
White House Memo: Trump Wants It Known: Grading 100 Days Is ‘Ridiculous’ (but His Were the Best)
The New York TimesPeter Baker
WASHINGTON — In case anyone was wondering, President Trump wants it known that he does not care about the false judgment of his administration after just 100 days. “It’s an artificial barrier,” he sniffed the other day. “Not very meaningful,” he scoffed....
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Politics & Policy, Social Media Industry
Chelsea Clinton tweets 'reminder' that she's 'not running for anything'
The HillPaulina Firozi
Chelsea Clinton insisted she has "no plans" to run for public office in a series of tweets on Monday. The former first daughter was responding to a tweet from Vox senior correspondent Matt Yglesias, after he tweeted about a New York state...
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Gaming Software, Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley season 4 starts by teetering on the edge of repetition
Ars TechnicaJoe Mullin
Stop me if you've heard this one before: On Silicon Valley, the show's main character, Richard Hendriks (Thomas Middleditch) is actually facing some small degree of success. But he panics in the face of it, then runs headlong into an awkward confrontation...
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