Entries by Miranda Feasey

Viafoura Lets Users Comment with Videos

Video commenting. That’s right – we offer it. With all of the recent buzz about Facebook’s video commenting, we just wanted to remind you who did it first! It was Viafoura. We’re always talking about how comments are the highest form of online engagement. And with Viafoura’s commenting tool, users have the option to engage […]

Event Roundup: GEN Summit

We’re sharing some of the key takeaways from the Global Editors Network (GEN) Summit so that you can benefit too! The GEN Summit brings together opinion leaders in the media industry from around the world to discuss the latest trends shaping newsrooms. This year’s event was held June 15-17 in Vienna, Austria. Here’s what we […]

Tronc Cements its Commitment to Audience Engagement

Leading publishing company, Tribune Publishing (now tronc), has launched Viafoura Smart automated algorithmic Moderation (SaaM) to support its digital properties. Tribune Publishing’s Director of Product Management highlights that the move is a serious vote of confidence from the company. SaaM provides 24/7 automated commenting coverage to empower digital publishers and media organizations to automate moderation […]

Operation Audience Engagement

Ready to unleash your inner Engagement Superhero? To help with your next mission (and story!) we’ve created a checklist to help with Operation Audience Engagement. Follow these steps to reach the next level: Build your Business Case for Engagement Join the discussion Win the battle against the trolls Recruit and reward members on Team Civility […]

Event Roundup: Digital Publishing Awards

That’s a wrap! The 2016 Digital Publishing Awards (DPAs) did not disappoint. It was an honour to be a part of this first-ever event that celebrated the digital excellence that Canadians read, share, and engage with every day. The awards, in 14 categories, recognized the innovators and risk-takers in digital publishing, and celebrated a diverse […]

Game of Phones: Facebook Instant Articles VS Google AMP

Introducing Instant Articles By now, you have probably heard about Facebook Instant Articles and Google AMP. Both mobile publishing platforms have their own pros and cons for digital publishers. But which one is right for you? Keep reading to see if you should get AMP-d up or make things Facebook official. Being Instant is Everything […]