As the line between editorial and advertorial continues to blur, so does the public's confidence in content from publications versus brands, as evidenced by new industry research that explores this topic-with some unexpected results. A new study by Vibrant shows that only two% more of consumers trust content from publications (35%) than from brands (33%); and yet, there are more consumers who distrust content from publications (18%) than there are who distrust content from brands (15.5%). Additionally, the number of consumers that distrust content from media titles they know (12%) is double the number who distrust content from brands that they know (6%).
Jul 12, 2012
Every week, EContentmag.com highlights hot stories and links on digital content and digital media. Here are the latest links for the week of July 9, 2012, with stories on mergers and acquisitions, HootSuite, Internet Protocol Address Management, and more.
Berkery Noyes Releases First Half 2012 M&A Report: The Online And Mobile Industry
HootSuite Adds More Applications to its Platform
Growth in Number of IP Addresses Drives the Global Internet Protocol Address Management
Grub Street Reads Aims to be the Quality Standard of the Indie Book Market
Omniverse One World Television Gears up to Launch My OmniBox
Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOK First
HomeFinder.com Releases Android App Built On Consumer Feedback
Taking a Scientific Approach to Improve Audience Engagement and Event Marketing
YourTeacher Releases Algebra 1 iBooks Textbook for iPad