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%).
Aug 02, 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 30, 2012, with stories on Olympic tracking apps, interning in Silicon Valley, LinkedIn's college pilot program, and more.
Parse.ly Launches API to Empower Publishers' Websites
Apps to Track the 2012 London Summer Olympics
Oxford University Press Gamifies Classic Books For Kids Via Web And Mobile
GigaOM Reveals the paidContent 50
Chatwing Introduces Chat Box for Weebly Book Reviewers
5 Things I Learned While Interning in Silicon Valley
#OnlyOnTwitter: Through the eyes of Olympians
YA Science Fiction Author Bypasses Traditional Publishing
Twitter Spotlight on Olympic stories
LinkedIn's College Pilot Program
3 New Tips on Social Network Marketing from Ydraw