Tagged: social media

Social Media in YA Books

Elise Watson is studying on the Publishing MA course at University College London In 2014 Facebook had more than a billion users and Twitter had... Read more

New Yorker short story triggers 'record-breaking' response

A short story about an awkward, troubling sexual encounter has gone viral, drawing a "record-breaking" number of online views. Read more

Harkable's Francis: 'authors must take up challenge of social media'

Authors must “take up the challenge” to excel at social media, building communities around their work, while publishers must build “meaningful digital experiences powered by... Read more

Amazon enhances Kindle sharing

Kindle users can now share quotes with specific friends through social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, Amazon has revealed.  Users of the Amazon... Read more

Publishers stress authenticity is key to social media success

Publishers should help authors to identify their digital skills, but social media is “not the most important thing”, writers and industry insiders have told The... Read more

Penguin Platform will target teen audience

Penguin Random House UK is hoping to engage with 16-19 year-olds with targeted teen content across social media platforms. The publisher, which closed its online... Read more

Waterstones and HarperCollins in Crime fiction festival

Waterstones and HarperCollins will host a joint literary festival celebrating crime fiction, with a combination of virtual and literary events. The Killer Crime Festival will... Read more

Penguin is PRH's 'biggest social media brand'

Consumer-facing book and author related content from Penguin Random House UK will move to Penguin’s social media channels from the end of today because it... Read more

PRH shifts consumer social media to Penguin brand

Penguin Random House is to use the Penguin brand for its consumer activity across social media, The Bookseller has learned. From the end of tomorrow... Read more

Digital Minds to get international coverage

Multilingual bloggers and tweeters will provide an international commentary for the London Book Fair's Publishing for Digital Minds conference next year. LBF and the Publishers... Read more

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