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Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google is testing new tools with NYT and FT to boost subscriptions for publishers; tools may include changes to “first click free”, payment, targeting options
Sara Fischer / Axios:
In less than a month, over 29M unique viewers have watched Stay Tuned, NBC News' daily Snapchat Discover show
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google is rolling out autoplaying AI-generated silent 6-second previews for videos in search results, while on Wi-Fi in Android Chrome and Google apps
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