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Flynn is joining Digiday to cover social media

April 9, 2018

Posted by Chris Roush

Mashable tech reporter Kerry Flynn is joining Digiday as a reporter on

Kerry Flynn
Kerry Flynn

April 16.

A story on its website states, “Kerry comes from Mashable, where she was a business reporter covering the business of tech giants and Silicon Valley culture. She’s reported on the people selling Instagram verificationinfluencers abandoning Twitter’s Periscope and Snapchat fudging its user numbers. Before that she was a tech reporter for International Business Times. She’s also written for The Huffington Post, Forbes and Money magazine. Follow her @kerrymflynn.

“Here’s how Kerry is thinking about her new role:

“‘Advertisers, like all of us, like to complain, but in 2018, their stances against the social platforms are getting more mainstream attention and support. Facebook doesn’t share enough data, they said. Now, a data privacy scandal has stripped $100 billion from the company’s market cap, and Zuckerberg is headed to Washington. And yet, Facebook still dominates digital advertisers’ budgets and conversations inside agencies. I’m looking forward to joining Digiday to explore how the social landscape will change. Are there alternatives for brands? What’s the future of Snapchat? What’s the next Snapchat?'”

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