David Cohen

David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily. He has been covering the digital industry since 2009 and was previously editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes.

It Was a Sleepy February on Facebook, as Lodging, Mattresses Were Topics to Watch

Facebook users appear to have been feeling sleepy in February, as lodging and mattresses were among the Topics to Watch spotlighted by Facebook IQ.

February’s Hot Topics on Facebook Looked a Lot Like January’s Hot Topics on Facebook

Super Bowl LI and Valentine’s Day were Hot Topics on Facebook for the second consecutive month in February, and they were joined by the Grammy Awards, Black History Month and Mardi Gras.

Nielsen Social Content Ratings, Week of March 6: FC Barcelona’s Comeback Is Tops

FC Barcelona’s historic comeback against Paris St.-Germain propelled the UEFA Champions League soccer match to the top spot in the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for the week of March 6.

Apple News’ Donna Ogier Quietly Joined Snapchat to Boost Its Discover Platform

Snapchat quietly added Apple News senior publisher relations manager Donna Ogier to help bolster its Discover platform.

Facebook Updated Its Policies to Remind Developers Not to Use Its Data for Surveillance

Facebook took steps to make it clear to developers that data from the social network cannot be used for the purposes of surveillance.

Facebook Messenger Takes a Big Hit as Peter Martinazzi Leaves the Company

Messenger Day turned out to be the parting shot for director of product management Peter Martinazzi, who has left Facebook.

Facebook IQ Compared TV, TV/Streaming and Streaming Viewers

Facebook IQ examined how the emergence of streaming affected television viewers’ expectations for availability and pricing of content.

Facebook Is Reminding Users to ‘Continue Watching’ Videos They Never Finished

Remember that video you started watching on Facebook but never finished because you got distracted by something else? Facebook does.

Oculus Samsung Gear VR Users Can Livestream Directly to Facebook

Oculus VR Friday announced new social features for the Samsung Gear VR: more video content for its Oculus Rooms feature, including 360-degree videos, as well as the launch of the Oculus Events feature, the ability to livestream directly to Facebook and Oculus Voice speech recognition.

Pinterest Lens Is Still in Beta, But All U.S. iPhone and Android Users Can Play With It

Lens, one of three visual discovery features introduced by Pinterest last month, rolled out to all of the social network’s U.S. iPhone and Android users, with some new tweaks, although the feature is still in beta.