The Guardian pulls out of Facebook’s Instant Articles and Apple News


by Digiday

"Our primary objective is to bring audiences to the trusted environment of the Guardian to support building deeper relationships."

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Fortune reports:

The Guardian Pulls Out of Facebook’s Instant Articles and Apple News

British publisher says it wasn't seeing the kinds of returns it hoped for.

9to5Mac reports:

The Guardian pulls out of Apple News after ‘extensive trial’

After being one of the original Facebook Instant Article pioneers back in 2015, the Guardian has pulled its content from both Apple News and Facebook’s Instant Articles format. According to Digiday, the action may be a result of the large publisher not being content with the deals they’re being provided.

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VentureBeat reports:

How Facebook’s Instant Articles became another bait-and-switch for publishers

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