Wed.Oct 17, 2018

Top Five: The night that YouTube went dark

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news includes the YouTube outage, a religious stance on women and social media, Coke’s misstep in New Zealand, Snapchat’s new original programming and Google’s shopping insights.

Facebook Announces New Measures to Crackdown on Stolen Content and False Information

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced two new measures to crack down on questionable content as it continues to skirt the lines of editorial censorship

IGTV for Business: 10 Brands Killing it With IGTV Videos


Using IGTV for business is still new territory for most brands. It’s only been a few months since IGTV launched, and many brands are wondering how to use IGTV for business, or if they should even use the channel at all.

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Pinterest Adds New Shopping Options to Boost eCommerce Potential

Social Media Today

Pinterest is adding even more new options to make it easier to discover and buy products on the platform

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

Why You Should Claim Your Instagram Account on Pinterest


Pinterest has always been a great channel for businesses — but it just got a lot better thanks to a new feature that lets you claim your Instagram account on Pinterest. .

Facebook Puts Out Call for Next Communities Summit

Social Media Today

Facebook has put out a call for people interesting in attending its next Communities Summit at Menlo Park in February

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Periscope Adds Chat Moderation to Clean Up In-Stream Interaction

Social Media Today

Periscope is adding a new option which will enable streamers to enlist comment moderators to keep things civil in real-time discussion

5 Ways to Optimize Content Marketing with Social Media Data


Good content engages customers and helps to form relationships with them. Here are 5 ways social media data can help you improve your content marketing strategy. The post 5 Ways to Optimize Content Marketing with Social Media Data appeared first on Digimind Blog.

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Now You Can Switch Your LinkedIn Profile Button from 'Connect' to 'Follow'

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is giving all users the option to list a 'follow' button as the main CTA on their profile, as opposed to the current 'Connect' option

Electric Vehicles And The Necessity Of Cultural Change

Forbes Social Media

With all the media focus on green transportation, the first question we forget to ask ourselves is the most obvious

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

YouTube Changes Video Ad 'Engagement' Register from 30 Seconds Watch Time to 10 Seconds

Social Media Today

YouTube will now count an ‘Engagement’ whenever a user clicks or watches 10 seconds or more of your TrueView ad

Seven Disruptions That Are Shaping Customer Experience Today

Forbes Social Media

Offering the right products in the right place at the right time is a given -- and it's no longer enough, on its own, to deliver a superior experience

Google Announces Expansion of 'Shopping Actions', New Shopping Data Ahead of the Holiday Period

Social Media Today

Google has announced an expansion of its smart speaker-friendly Shopping Actions, while also launching an update of Shopping Insights

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Snapchat's Scripted Show Approach to Lure Black Teens

Forbes Social Media

Snap announced 12 new “Snap Originals” scripted shows in effort to regain its popularity with the very coveted but fickle black teen user group. Teenagers and their technology are inseparable with 9 out of 10 black teenagers using Snapchat. NYSE:SNAP NYSE:FB

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Facebook's Portal Could Play a Major Role in the Company's Strategic Direction

Social Media Today

The timing of the launch may seem odd, but Facebook's Portal could be set for much bigger things in future

One Can Be A Lonely Number: Epson Supports Freelancers With Eco Pop-Up

Forbes Social Media

There is an increasing number of people working from home, as freelancers. New data from Epson shows that this can be lonely and affect mental health. A new co-working space is paving the way for how large corporate organisations support the growing freelance community

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Chronicles Of A 50+ Entrepreneur: Craig Newmark's Philanthropy, Founders for Change

Forbes Social Media

"I believe in a more diverse and inclusive tech industry. I am dedicated to having a diverse team and board, and when I have a choice of investment partners in the future, the diversity of their firms will be an important consideration." FoundersForChange

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