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

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5 Ways to Optimize Content Marketing with Social Media Data

Digimind

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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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.

IGTV for Business: 10 Brands Killing it With IGTV Videos

Later

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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Why You Should Claim Your Instagram Account on Pinterest

Later

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. .

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

[Product Update] It just gets better and better…

Audiense

Our product team keeps on giving keep on killing it. With continuous weeks of hard work and feedback from you, we are pleased to let you know about a few and developments that we’ve had in the last few weeks! Audiense News

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

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.

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

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

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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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.

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

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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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.