Google & Facebook Lead the Race in Digital Ad Market: Reality Check Digital News
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Google & Facebook Lead the Race in Digital Ad Market: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Facebook and Google are leaders in digital ad market, Twitter provides tips for marketing during springtime, and YouTube launches social video sharing app. Social Media News   Twitter provides tips for maximizing reach during spring. Twitter has compiled a list of subjects most commonly tweeted during spring. Key hashtags to...

Facebook’s Messenger Day Launches Worldwide: Reality Check Digital News
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Facebook’s Messenger Day Launches Worldwide: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Facebook launches Messenger Day on a global scale, Instagram adds Geostickers to Stories, and marketers plan to increase mobile retargeting budgets in 2017.   Social Media News   Facebook launches Messenger Day worldwide. Facebook’s Messenger Day is a new Snapchat-like photo sharing tool in Facebook Messenger. Messenger Day appears above...

YouTube Debuts Live TV Streaming Service: Reality Check Digital News
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YouTube Debuts Live TV Streaming Service: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Snapchat finally goes public, YouTube debuts TV streaming service, and mobile app usage grows by 28%. Social Media News.   Youtube debuts TV streaming service, YouTube TV. YouTube TV will be priced at $35 per month, but will initially launch in cities where the company can ensure full, live broadcast feeds....

Instagram Makes Storytelling Easy with Extended Carousel Format
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Instagram Makes Storytelling Easy with Extended Carousel Format

In this week’s digital news, Instagram updates its carousel format, YouTube removes 30-second pre-roll ads, and a new survey shows consumers want more personalized digital experiences. Social Media News   Instagram updates carousel format. Instagram has expanded its carousel format to include up to 10 photos or videos in a single post. The app is...

Facebook Moves In On LinkedIn’s Job Search Market: Reality Check Digital News
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Facebook Moves In On LinkedIn’s Job Search Market: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Facebook moves in on LinkedIn’s job search market, Snapchat’s IPO valuation is projected to be $3.2 billion, and new study shows segmented email campaigns see higher click-through rates.   Social Media News   Facebook enters the job search market.  After months of testing, Facebook has finally rolled out support for job listings...

Pinterest Brings Search to the Real World: Reality Check Digital News
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Pinterest Brings Search to the Real World: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Pinterest brings search to the real world and Instagram surpasses Twitter’s web footprint. Plus, check out the social media stats from Super Bowl 51.   Social Media News   Twitter announces new safety features.  “Safe search” will remove tweets that contain sensitive content or tweets in blocked/muted accounts. Also, Twitter says...

Snapchat Enhances Deep Linking with Unique Snapcodes: Reality Check Digital News
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Snapchat Enhances Deep Linking with Unique Snapcodes: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Snapchat introduces unique Snapcodes, Twitter releases February event calendar, and Super Bowl ad spend is on the rise. Social Media News   Snapchat enhances deep linking with unique Snapcodes. Snapchat has released a new iOS and Android update that gives users the ability to create unique Snapcodes that redirect to...

Facebook Launches Snapchat-like Stories: Reality Check Digital News
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Facebook Launches Snapchat-like Stories: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Facebook launches Stories, Snapchat’s redesign hits iOS, and recent report shows increase in location-targeted ad spend. Social Media News   Snapchat’s big redesign hits iOS. The new interface was first announced earlier this month, but was only available to Android users. Now the company has added a new search bar...