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YouTubeTV Expands To 10 New Cities: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, YouTubeTV adds 10 cities, brands can use Groups on Facebook, and Amazon introduces consumers to Spark. Social Media News   YouTubeTV targets millennials in 10 more metro markets. Google’s YouTubeTV made a major expansion to ten new metro markets this week, following its April debut in Los Angeles, New York,...

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Facebook Messenger Ads Coming Soon: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Facebook announces Messenger ads, LinkedIn adds native video feature, and Amazon hits new sales record on Prime Day. Social Media News   Facebook Messenger ads coming soon. After testing Messenger ads in Australia and Thailand this year, Facebook plans to expand ads to the app’s total user base of 1.2...

Snapchat Boosts Discovery With New Snap Map Feature: Reality Check Digital News
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Snapchat Boosts Discovery With New Snap Map Feature: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Snapchat introduces Snap Map, Instagram Stories reaches 250 million daily users, and study shows what marketing optimization tactics are most effective. Social Media News Snapchat introduces Snap Map. Snapchat users can now search Stories by location. The new feature, Snap Map, plots your publicly posted Stories on a map so...

Facebook Introduces Value-Based Ad Targeting: Reality Check Digital News
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Facebook Introduces Value-Based Ad Targeting: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Facebook introduces value-based targeting, Twitter adds DM buttons for brands, and new study shows what ad types mobile gamers are most interested in. Social Media News Instagram launches new sponsored tag tool for influencers.   The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requires influencers to disclose sponsored posts. But, many are not...

Pinterest Launches Its First U.S. Ad Campaign: Reality Check Digital News
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Pinterest Launches Its First U.S. Ad Campaign: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Instagram rolls out a new ad option within Stories, Pinterest launches first U,S, ad campaign, Apple introduces iOS 11, and more. Social Media News   Pinterest raises new funding and launches first U.S. ad campaign. Pinterest raises $150 million in additional capital at a valuation of $12.3 billion as it...

Instagram Launches Face Filters, Hashtags for Stories, & More: Reality Check Digital News
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Instagram Launches Face Filters, Hashtags for Stories, & More: Reality Check Digital News

In this week’s digital news, Instagram launches face filters, Snap Inc. announces Sponsored World Lenses, social media is deemed the top distribution channel for digital video, and more. Social Media News   Instagram launches face filters, clickable hashtags, and Location Stories. Instagram face filters work just like Snapchat Lenses which augment masks to people’s faces...