Red Canoe Media

Digi Know Episode 31 – Verizon Buys Yahoo!

Featuring Andrew McCauley (@andymac71) and Will Hanke (@redcanoemedia)

In episode 31 of the podcast, Andrew and Will chat a little more about Pokemon Go, chat about the huge purchase of Yahoo!, and spend nearly half the show talking about Facebook and Twitter updates & changes.  Plus, a great way to get paid for all those selfies you take (admit it!)

Show Notes

New Tools

  • MeetWays – find the halfway point for your next face to face meeting
  • Grum – post pictures to Instagram from your PC

Big News Event of the Week – Verizon Buys Yahoo!

People spending more time on Pokemon Go than Facebook and Snapchat


FB deleting popular meme pages without warning

FB working on project thats very similar to Snapchat (again)

Quick updates

FB ups time you can stream live to 4 hours

“Continuous live video” coming soon

FB messenger hits 1B users


New ads – you can do it through facebook


Now everyone can get a verified profile  

Periscope videos will not play inside embedded tweets

Twitter test redesigns how you compose new tweets

Twitter adds stickers and they’re searchable

Twitter to stream first eSports event

Twitter gets deal to stream Premier League games, MLB, NHL, 120 sports highlight show


New Company ‘Pay Your Selfie’ pays you to take selfies

SoundCloud could sell for as much as $1Billion

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