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

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  • 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
http://mashable.com/2016/07/13/pokemon-go-used-more-than-facebook/#YeWBKmogoOqc

Facebook

FB deleting popular meme pages without warning
http://www.dailydot.com/unclick/facebook-war-on-meme-pages/

FB working on project thats very similar to Snapchat (again)
http://mashable.com/2016/07/21/facebook-quick-updates-snapchat/#N8AlTJPCLSqZ

Quick updates
https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/21/facebook-quick-updates/

FB ups time you can stream live to 4 hours
http://www.techtimes.com/articles/170882/20160722/facebook-live-video-ups-time-limit-to-four-hours-of-streaming.htm

“Continuous live video” coming soon
http://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-trying-out-continuous-live-streaming/

FB messenger hits 1B users
http://www.recode.net/2016/7/20/12232130/facebook-messenger-one-billion-users

Tumblr

New ads - you can do it through facebook
http://thenextdigit.com/29636/make-money-tumblr/

Twitter

Now everyone can get a verified profile
http://www.theverge.com/2016/7/19/12227490/twitter-opening-verified-account-user-form  

Periscope videos will not play inside embedded tweets
http://mashable.com/2016/07/21/twitter-periscope-tweet-embeds/

Twitter test redesigns how you compose new tweets
http://mashable.com/2016/07/20/twitter-tests-new-composer/

Twitter adds stickers and they’re searchable
http://www.theverge.com/2016/6/27/12033882/twitter-stickers-searchable-hashtags

Twitter to stream first eSports event
https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/29/twitter-will-stream-its-first-esports-competition-starting-today/

Twitter gets deal to stream Premier League games, MLB, NHL, 120 sports highlight show
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/twitter-mlb-nhl-120-sports/642666

Misc

New Company ‘Pay Your Selfie’ pays you to take selfies
http://fortune.com/2016/07/13/pay-your-selfie-marketing-tech/

SoundCloud could sell for as much as $1Billion
http://www.businessinsider.com/soundcloud-could-sell-for-1-billion-2016-7?r=UK&IR=T

About 

Will Hanke owns Saint Louis' top independent Internet Marketing firm, Red Canoe Media. In addition to helping some of St Louis' most recognizable brands with their online marketing strategy, Will also is an Amazon bestselling author, speaker and teacher.

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