Digi Know Episode 32 – Instagram, Taylor Swift and the Olympics

In episode 32 of the podcast, Andrew and Will chat about two cool apps they use, Instagram's big move into Snapchat's space, and all the different social media things going on related to the Olympics in Rio.  Plus, a new (Taylor Swift inspired?) Instagram filter.

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

subscribeShow Notes

New Tools

  • CashApp - Square's mobile app for quickly sending money back and forth
  • MySpeed - Cool app that lets you speed up videos, webinar replays and podcasts to get through them quickly (without turning the hosts into chipmunks!)

Big News of the Week

Instagram Stories
http://snip.ly/rp9gp

Instagram

Instagram is making it easier to hide/filter comments (thanks Taylor Swift!)
http://mashable.com/2016/07/29/instagram-comment-filter/

Facebook

Facebook Pages Getting Shop, Services Sections
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/facebook-pages-shop-services-sections/643041

Facebook’s Birthday Gift to Users: 45-Second Videos
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/birthday-videos-2/642871

Pinterest

Pinterest Launching Fully Integrated Native Video Player
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/pinterest-launching-fully-integrated-native-video-player/643130

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Allows Influencers to Create 30-Second Videos
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/linkedin-influencer-videos/642998

Snapchat

Snapchat Launches Location-Based Geostickers
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/snapchat-launches-location-based-geostickers/642967

Twitter

Twitter Adding Custom Filtering, Custom Metrics to Ads Manager
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/twitter-custom-filtering-custom-metrics-ads-manager/642875

Misc

Apple Launches Apple TV Remote App on iOS
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/apple-launches-apple-tv-remote-app-on-ios/642963

2016 Olympics in Rio

Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/twitter-vine-periscope-rio-2016-features/642986

Google Search Results Will Help Users Stay Up-to-Date With 2016 Olympics
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/google-search-results-will-help-users-stay-up-to-date-with-2016-olympics/642904

Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/facebook-introduces-rio-2016-features/642918

Olympics says don’t use #Rio2016 (official sponsors only?)
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-36915565

What hahstags to use for olympics
https://ritetag.com/best-hashtags-for/olympic

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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