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Digi Know Episode 33 – Facebook’s Ad Battle, Unwanted Commercial Breaks and Twitter Shutting Down

In episode 33 of the podcast, Andrew and Will chat about Facebook’s continued efforts to thwart ad blockers, their new mid-roll ‘commercial breaks’ and #SaveTwitter – the hashtag that’s spreading a rumor about Twitter shutting down.  Plus, order food from a Google search and how one business made $10,000 in just a few hours with Pokemon Go!

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

subscribeShow Notes

New Tools

  • Slack – A chat app that lets you keep track of conversations about various projects you’ve got going on
  • What font – a Chrome extension that lets you quickly decipher what font a web page is using

Big News/Week

FB battles Ad blockers


Instagram Testing ‘Save Draft’ Feature


FB Polling users about informative stories

FB Mid-roll ads in FB live (like a commercial break)

Facebook Adds Guide, Heatmap Features for 360 Video; New Video Metrics

You can now book flights on Messenger (IcelandAir)

FB Page layouts continue to roll out


Twitter will soon let everyone post Moments

Rumors continue about Twitter shutting doors in 2017 (#SaveTwitter) (cyberbullying)


Google Maps Adds New Offline Features, Ride Service Options

Google partners with Zomato, Swiggy and more to expand food delivery in India

You can now set Google Maps to download data only over Wi-Fi

‘Pokémon Go’ earns estimated $200 million in its first month

What’s Going On?

Will: Future 50 award, 6 Week Social Media Challenge

Andrew: Triple Your Website Traffic in 30 Days Webinar

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