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Digi Know Episode 35 – Google+ is Still Dying, Twitter Goes to the Dogs & Olympic Social Stats

Episode 35 of DigiKnow brings you the latest updates, changes and new features across social media platforms and digital marketing. This week we have a few Google updates, lots of news across the various Facebook properties and all of the Olympic social media stats are in (plus of course a lot more!)

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

subscribeShow Notes

Apps of the Week

Will: TripLog

Andrew: Achievr

Big News/Week

Google+ Hangouts Users Pushed To YouTube Live, Service To Be Shuttered


Google Penalty – “Intrusive” Interstitial Mobile penalty after Jan 10, 2017

Google removing ‘mobile friendly’ label from search results


YT creating ‘Backstage’ feature


LinkedIn ProFinder expanded throughout US

Tap Into Professional Knowledge with Content Search at LinkedIn


Pinterest acquires Instapaper


Study: 41% of Millenials use FB every day

Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features

Offline Conversions API Available via Facebook Business Manager

WhatsApp To Share Your Data With Facebook Now


Instagram video ads now average 25 seconds (up from 15 in Jan)

Instagram Android App hits 1B downloads on Google Play


Twitter adds message button for Websites

Twitter Adds New Featured Stickers for Dog Lovers

Olympic Data

Twitter: 187 Million Tweets on 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Rio 2016: 1.5 Billion Facebook Interactions; 916 Million on Instagram

What’s Going on?

Will: 6 Week Social Media Challenge

Andrew: Speaking at LaQuinta Chamber

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