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
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/282585/google-hangouts-users-pushed-to-youtube-live-ser.html

Google

Google Penalty - “Intrusive” Interstitial Mobile penalty after Jan 10, 2017
http://searchengineland.com/interstitialgeddon-google-warns-will-crack-intrusive-interstitials-next-january-257252

Google removing ‘mobile friendly’ label from search results
http://searchengineland.com/google-drops-mobile-friendly-label-keeps-mobile-friendly-ranking-algorithm-257245

YouTube

YT creating ‘Backstage’ feature
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/report-youtubes-backstage-will-add-social-networking-features/644007

LinkedIn

LinkedIn ProFinder expanded throughout US
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/linkedin-profinder/643985

Tap Into Professional Knowledge with Content Search at LinkedIn
https://blog.linkedin.com/2016/08/25/tap-into-professional-knowledge-with-content-search-at-linkedin

Pinterest

Pinterest acquires Instapaper
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/pinterest-acquires-instapaper/643888

Facebook

Study: 41% of Millenials use FB every day
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/survey-41-of-millennials-use-facebook-every-day-infographic/643936

Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/facebook-slideshow-ads-new-features/643869

Offline Conversions API Available via Facebook Business Manager
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/offline-conversions-api-available-via-facebook-business-manager/643850

WhatsApp To Share Your Data With Facebook Now
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/283316/whatsapp-to-share-your-data-with-facebook-now.html

Instagram

Instagram video ads now average 25 seconds (up from 15 in Jan)
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/instagram-video-ads-average-25-seconds-report/643920

Instagram Android App hits 1B downloads on Google Play
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/instagram-android-app-tops-1-billion-google-play-downloads/643812

Twitter

Twitter adds message button for Websites
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/twitter-message-button-websites/643971
https://publish.twitter.com/#

Twitter Adds New Featured Stickers for Dog Lovers
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/twitter-adds-new-featured-stickers-for-dog-lovers/643859

Olympic Data

Twitter: 187 Million Tweets on 2016 Summer Olympic Games
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/twitter-187-million-tweets-on-2016-summer-olympic-games/643827

Rio 2016: 1.5 Billion Facebook Interactions; 916 Million on Instagram
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/rio-2016-wrapup-facebook-instagram/643822

What’s Going on?

Will: 6 Week Social Media Challenge

Andrew: Speaking at LaQuinta Chamber

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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