Digi Know Episode 39 – Amazon Music, Snapchat Inc, & More

Episode 39 of Digi Know talks about how most Americans still prefer email over social media, Amazon news, 4 big things happening with Facebook, streaming on Periscope, and many more updates!

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

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Show Notes

Big News/Week

Americans still prefer email to social media
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/americans-still-prefer-email-to-social-media-infographic/646104

Female App Users 34% more likely to purchase than males

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/liftoff-female-app-users-34-more-likely-to-purchase-than-males/645935

Amazon

Amazon said to be planning physical convenience stores for grocery goods

https://techcrunch.com/2016/10/11/amazon-said-to-be-planning-physical-convenience-stores-for-grocery-goods/

Amazon music app updated to support amazon music unlimited

http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/10/12/amazon-introduces-music-unlimited-9-99month-lower-prices-prime-subscribers-echo-owners/

Facebook

Apple TV, Chromecast users can stream FB videos to their TVs

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/apple-tv-google-chromecast-stream-facebook-videos-tv/646118

FB testing ads in groups

FB Adds new sizes, video ads, carousel ads to Instant ARticles

http://venturebeat.com/2016/10/12/facebook-adds-new-ways-to-monetize-instant-articles-including-video-and-carousel-ads/

FB spins off Events into separate app

Pinterest

Pinterest tops 150MM Monthly active users

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/pinterest-tops-150-million-monthly-active-users/646095

Pinterest adds retargeting options for pins, websites

http://marketingland.com/pinterest-adds-site-app-retargeting-ad-targeting-options-180744

SnapChat

Snap Inc moving towards IPO $25BB

SnapChat removes auto advance from app, introduces story playlist

http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/social/snapchats-new-story-playlist-replaces-auto-advance-feature-3073217/

Periscope

Periscope Producer lets you stream from sources other than phones

https://www.engadget.com/2016/10/13/streaming-to-periscope-is-no-longer-confined-to-phones/

Twitter

Twitter users can now add links to their twitter profiles to periscope

https://twitter.com/periscopeco/status/783336320114450432/photo/1

Linkedin

Linkedin launches Open Candidates - search for job without your boss knowing

Dropbox

Dropbox on IOS not lets you sign PDFs digitally and files can be shared via imessage

Dropbox supports picture in picture - watch video while on other app

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