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

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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