Digi Know Episode 42 – Facebook Audio, Instagram Bookmarks, & More

On Episode 42 of Digi Know we talk about Facebook's live audio feature, Instagram's new bookmark feature, and the possibility of Vine coming back!

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

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Show Notes

Big News/Week

Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/?p=648676

Instagram

IG hits 600MM users

http://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/instagram-600m-users/

Bookmark your favorite posts

https://www.bustle.com/articles/200108-how-to-get-the-instagram-save-update-start-bookmarking-all-your-favorite-posts

Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools
http://www.businessinsider.com/instagram-remove-follower-without-notification-disable-comments-2016-12

What Marketers Should Know About Instagram’s Shoppable Photo Tags
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/katai-robert-bannersnack-guest-post-instagram-shoppable-photo-tags/647850

Facebook

FB Launches video button in feed (mobile)

Facebook Testing ‘Send a Wave’ Feature Within Nearby Friends
http://gadgets.ndtv.com/apps/news/facebook-testing-revamp-of-nearby-friends-feature-with-wave-1641813

Facebook to Users: Does This Link’s Title Use Misleading Language?
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/?p=648204

Group Video Chats Come to Facebook Messenger
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/facebook-messenger-group-video-chat/

Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/?p=648676

FB launches Parents Portal

FB Messenger camera revamp - masks, photo effects, videos

http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/facebook-messenger-camera-revamp/

FB looking to add original shows

http://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/facebook-original-shows/

FB Android users can now upload HD video

http://www.socialchefs.com/how-to-upload-hd-photos-and-videos-to-facebook/

FB Events from Facebook now available for Android

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/events-from-facebook-landroid/648425

Slack

Slack adds video chat

Twitter

Twitter considering encrypted DMs

http://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/twitter-encrypted-dm/

Twitter Adds Conversation Ranking, Direct Reply Count to Mobile Apps
http://www.valuewalk.com/2016/11/twitter-conversation-ranking-direct-reply/

Twitter Adds Live Video to iOS, Android Apps
http://www.theverge.com/2016/12/14/13942840/twitter-live-video-periscope-integration

Twitter is eliminating its ads that requested people’s personal information
http://marketingland.com/twitter-eliminating-ads-requested-peoples-personal-information-200617

Twitter Offers Vine Camera
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/291336/twitter-offers-vine-camera.html

Twitter Testing Push Notifications for Breaking News Events

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/?p=648669

Twitter Tweet Search Results Now Displayed By Relevance Instead of Chronologically
http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/?p=648648

SnapChat

Spectacles

Doctor records surgery

http://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/snapchat-spectacles-operation/

Prescription versions coming

http://www.digitaltrends.com/wearables/specatcles-lenses-glasses-usa/

Snapchat Adds Group Chat, Two New Creative Tools, Shazam Support
http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/12/14/snapchat-9-45-adds-group-chats-new-filters-memories-shazam-integration-reason/

Snapchat adds group chat, shazam support

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/snapchat-groups-scissors-paintbrush/648416

Other

Yelp announces cash back rewards program

https://www.yelpblog.com/2016/12/earn-rewards-save-local-businesses-yelp-cash-back
Pinterest Lets Users Know if Ideas Are ‘Tried and True’

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/?p=648213

Pokemon Go Will Turn Starbucks Locations Into PokeStops, Gyms

http://bgr.com/2016/12/08/pokemon-go-starbucks-pokestops-gyms/

 

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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