Digi Know Episode 49 – Google Fred Update, Twitter Subscriptions and LinkedIn Photo Filters

On Episode 49 of Digi Know we talk about the new Google update, some new Instagram shopping and product advertisement opportunities, and how your car can be your new Starbucks (well, without the $8 coffee...) Plus lots more, of course!

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

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Show Notes

Facebook

Facebook is testing a reactions feature in Messenger
http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/5/14821874/facebook-testing-reactions-feature-messenger-dislike-button

FB Messenger Day
https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/09/facebook-messenger-day/

Facebook's Instagram Introduces Business Booking Feature
http://www.silicon.co.uk/e-marketing/ecommerce/instagram-business-bookings-207515

Google

New unconfirmed Google ‘Fred’ update shakes the SEO world
http://snip.ly/go60g

Google Releases Uptime, an App for Watching YouTube Videos With Others
http://snip.ly/c5kkq

Google launches new effort to flag upsetting or offensive content in search
http://snip.ly/0av7m

Google Posts now gives museums, movies, musicians & sports groups dedicated space in search
http://snip.ly/783ox

Google Spanks Symantec for Mis-issuing 30,000 EV Certificates
http://www.webpronews.com/google-spanks-symantec-mis-issuing-30000-ev-certificates-2017-03/

YouTube

YouTube to end Annotations in May
http://marketingland.com/youtube-end-annotations-in-may-209396

Instagram

Instagram now has more than 1M advertisers, doubling in past 6 months
http://marketingland.com/instagrams-1-million-advertisers-209882

Instagram opens shoppable organic posts to more businesses in the US
http://marketingland.com/instagram-opens-shoppable-organic-posts-businesses-u-s-209652

LinkedIn

Introducing Trending Storylines: Discover trending news and views on LinkedIn
https://blog.linkedin.com/2017/march/22/introducing-trending-storylines-discover-trending-news-and-views-on

LinkedIn Profile Photo Tips: Introducing Photo Filters and Editing
https://blog.linkedin.com/2017/march/14/linkedin-profile-photo-tips-introducing-photo-filters-and-editing

LinkedIn To Introduce Email Targeting, Launch New Ad Platform
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/297712/linkedin-to-introduce-email-targeting-launch-new.html

SnapChat/HootSuite

Hootsuite acquires Snapchat analytics firm Naritiv
http://marketingland.com/hootsuite-acquires-snapchat-analytics-firm-naritiv-209809

Twitter

Twitter cofounder Biz Stone now works for Pinterest
http://mashable.com/2017/03/08/pinterest-buys-jelly/

Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time
http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/24/twitter-tweetdeck-subscription-service.html

Chevys Become Wi-Fi Hotspots; Unlimited Data, $20 A Month
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/296364/

Mobile More Than Half Of Video Views
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/297366/mobile-more-than-half-of-video-views.html

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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