Digi Know Episode 58

Episode 58 features social media & marketing updates from Facebook (of course), Pinterest, Twitter (they're still alive) and the FTC

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

Show Notes

Amazon

Amazon Is Opening Up Its Ads Business, and Marketers See a Big Opportunity to Shake Up Search
https://digiday.com/marketing/amazon-makes-presence-known-dmexco/

Apple

Every Major Advertising Group Is Blasting Apple for Blocking Cookies in the Safari Browser
https://news.slashdot.org/story/17/09/14/1739234/every-major-advertising-group-is-blasting-apple-for-blocking-cookies-in-the-safari-browser/informative-comments

Facebook

Facebook Groups for Pages May Be the Best Thing for Brands on Social
http://www.adweek.com/digital/lisa-barnett-the-social-element-guest-post-facebook-groups-for-pages/

Take In a Film With Facebook
http://www.adweek.com/digital/facebook-movies/

Wave Goodbye to Facebook Instant Articles on Messenger
https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/12/16293938/facebook-drops-instant-articles-feature-messenger

Facebook Is Testing Instant Videos That Users Can View Without Draining Their Data
http://www.adweek.com/digital/facebook-is-testing-instant-videos-that-users-can-view-without-draining-their-data/

Facebook’s Revamped Ads Manager Will Include Features From Power Editor
http://wersm.com/facebook-is-combining-power-editor-and-ads-manager-into-one-tool/

1.3 Billion People Are Now Using Facebook Messenger Every Month
http://www.socialmediatoday.com/social-networks/facebook-reveals-messenger-day-usage-data-messenger-climbs-13b-mau

Advertisers on Facebook Can No Longer Edit News Articles’ Headlines, Descriptions
http://www.adweek.com/digital/advertisers-on-facebook-can-no-longer-edit-news-articles-headlines-descriptions/

Facebook Is Considering Allowing Users to Hit the Snooze Button
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/09/18/facebooks-new-snooze-button-makes-easier-silence-annoying-friends/

Facebook Users Can Now Examine Their Recent Ad Activity
http://www.adweek.com/digital/facebook-recent-ad-activity/

Get ready to see way more vertical ads on Facebook
http://snip.ly/8uvsr

Instagram

Instagram Users Can Now Add Selfies, Color Backgrounds to Direct Messages
http://www.adweek.com/digital/instagram-direct-selfies-color-backgrounds/

Pinterest

Pinterest Just Crossed 200 Million Active Users After Growing 40% Since Last Year
https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/14/pinterest-crosses-200-million-monthly-active-users/

Pinterest Opens Up 5,000 Interest Categories for Ad Targeting
https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/21/pinterest-opens-up-more-than-5000-interests-for-advertiser-targeting-through-its-taste-graph/

Twitter

Twitter Does Some Ad-Targeting Cleaning Up of Its Own
http://www.adweek.com/digital/twitter-ad-targeting-bug/

Twitter Just Introduced a Popular Articles Feature on iOS, Android
https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/19/16334510/twitter-popular-articles-nuzzel-competitor-feature-launch

Misc

Scandal prompts FTC to crack down on social media influencers
http://snip.ly/ny0ky

St Louis Social Media Summit 2017
http://www.smcstl.com/new-events/2017/10/10/smcstl-annual-summit

Coachella Women's Business Center Advanced Facebook Marketing Class
http://www.cvwbc.org/component/ohanah/?view=event&id=133&format=html&Itemid=

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