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=

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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