Episode 76 features our first guest contributor Derek Chew! From working at LegalZoom to doing SEO for Yahoo! Derek is a veteran in the digital marketing world. Now with his own agency Full Moon Digital, Derek's insight to this week's news adds a great twist to our podcast.

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Social Media News:

Amazon

Amazon is paying employees to tweet nice things about its warehouses
https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/amazon-paying-people-to-tweet-about-warehouse-working-conditions/

Facebook

Are Facebook, Instagram taking a Labor Day break? Users report downtime globally
https://www.yahoo.com/news/facebook-instagram-taking-labor-day-233008578.html

New deal suggests Facebook is looking to add sweet interactive tools for Live
https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/13/facebook-vidpresso/

To Recommend or Not to Recommend: Why Businesses Will Benefit from Facebook Review Changes
https://www.adweek.com/digital/to-recommend-or-not-to-recommend-why-businesses-will-benefit-from-facebook-review-changes/

Instagram

College students — Instagram is testing a new feature that’s just for you
https://money.cnn.com/2018/08/24/technology/instagram-college-community-feature/index.html

Instagram Just Added A Verification Request Form And New Security Features. Here's How To Apply.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jessedamiani/2018/08/28/instagram-just-added-a-verification-request-form-and-new-security-features-heres-how-to-apply/

Instagram said to be prepping a stand-alone shopping app
https://marketingland.com/instagram-rumored-to-be-making-further-moves-into-e-commerce-with-a-standalone-shopping-app-247479

Instagram Is Reportedly Developing a New App Dedicated to Shopping
https://www.adweek.com/digital/instagram-is-reportedly-developing-a-new-app-dedicated-to-shopping/

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Overhauled the Reporting Experience in Its Campaign Manager
https://www.adweek.com/digital/linkedin-overhauled-the-reporting-experience-in-its-campaign-manager/

LinkedIn Adds New Job Listing Tools, Including Option to Search by Remote Working Opportunities
https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/linkedin-adds-new-job-listing-tools-including-option-to-search-by-remote-w/530741/

Snapchat

Snap's Spectacles 2 can take stills and don't mind the rain
https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/snapchat-spectacles-2-news/

Twitter

Twitter tests suggestions on people to unfollow for when your timeline is too much
https://mashable.com/article/twitter-unfollow-suggestions-button/

Vimeo

Vimeo thinks regular stock video stinks, launches alternative for creatives
https://venturebeat.com/2018/09/05/vimeo-launches-stock-video-marketplace-starting-at-79-per-clip/

YouTube

YouTube expands unskippable ads to more creators
https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/unskipable-ads-youtube/

Misc

New Study Finds Teens and Parents are Concerned About Excessive Social Media Usage
https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/new-study-finds-teens-and-parents-are-concerned-about-excessive-social-medi/530837/