DigiKnow 76 – Guest Derek Chew, Amazon Tweeting, Instagram Shopping

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.

subscribe to our social media news podcastFeaturing Andrew McCauley (@andymac71), Will Hanke (@redcanoemedia), and guest Derek Chew (@fmdagency)

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/

About the Author:

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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