Episode 82 features Facebook shows interest in News again, Google launches video series for SEO, YouTube to end third-party pixels and more interesting updates in the tech world.

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Show Notes

Facebook

FTC Rules that Selling Followers and Likes is Illegal, Along with Posting Fake Reviews
https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/ftc-rules-that-selling-followers-and-likes-is-illegal-along-with-posting-f/565598/

Facebook Is Getting Interested in News Again With News Tab Launch | Digital Trends
https://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/facebook-is-getting-interested-in-news-again-with-news-tab-launch/

Facebook is changing how it measures organic Page impressions
https://marketingland.com/facebook-is-changing-how-it-measures-organic-page-impressions-269428

Google

Google Launches New, Animated Video Series About SEO for Beginners - Search Engine Journal
https://www.searchenginejournal.com/google-launches-new-animated-video-series-about-seo-for-beginners/331965/

LinkedIn

Microsoft search, LinkedIn revenue growth remains slower than a year ago - Search Engine Land
https://searchengineland.com/microsoft-search-linkedin-revenue-growth-remains-slower-than-a-year-ago-323938

LinkedIn Rolls Out New Format for its 'Daily Rundown' Professional News Updates
https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/linkedin-rolls-out-new-format-for-its-daily-rundown-professional-news-upd/565712/

Tiktok

TikTok’s new set of safety videos teach users about features, the app’s focus on ‘positivity’
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/23/tiktoks-new-set-of-safety-videos-teach-users-about-features-the-apps-focus-on-positivity/

Twitter

Just 6% of US adults on Twitter account for 73% of political tweets… and they disapprove of Trump
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/23/just-6-of-u-s-adults-on-twitter-account-for-73-of-political-tweets-and-they-disapprove-of-trump/

Twitter's Considering a New Checkmark to Highlight Bots on the Platform
https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/twitters-considering-a-new-checkmark-to-highlight-bots-on-the-platform/565730/

YouTube

YouTube to end support for third-party pixels early 2020
https://marketingland.com/youtube-to-end-support-for-third-party-pixels-early-2020-269163

Quora

Quora adds 3 new targeting options for advertisers
https://marketingland.com/quora-adds-3-new-targeting-options-for-advertisers-268817

Reddit

Reddit and Snapchat Roll Out a Content Sharing Integration on iOS
https://www.adweek.com/digital/reddit-and-snapchat-roll-out-a-content-sharing-integration-on-ios/

YouTube

YouTube testing ad-buying tool that lets you reserve ad placement 120 days out
https://marketingland.com/youtube-testing-ad-buying-tool-that-lets-you-reserve-ad-placement-120-days-out-268852

Q3

Canva has just been valued at $4.7 billion, triple what it was 18 months ago and cementing founders Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht status as tech billionaires
https://www.businessinsider.com.au/canva-4-7-billion-valuation-melanie-perkins-net-worth-2019-10

TikTok Continues to Lead Social App Download Rankings in September
https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/tiktok-continues-to-lead-social-app-download-rankings-in-september/565692/

Snapchat beats in Q3, adding 7M users & revenue up 50%
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/22/snapchat-earnings-q3-2019/