DigiKnow Epsiode 71 – Voice Search Gains Momentum, Everyone Abandons Snapchat, Bud Light Upsets Golfers

Episode 71 features the Amazon's delivery drones patent approved, new Facebook features and plans and voice search gains momentum as such Google's First Voice-Activated Coupon for Google Assistant and more interesting tech news.

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

Show Notes

Amazon

Amazon Gets Patent for Delivery Drones with Gesture and Voice Recognition
http://snip.ly/dbrh1

Facebook

Micropodcasting? Facebook tries Voice Clip status updates
http://snip.ly/qotm5

Report: Facebook on lobbyist hiring spree
https://marketingland.com/report-facebook-on-lobbyist-hiring-spree-237099

Amazon, Facebook Poised To Acquire More Streaming Sports Rights
http://snip.ly/fw1aq

Mozilla Releases New Tool To Block Tracking By Facebook
http://snip.ly/dq9a2

Facebook to Cut Off Third-Party Data for Targeted Ads
http://snip.ly/doz3j

Facebook plans crackdown on ad targeting by email without consent
http://snip.ly/s7168

Advertisers on Facebook Have Some New Ways to Conduct A/B Tests
http://www.adweek.com/digital/advertisers-on-facebook-have-some-new-ways-to-conduct-a-b-tests/

360-Degree Photos and HD-Quality Video Can Now Be Shared via Facebook Messenger
https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/04/with-360-degree-photos-and-hd-quality-video-messenger-gets-even-more-visual/

Google

Google To Ban Cryptocurrency-Related Advertising In June
http://snip.ly/uf6f2

Google Connects Search, Home, Assistant Purchases Through Shopping Actions
http://snip.ly/4xrw8

Google's Mobile-First Search Indexing Goes Live
http://snip.ly/h58d6

Google and Target Issue the First Voice-Activated Coupon for Google Assistant
https://www.marketingdive.com/news/target-calls-on-google-for-first-voice-activated-coupon/520699/

Instagram

Instagram Is Bringing Newer Posts to the Top of Its Feed
http://nymag.com/selectall/2018/03/instagram-to-show-newer-photos-first-in-feed.html

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Is Making In-Feed Video Ads Available to All Companies Soon
http://www.techsite.io/p/800968

Snapchat

Snapchat Is Adding Group Video Chat and @ Mentions
https://mashable.com/2018/04/03/snapchat-group-video-chat-tagging-stories/#akFXYSxzuGq6

Twitter

Users Can Now Add Timestamps to Live and Replayed Videos From Twitter and Periscope
https://blog.twitter.com/official/en_us/topics/product/2018/video-timestamps.html

MailChimp

MailChimp's Ban on Cryptocurrency Marketing Is Causing Collateral Damage
https://www.inc.com/sonya-mann/mailchimp-icos.html

Misc

Yelling ‘Dilly Dilly’ Is Banned at the Masters, and Bud Light Is Royally Offended
https://hugethinking.com/post/yelling-dilly-dilly-is-banned-at-the-masters-and-bud-light-is-royally-offended/

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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