DigiKnow Epsiode 73 – Platforms Prepare for Elections, WalMart Boasts Growth, We Love GDPR

Episode 73 features Walmart's ecommerce growth, Adobe's acquisition of magento and Square has bought weebly for theirecommerce business. This epiosode also features, Facebook's update, Twitter updates and AirBnB's travel stories features.

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

Show Notes

Facebook

Facebook goes after Yelp with its latest Marketplace update
https://mashable.com/2018/05/23/facebook-marketplace-home-services-monopoly/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

Facebook Officially Launches "Issues Ads" Tags to Increase Political Transparency
https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-officially-launches-issues-ads-tags-to-increase-political-transp/524332/

Facebook rolls out new Group features & launches pilot support program for admins
https://marketingland.com/facebook-rolls-out-new-group-features-launches-pilot-support-program-for-admins-240850

Google

Google removes 'Don't Be Evil' motto from its Code of Conduct
https://mashable.com/2018/05/19/google-removes-dont-be-evil-motto-from-code-of-conduct/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

GDPR is currently searched for more than Beyoncé on Google
https://mashable.com/2018/05/23/google-trends-gdpr-beyonce/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

Google to Remove HTTPS Secure Indicator in September
https://www.webpronews.com/google-to-remove-https-secure-indicator-in-september/

Instapaper

Instapaper to temporarily block European users, citing GDPR
https://mashable.com/2018/05/24/instapaper-shutting-off-gdpr/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Turns 15
https://blog.linkedin.com/2018/may/3/linkedin-turns-15

Snapchat

Airbnb Is the Latest to Copy Snapchat With 'Travel Stories'
https://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/airbnb-travel-stories/

Square

Square Acquires Weebly for $365 Million, Aims to Be a One-Stop Solution for eCommerce Businesses
https://www.webpronews.com/square-acquires-weebly-for-365-million-aims-to-be-a-one-stop-solution-for-ecommerce-businesses/

Twitter

Twitter rolls out pol ad rules ahead of midterm elections | Digital
http://adage.com/article/digital/twitter-rolls-pol-ad-rules-ahead-midterm-elections/313643/

Twitter Tackles Harassment by Tweaking Its Algorithm, Hides Mean Tweets
https://www.webpronews.com/twitter-tackles-harassment-by-tweaking-its-algorithm-hides-mean-tweets/

Walmart

Walmart's eCommerce is Booming, Sales Grow 33% in First Quarter
https://www.webpronews.com/walmart-ecommerce-is-booming-sales-grow-33-in-first-quarter/

Yelp

Yelp Uses AI to Deliver Personalized Recommendations With Collections
https://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/yelp-collections-announced/

Misc

Adobe to Acquire Magento | Magento
https://magento.com/blog/magento-news/adobe-to-acquire-magento

StumbleUpon Shutting Down as Tech Moves To Swipe Discovery App Mix
https://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/stumbleupon-shuts-down/

Cambridge Analytica Announces Closure, Files for Bankruptcy
https://www.webpronews.com/cambridge-analytica-announces-closure-files-for-bankruptcy/

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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