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Snapchat’s New Ad Unit Prompts Users to Call or Text Businesses via @MattGSouthern

Snapchat launched an ad unit that, rather than linking to a website, directs users toward calling or texting a business.The post Snapchat’s New Ad Unit Prompts Users to Call or Text Businesses via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: News, Seo, Snapchat


Meet the key people who are leading Mike Bloomberg's digital campaign to topple Donald Trump

Mike Bloomberg started secretive ad agency Hawkfish to aid in his presidential campaign, and it's packed with people from the worlds of politics, advertising, and technology. To beat Donald Trump, the Bloomberg campaign has hired widely from companies like Facebook, Google, and ad agencies. Business Insider identified 17 people in key roles in and around Hawkfish, including former Facebook CMO Gary Briggs, who is leading it. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Hawkfish is the digital agency...
Tags: Google, Motorola, Facebook, New York, Hollywood, Instagram, Microsoft, Obama, Kentucky, Stanford, White House, New York City, Trends, Linkedin, CMO, Nike


SpaceX alumni are helping build LA’s startup ecosystem

During the days when Snapchat’s popularity was booming, investors thought the company would become the anchor for a new Los Angeles technology scene. Snapchat, they hoped, would spin-off entrepreneurs and angel investors who would reinvest in the local ecosystem and create new companies that would in turn foster more wealth, establishing LA as a hub for tech talent and venture dollars on par with New York and Boston. In the ensuing years, Los Angeles and its entrepreneurial talent pool has captu...
Tags: Spacex, New York, La, Boston, Alabama, Los Angeles, Tech, Nasa, Snapchat, Blue Origin, Cape Canaveral, Ellis, Noone, Tim Ellis, Jordan Noone


SpaceX’s spin-outs are helping build LA’s startup ecosystem

During the days when Snapchat’s popularity was booming, investors thought the company would become the anchor for a new Los Angeles technology scene. Snapchat, they hoped, would spin-off entrepreneurs and angel investors who would reinvest in the local ecosystem and create new companies that would in turn foster more wealth, establishing LA as a hub for tech talent and venture dollars on par with New York and Boston. In the ensuing years, Los Angeles and its entrepreneurial talent pool has captu...
Tags: Spacex, New York, La, Boston, Alabama, Los Angeles, Tech, Nasa, Snapchat, Blue Origin, Cape Canaveral, Ellis, Noone, Tim Ellis, Jordan Noone


10 Ways Businesses Can Use Snapchat

Here are 10 ways your business can take advantage of Snapchat and its engaged user base.The post 10 Ways Businesses Can Use Snapchat appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Seo, Snapchat, Ways Businesses Can Use Snapchat


Goodbye, blue eyes: why an Instagram filter had to be altered

Lil Icey Eyes gave users cold stares and thick eyelashes – and also seemed to persuasively slim noses and enlarge lipsSome online fads are “blink and you miss ‘em”, but I couldn’t help noticing the viral ascent of Lil Icey Eyes – an augmented reality face filter that became central to a popular TikTok and Instagram trend this week.It seemed like every time I opened the app over the last 72 hours I encountered a flawless face with the cold stare of a Siberian husky – albeit one wearing fairly int...
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Life and style, Snapchat, Tiktok


The State of Social Ad Spend 2020

Source: Adobe When it comes down to ad revenue, 2019 seems like a pretty good year for the major social media platforms.  Facebook/Instagram took the biggest share racking up nearly $40 billion (yes, billion with a B) and about 83% of the total, followed by LinkedIn at $1.39 billion and then Pinterest at $1 billion. Let’s break down the state of social ad spend. State of Social Ad Spend Growth While Facebook alone had the most revenue overall, Instagram had the highest growth at...
Tags: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Seo, Linkedin, Social Media Marketing, Snapchat, Social Media Advertising, Social Media Agency, Media Buying, Facebook Instagram, Ignite Social Media, Social Media Ad Buying, Social Media Buying, Social Media Agencies, Social Media Marketing Company


Watch your toes. Snapchat’s new lens turns the ground into hot lava

Snapchat's latest AR technology brings the childhood hot lava game to real life -- or at least to a smartphone.
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Augmented Reality, Snapchat World Lenses, Lens Studio


Snap accelerator names its latest cohort

Yellow, the accelerator program launched by Snap in 2018, has selected ten companies to join its latest cohort. The new batch of startups coming from across the U.S. and international cities like London, Mexico City, Seoul and Vilnius are building professional social networks for black professionals and blue collar workers, fashion labels, educational tools in augmented reality, kids entertainment, and an interactive entertainment production company. The list of new companies include: Brightly ...
Tags: TC, London, Media, Social Networking, Social Networks, California, Massachusetts, Marketing, Los Angeles, Tech, Snapchat, Artificial Intelligence, Software, United States, Animation, Mexico City


25 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Snapchat via @JuliaEMcCoy

Here are some fun facts about Snapchat that should convince you to use it to attract Gen Zs.The post 25 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Snapchat via @JuliaEMcCoy appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Seo, Snapchat


Southern California heavily targeted in 120% increase in white supremacist propaganda in U.S.

White supremacist propaganda heavily targeted the Inland Empire and Southern California as a whole in 2019, according to an annual report released by the Anti-Defamation League. In communities across the nation, the distribution of white supremacist propaganda — in the form of flyers, leaflets, stickers and banners — reached an all-time high in the United States in 2019, the ADL reported Wednesday, Feb. 12. Last year, 2,713 incidents of propaganda were reported across the country compared to 1,2...
Tags: News, Education, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Snapchat, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Long Beach, Orange County, Race Relations, Charlottesville, Young, Southern California, San Bernardino


Facebook quietly released a Pinterest clone and sent its stock sliding down

Facebook has quietly launched a Pinterest competitor in a handful of countries, the Information reported Thursday. Pinterest's stock slid 4% after news of the Facebook clone broke. Facebook has been known to copy smaller apps' popular features in the past, most famously Snapchat's "Stories" feature. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pinterest may have to prepare for a turf war with Facebook. As spotted by the Information on Thursday, Facebook has rolled out a new app called ...
Tags: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, US, Trends, Snapchat, Cnbc, Facebook Instagram, Lasso, Hobbi, Information on Thursday Facebook, Colombia Belgium Spain, Ukraine Hobbi, Generation Z Facebook


Facebook quietly released a Pinterest clone and sent its stocks sliding down

Facebook has quietly launched a Pinterest competitor in a handful of countries, the Information reported Thursday. Pinterest's stock slid 4% after news of the Facebook clone broke. Facebook has been known to copy smaller apps' popular features in the past, most famously Snapchat's "Stories" feature. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pinterest may have to prepare for a turf war with Facebook. As spotted by the Information on Thursday, Facebook has rolled out a new app called ...
Tags: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, US, Trends, Snapchat, Louisiana, Cnbc, Facebook Instagram, Lasso, Hobbi, Information on Thursday Facebook, Colombia Belgium Spain, Ukraine Hobbi, Generation Z Facebook


Snapchat Temporarily Defeats Another Case Over Its Speed Filter–Lemmon v. Snap

Snapchat’s speed filter “allows users to record their real-life speed, including as a driver or passenger, and overlay that speed onto a mobile photo or video. Snapchat users can then share, on social media, that mobile photo or video with their real-life speed as a ‘Snap…'” Allegedly, the speed filter motivates young drivers to drive unsafely and cause accidents, including this case’s tragic accident that cost 3 young men their lives. I’ve previously blogged the Maynard v. Snapchat case, anoth...
Tags: Law, Snapchat, Maynard, Lemmon, Content Regulation, Derivative Liability, Snap Inc, Speed Filter, Dyroff


Snapchat is testing a major redesign of its app, including breaking-news headlines and a new home for the Snap Map

Snapchat is testing a major redesign of its flagship app. According to The Verge's Casey Newton, the company is carrying out two tests rolled out to a small percentage of Snapchat's user base. The first is a test of breaking news headlines inside the app. The second is a redesign of the app's features and layout, including five screens rather than three, the relocation of its Snap Map, and the introduction of a navigation bar. "We're exploring ways to streamline navigation across Snapchat, sol...
Tags: US, Trends, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Louisiana, Wall Street Journal, Casey Newton, Business Insider Visit Business Insider


Will Apple, Facebook or Microsoft be the future of augmented reality?

Tim Merel Contributor Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital. More posts by this contributor VR/AR startup valuations reach $45 billion (on paper) Despite short-term questions, games software/hardware to top $200 billion by 2023 Apple is seen by some as critical to the future of augmented reality, despite limited traction for ARKit so far and its absence from smartglasses (again, so far). Yet Facebook, Microsoft and others...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Column, Hardware, Microsoft, Samsung, Tech, Smartphone, Smartphones, Snapchat, Venture Capital, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Magic Leap, Head-mounted Displays


Digital 2020: The UK – what you need to know

Digital 2020: The United Kingdom is here! All the stats you’ll ever need in relation to the digital landscape in the UK. There are now 65 million internet users in the UK, up 0.4% year-on-year In the last year there have been 1.3 million new social media users – a total of 45 million today There are 72.41 million mobile phone connections in the UK, 107% vs population From a social perspective, Instagram and Snapchat lead the way in terms of their advertising audience growth – both up 4.8% qu...
Tags: Facebook, Ecommerce, UK, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Seo, Snapchat, Netflix, United Kingdom, Reddit, Tumblr, Skype, Twitch, Alexa, Special Reports


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #479

Facebook plans to shut down Audience Network for mobile sites From April 11th, Facebook will begin closing its Audience Network – which allows advertisers to extend Facebook campaigns on third-party apps – for mobile websites. Facebook first launched Audience Network in 2014, before extending the platform to include mobile websites two years later. While online publishers will be hit by the drop in ad revenue shared between them and Facebook (more than $1.5bn in 2018), the move will not affect a...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, US, Seo, Snapchat, Reddit, Tumblr, Mashup, NFL Network, Black History Month, Alphabet, Audience Network


Meet the startup helping YouTube creators earn millions in extra ad revenue by reposting their content on Facebook and Snapchat — including $68,000 from a single video

For YouTubers looking to reach a broad audience, posting video content on other platforms like Facebook, TikTok, and Snapchat can be vital. But each social platform has different content length requirements, monetization options, and audience appetites. A social-content startup called Jellysmack is working with 25 YouTube creators to help repurpose their videos for Facebook and Snapchat. The company is focusing on those two platforms, rather than other popular apps like Instagram and TikTok, b...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Snapchat, Ken Burns, Phillipe, Philippe, Facebook YouTube, Fishman, Rhett, Jellysmack, Instagram Jellysmack, Michael Philippe, Shelby Church, Facebook TikTok


Millennials Still Using Facebook More Than Any Other Social Media Site

Facebook remains the most used social media platform across the United States across all age groups. And none use it more than the millennial generation. The finding comes from the 2020 Consumer Culture Report. The report provides insight into the complexities of modern consumer’s motivations, influences and purchasing habits. 2020 Consumer Culture Report The report examined which social platforms millennials check, post and comment on daily. It showed that 77% of 18 – 34-year-olds use Facebo...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Sales, Snapchat, United States, Reddit, DepositPhotos, Small Business News


A verified Kendall Jenner TikTok account was deleted because it was an imposter — and TikTok won't say why it gave a fake account a verified blue checkmark

A TikTok account appearing to belong to Kendall Jenner popped up on the platform Monday to much fanfare, but the account was gone less than 24 hours later. Business Insider has discovered that the account — verified by TikTok as legit and given a blue checkmark before accruing nearly half a million followers  — was a fake made by someone posing as the 24-year-old Jenner. After scouring old social media posts by the real Kendall Jenner on Instagram, Business Insider discovered that the two vide...
Tags: Twitter, Taylor Swift, Instagram, China, US, Trends, Snapchat, Kendall Jenner, Jenner, Business Insider, Kylie, Twitter Facebook, Kendall, Sofia Richie, Instagram Stories, Instagram Story


Diary of a Wimpy Kid Is Coming to a Social Platform Near You

Popular kids' fiction book series and movie franchise Diary of a Wimpy Kid is coming to Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat in augmented reality form. Wimpy Kid expanded its partnership with Bare Tree Media to bring AR effects to the social platforms, as well as to add digital stickers to Baidu's keyboard applications worldwide, including Facemoji...
Tags: Advertising, Snapchat, Baidu, Facebook Instagram, Social Pro Daily


How Hoop hit #2 with its Tinder for Snapchat

Snapchat’s developer platform is blowing up as a gateway to teen social app users. Hoop is the latest Snap Kit blockbuster, rocketing to #2 on the overall App Store charts this month with its Tinder -esque swiping interface for discovering people and asking to message with them over Snapchat. Within a week of going viral, unfunded French startup Dazz saw Hoop score 2.5 million downloads. The fact that such a dumbfoundingly simple and already ubiquitous style of app was able to climb the charts...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Social, Startups, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Developer, Tinder, France, Tech, Snapchat, Dating, Evan Spiegel, App Store


Snapchat’s Daily Users Increase in Q4, But So Does Snap Inc.’s Net Loss

Snapchat continued to add daily active users during the fourth quarter of 2019, but parent company Snap Inc. was still in the red for the quarter, posting a net loss of $241 million. Snap reported $561 million in revenue for the quarter, up 44% year-over-year. However, the company's net loss was $49 million higher than...
Tags: Advertising, Snapchat, Snap Inc, Social Pro Daily


Evidence is mounting that TikTok mistakenly verified an account pretending to be Kendall Jenner

A TikTok account appearing to belong to Kendall Jenner popped up on the platform Monday to much fanfare, but the account was gone less than 24 hours later. Business Insider has discovered that the account — verified by TikTok as legit — was likely a fake made by someone posing as the 24-year-old Jenner. The two videos posted to the account before it was deleted are identical to ones Jenner had posted in 2019 to her Instagram Stories, neither of which had music. TikTok's guidelines about how i...
Tags: Twitter, Taylor Swift, Instagram, China, US, Trends, Snapchat, Kendall Jenner, Jenner, Business Insider, Kylie, Twitter Facebook, Kendall, Sofia Richie, Instagram Stories, Instagram Story


Welcome to Uncatty Valley: Where cats & dogs trip out seeing people in a cat mask filter

Is it real, or is it Memorex? screengrabs via CuteVN Animals
Tags: Post, Video, News, Cats, Dogs, Snapchat, Mask, Uncanny Valley, Filter, Uncatty valley


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. The company behind the Iowa-caucus app that caused the results delay released its first public statement about the fiasco. Results from the much-anticipated Iowa caucuses were delayed Monday night into Tuesday after the Iowa Democratic Party said there were "inconsistencies" in initial results, and the app's developer Shadow Inc said it "sincerely" regrets the delay. Snapchat's parent company Snap reported its fourth-quarter ...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Disney, Trends, Nasa, Snapchat, Iowa, Kendall Jenner, Lg, Google Photos, MWC, Alexa, Securities And Exchange Commission, Jenner, Snap, US Department of Justice


Snap says it agreed to a $187.5 million settlement in a lawsuit where investors said that the company understated Snapchat's threat from Instagram (SNAP)

Snapchat's parent company Snap says that it agreed to a $187.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit brought against the company by investors following its IPO in 2017. The agreement was signed in January, the company said in its quarterly earnings statement on Tuesday.  Investors had sued the company over allegations of failing to properly warn them ahead of its IPO about the competition that Snapchat faced from Facebook-owned Instagram. Snap faced an investigation from the US Departme...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Ipo, Trends, Snapchat, Louisiana, Securities And Exchange Commission, Snap, US Department of Justice, Instagram Snap, Notably Snap


Snap shares drop more than 10% after it misses revenue expectations (SNAP)

  Snapchat parent company Snap reported its fourth-quarter results Tuesday. The company fell short of Wall Street's expectations with $561 million in revenue, but posted earnings of $0.03 a share, well above the $0.01 projected by analysts. Snap grew its platform to 218 million daily active users in the fourth quarter, its fourth consecutive quarter adding new users. After a tough 2018, Snapchat staged a comeback last year, but continues to face tough competition from Facebook, Instagram, TikT...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Snapchat, SEC, Evan Spiegel, Louisiana, Snap, EBITDA, EPS, Snap Inc, Facebook Instagram TikTok


Snapchat User Growth Accelerates in Q4, Total Revenue Up 44% But Misses Expectations

Snap said Snapchat gained a net 8 million new daily active users in the fourth quarter of 2019, but revenue was lighter than Wall Street expected — sending the stock down in after-hours trading. The social media and messaging app stood at 218 million daily active users, or DAUs, as of the end of last […]
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