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Spotify adds timestamped podcast sharing and other social features

On the heels of its expanded partnership with Facebook, Spotify this morning new sharing features that broaden the way Spotify content, including both music and podcasts, can be shared across social media. As part of this, Spotify’s Canvas feature, which adds a looping, visual art experience to songs, is being improved. Spotify will also now allow users to share a timestamped link to a podcast, which allows users to tune into to a particular moment of the podcast episode. Previously, if you wa...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Spotify, Podcast, Music, Instagram, Podcasts, Social Networks, Social Media, Tech, Snapchat, Streaming, Social Network, Social Sharing, Facebook Spotify

Facebook’s Oversight Board throws the company a Trump-shaped curveball

Facebook’s controversial policy-setting supergroup issued its verdict on Trump’s fate Wednesday, and it wasn’t quite what most of us were expecting. We’ll dig into the decision to tease out what it really means, not just for Trump, but also for Facebook’s broader experiment in outsourcing difficult content moderation decisions and for just how independent the board really is. What did the Facebook Oversight Board decide? The Oversight Board backed Facebook’s determination that Trump violated i...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Twitter, Social Networks, Social Media, Tech, Nick Clegg, Biden, Donald Trump, Zuckerberg, Trump, Board, Capitol, Facebook Facebook, The Board, Clegg

For Trump and Facebook, judgment day is around the corner

Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump’s biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it back. Facebook’s Oversight Board, an external Supreme Court-like policy decision making group, will either restore Trump’s Facebook privileges or banish him forever on Wednesday. Whatever happens, it’s a huge moment for Facebook’s nascent experiment in outsourcing hard content moderation calls to an elite group of global thinkers, academics and political f...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Supreme Court, Social Networks, Minneapolis, Stanford, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, Nick Clegg, President, Computing

Social networking app for women Peanut adds live audio rooms

Mobile social networking app for women, Peanut, is today becoming the latest tech company to integrate audio into its product following the success of Clubhouse. Peanut, which began with a focus on motherhood, has expanded over the years to support women through all life stages, including pregnancy, marriage and even menopause. It sees its voice chat feature, which it’s calling “Pods,” as a way women on its app can make better connections in a more supportive, safer environment than other platfo...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Social Networks, Social Media, Linkedin, Tech, Peanut, Software, Computing, Speaker, Kennedy, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Applications, Discord, Michelle Kennedy

20 Social Media Analytics Tools for Small Businesses

Social media analytics tools are essential to measuring social media ROI — that is, your company’s return on investment from using social media. If you are a social media manager or own a small business, you are going to need the best tools you can find. The same goes for those involved in influencer marketing or digital agencies that run social media campaigns. Great tools make your job easier, save precious time and give you insights into each of the social networking sites that your company ...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Social Networks, Sales, Social Media, Analytics, Google Analytics, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Page, Instagram Facebook, Twitter Facebook Linkedin, KPI, Customer Relationship Management CRM, Zoho

Leak of a Reported 500 Million Profiles Actually Very Boring, LinkedIn Assures Users

Less than a week after personal information from a half-billion scraped Facebook profiles were leaked to the digital underworld, the world’s largest professional network seems to have suffered a similar fate. It would appear that, like Facebook, approximately 500 million scraped LinkedIn profiles are now being sold on…Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Microsoft, Social Networks, Social Media, Linkedin, Recruitment, Internet Privacy, Ark, Technology Internet, Linkedin Hack

Pinterest announces $500K Creator Fund, ‘Creator Code’ content policy, moderation tools and more

Pinterest today hosted an event focused on its creator community, where the company announced a series of updates including the launch of a $500,000 Creator Fund, a new content policy called the Creator Code, as well as new moderation tools, among other things. With the changes, the company says its goal is to ensure the platform continues to be a “inclusive, positive and inspiring place.” The new content guidelines put that into more specific terms as it requires Pinterest creators to fact-chec...
Tags: Social, Apps, Pinterest, Social Networks, Social Media, Tech, United States, Sharp, Machine Learning, Pinterest Pinterest, Evan Sharp, Machine Learning Technology, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Online Platforms, Jonathan Van, Tiktok

As competition heats up, TikTok announces six new interactive music effects for creators

TikTok today is doubling down on its roots as a music-backed creation app with the launch of a half dozen new music effects for creators. The effects, which offer interactivity, visualizations, animations and more, will roll out over the next few weeks, starting with the launch of . This effect is now available to TikTok’s global user base and runs real-time beat tracking to animate a retro greenscreen landscape, the company says. The effect was added to TikTok’s Creative Effects tray yesterday...
Tags: Social, TC, Apps, Social Networks, Tech, Animation, Visual Effects, Special Effects, LA LA LA, BPM, Bytedance, Tiktok, Solid Beats

Facebook Lets Users Restrict Commenting to a Small Circle of Friends

Facebook users will soon get more control over who can comment on their public posts, according to an announcement by the social media giant on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Networks, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Social Software, Internet Privacy, Like Button, Criticism Of Facebook, Technology Internet, Privacy Concerns Of Facebook

Linktree Raises $45 Million for Its 'Link in Bio' Social Commerce Service

“Link in bio.” If you, like me, are constantly doomscrolling online, you’ve probably come across the phrase before. Between the endless conveyer belt of new social media platforms and the fact that most limit users to just one URL in their bio, it’s led to a growing demand for landing pages to house all those links.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Social Networks, Social Media, Computing, World Wide Web, Forbes, Business Finance, Linktree, Service Industries, Alex Zaccaria, Technology Internet, Bio Social Commerce Service

Social Selling Advice for Product Sales

Jenna asks, “What’s a tactic you’ve used on social media that has boosted product sales the most?” Three things work on social media for me to drive product sales. None is actually selling something on social channels themselves. Before we begin, let’s clarify: this is what works for me. This is not universal advice. This […]
Tags: Social Networks, Marketing, Sales, Social Media, Seo, Jenna

5 Predictions for the Future of Clubhouse

Since November of 2020, the new social-audio app Clubhouse has been gaining more and more attention from audiences. Not only has the network garnered over 10M weekly active users and over 1.5M average monthly searches on Google (as of February), competitors have begun taking notice and looking into recreating the experience themselves. With all that said, is Clubhouse worth all the hype? Will the network live long enough to become a major force in the social space or will it join the...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Elon Musk, Social Networks, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Periscope, Meerkat, Clubhouse, Social Media Strategy, Ignite Social Media, Tiktok, Twitter TikTok, Clubhouse Predictions Clubhouse, Niche Audience Clubhouse

Crypto social network BitClout arrives with a bevy of high profile investors, and skeptics

While much of the recent wave of relentless hype around NFTs — or non-fungible tokens — has been most visibly manifested in high-dollar art auctions or digital trading cards sales, there’s also been a relentless string of chatter among bullish investors who see a future that ties the tokens to the future of social media and creator monetization. Much of the most spirited conversations have centered on a pre-launch project called BitClout, a social crypto-exchange where users can buy and sell tok...
Tags: TC, Elon Musk, Kim Kardashian, Social Networks, Social Media, Tech, Cryptography, Bitcoin, Reddit, Currency, Silicon Valley, Alexis Ohanian, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Cryptocurrencies, Terry Crews

In expanded crackdown, Facebook increases penalties for rule-breaking groups and their members

Facebook this morning announced it will increase the penalties against its rule-breaking Facebook Groups and their members, alongside other changes designed to reduce the visibility of groups’ potentially harmful content. The company says it will now remove civic and political groups from its recommendations in markets outside the U.S., and will further restrict the reach of groups and members who continue to violate its rules. The changes follow what has been a steady, but slow and sometimes in...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Social Networks, Facebook Pages, Social Media, Tech, News Feed, Facebook Groups, WSJ, Misinformation, Cleary, Facebook Groups These, Facebook Groups Users, Facebook Community Standards, COVID

Bluecore Advertise™ Lets Retailers Predict What Shoppers Will Buy Next on Google, Facebook and Other Major Digital Ad Channels

Bluecore Releases Newest Application of its Core Retail Data and AI Foundation:Retailers Can Now Action Their First-Party Data On Major Digital Ad Channels;Creating Profitability in Paid Advertising NEW YORK — Bluecore, the multi-channel marketing technology company that’s reimagining how the world’s fastest-growing retail brands transform casual shoppers into lifetime customers, today announced the release of […] The post Bluecore Advertise™ Lets Retailers Predict What Shoppers Will Buy Next on...
Tags: New York, Social Networks, Advertising, Press Releases, Bluecore, Online Media, Social Media Advertising, Media Buying, Google Facebook, Ad & Media Strategies, Digital Intelligence, Ad Products, Marketing Technology, AI Foundation, Bluecore Advertise, Digital Ad Channels

Should Your Brand Be on Clubhouse?

Social audio could become the future of social media marketing as apps like Clubhouse continue to gain popularity. “Social Audio is the fastest growing communication trend as users are finding that video meetings are too taxing, and text messaging lacks emotion and context. Audio is the ‘Goldilocks’ medium for today’s changing world. The rapid adoption will continue forward in coming years,” says Jeremiah Owyang, an Industry Analyst & Founder Partner at Kaleido Insights. Although still an ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Social Networks, Seo, Kevin Hart, Chris Rock, Clubhouse, Valentine, Jeremiah Owyang, Karen Civil, Martell Cognac, Kool Aid Man, Social Audio, Milk Bar Politico

Five Upcoming Social Networks To Look Out For In 2021

This article was previously published on Forbes on February 19, 2021 Social media marketers constantly try to balance the proven practices on established social networks with strategic bets on the up and comers. When I started Ignite Social Media in 2007, the battle between MySpace and Facebook still raged and Friendster was hanging on for dear life. For years, new networks like Plurk, Jaiku, Google Wave and others came and went. Today, things are generally more established, although...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Elon Musk, Social Networks, Seo, United States, Aws, Signal, Musk, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Instagram, Social Media Examiner, Friendster, Ignite Social Media, Parler, Tiktok

Instagram launches ‘Live Rooms’ for live broadcasts with up to four creators

Instagram today announced it’s adding a much-requested feature to its app with the launch of “Live Rooms,” which allow up to four people to broadcast live together at the same time. Previously, the app only allowed users to live stream with one other person, similar to Facebook Live. The company says it hopes Live Rooms will open up more creative opportunities in terms of live broadcast formats to allow for things like live talk shows, expanded Q&A’s or interviews, jam sessions for musicians, li...
Tags: Social, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Social Networks, Social Media, Tech, Streaming, Livestreaming, Clubhouse, Video Hosting, Instagram Live, Tiktok, Live Rooms

Facebook and YouTube Account for 49% of Online Video Ad Revenue in 2020

LONDON — Global online video advertising revenue will grow from $70bn in 2020 to $120bn by the end of 2024 according to Omdia’s latest Global Online Video Advertising report. Driven by the post-COVID-19 online video consumption surge that is here to stay, video (including in-stream and out-stream), will account for 52% of online display advertising revenue by […] The post Facebook and YouTube Account for 49% of Online Video Ad Revenue in 2020 appeared first on Ad Tech Daily.
Tags: Facebook, London, Featured, Social Networks, Advertising, Video Ads, Press Releases, Video Advertising, Online Media, Social Media Advertising, Media Buying, Ad & Media Strategies, Ads by Creative, Ads Taxonomy, Advertising Reports and Studies, Digital Intelligence

Conversations and Social Media Goals

Jen asks, “How important are conversations to social media goals?” It depends on the goal, and it depends on how conversations advance that goal. For example, if raw engagement is a goal, conversations with people – especially in public social media forums – may be very relevant. On the other hand, if website traffic from […]
Tags: Social Networks, Marketing, Social Media, Seo, Jen, Social Media Goals, Marketing Data Science

5 Ways to Market Your Local Retail Store on Social Media

Social media offers tremendous opportunities for small and local retail businesses to find customers online.  People looking for local businesses will find you easily if you leverage social media platforms well. Social networks are ideal for showcasing most retail products since many are optimized to share images.  In this post, we’ll look at different ways that you can make the best use of social media features to become visible online and attract customers. With consistent effort and go...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Social Networks, Social Media, Sales & Marketing, Right Now, Syed, Gen Zers, Syed Balkhi

TikTok Wants To Be QVC For Teens

If you follow the updates on various social platforms for long enough, you start to notice a particular pattern: a product designed for socializing mutating into an attention trap geared towards shopping. We’ve seen it with Instagram. We’ve seen it with Pinterest and Snapchat. So it was only a matter of time before…Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Social Networks, Social Media, Software, Social Commerce, Qvc, Internet Celebrity, Video Software, Music Software, Tiktok, Application Software, Technology Internet

Who To Follow on Social Media For Professional Development

A friend recently asked what sorts of great B2B content marketing stuff I’ve read lately that I could recommend and I realized... I haven’t read any in a really long time. Not because there isn’t any to be had per se, but because who and what I read has diverged very far from marketing over […]
Tags: Education, Social Networks, Marketing, Social Media, Seo, Professional Development

How to Build a Data-Driven Social Media Strategy Plan

Emily asks, "What are your favorite resources for social media strategy planning?" The overall strategy for social media planning is and should be tightly coupled to your overall digital marketing goals. What are you trying to achieve as a department or organizational unit? Demand generation? Lead generation? Ecommerce sales? That's the starting point. On my […]
Tags: Social Networks, Marketing, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Emily, Marketing Data Science

Aisle Rocket Launches Incremental Lift Tool for Facebook Advertising

FaceLift Yields 10x Performance by Optimizing Facebook Campaigns at the Audience Level for Greater Efficiency CHICAGO – Aisle Rocket, a growth-driven marketing agency that unifies creative services, data, and technology to drive results, announced today the launch of FaceLift, an incremental lift measurement tool for Facebook advertising that more accurately attributes which advertisements actually lead to […] The post Aisle Rocket Launches Incremental Lift Tool for Facebook Advertising appeared...
Tags: Facebook, Social Networks, Advertising, Chicago, Press Releases, Online Media, Social Media Advertising, Media Buying, Facebook Advertising, Ad & Media Strategies, Ad Products, Aisle Rocket, Optimizing Facebook Campaigns

Measuring Social Media Engagement

Alexei asks, "What are the most essential steps to analyzing social media data with 'engagement' in mind?" The steps for measuring social media engagement are the same as any other digital marketing metric, and follow the 3 Whats: What happened? So what? Now what? Let's dig into each of these steps. Social Media Engagement: What […]
Tags: Social Networks, Marketing, Social Media, Seo, Analytics, Measurement, Alexei, Marketing Data Science

Options for Constructing Customer Monitoring Systems

One of the pieces of advice I give frequently is to keep an eye on, to listen to your best customers. What are they saying? What's on their minds? What do they care about, and how well aligned are you to it? For example, during contentious times, you may want to pause some social media […]
Tags: Social Networks, Marketing, Social Media, Seo, Customer Experience, Marketing Technology, Constructing Customer Monitoring Systems

This Week in Apps: TikTok viral hit breaks Spotify records, inauguration boosts news app installs, judge rules against Parler

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with   218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also   3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices alone. And in the U.S., app usage surged ahead of the time spent watching live TV. Currently, the average American watches 3.7 hours of live TV per day...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Amazon, Android, Food, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Asia, South Korea, Twitter, Spotify, Europe, Real Estate, London

Twitter’s decentralized future

This week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey finally responded publicly to the company’s decision to ban President Trump from its platform, writing that Twitter had “faced an extraordinary and untenable circumstance” and that he did not “feel pride” about the decision. In the same thread, he took time to call out a nascent Twitter-sponsored initiative called “bluesky,” which is aiming to build up an “open decentralized standard for social media” that Twitter is just one part of. Researchers involved with ...
Tags: Google, Android, Social, TC, Twitter, Technology, Social Networks, Washington, Social Media, Tech, Encryption, United States, Computing, Jack Dorsey, Free Software, Biz Stone