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The WhatsApp Business App Topped 5 Million Monthly Business Users

Roughly one year after debuting the WhatsApp Business application, the app is now used by more than 5 million businesses monthly. The Facebook-owned messaging app is also bringing some of its most popular features to the web and desktop versions of WhatsApp. WhatsApp said the addition of these features to web and desktop will simplify...
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Facebook’s Page Quality Tab Will Give Admins More Clarity on Content That Was Deleted or Demoted

Facebook is introducing several changes to give page administrators more clarity about how content on their pages complies with its guidelines and why content was removed or why its distribution was reduced following review by third-party fact-checkers, if applicable. And the social network issued a warning that it may begin removing pages or groups that...
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Instagram: Here’s How to Share Netflix Content to Stories

Netflix recently added the ability for iPhone users to share links to shows and films on Instagram Stories. This feature will be added to Netflix's Android application in the future. Our guide will show you how it works. Note: These screenshots were captured in the Netflix and Instagram apps on iOS. Step 1: In the...
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LinkedIn Is Debuting Interest Targeting Based on Content Users Share and Engage With

Targeting by interest will finally be available to advertisers on LinkedIn starting this week, via the professional network's Campaign Manager. LinkedIn Marketing Solutions senior product manager Jae Oh said advertisers will be able to target members with relevant ads that match their professional interests, which are determined by the content they share and engage with...
Tags: Advertising, Jae, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, Social Pro Daily


Facebook Is Hoping to Advance Ethics Research Regarding Artificial Intelligence

Facebook and the Technical University of Munich are joining forces on the creation of an independent ethics research center for artificial intelligence. The social network will provide $7.5 million in funding over five years for the Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, with director of applied machine learning Joaquin Qui?onero Candela saying in a Newsroom...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Technical University of Munich, Streaming & OTT, Social Pro Daily, Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, Joaquin Qui?onero Candela


Facebook Is Giving Developers More Clarity on Rate Limits

Facebook is giving application developers new tools to help protect them against reaching their rate limits. Rate limits are defined as the maximum number of calls an app can make to the social network's application-programming interfaces within a specific time period, and Facebook uses them to protect the integrity of its platform, as well as...
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Netflix iPhone App Users Can Share What They’re Watching Directly to Instagram Stories

Netflix and chill ... and add it to Instagram Stories while you chill. People using Netflix's iPhone application now have the option of sharing what they're watching directly to Instagram Stories without leaving the Netflix app. Some cool news: Starting today, iPhone users can now share what you're watching directly to Instagram stories via the...
Tags: Instagram, Advertising, Netflix, Instagram Stories, Social Pro Daily


Twitter.com Is Getting a Facelift

Tweaks are coming to Twitter.com, and users who receive opt-in messages can be part of the first group to preview them. Twitter said (via tweet, naturally) that features being added to its web experience include an emoji button, quick keyboard shortcuts, updates to its Trends for You section and improvements to search. A new https://t.co/fHiPXozBdO...
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Pinterest Is Helping Brands Set Their Playbooks for Super Bowl LIII

The matchup has been set for Super Bowl LIII, and Pinterest shared some tips for brands on its platform looking to get in on the action when the Los Angeles Rams clash with the New England Patriots at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta Feb. 3. Pinterest said in a blog post that 80 percent of Pinners...
Tags: Pinterest, Advertising, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New England Patriots, Mercedes Benz Stadium, The Big Game, Social Pro Daily


Facebook Is Extending Its Test of a Petition Feature for Local Issues in News Feed

Facebook has been testing Community Action, a feature that enables people to share petitions about local issues on News Feed, in select U.S. markets over the past several weeks, and that test group is growing larger this week. People in the test group can create a Community Action containing information including the specific change that...
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WhatsApp Users Globally Can Only Forward Messages to 5 Conversations Simultaneously

WhatsApp began a test in July of limiting the number of people users could forward messages to, eventually capping that number at 20 globally and five in India due to both the climate in that country and the fact that people there used its forwarding features the most. This week, the limit that had been...
Tags: India, Advertising, Social Pro Daily


Fate/Grand Order Was the Most-Tweeted-About Game in 2018

There were some 1 billion tweets about gaming worldwide in 2018, and Twitter shared a look at some of the topics that generated the most buzz on its platform last year. The countries and regions that tweeted the most about gaming in 2018 were: Japan U.S. U.K. France Korea Spain Brazil Canada Mexico Germany The...
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Facebook: Here’s How to Share a Boomerang in Stories

Did you know that you can share Boomerang posts on Facebook Stories? Boomerangs are like animated GIFs, but instead of playing an animation in a loop, they repeatedly play an animation forward and backward. Our guide will show you how to share a Boomerang in Facebook Stories. Note: These screenshots were captured in the Facebook...
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The YouTube Works Awards Program Will Highlight Effective Ad Campaigns

YouTube teamed up with data and insight consultancy Kantar on YouTube Works, an awards program to highlight effective advertising content and campaigns on the Google-owned video site. Submissions will be accepted starting Monday and running through Friday, March 1, with winners to be revealed in late April. The winners will be selected by a panel...
Tags: Google, Advertising, Social Pro Daily, YouTube Works


Foods Dominated Facebook IQ’s Topics to Watch for December 2018

People on Facebook worked up quite an appetite during December, as bibim-guksu, crab dip, pimento cheese and ube halaya were all Topics to Watch for the month, according to the social network's research arm, Facebook IQ. Korean dish bibim-guksu and associated topics eating, food, kal-guksu, Korean language, noodle, noodle soup, ramen noodles, recipes, soup and...
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Facebook Is Testing LOL, a Video Feed of Memes, to Try to Win Back Teens

Facebook is taking another step to stem the tide of teens leaving its platform with its test of LOL, a feed of memes in the form of videos and GIFs. A spokesperson for the social network said, "We are running a small-scale test and the concept is in the early stages right now," declining to...
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There Was No War on Christmas on Facebook and Instagram in December

People on Facebook and Instagram were caught up in the holiday spirit in December, as Christmas and New Year's Eve absolutely dominated conversation on both networks for the month, according to the newest installment of Hot Topics from Facebook IQ, the social network's research arm. In the entertainment category, Facebook users headed for the cinema,...
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A Bug Affected the Protect Your Tweets Setting on Android as Far Back as November 2014

An undisclosed number of Android users who enabled the Protect Your Tweets setting on Twitter may not have been protected, after all. In a post on its Help Center, the social network said Twitter for Android users who made certain changes to their account settings--such as changing the email addresses that were associated with their...
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MSG Networks’ Wellness Week Will Promote Healthy Living on Digital, Social

Sports production and content development company MSG Networks revealed "Wellness Week," a weeklong event beginning Monday (Jan. 21) that will promote healthy living across the company's digital and social media channels (including its own livestreaming and video on demand platform, MSG Go). During Wellness Week, the company's on-air talent for the National Basketball Association's New...
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NBA Referees Will Interact With Fans on Twitter in Real-Time During Select Games

National Basketball Association referees will take to Twitter to answer fans' questions about calls in real-time as part of an initiative between the league and the National Basketball Referees Association. The NBRA and the NBA did the same thing during game three of the NBA Finals last year, and the NBRA said it received positive...
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Facebook Just Open-Sourced a Way to Process High-Resolution Images for Mobile Uploads

The quality of images captured by smartphones keeps improving at a rapid pace, as does the size of those images, often making them difficult to load. However, a solution open-sourced by Facebook this week will help developers and engineers tackle those issues. Facebook developed Spectrum, an image-processing library for iOS and Android that enabled the...
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Facebook Just Removed 2 Networks of Pages and Accounts for Inauthentic Activity in Russia

Facebook removed two separate groups of pages and accounts for engaging in coordinated inauthentic activity in Russia: 289 Facebook pages and 75 Facebook accounts from a network that originated in Russia and operated in the Baltics, central Asia, the Caucasus and countries in central and Eastern Europe; and 107 Facebook pages, groups and accounts, along...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Russia, Advertising, Eastern Europe, Baltics, Caucasus, Social Pro Daily


YouTube: Here’s How to Start a Chat With a Friend

Did you know that you can privately chat with your contacts in the YouTube mobile application? Our guide will show you how to create a chat with one of your YouTube contacts. Note: These screenshots were captured in the YouTube app on iOS. Step 1: Tap "Inbox" at the bottom of the screen. Step 2:...
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Houseparty Is Taking Its First Monetization Steps With The Ellen Degeneres Show

Video chatting application Houseparty is making its first foray into monetization with a fairly high-profile partner: The Ellen Degeneres Show. Heads Up! is an application based on a game Degeneres plays during her daytime talk show, and Houseparty said it has been a mainstay in the top five grossing apps on the iOS App Store...
Tags: Advertising, Ellen Degeneres, DeGeneres, Houseparty, Social Pro Daily


The Acura ILX Just Found a Parking Space on Facebook’s Instant Games Platform

Acura just drove its 2019 ILX performance sedan onto the Facebook Instant Games track. The automaker's social promotion of its vehicle is in full throttle following last month's introduction of a sticker pack for Instagram Stories that enables users to customize a 2019 ILX with elements such as wheels, accessories and A-Spec packaging, as well...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Acura, ILX, Social Pro Daily


Facebook’s Political Advertising Rules Are Coming to More Countries in 2019

Facebook is bringing the political advertising rules and tools it introduced last year in the U.S. and the U.K. to several countries that are holding significant elections this year. Paresh Dave of Reuters reported that the social network will extend its election-related initiatives to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union. Facebook told Dave it...
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YouTube Is Cracking Down on Dangerous Challenges and Pranks

Go ahead and swallow all the Tide Pods you can handle: Just don't expect to share video of your exploits on YouTube. And don't actually swallow any Tide Pods. The Google-owned video site updated its policies on dangerous challenges and pranks, giving creators two months to comply before it begins issuing strikes against accounts, although...
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Social and Communications Apps Accounted for 50 Percent of Time Spent in Apps in 2018

Analytics company App Annie published its 2019 State of Mobile report, which analyzed the use of mobile applications worldwide in 2018. The report found that globally, social and communications apps accounted for 50 percent of the total time spent in mobile apps in 2018, followed by video players and editors at 15 percent and games...
Tags: Advertising, App Annie, Social Pro Daily, Social and Communications


Most Facebook Users Are Clueless About the Interest Lists in Their Ad Preferences Tools

Facebook provides some robust tools for its users to learn about why they are seeing the ads that are served to them via its platform. The trouble, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center, is that the majority of its users are clueless about the existence of those tools. Facebook spokesperson Joe Osborne...
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Twitter Extended Its Latest Tweets Option to Android Users

Android users have finally gained admission to Twitter's latest tweets party. The feature was made available to iOS users last month, after being tested by the social network since October. Twitter tweeted Tuesday, "Android, we got you. Starting today, tap [the star icon] to switch between latest and top tweets." Android, we got you. Starting...
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