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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Group video chats in Facebook’s new desktop app, YouTube gears up to compete with TikTok
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Retailers on Pinterest will now have more ways to be discovered as the platform introduces new shopping features aimed at bringing products to where users are most likely to shop. Pinterest announced the new features Thursday, including the launch of the Verified Merchant Program, new conversion reporting capabilities, dynamic retargeting options, and updates to product
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Snapchat’s Here For You  Snapchat fast-tracks new app feature in light of coronavirus. In February,
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Conversation Ads are coming to LinkedIn. The ad format builds on LinkedIn’s current Message Ads (formerly Sponsored InMail), featuring full-funnel campaigns with options for multiple customized calls-to-action such as product education, webinar sign-ups, or eBook downloads. The new ad product will be rolling out globally in beta to all advertisers over the next few weeks,
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Even digital creators aren’t immune to the impacts of COVID-19 as companies pivot to keep up with business demands amid closures and staff shortages. YouTube on Monday said it has implemented a temporary automatic review process to weed out content that potentially violates policies as in-office staffing in certain locations is reduced. Automated process. To
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. YouTube makes an exception for coronavirus ads, Instagram tests new feature for live stream posting
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TikTok is having a moment. Whether you use the app already or have spotted TikToks popping up on other social platforms, it’s clear that TikTok isn’t just another fleeting trend. It’s here to stay. Yet it’s easy to see how someone not familiar with TikTok (ahem, your boss) might dismiss it as a Snapchat reboot.
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LinkedIn has been testing LinkedIn Stories internally. This week, the company confirmed it will be rolling out the beta feature to users in the coming months — finally joining the ranks of Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram. “We’ve learned so much already about the unique possibilities of Stories in a professional context. For example, the sequencing
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Facebook offers best practices for designing Messenger Experiences  In a few weeks, Facebook will be
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Facebook looks to improve speech technology and Twitter’s latest effort to fight misinformation Facebook’s “Pronunciations”
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SAN JOSE – With more advertisers and bigger budgets crowding onto Facebook and Instagram, acquisition costs are climbing. Advertisers can make their social ad dollars go further by re-thinking campaign fundamentals. “You need to make sure you’re scaling your available inventory for click-through rates, mirroring your audience, and being dynamic,” 3Q Digital’s Senior Strategy Development manager
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Twitter has acquired Chroma Labs, the company behind the Chroma Stories app — a short-form video and photo creation tool that offers Stories templates and filters for creating Stories on various social sites. Twitter confirmed the Chroma Labs team will join Twitter’s product, design, and engineering teams. “Their expertise in creative tools that help people
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. YouTube tests a donate feature for creators, WhatsApp hits a milestone YouTube mirrors Twitch with
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Quora on Wednesday announced two new features in its ad platform designed to help advertisers measure and attribute conversions: Advanced Match and Conversions Windows. Advanced match. This new tool allows advertisers to modify the Quora Pixel code to match secure, hashed emails with more website conversions from Quora Ads. The major benefit is that advertisers will
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Pinterest revenues reached $400 million for the fourth quarter of 2019, growing 46% year-over-year and exceeding analysts’ forecast of $371.2 million, the company reported Friday. Annual revenue surpassed $1 billion, to reach $1.14 billion – an increase of 51% over 2018. Audience growth. Global monthly active users (MAUs) grew 26% year-over-year reaching 335 million, up
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Instagram password leak. Social Captain, a social tech startup aimed at helping users boost Instagram followers, experienced
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Twitter reported ad revenues grew by 12% year-over-year to $885 million for the fourth quarter of 2019. U.S. ad revenue increased by 21% year-over-year on Thursday. Total revenue, which includes $123 million from data licensing and other sources, increased by 11% year-over-year to $1.01 billion, passing the billion-dollar mark in a quarter for the first
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Snap Inc., the company behind Snapchat, reported a 44% year-over-year increase in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019, reaching $561 million. Daily active users (DAUs) on Snapchat reached 218 million, up 4% from 210 million in the previous quarter. Snap fell short of analysts’ revenue expectations of $563 million – a sign the company is still
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You don’t have to install the app to experience TikTok. If you’re reading this, odds are you’ve already stumbled upon a TikTok-emblazoned clip of someone wearing bread on their feet or feverishly performing a choreographed dance. None of it makes sense and that’s the point. It’s meme culture at its finest. Teens see TikTok as
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Dark mode comes to TikTok, Twitter’s Flight School gets a new look, Facebook promotes misinformation
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Facebook reported another record quarter on Wednesday but warned that privacy regulations will limit ad targeting capabilities and slow the future revenue growth. The company announced $21.1 billion in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2019, a 25% increase year-over-year. Advertising, which continues to account for nearly all of Facebook’s revenue, reached $20.7 billion, also
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Byte, the long-awaited follow-up to Vine, launched in a surprise announcement Friday evening. The app is available in the app store for iOS and Android devices, positioning itself as a 6-second “looping video app” from Vine co-founder Dom Hoffman. dear friends, today we’re bringing back 6-second looping videos and a new community for people who
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. TikTok opens new LA office, Twitter adds emoji reactions in DMs TikTok levels up with
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