Social Media News Roundup 30.10.18

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SocialDay Awards Winners

Who were all the winners from the SocialDay Awards, Find out what happened at the ceremony and who was crowned “top gun”.

Budget 2018: Tech giants face digital services tax

Technology giants will be forced to pay tax on the sales they generate in the UK, under new plans announced in the Budget. (BBC)

Twitter is thinking about killing the Like button — but don’t hold your breath

Today The Telegraph reported that Twitter was thinking about killing the Like button — and the news spread fast. (The Verge)

Snapchat adds CallKit integration, bringing calls to the stock Phone app on iOS

Snapchat’s app for iOS has been updated today to make it much easier to make calls through the app. Today’s update adds CallKit integration, meaning Snapchat calling now integrates with the stock Phone app and interface on iOS. (9to5Mac)

Is Snapchat dead?

he Snapchat fad could finally be over as millions of users keep ditching the app. Daily users have been falling consistently throughout 2018, and one recent report suggested as many as 40% of staffers planned to leave the ailing firm. (Fox News)

Vimeo subscribers can now publish videos directly to LinkedIn

Vimeo  announced today a new feature that will allow videos to be published directly to LinkedIn. The added support is a part of the company’s “Publish to Social” feature, which already offers publishing to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, and is available to paid subscribers. (TechCrunch)

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juve star overtakes Selena Gomez on Instagram

The Portuguese star overtook singer Selena Gomez at the summit. Cristiano Ronaldo currently has a staggering 144million followers on the social media app. (Express)

Stuart Hall