Social Media Weekend Roundup 17/12/18

The social media news today rounded-up so you don’t have to go anywhere else. YouTube removes 58 Million Videos, Twitter’s growth, How to find and share your top Instagram posts of 2018, YouTube influencers rarely disclose marketing relationships. Snapchat, Amazon Echo, Facebook and Instagram just a few of the confirmed SocialDay Keynote sessions confirmed for UK’s biggest social media festival.

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YouTube removes 58 million videos featuring hateful or inappropriate content

YouTube was once seen as safe space, free from government regulation and censorship.

But the dark side of the sharing platform has been laid bare in a report that reveals in the past three months, it has had to remove 58 million videos that were posting hateful or inappropriate content.

3 Ways Twitter Is Driving Ad Revenue Growth

Twitter's (NYSE:TWTR) ad revenue growth has accelerated through each of the first three quarters of 2018, rising from 21% in the first quarter to 29% in the third quarter. This year's growth came after the company's operations overhaul over the last couple years, which eventually resulted in negative revenue growth last year. The question investors have is whether the growth is sustainable into the next year or the next decade.

How to find and share your top Instagram posts from 2018

Since there’s only two weeks until the end of year, there’s no better time to sit back, relax, and reflect on what was probably the worst year ever — filled with terrible political decisions. 


YouTube influencers rarely disclose marketing relationships: Study


New York: Social media 'influencers' on platforms like YouTube and Pinterest rarely alert their viewers about receiving payments for featuring products on their online pages or channels, a study has found. Researchers from Princeton University in the US focused on affiliate marketing, in which companies pay a commission to social media figures for driving sales.

Snapchat, Amazon Echo, Facebook and Instagram just a few of the confirmed SocialDay Keynote sessions confirmed for UK’s biggest social media festival.

Tickets have gone on sale to the UK’s most talked about Social Media Marketing Festival and the line up is already unmissable.

Lucy Hall