Social Media Daily News Roundup 15.08.18

Here is the Daily Social Media News Roundup. 

Reddit is the best social networking site? Instagram now lets you send private polls through DM. LinkedIn announces the 10 best company pages. Facebook exec threatens media firms. Instagram launches online series to help student stress. How the Youtube vloggers climbed to the top. Twitter purging accounts that evade suspension. What are the bugbears of Brands and Creators working with each other?


Announcing LinkedIn’s Top 10 Company Pages of 2018

After receiving over 13k submissions nominating 945 different Company Pages, we’ve tallied the votes and compiled our Top 10 list, which you can find below. (LinkedIn)

Facebook exec: media firms that don't work with us will end up 'in hospice'

A senior Facebook executive told Australian media companies that if they didn’t cooperate with the social network, their businesses would die. According to a report by The Australian

Instagram launches online series to help students with exam results stress

A new digital magazine has been launched by Instagram to help students handle exam results stress. With the help of mental health charities the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and The Mix, young people are being encouraged to use the hashtag #Gramfam.

YouTube: how vloggers became the new Oprah Winfreys

Great in-depth article from the FT looking at the rise of Vloggers and how they compare across different platforms. If you read one long article this week it should be this! (FT) 

Reddit is the best social media site because it gets community right

A great internet leap was recently been made. In May, Reddit, the social news site made famous by cat pictures, #GamerGate, and stolen celebrity nudes, overtook Facebook for the first time to become the third-biggest website in the United States.  A good opinion piece from Quartz

Twitter is purging accounts that were trying to evade prior suspensions

Twitter announced this afternoon it will begin booting accounts off its service from those who have tried to evade their account suspension. (TechCrunch)


HHow can brands avoid problems working with creators?

What are the bugbears of Brands and Creators working with each other?





Stuart Hall