Social Media Daily News Roundup 16.08.18

Facebook acquires 2018-21 UEFA Champions League media rights in Latin America

Facebook has secured rights to broadcast the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup in Spanish-speaking Latin American territories (UEFA)

A bunch of Tweetbot features no longer work in preparation for the Twitter API change

Twitter is planning to roll out changes to its API tomorrow, and it’s already having effects on Tweetbot. (The Verge)

 

YouTube just gave The Nun the best viral marketing campaign it could hope for

YouTube has removed an ad for The Nun, an upcoming horror film, for violating its “violent and shocking content” policy. As reported by Polygonthe unskippable ad was so upsetting that a tweet warning users against it went viral, racking up more than 135,000 retweets. (The Verge)

LinkedIn Added Several New Features to Its Sales Navigator Platform

LinkedIn Wednesday announced a host of updates to its Sales Navigator platform, highlighted by Deals and Buyer’s Circle, which are aimed at providing a better understanding of the sales pipeline. (Adweek)

LinkedIn to Integrate Groups into the Mobile App

LinkedIn plans to bring Groups back to mobile by integrating the feature into its flagship app Previously, LinkedIn offered a standalone Groups app for iOS. However, it was removed this past February. (SEJ)

Video games are nice, but Amazon badly wants Twitch to be the next YouTube

This could get interesting. Twitch has reportedly been approaching big stars like Will Smith about streaming live, and it’s likewise been quietly making overtures to a variety of top YouTube talent. (BGR)

Stuart Hall