Social Media Daily News Roundup 24.08.18

Its nearly time for the bank holiday, for those of you like us still working hard today, waiting to finish off and enjoy the long weekend, here are all the stories you need to know! 

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Logan Paul and KSI: the reasons, and moral quandaries, behind YouTube’s biggest fight

This Saturday, Logan Paul and KSI, two equally controversial figures in the YouTube community, will step into a boxing ring to fight each other for a championship title (polygon)

‘Advertisers are more curious than confident’: Confessions of a Twitch influencer

Twitch will soon be flooded with ads, even in the places viewers have paid to keep them out. In the latest in our Confessions series, in which we exchange anonymity for candour, an influencer on the Amazon-owned platform explained why its decision to end ad-free viewing for paying members next month is just the start of a wider push to make it more advertiser-friendly. (DigiDay)

Facebook Rolls Out New Options for Creating Video from Still Image and Text Assets

Last week, Facebook announced that its Creative Shop team had devised some new, simple methods for converting still images into video, in order to help businesses with less capacity to create video assets to maximize their Facebook ads performance. (social media today)

Twitter ends support for iOS 9 and lower

Twitter says it’s ending support for all Twitter iOS users who are running older versions of the iOS operating system. According to a message in the app’s update text in its latest App Store release this week, only those users running iOS 10 or higher will continue to have a supported mobile client. (TechCrunch)

Facebook posts appear to be deleting themselves

On Facebook's developer pages, users are reporting that the messages vanish within minutes after being seen by some people, and go away without a trace. (Independent)

BuzzFeed is making another live TV show for Twitter following 'AM to DM'

BuzzFeed's UK office will make "#What2Watch" for Twitter, a weekly format that will tell viewers what they should be watching on television and online, on services such as Netflix. (Business Insider)

You can now add music GIFs to your Snaps and Stories in Snapchat thanks to TuneMoji.

The music GIF network is integrating into Snap from today, allowing the app’s millions of users to add TuneMojis in chats and stories. (Evening Standard)

 The SocialDay Social Media Marketing Awards have been crafted in the same way our SocialDayUK social media festival has been created. With you in mind! Our categories reflect what is actually happening within Social Media Marketing, our awards are platform agnostic as we recognise that majority of social media campaigns are multi platform affairs, you don't plan your campaigns in silos so we don’t judge them that way! 

The SocialDay Social Media Marketing Awards have been crafted in the same way our SocialDayUK social media festival has been created. With you in mind! Our categories reflect what is actually happening within Social Media Marketing, our awards are platform agnostic as we recognise that majority of social media campaigns are multi platform affairs, you don't plan your campaigns in silos so we don’t judge them that way! 

 

 

 

 

Stuart Hall