Social Media News Roundup 30.08.18

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Facebook Watch Goes Global and Expands Advertising Capabilities

Facebook Watch, the social media platform’s video service, has gone global. Just over a year after its launch in the U.S., Watch video channels and social interactions will be available around the world. (Fortune)

Twitter Tested a Feature That Suggested Which Accounts to Unfollow

On Wednesday, the social media platform confirmed it had tested a feature that offered personalized unfollow suggestions. Yes, unfollow. (Complex)

Are YouTube’s Algorithms Fueling Creator Burnout?

Alisha Marie hit the breaking point once she realized she was lying to herself. The 25-year-old YouTube star had been posting videos to her channel at least weekly for a solid eight years. This spring, after enduring months of misery, the lifestyle vlogger, with more than 7 million YouTube followers, finally had to admit she was burned out: (Variety)

Apple buys Denver startup building waveguide lenses for AR glasses

Apple has acquired Akonia Holographics, a Denver-based startup that manufactures augmented reality waveguide lenses. The acquisition was confirmed by Apple to Reuters who first reported the news. (TechCrunch)

Google’s Wear OS gets a new look

Wear OS, Google’s smartwatch operating system that was once called Android Wear, is getting a new look today. Google says the overall idea here is to give you quicker access to information and more proactive help. (TechCrunch)

Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for September to Help with Strategic Planning

Twitter has released the latest version of its monthly major events calendar, highlighting all the key dates for social media marketers to be aware of in September. (SMW)

Social Media Jobs of the week 28.08.18

HERE IS OUR PICK OF SOME OF THE BEST JOBS AROUND FOR OUR SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT COMMUNITY. 

The Social Media Marketing Show! In this show Stuart interviews Henry Hitchcox from Jungle Creations. Social Media Tool of The Week 'What the fudge is that?' Gameshow

 

 

 

Stuart Hall