Social Media Daily Round up 07.08.18
Here is your daily round-up of all the Social Media stories you need to know about today.
Infowars dropped by most platforms, Facebook Redesigns Business Pages as reach declines, 11 new LinkedIn features ranked from 2018, Facebook takes 10% of US search market, Mars YouTube withdrawal, What is life like as a YouTube star? Is anyone using Alexa to buy stuff? Alexa will tell you when its learned answers to old question s.
Apple pulled several podcasts associated with notorious conspiracy theorist and protein powder peddler Alex Jones from the iTunes store. The decision opened the floodgates...(Wired)
An unescapable fact of Facebook’s ubiquity is that as more Pages and people compete for limited News Feed attention, the percentage of a business’ followers who see their posts declines. (TechCrunch)
Facebook has said that it has not been approaching banks in order to gain access to its users' private financial data, but instead as part of a scheme to add balance checking and fraud alert features (WiredUK)
Most of the data around web browser market share put Google Chrome or Safari at the top – with their percentage of the market vary by platform and region. But new research from analytics provider Mixpanel finds that many sources are overlooking a major contributor of mobile web browser events here in the U.S.: Facebook. (TechCrunch)
We all know Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are constantly tweaking their platforms. It seems not a week can go by without one of those social media networks changing SOMETHING in the user experience. One social platform seems to fly under the radar a bit when it comes to this conversation: LinkedIn. (business2community)
Mars' decision to pull all advertising from YouTube in the UK creates an opportunity for ITV to take a greater share of the UK digital ads market, a media analyst has claimed. (CampaignLive)
A video from the weekend by the BBC, gives a fascinating insight into the life of a YouTube star and is the life worth it?
Amazon may have sold millions of Echoes and other devices equipped with its voice-controlled Alexa smart assistant partially in the hopes that it could nudge users into letting an upbeat voice convince them to buy more crap. (gizmodo)
Amazon has confirmed that a new feature is coming to Alexa devices called “Answer Update,” (The Verge)
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