Social Media News Roundup 13.09.18

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Made in Chelsea star warned over Instagram advert

Made In Chelsea star Louise Thompson has apologised after receiving a warning over a post on social media. The advertising watchdog said it wasn't clear an Instagram story she posted was an advert promoting a beauty brand. (BBC)

Brands like Infiniti see promise in Apple’s expanded AR tool

On Wednesday, Apple is set to announce the release date of ARkit 2 and iOS 12. It has been a year since Apple introduced ARkit, which lets developers build augmented reality experiences into their apps and was adopted by companies including Ikea, Patrón and Wayfair. (Digiday)

YouTube turns to vertical video ads

YouTube is introducing a new vertical ad format to its platform, the company has revealed at digital marketing conference Dmexco. (Adnews)

All you need to know from the Apple event

Watches and phones galore! This year apple threw its weight behind their flagship mobile hardware. Hit play to find out everything you need to know. (TechCrunch)

Snapchat shares hit all-time low as search acquisition Vurb’s CEO bails

Snapchat’s sagging share price is making it tough to retain talent. Bobby Lo, founder and CEO of mobile search app (TechCrunch)

Instagram COO Levine Moves Back to Facebook to Lead Partnerships

Instagram Chief Operating Officer Marne Levine is moving back to parent company Facebook Inc. to become vice president of global partnerships and business development, a role where she’ll oversee the social network’s deals with media, payments and mobile companies. (Bloomburg)

Is the influencer marketing bubble about to burst? Lego, LinkedIn and Dixons Carphone wade in

Lego, LinkedIn, Dixons Carphone, Oath and the Guardian News and Media speak to The Drum on whether or not the social influencer bubble is ready to burst and how they implement best practice when it comes to running these types of campaigns. (The Drum)

The slippery slope of regulating social media

THE promise of the Internet, and social media in particular, was that not only would it give anyone the opportunity to speak, but it would also make it possible for anyone to precisely tailor what he reads, sees and hears online. (BusinessTimes)


Social Media Freelancer of the Year - Awards

We are really excited to announce the nominees for the Social Media Freelance Marketer of the year! What an amazing response we have had for this category, Social Media Freelancers offer a vital service to the businesses and marketing departments they work alongside.  Offering flexibility and often covering a diverse set of clients. the role is often challenging but clearly rewarding.



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