Social Media News Roundup 05.09.18

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How to watch Facebook and Twitter’s big hearings with Congress

On Wednesday, Facebook  COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will appear before Congress in the latest high profile hearings for tech on Capitol Hill. (TechCrunch)

Instagram’s next project is a standalone shopping app

Instagram isn’t resting after launching its new IGTV video platform in July this year. According to The Verge, the Facebook-owned image- and video-sharing platform is now working on a new app most likely called IG Shopping. (TecRadar)

Scottish Gin Society rapped over Facebook adverts

A gin appreciation society has been left with a sour taste in its mouth after falling foul of advertising regulators. Complaints over 10 "light-hearted" Facebook posts by the Scottish Gin Society (SGS) have been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). (BBC)

Skype finally adds call recording

Skype is the communication tool of choice (and necessity) for millions, but it has always lacked a basic feature that no doubt many of those millions have requested: call recording.

Amazon's new ad push will stretch from Twitch to its packaging

For months there has been a discussion about Amazon expanding its focus on internet advertising, whether it's through ad-supported video streaming, changes to Twitch or potentially on Alexa-connected smart devices.

10 best influencer marketing campaigns

With the reach, expertise, and likeability of the right influencers and creators at your side you can smash those marketing goals, well that's the dream right? See our pick of the best influencer marketing examples around. 

 

 

 

 

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Stuart Hall