Episode 283

This week’s headlines: Apple’s WWDC Brings Implications for Marketers and Snap Acquires to Get More Location Aware.

The week’s news quick hits: Click-to-Messenger Ads Come to Instagram, Facebook Live Gets Closed Captions, Facebook Allows Canvas Ads to Pair with Collections and Facebook Gets More Political with Tools for Representatives.

Episode 282

This week’s headlines: Instagram Launches Stories Search and Archive, Twitter Now Has Direct Message Ads, Pinterest Improves Food Search Capabilities, Google Takes Aim at Last-Click Attribution, Instagram Testing Direct Response Ads in Stories, Pinterest Rolls Out Auto-Play Video and Google Chrome Coming with Ad Blocking Technology.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Testing Order Food Button, Facebook Watch and Scroll Videos Rollout on Desktop and Mobile, YouTube Ads Can Now Include Location Info, Facebook Launches Audience Direct for Video Campaigns on Publisher Sites, Snapchat Launches Custom Stories for Collaboration with Friends, Facebook Launches New Live Features, Google Enables AMP for Ads, Facebook Tests Carousel of Stories from Multiple News Outlets, Instagram Allows Link Sharing in Direct Messaging, Foursquare Powers Location Tagging in Reddit Posts, Twitter Tests Reminder Button for Live Video Streams, Vimeo Gets Cards and End Screens and Skype Gets Snapchat-Inspired Update.

Episode 281

This week’s headlines: Sponsored World Lenses are Here, Instagram Adds Selfie Filters and Google I/O Doesn’t Skimp on Announcements.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Curbing Live Videos that Aren’t Live, Bing Highlighting Bots in Search Results, Biz Stone is Back with Twitter, Promoted Pins Tie into Pinterest Lens, Facebook Comes Forward with Measurement Error, You Won’t Believe What Facebook’s Doing with Click-Bait Posts, Facebook Integrates App Notifications and Twitter Adds Your Data Section.

Episode 280

This week’s headlines: Snapchat Inks Deals for Original High-Quality Content, Amazon Launches Echo Show, Pinterest Updates Lens to Make Searching Multiple Object Images Easier, Snapchat Launches New Features for Creativity, Instagram Launches Mobile Web App and Snapchat Disappoints in First Earnings Report

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Shuts Down Oculus Story Studio, Spotify Lets Users Share Music Through Scannable Photos, Facebook Long-Form Video Making Its Debut, Messenger Adds Chat Extensions from Publishers and Apps, Yelp’s Earnings Report Is Not Good, Facebook Lead Ads Get Offline Conversion Features, Facebook Adds Political CTA for Pages and AI Diminishing Visibility of Poor Websites on Facebook.

Episode 279

This week’s headlines: Bloomberg and Others Partner with Twitter for Exclusive Live Video, Snap Inc. Launches Viewability Score for Snapchat, Facebook Messenger Launches Instant Games and Facebook Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Winning.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Creates New Head of News Product Position, Facebook Testing Loyalty QR Codes, Facebook Marketplace Gets Icon-Driven UI Update, YouTube Rolls Out Updated Look, Facebook Grows Content Safety Team, Hulu Launches Live TV Streaming Service, Twitter Moments Get Vertical Video Ads and YouTube Launches New Celebrity-Driven Shows.

Episode 278

This week’s headlines: Google Gets Into Programmatic TV, Snapchat Continues to Make Ad Buying Easier with Geofilters, Facebook and Google Continue Push Against Fake News and Twitter Shows It Can Grow Its Users.

The week’s news quick hits: Pinterest Like Button Being Phased Out, LinkedIn Launches Matched Audiences Ad Retargeting Capabilities, LinkedIn Hits Half a Billion Users, Twitch Gives Creators More Ways to Monetize Content, Twitter Planning to Go Live 24/7 in the Future, Facebook Improves Pixel Tracking and Alphabet Reports Strong Earnings.

Episode 277

This week’s headlines: Snapchat Launching Self-Serve Snap Ads, Facebook F8 is All About the Camera, AR and VR, Facebook Sets Sights Beyond Its Core and Snapchat Launches World Lenses.

The week’s news quick hits: Instagram Launches Collections, Steve Balmer Re-Emerges with New Organization Focused on Government Spending, Tumblr Launches Cabana, F8 Includes Updates to Facebook Analytics, Twitter Launches In-Stream Video Ads and Google Developing Browser with Ad Blocking Built In.

Episode 276

This week’s headlines: Facebook Steps Up Push Against Fake News by Paying Fact Checkers, YouTube Restricts Paid Creators to Those with 10,000 or More Views, Instagram Direct Gets Snapchat-Inspired Upgrade and Snapchat Launches Snap to Store.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Tests Groups Feature on Pages, Google Displays Fact-Checking Tags on Search Results, Facebook Puts CTA Units on Instant Articles, Periscope Lets Brands Create Custom Hearts, Messenger Hits Another User Milestone and Instagram Stories Hits 200 Million Users.

Episode 275

This week’s headlines: Snapchat Launches Search for Stories, Amazon Inks Deal to Stream Thursday Night NFL Games While Twitter Focuses on Its TV Future, Facebook Rolls out More Features for Digital Assistant M, Facebook Updated Delivery Insights Dashboard and Snapchat Makes Moves to Court Advertisers.

The week’s news quick hits: Twitter Removes Default Egg Profile Pic, Google Partners with Ad Verification Companies to Protect Brands, YouTube Updates “Sensitive Subject Exclusions” List, Amazon Launches Amazon Cash, Twitch Selling Games in Streams, Twitter Allows Customer Service Teams to Get Customer Locations, Reddit Updates Self-Serve Ad Platform, Facebook Works to Curb Revenge Porn, YouTube TV Goes Live, Twitter Launches Twitter Lite, Facebook Launches Freemium Version of Workplace and Pinterest Hits Another User Milestone.

Episode 274

This week’s headlines: Facebook Launches New Ad Unit Called Collections, Facebook Clones Snapchat Stories in Core App, Twitter Adds Pre-Roll to Periscope and Pinterest Launches Small Business Program.

The week’s news quick hits: Twitter Considering Paid Subscription Offering, Google Launching Header Bidding Alternative, Facebook Messenger Unveils Live Locations, Facebook Testing Pages Interactions on Groups, Pinterest Visual Search Powers New Samsung Products and Twitter No Longer Counts Replies in Character Limit.