Episode 293

This week’s headlines: Snapchat Launches Campus Publisher Stories, Facebook Brings New Ad Options to Instagram Stories and Facebook Expands Bonfire Test.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Opens Checkbook for Original Video Content, Apple News Testing Featured Video Section, Facebook Improves Live API, Facebook Testing Videos for Offline Viewing, Twitter Brings in 35 New Video Content Providers, Instagram Stories Can Be Shared Via Direct Message, Apple Unveils New Products and Pinterest has 200 Million Active Users.

Episode 292

This week’s headlines: Instagram and Snapchat See Growth in Teens While Facebook Falters, LinkedIn Launches Native Video, and Facebook and Twitter Compete for Live College Football.

The week’s news quick hits: Medium Ties Claps to Author Payments, Walmart Partners with Google for Google Express, Publisher Logos to Appear Next to Articles on Facebook, Facebook Allowing Subscriptions Through Instant Articles and Snapchat Opens Up Official Stories to Influencers.

Episode 291

This week’s headlines: Snapchat Launches Crowd Surf, Facebook Allows for More Flexibility in Placing Videos, Facebook Lets Brands Promote Influencer Posts and Reddit Joins the Autoplay Video Game.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Updates News Feed Design, LinkedIn Launches Active Status on User Profiles, Instagram Gets Threaded Comments, Facebook Tests Targeting Based on Store Visits, Google Maps Gets Q&A for Businesses, Instagram Launches New Way to Reply with Photos, Pinterest Adds Pinch and Zoom to Pins and Amazon Spark Launches.

Episode 290

Host: Taylor Wiegert (www.twitter.com/twiegert)

This week’s headlines: Instagram Testing Live Video Collaboration, Pinterest Adds Third Party Verification to Video, Facebook Launches Video Tab and Snapchat’s Quarterly Earnings Not Encouraging.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Aims to Minimize Accidental Clicks, YouTube Introduces Video Sharing, Disney Sets Sights on Live Video Streaming, Google Notifies Publishers that they Need to Remove Certain Ads and Foursquare Emphasizes Personal Logging in Latest Update.

Download or subscribe to this podcast at www.braveadworld.com/podcast.

Find more social media marketing insights on the Brave Ad World blog at www.braveadworld.com.

You can contact Brave Ad World at BraveAdWorld [at] gmail.com, or connect with Taylor on Twitter @twiegert.

Episode 289

This week’s headlines: Snap Shares Fall as Stock Lockup Lifts, Search Takes Front and Center on Pinterest, Site Speed Emphasized by Facebook and Instagram Stories are a Runaway Success.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Allowing Stories to Be Shared Publicly, Google Chrome for Mobile Getting Ad Blocker, Spotify has 60 Million Subscribers, Snapchat Adds New Features to Self-Serve and Snapchat Launches New Measurement Program.

Episode 288

This week’s headlines: Facebook Working on Listening Assistant, Twitter Users Decline in US with Daily Active Users Up, Six-Second Video Ads Coming to Facebook and Twitter Launching $99 Subscription.

The week’s news quick hits: Group M Considers Changes to Viewability Standards, YouTube Shuts Down On-Site Video Editing Tools, Nielsen to Measure Hulu and YouTube in Ratings, Facebook Acquires Content Recognition Company Source3, Google Reports Successful Q2 Earnings, Twitter Adds More Notifications to Notifications, Facebook Original Shows Coming Mid-August, Facebook Reports Q2 Earnings, LinkedIn Launches Website Demographics and Messenger Adds Five New CTA Buttons.

Episode 287

This week’s headlines: Snapchat Gets New User Features and Tools for Advertisers and Facebook Moving to Autoplay Ads with Sound On.

The week’s news quick hits: LinkedIn Gets Native Video Uploads, Amazon Testing Waters for New Messaging App, Google Launching Tailored Content Feed and Paywalls for Facebook Instant Articles are Officially Coming.

Episode 286

Host: Taylor Wiegert (www.twitter.com/twiegert)

This week’s headlines: Facebook Testing Instant Article Subscriptions, Twitter Offers More Mute Options and Messenger Getting Ads.

The week’s news quick hits: Publishers Seek Limited Antitrust Exemption of Google and Facebook, Jawbone Goes Out of Business, Facebook Opens Spaces to Non-VR Users and Musical.ly Launching Original Shows.

Download or subscribe to this podcast at www.braveadworld.com/podcast.

Find more social media marketing insights on the Brave Ad World blog at www.braveadworld.com.

You can contact Brave Ad World at BraveAdWorld [at] gmail.com, or connect with Taylor on Twitter @twiegert.

Episode 285

This week’s headlines: Facebook Restricting Reach of Link Over-Sharers, Snapchat Launches New Features Including Links and Facebook Testing Group Video Chat.

The week’s news quick hits: Apple News Relaxing Ad Tech Restrictions, Facebook Testing Descriptions in Page Cover Images, Facebook’s Find WiFi Feature Expands Globally, Facebook Announces Two New Shows, Instagram Stories Get Photo and Video Replies, Venmo Testing Physical Payment Card and Google Launches Native Ads for AdSense Publishers.

Episode 284

This week’s headlines: Facebook Gets Hollywood Involved in Long-Form Content, Facebook Ads Get Slew of New Updates In Time for Holiday Planning, Snapchat Makes Geofilters Easier to Make and Facebook Messenger Elevates Bots in Discover Tab.

The week’s news quick hits: Tech Companies Partner to Fight Violent Extremism, Messenger Adds Filters to Video Chats, Posts on Google Expands to Local Businesses, YouTube Measurement Program Goes Live, Uber Allows Users to Order Rides for Others, Facebook Hits 2 Billion User Milestone, Google Tests VR Ad Format, Pinterest Rolls Out Security Protections, Pandora Focuses on US Market, Instagram Tests Nested Comments, YouTube’s Uptime Removes Invite-Only Limitation, Instagram Launches Comment Filters, Twitch Allows Live Streaming from Mobile Devices and AMC Launches Commercial-Free Platform.