social media researchWelcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media.

On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore new Snapchat marketing features, Facebook page video covers, Twitter changes, and other breaking social media marketing news of the week!

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social media researchWelcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media.

On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Erik Fisher and Kim Reynolds, we explore Facebook Live Audio with Joel Comm, Apple announcements with Jeff Sieh, Facebook Photo Album updates, and other breaking social media marketing news of the week!

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social media researchWelcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media.

On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore Instagram’s new click to Messenger ads, new Snapchat geofilters with Carlos Gil, new features coming from Facebook, and other breaking social media marketing news of the week!

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social media researchWelcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media.

On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Erik Fisher, we explore Instagram location and hashtag stories with Peg Fitzpatrick, autoplay video ads on Pinterest with Jeff Sieh, Twitter Direct Message and emoji updates with Madelyn Sklar and more breaking social media marketing news of the week!

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social media researchWelcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media.

On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore Instagram Stories updates with Sue B. Zimmerman, Pinterest visual search ads with Alisa Meredith, the new Google Lens, and more breaking social media marketing news from the week!

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social media researchWelcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media.

On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore Facebook news feed changes, Snapchat updates with Carlos Gil, Facebook group discoveries, and other breaking social media marketing news of the week!

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If you’re new to the show, click on the green “Watch replay” button below and sign in or register to watch our latest episode from Friday, May 12, 2017.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Twitter Announces New Premium Programming Deals for 24/7 Streaming Video Content: Last week, Twitter shared its plans “to air live video 24 hours a day, 7 days a week inside its apps and desktop site.” At its Digital Content NewFronts presentation earlier this week, the company debuted over a dozen live-streaming content deals across sports, news, and entertainment, which will bring “hundreds of hours of new premium video content” to the platform.

These deals include “new exclusive original live programming, live games and events, live syndications, extensions of existing live deals, and new always-on live streaming content.” It also presents “new opportunities for brands to reach passionate and engaged audiences by sponsoring premium video content at scale.” A Twitter spokesperson shared that advertisers will be able to buy pre- and mid-roll ads against the new shows and channels through Twitter’s Amplify program, and that the company plans to share ad revenue with the media companies producing the programs. However, revenue splits for the NewFronts programs will vary.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

LinkedIn Rolls Out Matched Audiences: LinkedIn introduced Matched Audiences, “a set of targeting capabilities that give you the unique ability to combine LinkedIn’s powerful professional data with your own first-party data.” With Matched Audiences, members can engage key accounts, prospects, and audiences “that matter most to [their] business with three new capabilities.” These capabilities include Website Retargeting, which allows businesses to market to LinkedIn members who visited their website with always-on campaigns. LinkedIn also rolled out the ability to engage prospects from your list of contacts with Contact Targeting and reach decision-makers and influencers at companies you’re targeting with Account Targeting.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Releases Augmented Reality Camera Effects Platform: Facebook officially released the Camera Effects Platform at its annual F8 Conference for developers this week. The new Camera Effect Platform “turns smartphone cameras into the first AR platform” and provides “an opportunity for artists and developers to create effects for the Facebook camera.” With this new platform, Facebook introduced two new tools, Frame Studio, a web-based tool that “allows anyone with a profile or Page to design frames for use on profile pictures or in the new Facebook camera,” and AR Studio, which “enables artists and developers to build their own AR experiences such as animated frames, masks, and interactive effects that respond to motion, interactions during Live broadcasts, or third-party data.”

Facebook's new Camera Effect Platform turns smartphone cameras into the first AR platform and provides an opportunity for artists and developers to create effects for the Facebook camera.

Facebook’s new Camera Effects Platform turns smartphone cameras into the first AR platform and provides an opportunity for artists and developers to create effects for the Facebook camera.

Frame Studio is now available to all users on desktop browsers. All frames must be submitted for Facebook’s approval prior to being featured in the Facebook camera. Facebook cautions that frames “must follow Facebook’s guidelines and cannot include logos or trademarks unless pre-approved by Facebook.”

AR Studio is currently “in closed beta” with a select group of partners; however, developers can apply online to participate as well. In the meantime, Facebook released two new effects for Live video as part of the AR Studio beta program. These include a “This or That” effect, which allows live broadcasters to select from two options posed to viewers, and a new integration with Giphy.

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