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YouTube winds down Originals to focus on creator content

January 21, 2022

Via: Business of Apps

YouTube said it would shut down its Originals in favour of unscripted, creator-led content. Originals has been part of the company’s Premium services to challenge major streaming providers such as Netflix. However, with the decision of departure of Originals lead […]


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Adverty partners with Wolves Interactive to bring in-game ad tech to mobile games

January 19, 2022

Via: Business of Apps

Adverty, the leading in-game advertising platform, announced a partnership with Wolves Interactive, the Istanbul-based mobile game developer to bring its In-Play ad technology to Motorbike-Traffic Racer. The game is notable for over 10 million global downloads since its launch in […]


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YouTube Adds New Filters to its Video Performance Chart, Enabling More Specific Data Context

January 12, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

YouTube has added a new advanced analytics option to YouTube Studio which enables you to visualize the performance of your uploads by the focus topic of each, helping to provide more context as to the comparative performance of each clip. […]


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TikTok brings viral videos to TVs in gyms, restaurants through OOH deal

January 6, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

TikTok is taking a bigger crack at the OOH market through a deal with Atmosphere, whose streaming platform supplies curated content to TV screens in commercial spaces like waiting rooms, gyms and restaurants. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact […]


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Instagram Launches Initial Test of Algorithm-Free, Reverse Chronological Feed Options In-Stream

January 5, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Don’t say we didn’t warn you. After announcing the return of its reverse chronological, algorithm-free post feed late last year, Instagram chief Adam Mosseri has today shared a preview of how its new options on this front will work. Honestly, […]


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Twitter Tests New Topics Bar Above the Main Timeline to Highlight Relevant Discussions

January 4, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Twitter’s trying out another way to improve tweet discovery in the app, with a test of a new topics bar above the main tweet timeline, providing a quick link to real-time discussions in the app. As you can see in […]


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YouTube Expands Shorts Fund to More than 70 New Regions, Adds New Shorts Analytics Features

December 17, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

YouTube has announced some new updates for Shorts, including an expansion of its Shorts Fund, enabling more creators to get paid for posting highly viewed clips, and new Shorts analytics tools within YouTube Studio. The main announcement is the expansion […]


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Twitter Adds Auto Captions for All Video Uploads in Tweets

December 14, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

This is a sneaky big addition – today, Twitter has announced that all videos uploaded within tweets will have auto captions enabled, providing more ways for users to consume video content in the app. As explained by Twitter, all videos […]


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TikTok Leads the Way in App Annie’s 2021 App Performance Report

December 8, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

App Annie has published its annual review of the top performing apps by downloads and revenue, which once again underlines the dominance of TikTok, and the influence that it’s having in broader social media space. As explained by App Annie: […]


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Facebook Could be Forced to Sell-Off GIPHY After UK Regulatory Ruling

November 30, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Facebook is facing yet another regulatory battle, this time in the UK, with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) ruling that Facebook must sell Giphy, which it acquired in May 2020, due to the acquisition’s potential to reduce competition between […]