This Week’s Top Stories
Twitter has confirmed earlier reports that media will no longer eat into character counts, giving users a clean 140 characters to work with. Notable is that the post announcing these changes does not mention links.
Google has announced that they are bringing ads to your Google Maps experience. As our online and offline lines continue to merge, marketed content on mobile devices becomes an ever more valuable tool for brands.
INSIDE THE PN NETWORK
What I Wish I Knew After College: Voce Nation Part 2 (Voce Nation, 5/23/16)
This is the second in our May series of roundups from Vocians, sharing their best advice and tips that they wish could have told their younger selves. What do we wish we had known, that nobody bothered to tell us?
My First Year in the Workforce: Jenna Kreitman (Porter Novelli Blog, 5/25/16)
Reflecting on my first year in the workforce, I can clearly see how each of my decisions brought me to this place. I waited for the opportunity that called my name. And I went in full force. I embraced the unexpected.
YOU SHOULD ALSO KNOW
- A YouTube experience like nothing you’ve seen before (YouTube Blog, 5/19/16)
- Product Hunt now has a buy button (The Next Web, 5/19/16)
- Nuzzel launches “first network of newsletters” (MarketingLand, 5/19/16)
- Reddit introduces a new tool for embedding posts (Washington Post, 5/19/16)
- Facebook now lets you skip right to the engaging parts of live videos (The Verge, 5/23/16)
- Facebook enables Continuous Live Video to power puppycams and more (TechCrunch, 5/23/16)
- How Kohl’s Is Tapping Into Chewbacca Mom’s Viral Facebook Video (Digiday, 5/23)
- Some Snapchat Users Aren’t Happy About X-Men’s Lenses Takeover (Digiday, 5/23)
- Video Ad Spending On Social Platforms Is Rising Fast (eMarketer, 5/23)