Episode 329

This week’s headlines: Snapchat Testing Camera Shopping Feature with Amazon and Facebook Tests News Feed AR Ads.

The week’s news quick hits: YouTube Takes Steps to Combat Fake News, Snapchat Creates Destination for User-Generated Lenses, Instagram Stories Gets Questions Sticker and Twitter Removes More Fake Accounts.

Episode 328

This week’s headlines: Snapchat and YouTube Woo Creators, Snap’s Expanding Into Gaming, Group Video Chat Comes to… Instagram?, and Facebook and Twitter Launch Transparency Tools.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Launches Time Management Tool, AT&T Acquires AppNexus, Instagram Explore Tab Gets AI Powered Categories, Google Image Search Takes Cues from Pinterest, Facebook Reverses Ban on Ads for Cryptocurrencies, Roku Launches Audience Marketplace, Google Rebrands Ad Products, Facebook Tests Keyword Snooze, Twitter Works to Curb Fake Accounts and Facebook Separates Political from Journalism Content.

Episode 327

This week’s headlines: Video Ads Come to Messenger and Instagram’s Long-Form Video Platform is Here

The week’s news quick hits: YouTube Launches Creative Suite, Facebook Opening Watch to More Creators, Facebook Tests Paid Group Subscriptions and Snapchat Adds Effects to Snap Map.

Episode 326

This week’s headlines: Users Can Now Shop Within Stories, Reddit Launches Native Video Ads and Snapchat Launches Developer Platform.

The week’s news quick hits: LinkedIn Launching Carousel Ads, Facebook Memories Gets Dedicated Hub, Snapchat Lets Users Delete Messages, Snap’s Second Stab at Spectacles Go on Sale, Users Can Review Brands on Facebook and Snapchat Testing Boomerang-Like Feature.

Episode 325

This week’s headlines: Apple Laying Groundwork for Ad Network, Apple Hosts WWDC, Facebook to Launch Lip Sync Live and Instagram Laying Groundwork for Long-Form Content.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Found to Share Data with Device Makers, Pinterest Adds New Format for Promoted Video, Microsoft Acquires GitHub, Facebook Launching News Shows in News Hub, Facebook Integrates Audience Network with New Ad Exchanges, Instagram Adds Ability to Share Stories of Others and Facebook Launches New Gaming Hub.

Episode 324

This week’s headlines: Snapchat Prepping Snapkit Launch and More Teens Defect from Facebook.

The week’s news quick hits: Snapchat Launches Lens that Reacts to Sound and Google DoubleClick Adds Music Streaming Services to Its Capabilities.

Episode 323

The week’s news quick hits: Adobe Acquires Magento, Instagram Lets Users Mute Accounts, Nielsen Adds YouTube TV to Viewership Ratings, Home Services Come to Facebook Marketplace, Snap Launches Accelerator, Facebook Launches Fake News Initiatives, Facebook and Twitter work to Make Political Ads More Transparent, and GDPR Went Into Effect.

Episode 322

This week’s headlines: Facebook Suspends 200 Apps, Snapchat’s Unskippable Ads are Here, Facebook and Twitter Report Info on Hate Speech and Facebook Expands Stories Capabilities.

The week’s news quick hits: Walmart Offers Free Two-Day Shipping, Snapchat’s Redesign of its Redesign Rolls Out, Amazon Unveils New Retargeting Tool, Rumors of Facebook Cryptocurrency Circulate, Snap Launches Privacy Center, Facebook Launches Youth Portal, WhatsApp Gets More Group Features, Chrome Disables Autoplay Video-Blocking Feature, Google Music Gets a Launch Date While YouTube Red Gets a New Name and Instagram Gets New Sticker to Allow Users to Post Feed Content to Stories.

Episode 321

This week’s headlines: Instagram Testing Storing Credit Card Information, Google Hosts Google I/O 2018 and Snapchat Redesigns Its Redesign.

The week’s news quick hits: Microsoft and Amazon Collaborate on Voice Assistants, Facebook Researching Paid Subscription Model, Instagram May Be Launching Music Stickers, Facebook Revamps Leadership to Explore Blockchain, Facebook Working on Bitmoji-Like Product, Apple Looking to Sell Subscriptions Through TV App,  Klout is Shutting Down and Instagram Rolls Out Emoji Slider Poll.

Episode 320

This week’s headlines: Facebook Rolling Out Pre-Roll Ads More Broadly, Alphabet Reports Quarterly Earnings, Facebook Shows Strong Earnings Despite Controversy and Snapchat Has Some Big Updates.

The week’s news quick hits: Shazam Acquisition by Apple Under EU Scrutiny, Amazon Looking to Launch Domestic Robot, Facebook Updates Content Policies, Spotify Rolling Out Mobile App Overhaul, SmugMug Acquires Flickr, Amazon Key Expands to Vehicles, Gmail Updates are Here, Amazon Q1 Earnings Show Advertising Ambitions and Twitter Posts Profit for Second Quarter in a Row.