Episode 297

This week’s headlines: Twitter Launches Happening Now, Snapchat Launches Context Cards and Facebook Launches 3D Posts.

The week’s news quick hits: Twitter Launching Bookmarking Feature, LinkedIn Gets Snapchat-Style Geofilters, Snapchat Tests Official Stories for Verified Accounts and Facebook Stories Opens Up to Businesses.

Episode 296

This week’s headlines: Tech Firms Work to Appease Publishers, Amazon Launching Its Own Delivery Service and Instagram Stories Can Be Cross-Posted to Facebook.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Takes Steps to Monitor Advertising, Yahoo Reports All Accounts Compromised in 2013 Cyberattack, Instagram Adds New Stickers Functionality Including Polls for Stories, Facebook Testing Additional Information Button for Articles, Google Announces New Hardware and AIM Shutting Down in December.

Episode 295

This week’s headlines: YouTube Launches New Tools for Ad Targeting and Creative, Pinterest Opens Up Taste Graph Targeting, Twitter Testing 280-Character Tweet Limit, Amazon Surprises Everyone with More Echo Products and Snapchat Adds New Sponsored World Lenses.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Aims to Determine How TV and Social Work Together for Brand Lift, Snapchat Adds Sky Filters, Instagram Sees Fastest Growth in Users Yet, Facebook Secures Rights for NFL Highlights, Instagram Gives Users More Control Over Who Can Comment on Posts, Vimeo Launches Live Streaming and Facebook Adds New Objective to Drive Users to Messenger.

Episode 294

This week’s headlines: Instagram Revisits Approach to Auto-Play Videos with Sound, Pandora Rewards Users for Viewing Ads, Facebook Gives Ad Targeting More Human Oversight and Facebook Allows Targeting for Store Visits.

The week’s news quick hits: Airbnb Lets Users Book Tables, Pinterest Makes Pin Collective Self Serve, Spotify Launches Ad Studio, Twitter Launches Popular Articles and Instagram Adds Stickers to Live Broadcasts.

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.

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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.