Internet traffic is up, CPMs are down, and media platforms are pivoting to adapt to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Media giants across the globe are hurriedly making adjustments to keep their platforms stable and functioning during the massive surge in traffic. As a result, major platforms in the EU – Facebook, Netflix, Disney+, among others
Retailers on Pinterest will now have more ways to be discovered as the platform introduces new shopping features aimed at bringing products to where users are most likely to shop. Pinterest announced the new features Thursday, including the launch of the Verified Merchant Program, new conversion reporting capabilities, dynamic retargeting options, and updates to product
This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Snapchat’s Here For You Snapchat fast-tracks new app feature in light of coronavirus. In February,
Even digital creators aren’t immune to the impacts of COVID-19 as companies pivot to keep up with business demands amid closures and staff shortages. YouTube on Monday said it has implemented a temporary automatic review process to weed out content that potentially violates policies as in-office staffing in certain locations is reduced. Automated process. To
Conversation Ads are coming to LinkedIn. The ad format builds on LinkedIn’s current Message Ads (formerly Sponsored InMail), featuring full-funnel campaigns with options for multiple customized calls-to-action such as product education, webinar sign-ups, or eBook downloads. The new ad product will be rolling out globally in beta to all advertisers over the next few weeks,
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Snapchat has announced a new ad product that gives advertisers an easier way to design and distribute AR-based ads. With the new ‘Lens Web Builder,’ you can create AR Lens campaigns directly within Snapchat’s Ads Manager. Simple, fast, and free. Snapchat said the Lens Web Builder was developed with three key values in mind: simplicity,
Advertisers on Reddit can now buy Trending Takeover ad units, the platform’s first ad type that appears in the trending section of Reddit’s Popular tab and Search dropdown. Here’s how it looks in the Popular feed on mobile: And here’s how it looks in the Search dropdown: Driving to Reddit landing pages. When a user
TikTok is having a moment. Whether you use the app already or have spotted TikToks popping up on other social platforms, it’s clear that TikTok isn’t just another fleeting trend. It’s here to stay. Yet it’s easy to see how someone not familiar with TikTok (ahem, your boss) might dismiss it as a Snapchat reboot.
LinkedIn has been testing LinkedIn Stories internally. This week, the company confirmed it will be rolling out the beta feature to users in the coming months — finally joining the ranks of Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram. “We’ve learned so much already about the unique possibilities of Stories in a professional context. For example, the sequencing
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Facebook quietly updated its terms of service for its Advanced Mobile App Measurement program in January, barring mobile app advertisers from using device-level data for any purpose other than measuring campaign performance on an “aggregate and anonymous basis.” The change took effect on January 22. With the change, Facebook mobile app advertisers can no longer
Planning your paid social campaigns well ahead of your peak periods — whether seasonal, holiday or promotional — help ensure you hit your goals. Michelle Stinson Ross, marketing operations director at Apogee Results, offered tips on how advertisers can get the most out of seasonal social ads at SMX West in San Jose last week.
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SAN JOSE – With more advertisers and bigger budgets crowding onto Facebook and Instagram, acquisition costs are climbing. Advertisers can make their social ad dollars go further by re-thinking campaign fundamentals. “You need to make sure you’re scaling your available inventory for click-through rates, mirroring your audience, and being dynamic,” 3Q Digital’s Senior Strategy Development manager
Twitter has acquired Chroma Labs, the company behind the Chroma Stories app — a short-form video and photo creation tool that offers Stories templates and filters for creating Stories on various social sites. Twitter confirmed the Chroma Labs team will join Twitter’s product, design, and engineering teams. “Their expertise in creative tools that help people