The Social Media Wrap – 31 AUGUST 2018

The whole office got excited this past week with the roll out of Facebook Watch in Australia, plus features added to time tracking on YouTube and music on Snapchat.

Will you be implementing any of these into your digital marketing strategy? I’d love to hear your thoughts, post in the comments below:


New activity dashboard on YouTube helping users track the time they spend on the app

  • Similar to Facebook, YouTube is promoting digital wellbeing by releasing new tools that allow users to better understand their tech usage

Source: YouTube

Is Facebook finally going to jump on the speech recognition train?

  • Techcrunch has reported that Facebook is developing and testing its own speech recognition featured called ‘Aloha’

Source: TechCrunch

Looks like Snapchat is getting musicGIFs

  • Billboard announced Tunemoji has partnered with Snapchat
  • The partnership reportedly will mean users can incorporate musicGIFs in their stories or in Snapchat’s chat function

Source: Billboard

Facebook adds a new tool to track your audiences engagement in a group

  • Facebook has announced that they are slowly rolling out a new feature called Pixel to Facebook Groups
  • The feature will allow group admins to more closely monitor users activity while on the group page

Source: Facebook

Facebook Watch is coming to Australia

  • A year after Facebook launched Watch in the US, IT News has reported that they are officially rolling it out globally
  • Facebook’s Head of Video, Fidji Simo also said that they will be looking at expanding the subscription services that they are currently testing with a few creators now

Source: IT New

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