Native advertising duo Outbrain and Taboola have announced their intention to merge in a deal billed by the companies’ leadership as a bid to rival the likes of Amazon, Facebook and Google for ad spend. Read article here.
First Instagram, now Facebook as well? Amid testing of hidden like counts in seven countries on Instagram, Facebook is now also considering the same in its main app, with reverse engineering expect Jane Manchun Wong spotting this test Like display: As you can see here, the post Like listing doesn’t show the full count, but an indicator of Reactions to […]
Those crazy Millennials and their Snapchats. Snapchat has this week published the latest version of its ‘Snap Chatter’ trends report, which highlights all the topics which saw significant increases in discussion volume within the app last month. Much of it is likely as you would assume – ‘National Sister Day’ was a key focus of discussion, […]
Pinterest has provided an update on its performance, giving investors a look at how it’s tracking towards its broader growth goals. And the company is tracking pretty well – first off, on users, Pinterest is now up to 300 million monthly actives, a 30% increase on a year ago. Read full article here.
Facebook’s vision of creating an alternative currency that will better connect the world through its platforms could face some significant challenges in take-up – and that’s before you consider the regulatory concerns already raised by officials. In order to measure the public’s interest in Facebook’s coming Libra currency, and whether people actually intend on using it, messaging […]