Marketing Day: LinkedIn report, Amazon’s new Spark social feed & Facebook Pages

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Gary Nix, social video, and the state of machine learning — VB Engage

In this week’s episode, Travis and Stewart discover just how much the field of machine learning, AI, and cognitive computing has grown over the past few years. And naturally, there’s a new AI-powered marketing technology to reveal this week too, as well as a conversation about LinkedIn and its video strategy. We then talk to […]

Amazon’s push into social may set it on a collision course with Facebook

ANALYSIS: After years of indifference toward social networks, Amazon is suddenly getting very social this year. Spark, the company’s social shopping feature introduced this week, is the clearest sign of that trend so far, but Amazon has given other hints in recent months. And if Amazon is serious about social, it could end up on […]

4 Beautiful Social Media Content Ideas that Drive Engagement

Are you struggling with publishing remarkable social content that captures attention? Here are four types of content marketing strategies that can help you improve engagement.  Social Media Today RSS

6 Simple Ways to Improve the Security of Your Social Media Profiles

Digital security is more important than ever. Here are six simple ways to improve the security of your company’s social profiles. Social Media Today RSS

Uber acqui-hires social app studio Swipe Labs

 Why would Uber buy a team that builds Snapchat competitors? To make its driver app feel more human. Uber has acqui-hired Swipe Labs, the social product studio run by Marwan Roushdy. He and a selection of engineers from the dozen-person startup will join Uber to work on the driver experience within the driver earnings team. […]

The Top U.S. Media Publishers on Social Media – June 2017

Which media companies posted the best results on social last month? Here’s the latest data from Shareablee. Social Media Today RSS

Twitch’s homepage is now a social network

Twitch looks different now for most of you. Amazon’s livestreaming video platform is in the process of updating its site so that everyone who is logged in sees the Twitch Pulse social stream instead of the old homepage. This rollout began last week, and all Twitch members will have the update by next week, according to the […]

WordPress.com gives you more options to share your posts on social networks

 WordPress.com is slowly but surely replacing all those clunky social sharing plugins that you use. With today’s update, you can now schedule tweets, Facebook posts or LinkedIn updates in WordPress.com’s admin interface. WordPress.com has had social sharing features for years, but it used to be very basic. You could connect your Facebook or Twitter accounts […]

ZeroFox secures $40m Series C to help manage social media risk

 ZeroFox, a startup that helps companies manage social media risk including scams, malicious links and account hijacking, announced a million Series C investment today. The round was led by Redline Capital Management and Silver Lake Waterman (which is Silver Lake’s late stage growth capital fund). Existing investors NEA, Highland Capital Partners and Core Capital also […]