Rachel Pritchard

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Rachel Pritchard

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February 24, 2017

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Social Media, This Week in Social

This Week In Social, Facebook Messenger is launching a bot that lets you send money with TransferWise, Twitter rolls out Custom Profiles and Snapchat Spectacles go on sales in the US!


Facebook

Money Transfer Bot

Time to finally clear those debts? Facebook has teamed up with money exchange service, Transferwise to create a bot that lets you send money online.mark zuckerberg

Better Analytics

The social media network launches an update to Analytics for Apps to improve segmentation and domain-level reporting.

Have An Ad Break

Get ready for ad breaks! Facebook is bringing ad breaks to more live and on-demand videos on your News Feed.

 

Twitter

Custom Profiles

Twitter has launched custom profiles for businesses, so customers have a more human experience for brand interactionstwitter custom profile

Safety Search

Twitter offers the choice to remove potentially offensive content from its search results on Android… unless you’re into that kind of thing.

 

Video

Unskippable Ads

YouTube is going to scrap “unskippable” 30-second ads on the video-streaming service, from 2018.youtube ads

Status Cloned

WhatsApp is rolling out a new status feature to its billion-plus users… and it all feels a little familiar.

Spectacles On Sale

Snapchat users in the US can finally snap up a pair of Snap Inc’s much-anticipated video-recording spectacles.

 

Winners

Viva La Liga

The Spanish Primera División has announced a deal with Facebook to live stream regular matches on the social media platform.spanish football

Wait For It

A recent flood in California turned into the perfect backdrop for a genius play by Audi’s social media team.

 

Losers

The Grill

Snapchat is faced with growing concerns by investors ahead of its much-anticipated IPO.snapchat logo

Down And Out

YouTube experienced a brief outage that caused panic in parts of Europe…

 

Creative Spots

Mail Shrimp

MailChimp’s has launched a clever marketing campaign that pokes fun at its oddball name.mailchimp grafitti

Lego Face

If you’ve always dreamed of having a self-portrait made of Lego bricks, rejoice! A machine in Lego’s London store can set you on that path…

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