August 27, 2016

Facebook Goes to War With Ad Blockers

August 9, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

Facebook is using technology to blend ads into their HTML, making ads indistinguishable to their content in order to prevent ad blocking. This only works when viewing the full HTML version of Facebook, not their mobile version or their mobile app. In a rather soft sell approach, they mixed adding […]

YouTube Talks About 360-Degree Video

August 8, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

“360 is a video format that unlike traditional video, is capturing in full 360, so full spherical,” commented Kurt Wilms, Senior Product Manager at YouTube. “When we talk about 360 at YouTube, we’re talking about filming content and viewing content in this new video format.” “VR at YouTube is all […]

Social Media is a Key Driver of Ecommerce

August 1, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

Felim McGrath, who is the Trends Manager at GlobalWebIndex, believes that social media will be a driving force encouraging online shopping. He says that one third of the world’s population is now on social media, which is up an astounding 10% over last year. “With such a significant amount of […]

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