Media/Tech Consumption:

Social/Digital Media:

  • Facebook rolls out screen-sharing in the Messenger app
  • Instagram’s TikTok-like ‘Reels’ Functionality will be launched in the US next month
  • Snapchat launches meditation tool from HeadSpace, the first of its new mini-apps
  • Snapchat add Brand Profiles as it looks to expand its business appeal

Brand Pivots & POVs:

Consumer Behavior is Changing:

  • Consumer habits rapidly evolved in the first half of 2020. Here’s what could stick (MarketingDive)
  • Millennials, Gen Z turn to social media first for health advice (Forbes via Healthline study)
  • Many consumer prefer using traditional payment methods at local business (eMarketer)
  • The majority of American’s mobile time spent takes place in apps (eMarketer)

Instagram Announces Feed Updates

Instagram is set to roll out some major changes to its app in 2022. Recently, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri made an announcement that the company is testing several updates to its home feed experience, highlighted by the return of a chronological feed. Over the past few...

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Media/Tech Consumption: Gaming: Amazon rebrands Twitch Prime as Prime Gaming HBO Max shares Pinterest recipe to promote Selena Gomez quarantine cooking show Social/Digital Media: Vimeo partners with Pinterest to enable streamlined video pin creation GIPHY adds custom...

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Media/Tech Consumption: NBC’s Peacock reported 10 million sign-ups, but marketers should keep an eye on time spent Why Tubi is secretly the one streaming service you need right now (with 25MM viewers and 100% year-over-year grown in hours watched) TikTok makes first...

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Social/Digital Media: Facebook will look to support new eComm functionalities via its Accelerator program The White House gives TikTok until September 15 to sell; Microsoft mulls purchase TikTok says they’re not going anywhere. Facebook unveils its new music video...

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Social/Digital Media: Facebook will enable users to broadcast their messenger rooms with Facebook Live Facebook tests new page design which de-emphasizes Link counts TikTok launches “Creative Fund” to pay platform influencers for their efforts Pinterest launches “Make...

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Media/Tech Consumption: Facebook, Google & Apple announce new emoji updates for World Emoji Day Zoom’s Q2 downloads jump past 300MM, beating TikTok during pandemic Social/Digital Media: Facebook rolls out screen-sharing in the Messenger app Instagram’s TikTok-like...