Instagram Testing ‘Donation Stickers’ in Stories – Weekly Social Media Update Wk08 2019

 

Instagram Tests ‘Donation’ Sticker in Stories

Instagram is reportedly testing a donation sticker on Stories as a fundraising tool for organizations and personal causes. This tool will give users the option and ability to fundraise for their favorite nonprofits. This will also give nonprofits an entirely new platform for fundraising — Instagram Stories. [Read More]

 

LinkedIn Launches its Own Variation of Live-Streaming Called ‘LinkedIn Live

LinkedIn’s new live video tool – called ‘LinkedIn Live’ – will provide another option for video content on the platform. LinkedIn Live will give regular members and businesses additional, immediate capacity to share from conferences, product announcements, conduct Q&As and more. [Read More]

 

Digital Ad Spending to Top Traditional for first time

Digital ad spending in the U.S. will exceed traditional ad spending in 2019, according to a forecast out Wednesday by eMarketer. Much of that share will come from Google and Facebook, with Amazon gaining speed from behind. [Read More]