New Tool Provides Email Alerts Whenever Your Competitors Launch a Facebook Ad Campaign – Weekly Social Media Update Wk33 2019

Utilising Facebook’s Ad Library, which was rolled out to all Pages earlier this year, PixelMe’s new ‘AdInboxMe’ tool will send you an alert whenever your competitors launch a new Facebook ad campaign. [Read more]

Pinterest adds new e-commerce layer with personalized ‘shopping hub’ atop user feed

Pinterest continues to push e-commerce initiatives, introducing a personalised shopping hub that displays at the top of users’ feeds with product recommendations pulled from retailers’ organic Product Pins and Catalog feeds. [Read more]

Facebook’s Working on a New, TV-Connected Streaming and Video Call Device

Facebook has approached Netflix, Disney and other media companies in regards to porting their streaming services onto a new, TV-connected Facebook device. [Read more]

Pinterest Reaches 300 Million Users, Posts Better Than Expected Profit in Q2

Pinterest is now up to 300 million monthly actives, a 30% increase on a year ago. The real strength of Pinterest is in driving purchase intent – according to research, some 90% of weekly Pinners use Pinterest to make purchase decisions, higher than any other social platform. [Read more]

Facebook Adds New Slideshow Option to Facebook Stories to Boost Usage

Facebook has introduced a new Stories option, which will enable users to add a still image slideshow to their Story. This could be particularly relevant among older users and/or those less familiar with the Stories format. [Read more]