Friday Round-Up: Twitter video ads, top trends and more

by Cynthia Boris
Hello Friday followers, it’s time for another round-up of stories that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a post. I’m going to begin with some potentially annoying news from my favorite social media network, Twitter. AdWeek says Twitter is getting ready to launch an unusual version of autoplay for Twitter video ads.Read the full article

  • MySpace Still Reaches 50 Million People Each Month - 31 readers, 845 Tweets - Did you know that 50 million people still visit MySpace each month?Would you be surprised that MySpace users generated over 300 million video views in November, good enough for 16th place on comScore's Video Metrix ranking?Were you not sure that MySpace still existed?

  • Twitter Will Launch Autoplay Video, but Here's How It Will Differ From Facebook - 34 readers, 609 Tweets - Twitter is about to give marketers new ways to share videos with a feature the ad world has been asking for: autoplay. Twitter has been working on its built-in video system for months, which would finally give users and marketers a way to shoot footage within the app.