tim peterson

  • YouTube tops 1.5 billion logged-in viewers every month

    YouTube has a lot of viewers, and now the Google-owned video service is giving those viewers new views, including a way to responsively reformat videos on mobile and support for 180-degree videos. Every month, 1.5 billion people log in to YouTube to watch videos, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said on Thursday at VidCon (also known as Comic-Con for the digital video industry) in ...

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  • Snapchat’s Snap Map plots Stories by location but not ads (yet)

    Snapchat is giving people a better look at what’s going on in the world but is not including a place for advertisers (at least not yet). On Wednesday, Snapchat rolled out Snap Map, which plots people’s publicly posted Stories by location on a map so that others can see what photos and videos people are sharing from a specific location.

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  • Pinterest’s Lens update adds a Snapchat-style look and a fashion sense

    Pinterest wants to do for visual search what Google has done for text search. But to do that, Pinterest needs to make searching by taking a picture as easy as typing on a keyboard. So the search-slash-social platform continues to tweak its three-month-old in-app visual search tool, Lens. Pinterest’s latest updates to Lens, announced on Wednesday, make the image-scanning feat ...

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  • Instagram Stories daily audience hits 250M, adds live Story replays

    Every day, more than 250 million people view Instagram Stories, the Facebook-owned photo-and-video sharing app announced on Tuesday. That’s a 25 percent increase since April, when Instagram’s 10-month-old clone of Snapchat’s Stories feature hit the 200-million-user mark. It also means that Stories’ daily audience growth has picked up its pace as Snapchat’s own daily audience ...

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  • Instagram ads can now link to brands’ Messenger accounts, bots

    Facebook continues to find ways for its three major brands — Facebook, Instagram and Messenger — to complement one another. In the latest example, brands can now buy ads from Facebook to run on Facebook’s photo-and-video sharing app that link to a marketer’s account in Facebook’s messaging app. The extension of Messenger-linked ads to Instagram follows their rollout to Faceb ...

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