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    • Facebook Extends Auto-Captioning to Videos From Pages

      By David Cohen on Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:40 AM Facebook introduced auto-captioning for video ads last February, and the social network quietly began extending the feature to videos from pages in October. Josh Constine of TechCrunch shared the screenshots below, and Facebook confirmed to Constine that the feature’s rollout began to U.S. English pages in October.

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    • Vine Out, Vine Camera In Jan. 17

      Twitter announced in October that it was scrapping stand-alone video application Vine, and it said last month that it would be replaced by pared-down app Vine Camera. Now we know when. The social network announced via a tweet on the Vine account that Vine would transition into Vine Camera Jan. 17. Update – the Vine app will become the Vine Camera on Jan 17.

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  • YouTube Heroes Will Let Users Earn Rewards By Flagging Videos, More

    … YouTube introduced its YouTube Heroes program, which will allow “Hero” users to earn rewards by flagging inappropriate videos, adding captions and subtitles to videos and more. To start, YouTube said the YouTube Heroes program is available to “a select group of contributors from across the globe who have histories of high-quality community…

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  • Instagram Officially Rolling Out Save Draft Feature

    … update, you can save as a draft & come back to it later. https://t.co/7lZ0eyNtBC — Instagram (@instagram) September 20, 2016 The Help Center page offered the following instructions for using the new feature: Tap the camera button at the bottom of the screen, then take or upload a photo or video. Add effects, filters, a caption or your location. Go…

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  • The Impact of Instagram Stories on Influencer Marketing

    … Early this month, Instagram launched Stories, a “‘new” feature that enables users to create stories–a feed of photos and videos complete with your own doodles, captions and stickers, and displayed for 24 hours only. Sound familiar? That’s because it is. In what can only be seen as a fairly shameless copy, Instagram Stories replicates pretty…

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  • How Product Packaging Helps Market Your Brand on Social Media

    … essential to quickly convey, product packaging designers would do well to consider font sizes and weights that maximize readability not only in social-media contexts, but in mobile-sized images (which is where most social-media activity takes place). For an example of a product that is instantly “readable,” consider this photo of a box of Cheerios Protein…

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  • The Secret Life of Brands: What Image-Recognition Technology Reveals

    …/md2GbgV2PG — Trip Manfro (@pfac51) May 19, 2016 The bottom line is that none of these insights into real consumer use cases and attitudes toward brands is visible with traditional text-centric social listening tools. More and more consumers are talking about products, via images, without actually mentioning them. What are they saying? Image-recognition tech lets you tune in. Ben Plomion is the senior vice president of marketing for in-image advertising platform GumGum. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Instagram Finally Adds iOS Share Extensions

    … opening the flagship app. Now, according to 9to5Mac, Instagram users who have upgraded to version 8.2 have the same capabilities. 9to5Mac reported that users will be able to add captions to photos and videos imported from other iOS apps, but in order to take advantage of Instagram’s photo filters and other photo-editing features, they will have to launch the flagship app. Readers: Why do you think it took Instagram so long to integrate with iOS share extensions? …

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  • Top 3 Facebook Video Ad Formats for 2016

    … ideal viewers with content they are sure to enjoy. But which Facebook video ad formats are the most effective? In our research to find the top performing video ads on Facebook, the Videospot team looked at pages from national brands, media companies, and even local business. We evaluated the success of the video ads based on their publicly…

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  • Emojis and Social Video: The Top Emojis on Vine and Instagram 😍

    … Video between June 2013 and October 2015 (that's 34.2M for Vine, and 90.7M for Instagram) to determine how many creators used an emoji in their title or description. We found that 34% of Instagram Video uploads contain an emoji in the caption, compared to 22% of Vines. Let's take a deeper dive into the data.Top Emojis Used on Instagram Video50…

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  • 10 Tips for Publishing Videos on Facebook

    … Video has evolved into a more accessible and essential tool for brands on Facebook, and product manager Anaid Gomez-Ortigoza shared 10 tips for making the most of the medium. Gomez-Ortigoza highlighted recent improvements including the addition of a videos tab to page insights and changes to the video-uploading process, and she shared…

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  • 5 Ways to Hack the YouTube Description Box for Better Rankings

    …, the copy (or text) found inside your YouTube description box is indexed by search engines and is used by the search engines to rank your video accordingly. While it’s possible to rank on YouTube without a big description box, you would also be missing out on valuable watch time as many YouTubers scroll through a description box while the video…

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  • Instagram Adds People Tab to Explore Menu, Allows Users to Edit Captions

    … to finally bring it to you today. You’ll find a new “edit” option in the menu beneath your image. Tap it to edit your caption. Instagram also said in an email to AllFacebook that a typeahead feature was added to its search menu, delivering dynamic results as users type each letter of their queries and quickening the process. Instagram users: What do you think of these updates? …

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  • JW Player on The Latest in Video Technology Innovations

    Jeroen “JW” Wijering, founder of JW Player, and a pioneer of the online video player, highlights the best in state-of-the-art video technology for 2014. JW walks us through the current industry standards, how HTML5 is changing the way video is consumed, how adaptive streaming works, and why you should be captioning your video content.

    Carla Marshall/ ReelSEOin SEO Google YouTube- 10 readers -
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