From updated video tools and live video features to ad-free experiences and AR-menus, Facebook, Snapchat and Google have all been busy rolling out some interesting new updates this week.
Digital Trends: Ad-free Facebook access could cost as much as $168 a year
Users might be intrigued by the prospect of an ad-free experience on Facebook, but how will that option impact brands that are targeting their favorite demographics there? Find out what Zuckerberg has up his sleeve with the proposed ad-free subscription tier for Facebook.
Social Media Today: Facebook Tests Out New Video Format to Boost Communal Viewing and Engagement
Facebook plans to debut a new video option that will allow publishers to post pre-recorded video within the Facebook Live environment. Although similar to a traditional Facebook Live video, it is intended to be a preview of an upcoming movie or episode and it will clearly be tagged as ‘Premiere’ and not ‘Live.’
Facebook makes a push for its Watch platform with new monetization options and video best practices. Find out how to build your audience – and maybe even turn a profit in the process.
Snapchat is changing the way we dine out with an augmented reality (AR) menu. Learn how Snapchatters will soon be able to use a custom Snapchat World Lens to scan a Snapcode and put virtual food on the table, review nutritional information and see prices.
Check out some of Google’s latest and up-and-coming product updates, including a new Google Search Console filter, an updated knowledge panel, expanded Google My Business listings and a refreshed Gmail design. There’s something here for everyone!
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