The Emarketing Blog

Do-it-yourself Online Event Management and Digital Marketing Tips to Help Your Organization Succeed

Social Media News and Tech Industry Updates For Online Event Management Software Users

Posted on | February 8, 2018 | No Comments


Here is another round of social media updates and tech industry news for the online event management community and do-it-yourself online event registration software users. This update includes news on Facebook’s creepy obsession with lazy users, Snapchat’s new face lenses tool and how Twitter is vanquishing those darn bots.  Enjoy the update and learn more about social media usage for online event management success.

Google Unveils Default Ad-Blocker for Chrome (TheGuardian)
Google launched it’s default ad blocker to combat intrusive ads on the Chrome browser.

“A big source of frustration is annoying ads: video ads that play at full blast or giant pop-ups where you can’t seem to find the exit icon,” – Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, vice president for Chrome.

Twitter Followers Vanish Amid Inquiries Into Fake Accounts (New York Times)
More than a million followers have disappeared from the accounts of dozens of prominent Twitter users in recent days as the company faces growing criticism over the proliferation of fake accounts and scrutiny from federal and state inquiries into the shadowy firms that sell fake followers.

Snapchat Rolls Out Face Lenses (TheVerge)
Snapchat is rolling out new features including a new tool to create custom face lenses and new text caption styles for your snaps. Lenses are AR masks that overlay your face with details like puppy ears, flower crowns, and the all important vomiting rainbow. The lenses start from $9.99 and go up depending on the size of the location you’ve chosen (covering anywhere from 20,000 to 5 million square feet), duration of the lens, and other factors.

Facebook Really Wants You to Come Back (Bloomerg)
The social network is getting aggressive with people who don’t log in often, working to keep up its engagement numbers.

“The content of mail they send is essentially trying to trick you,” said Gorantala, 35, who lives in Chile. “Like someone tried to access my account so I should go and log in.”

Obtaining Positive Event Registration Flux from Seeding the Social Media Ecosystem (Ennect)
So you’ve created your event registration landing page and sent out your email invitations using an uber-effective event management software. What’s next? Try creating some extra attention and positive event registration flux using social media.


Leave a Reply