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Emarketing Digital Marketing Trends, Social Media Disruptions and What is the dWeb?

Posted on | July 22, 2019 | No Comments

Digital Marketing Trends and Social Media Disruptions

Welcome to the Emarketing Blog Digital Digest. Here’s a collection of interesting tech and social media news that is currently buzzing across the global wires.

These technologists think the internet is broken. So they’re building another one. (NBC)
The dWeb, as the concept for the decentralized web has come to be known, is meant to take back power from powerful internet giants like Google and Facebook while also creating a more secure and private system.

Facebook user engagement keeps growing despite numerous scandals (cnbc)
Even though Facebook often finds itself in hot water in Washington and the media, users don’t seem to care.

The Inside Story of Twitter’s New Redesign (wired)
The web redesign isn’t just about making the place prettier. It’s also about sending a message to users: Twitter is listening to what you want—even if it doesn’t always seem like it.

Instagram is now hiding photo ‘like’ counts in 7 countries (cnet)
Instagram and its owner, Facebook, are working to ameliorate some of this stress by hiding how many likes your photos get from other users.

MLB’s first YouTube broadcast clocks 200,000 concurrent viewers (sportspro)
Nail-biting Phillies-Dodgers game also draws two million views on league’s official channel. The game, which ended 7-6 to the Phillies, was the first of 13 MLB fixtures to be shown exclusively live on YouTube, which announced a deal with the league at the end of April covering the second half of the regular season.

Google is redesigning its News tab with more emphasis on headlines and publisher names (theverge)
News stories are now displayed in a card format rather than a list, making headlines and the names of publishers more prominent.

Equifax to pay up to $700m in US settlement over data breach (
Equifax will pay up to $700m as part of a settlement with US authorities after a 2017 hack that exposed the personal data of close to 150m people whose most sensitive financial information is tracked by the credit reporting company.


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