Industry Watch: November 17, 2017

Social Media / Messaging Apps

Twitter might soon let annoying people send multiple Tweets at once | DesignTAXI

Instagram Stories and saving posts are now available via the mobile web | AdWeek

From temptation to sextortion: Inside the fake Facebook profile industry | Radio Canada


Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality / 360 Video

Williams-Sonoma is buying a 3-D imaging and augmented reality startup for $112 million | Recode


Video / Livestreaming / Podcasting / Music Streaming

Facebook will livestream 47 college basketball games for free this season | Recode

YouTube terminates controversial kids channel with over 8.5 million subscribers | TubeFilter

Even this very long, super-nerdy NBA podcast is making money | Bloomberg


IoT / Wearables / Technology / AI / Chatbots / Apps / Gaming

Amazon Key flaw could let rogue deliverymen disable your camera | Wired

Estée Lauder unveils skincare tips on Google Home | MobileMarketer

Watch: Nickelodeon's lessons learned from its Alexa skill | AdAge

Mr. Mucus gets a chatbot thanks to WebMD-Reckitt partnership | AdAge

Fighting the Bionic Man: Why Spire tried to make its new Health Tag invisible | Wearable


Branding / Marketing / Advertising

Digital media meltdown: Troubling outlooks for BuzzFeed, Mashable, Oath, and Vice | FastCompany

Are retail brands ditching mobile apps? A look at some stats & case studies | Econsultancy

KFC launches $10,000 anti-tech 'internet escape pod' in holiday season stunt | The Drum

How to capture captive audiences with content | Content Marketing Institute

Next-level personalization creates killer customer experiences: four CX guideposts | MarketingProfs

Christine Lusey