Industry Watch: November 28, 2017

Social Media / Messaging Apps

Facebook steps up suicide prevention efforts on its platform by using AI | The Drum

The largest football stadium will be Facebook and Instagram | The Drum

A small business guide to Instagram Stories [Infographic] | Social Media Today


Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality / 360 Video

VR headsets pass 1 million shipments for the first time in a single quarter | VentureBeat

Amazon debuts creator tool for AR, VR | MarketingDive


Video / Livestreaming / Podcasting / Music Streaming

‘This will blow over quickly’: YouTube’s latest ad scandal is unlikely to hurt its bottom line | Digiday

YouTube pulls ads on 2 million inappropriate children's videos | The Verge

YouTube boycott not likely to hurt any more than last one | AdAge

“Hero shows” like ‘Ball In The Family,’ ‘Returning The Favor’ among Facebook’s first renewals for Watch tab | TubeFilter

Analyst projects Apple’s original content budget will rise to $4.2 billion per year by 2022 | TubeFilter

Even with 6-second ads on the rise, some brands are creating animated films to try and stand out | Adweek

How to develop and grow a successful podcast | Content Marketing Institute


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

The CMO’s guide to AI’s marketing impact for 2018 | MarTechToday

Don’t call it “Siri”: Why the wake word should be “computer” | Salon

Agencies are scrambling to meet client demands for Amazon-specific solutions | Adweek


Branding / Marketing / Advertising

How often do consumers intentionally click mobile ads? | eMarketer

‘It’s articles over car configurators’: BMW’s new site is more like a magazine | Digiday


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Christine Lusey