Industry Watch: November 6, 2017

Social Media / Messaging Apps

More Brands Will Be Able to Send Sponsored Messages on Facebook Messenger | AdWeek

Who Needs TV for News? Social Media Will Do | eMarketer

Seven Sets of Useful Insights You Can Gain From Twitter Analytics | MarketingProfs

What We Learned About Instagram Story Performance by Analyzing Over 800 Accounts | SocialMediaToday

Facebook's Adding Some New Poll Presentation Options, Including GIFs | SocialMediaToday

Mythbusting with Eva Chen: The biggest misconceptions fashion brands have about Instagram | Glossy


Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality / 360 Video

New Guinness World Record Set With 36 Continuous Hours in Virtual Reality | Road to VR


Video / Livestreaming / Podcasting / Music Streaming

How Vimeo Is Preparing For The Future Of Video Storytelling | FastCompany

YouTube changes monetization policy in bid to appease frustrated creators | MobileMarketer

As branded content pivots to video, publishers face new challenges | Digiday

‘Facebook views are a vanity metric’: Overheard at the Digiday Video Anywhere Summit | Digiday


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

This Temporary Tattoo Warns You When You’ve Gotten Too Much Sun | FastCompany

The Blockchain Will Change Advertising. Here's How. | Clios

Wear This Hat, and You Won't Fall Asleep at the Wheel | AdAge

Ikea Asked 12,000 People What They Want From AI | FastCoDesign

Best Buy taps Amazon's Alexa for voice ordering | RetailDive


Branding / Marketing / Advertising

Influencer Marketing Is About Data, Not Celebrity Deals | eMarketer


And Also ...

Something is wrong on the internet | Medium

Christine Lusey