Industry Watch: November 8, 2017

Social Media / Messaging Apps

Snapchat will overhaul its app to bolster user numbers, as it endures the growing pains of shift to programmatic | The Drum

Instagram removes 24-hour recency requirement for photos, videos posted to Stories | MarketingLand

KFC commissions painting to congratulate man who spotted its Twitter joke | DesignTAXI

Instagram is using AI-human hybrids to shape what you see next | FastCoDesign

Instagram will warn influencers when they don't disclose sponsors | MobileMarketer

Twitter rolls out 'Promote Mode' subscription ad service | AdAge


Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality / 360 Video

Blippar tests AR app to help users navigate cities | MobileMarketer


Video / Livestreaming / Podcasting / Music Streaming

What to do after you press record: a formula for videos people love | ContentMarketingInstitute

Apple outbids Netflix on Aniston-Witherspoon scripted series | AdAge

Driving engagement with Facebook Live: 5 tips to help make you the next Chewbacca Mom | AdWeek


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

For Amazon, the future of Alexa is about the end of the smartphone era | FastCompany

Marriott makes more room for chatbots to enhance guest experiences | MobileMarketer


Branding / Marketing / Advertising

Could cryptojacking go legit and disrupt digital advertising? | Econsultancy

The five things marketers must do to prove digital marketing ROI | Econsultancy

Site review: How Mamas & Papas combines content and commerce | Econsultancy


And Also ...

CBS sues photographer for posting screenshots of an old TV show on social media | DesignTAXI

Uber partners with NASA in vision for managing flying cars | AdAge

Christine Lusey