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Industry Watch: February 26, 2018

Social Media / Messaging Apps

Media buyers: Snapchat is focused on enabling commerce in ads | Digiday

Facebook and Google struggle to squelch 'Crisis Actor' posts | New York Times

Financial services and net neutrality are red-hot topics on LinkedIn | AdWeek

Lime-A-Rita opens social media advice column run by brand characters | MarketingDive

Nike's Air Jordan pre-release on Snapchat sells out in 23 minutes | MobileMarketer

Twitter makes changes to tackle spam bots | The Drum


Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality / 360 Video

Diamond Hedge puts a virtual ring on it | RetailDive

Fashion Week's new fling? Augmented reality comes into focus | Wareable

First radio, then television – now the BBC wants to pioneer news storytelling in VR | Wareable

'Ghostbusters' comes to life in AR game | MobileMarketer

Facebook pulls VR first-person shooter game from demo at conservative political conference | Variety


Video / Livestreaming / Podcasting / Music Streaming

Inside McDonald’s new ‘Serial’-style podcast telling its side of the Szechuan sauce story | AdWeek

BuzzFeed’s ‘AM To DM’ brings in one million views per episode by incorporating “Twitter’s DNA” | Tubefilter

Targeting ‘superfans’: How CBS is aggressively embracing streaming | Digiday


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

New method prints medicines on edible QR codes | Springwise

Why we may soon be living in Alexa's world | New York Times


Branding / Marketing / Advertising / Ecommerce / SEO

How digital helped Domino's overtake Pizza Hut | Econsultancy

Christine Lusey