Snapchat likely to begin scripted original content push by end of year

 Snapchat could start offering original scripted content very soon, according to its content lead Nick Bell (via Variety). Snapchat has already done a lot with creators to build shows, including tie-ins for big broadcast hits like The Voice and The Bachelor, and it’s also working with A&E on reality TV via Second Chance, a dating show featuring exes. This isn’t… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/23/snapchat-likely-to-begin-scripted-original-content-push-by-end-of-year/?ncid=rss
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LinkedIn opens video uploads to all as part of a bigger video push

 Video is the name of the game in social networking: sites like Facebook and Twitter have been doubling down on the medium in recent years to drive more traffic and engagement from users, and also as a platform to snare in more premium advertising away from traditional television broadcasters; Snapchat put video at the core of its service from day one. Now Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is hoping… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/22/linkedin-video/?ncid=rss
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Teens favoring Snapchat and Instagram over Facebook, says eMarketer

 Facebook is losing appeal among teens and young adults which is contributing to generally slowing growth for the platform, according to the latest projections from research firm eMarketer. Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/22/teens-favoring-snapchat-and-instagram-over-facebook-says-emarketer/?ncid=rss
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