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By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #160 • View online

Will They Ever Learn 🙄
So we knew that Facebook had gotten caught up in swaying voters with ads during the 2016 President Election. What we didn’t know was that both Facebook AND Google employees had helped to direct audiences and copy for paid campaigns that featured an American-made anti-refugee video, depicting France and Germany overrun by Sharia Law. Not only are Facebook and Google implicated in the controversial advertisements, but Austin-based digital advertising firm Harris Media created and directed promotions for the video. 
And what have we heard from Facebook about this? Crickets.
And what have we heard from Facebook about this? Crickets.
Runners Crack Down On Cheaters
There’s a new trend in the racing world that has runners chasing after cheaters. Bib counterfeiters are ruining the fun for everybody, and the practise has become large enough for the NYRR to create an anti-banditing campaign: “Respect the Run”.
There's really no point if someone's going to win over you without even running the race anyway!
There's really no point if someone's going to win over you without even running the race anyway!
Cyber Surveillance Made Curiously Accessible
Some serious investigative reporting has been done on the possibility to track a person through mobile apps like Grinder that report on your proximity to other users. It was found that it takes just $1000 (a price many obsessive exes would happily pay), to track a person through targeted advertising and mobile apps. If there was ever a case for advertising networks to become private, this is it.
This is potentially the creepiest news we've heard this week.
This is potentially the creepiest news we've heard this week.
Snapchat Wins Halloween
Among many funny and absurd halloween costumes that have been released this year - sexy goldfish, Anne Frank, BB8 - there is a clear winner. Snapchat has released a Hot Dog costume for fans to go as the summer’s viral hit, the dancing hot dog. 
Well now that's our costume decided!
Well now that's our costume decided!
Stories Reveals Winners And Losers
When looking at the active accounts of 800 Instagram users, Delmondo dove into the ways Instagram Stories have changed daily user-ship of the app, and how they’ve changed the audience-content creator relationship. Our biggest takeaways: Influencers have mastered the Stories feature, and you have got to keep it short and sweet ☝️!
We love Instagram Stories, we can't wait to put this new plan into action.
We love Instagram Stories, we can't wait to put this new plan into action.
Have a great day from the Truly Social team!
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