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facebook learns to be more human from spotify story: your daily distraction... you're welcome

facebook learns to be more human from spotify story: your daily distraction... you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #131 • View online

Facebook Gets On The Wrong Side Of Fake News
 Congressional Investigators are still probing alleged interferences by Russian sources in relation to the 2016 US election and the spread of fake news. It was revealed by Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos late Wednesday on Facebook’s blog that Facebook had allowed a Russian troll farm to purchase advertising targeted towards voters during the election period. Read about the full investigation in the Washington Post.
Facebook might be landing itself in some very hot water soon.
Facebook might be landing itself in some very hot water soon.
Lowe's Masters Instagram Stories
Lowe’s has long held the title of’ best home improvement store’s digital marketing’, from their ’Fix in Six’ Vine videos and partnership with BBDO to create social media campaigns. Their latest Instagram Stories campaign have shown the perfect way to use advertising on the platform, featuring the transformation of a room through several one-second long videos
If only we could get a home makeover like this one in one second.
If only we could get a home makeover like this one in one second.
Remember Your Heart
As Tara has mentioned before, the world we live in, especially online, can be too focused on the data and harnessing it for efficiency, and not on the real human elements. Quartz writer Scott Hartley has proposed that in fact, STEM development should have helped us to become better at being human. As the future looms ever closer, the most in-demand careers and skills will be focused on emotional intelligence. If Alexa and Cortana can learn to communicate with one another, so can we.
There's a balance between information and humanity.
There's a balance between information and humanity.
Spotify Takes The Plunge
Spotify’s video and podcast production expansion (not available currently in Canada) has been launched for a while now, but this might be the first major move towards expanding the popular music streaming application into a bonafide video destination. Former Maker Studios & Disney exec Courtney Holt will be joining Spotify as they begin their transition into offering music-specific original programming. With a history working with MTV, Atlantic Records, and MySpace Music, Holt might be just the push Spotify needs to roll out expanded video content on their platform.
Do we sense another 'premium content' hub on its way?
Do we sense another 'premium content' hub on its way?
Have a wonderful #NationalBeerLoversDay from the Truly Social team🍻!
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