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soundcloud and snapchat are getting old like hip hop and vincent van gogh: your daily distraction...you're welcome

soundcloud and snapchat are getting old like hip hop and vincent van gogh: your daily distraction...you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #113 • View online

Soundcloud Gets Knocked Down. Will They Get Up Again?
As we talked about on the blog last month, Soundcloud has been in deep trouble for most of this year. That said, there was a period of “will they or won’t they” when Chance the Rapper swooped in to help, after the company shut down two offices. After another month of plummeting revenues, it officially seems that the music sharing platform is in a do-or-die situation with their investors. Tech Crunch. 
This one's a real nail biter
This one's a real nail biter
Happy Birthday To Hip-Hop
Today’s Google Doodle allows you to play DJ, and celebrate the 44th anniversary of Hip Hop. Try out your DJ skills and unlock biographies of some of the legends of Hip Hop’s birth.
We learned a lot from The Get Down but how to DJ wasn't one of them
We learned a lot from The Get Down but how to DJ wasn't one of them
Vincent Van Gogh Revived
Art historians have spent years studying each brush stroke of Van Gogh’s masterpieces. Now they have 65,000 more to examine, as a beautifully animated oil painted movie comes to life, exploring his life and death. See the trailer here, and stay tuned for it’s release, set to be sometime after September. Creative Bloq. 
It's amazing that 125 artists worldwide contributed to the film
It's amazing that 125 artists worldwide contributed to the film
Snapchat Is In A Bit Of Trouble...
The once-forecasted ’Facebook Killer’ is now getting creamed by Facebook-owned Instagram Stories. They lost money, showed incredibly slowed growth and even their daily actives fell dramatically - all seemingly due to attrition to Instagram Stories. We love the rawness and truly socialness of Snapchat, but could see this coming as soon as the stories declaring “Snapchat the Facebook Killer” started to show up in the Media. Bad media. Bad. Tech Crunch.
If Facebook had a super savage bio this is what it would be
If Facebook had a super savage bio this is what it would be
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Uber
Uber sent out a series of notifications preparing users that as of 11 AM today, #UberIceCream would commence. Featuring reusable cones and an ice cream truck for you and up to 4 friends, the event was highly anticipated.. Unfortunately no one in TSI got the opportunity to request for the ice cream truck, and it seems many were also left ice-cream-less today.
This is the way we all felt about the Uber Ice Cream false promises
This is the way we all felt about the Uber Ice Cream false promises
It Only Takes 6 Seconds
Digital advertising has been predicting the end of long-form video for a long time. Finally there is an exact time sweet spot to aim for: six seconds. Brace yourselves for more bite-sized advertising across all platforms as we head into 2018. AdWeek. 
6 is that magic number for first-time engagements!
6 is that magic number for first-time engagements!
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You like us. We like you! Help make our SXSW dreams come true and vote for our panels by clicking the gif above, and we'd be happy to return the favour 😊
Have a great weekend from the Truly Social team!

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