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the great meme wars open facebook's eyes: your daily distraction... you're welcome

the great meme wars open facebook's eyes: your daily distraction... you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #324 • View online

“We need to take urgent action now to rebuild trust before it’s gone forever.”
- Unilever CMO, Keith Weed announcing that they will not work with influencers who buy followers. We’re not sure how they’ll enforce this, but it’s a great symbolic first step.
Instagram: Algorithms & Self-Policing
Remember when we talked about Instagram’s new algorithm? Well, we’ve found a great little article that dives even deeper into how it works. You’re welcome! Also worth noting is that Instagram appears to be working on a tool that allows users to limit and manage the time spent on the app. It may seem like Insta is shooting itself in the foot, but considering the recent press that the platform has been getting, it’s a smart move.
No more blaming your phone for your lack of sleep.
No more blaming your phone for your lack of sleep.
Memewatch: The Great EU Meme Wars
As we’ve previously mentioned, a proposed copyright law (ominously named Article 13) might make memes illegal in the EU. This is truly the darkest timeline. Wired has helpfully broken down the exact articles which are threatening the freedom of memes. The Save The Internet Campaign is the best way that our fellow memers in the EU can fight back.
Let's do this.
Let's do this.
Facebook: Eyes Wide Open
We’ve kept our eye on some interesting research that Facebook is conducting. Blinking while taking photos may be a thing of the past, thanks to this eye-opening research! Iris that this had been around before. Ok, that’s enough eye puns.
Eye-Eye!
Eye-Eye!
More Facebook: Stay With Us... It's Good News
Facebook will stop showing gun accessory ads to minors… Well, duh. With the amount of targeting that Facebook does, it’s taken until June 2018 for them to figure this out. Yikes.
It's about time that Facebook started holstering stuff like that.
It's about time that Facebook started holstering stuff like that.
Have a great Garfield the Cat Day from all of us here at Truly Social!
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