Hi there,Is Facebook becoming too powerful? According to Pew Research, more than 67% of Americans say they get their news from social media and 45% of adults in the US cite Facebook as a news source. Yikes.
Well on that super positive note, we’ve got a ton more content for you. Read on for more!
- Use showcase shopping ads to create more rich shopping experiences
- Segment your bids using priorities
- Integrate a feed management tool to automatically update your Merchant Center data feed
12 MIN: How Facebook’s oracular algorithm determines the fates of start-ups | New York Times
Why you’ll find this interesting: This NYT piece digs deep into Facebook’s stronghold in the tech space, along with the ethical conversations around their domination in the realm of digital advertising. If you have time for a nice, lengthy read, this is for you.
2 MIN: Twitter launches lower-cost subscription access to its data through new Premium APIs | TechCrunch
Why you’ll find this interesting: Twitter offered free Standard APIs and pricey Enterprise APIs, but nothing in between – until now! The Premium API ranges from $149/month to $2,499/month based on how much data you need.
Although this may be a reason to celebrate, developers may still be feeling uneasy about Twitter’s integrity after sudden restrictions were made to developer’s dismay back in 2012.
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