DRAP'S DIGITAL NEWS #15
Wikipedia's co-founder launched new social media platform. Check if you use TikTok right and take a look at Pornhub's cool campaign for Black Friday, while you try to figure out did major screw-up caught the electric automaker? Aaaand last but not least, Trump’s "Tiny hand" is free for download! Enjoy.
Facebook launched an experimental meme app called Whale
Facebook quietly released a new meme-making app called Whale, which is currently only available on the Canadian App Store. Its listing says it can be used to edit your own photos or images from a library of stock photos and then share your creations on social media platforms such as Instagram and Messenger. The app isn’t all that original, but it does have the advantage of being free to use without in-app purchases or subscriptions.
Facebook's testing a new 'favorites' friend listing for Facebook stories
Facebook is reportedly testing out a new option which would enable users to share their Facebook and Messenger Stories with smaller, selected groups of friends, as opposed to all of their connections. The option would provide a new 'Favorites' list option for you to share your Stories to. Tap on the Favorites listing and you would be able to select users to include on the list.
Wikipedia co-founder launches new social media platform
New Social Media platform is launched this week, picking up hundreds of thousands of users in just a few days. The site features a Facebook-like news feed that includes shared items and other content prioritized by date and time as opposed to user engagement or paid content.
How to use TikTok to promote your business
Does the hottest new social media platform TikTok confuse you? To some, it probably seems like just a lip-syncing video app for teens, but it’s much more than that. TikTok has 500 million users worldwide, and it was the most downloaded app for Apple in Q1 2018. If you use TikTok just right, you can introduce your business or product to a huge audience.
Where the Generation Z consumes content
In partnership with WAYV, an experiential marketing company that specializes in college campus pop-up activations, Adweek brought in 18 Gen Zers for a new video series called Demystifying Gen Z, and asked marketers’ most pressing questions to the post-millennial generation.
PornHub are giving people an alternative to traditional gifts: LifePlan
Despite the fact that PornHub cannot bluntly advertise its service like most companies can, the genius behind this engine have really put their heads together and came up with tons and tons of cool campaigns that make it possible to include their brand in above-the-line marketing. As Black Friday looms on the horizon, forget rushing to get bargain games, clothes and electronics. Pornhub is selling a special lifetime premium membership on Black Friday. Buy your loved ones special presents this year. :)
Brilliant viral marketing strategy or a major screw-up?
The crowd gasped. “Oh my f---ing god,” said Musk. “Maybe that was a little too hard.” Were the shattered windows during Tesla Inc.’s Cybertruck reveal a brilliant viral marketing strategy, or a major screw-up that caught the electric automaker by surprise?
Trump’s handwriting is now a free font called Tiny Hand
Graphic designer at BuzzFeed and Font Bureau recreated The Donald’s handwriting as a custom font, which it’s calling Tiny Hand. And even better, now it is available for free download. So, what’s Tiny Hand good for, as a font? Where to even start... :)
"Freedom of speech is not freedom of
Baron Cohen slammed Facebook and other large social media platforms as “the
greatest propaganda machine in history”. Addressing the Anti-Defamation
League’s Never Is Now summit, the actor — who is known for using his satirical
personas such as Borat, Bruno and Ali G to highlight bigotry around the world —
tore into technology companies for not doing enough to clamp down on hate
speech and conspiracy theories.