Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google Ads Editor’s New Tools, Facebook’s Creative App Platform, YouTube’s Removal Of Dislike Counts & more…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • November 12, 2021,

1.New Features Out For Google Ads Editor Version 1.8

The latest edition of Google Ads Editor has been announced and includes many new features that will best serve accounts and clients. [Source: Search Engine Land]

2. Facebook Launches ‘Creative App Platform’ to Expand Stories Functionality

Facebook has announced a new ‘Creative App Platform’ for Facebook Stories, which will enable developers to create and promote Stories-related apps direct within the Stories eco-system. [Source: Social Media Today]

3. YouTube Removes Dislike Counts On All Videos

YouTube is removing public dislike counts on all videos, though the dislike button will remain available for users to customize their recommendations. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

4. Google Logo Schema Gains ImageObject Type Support

Google logo schema now supports ImageObject type, in addition to the URL type, according to updated information on the help document. [Source: Search Engine Land]

5. Facebook Announces the Removal of Thousands of Ad Targeting Categories Relating to Sensitive Topics

Facebook is taking more steps to align with evolving privacy regulations by removing a swathe of detailed ad targeting options that relate to potentially problematic issues and causes. [Source: Social Media Today]

6. Instagram Now Paying Up To $10,000 Bonus To Creators For Posting Reels

Instagram as a way to attract even more content creators, is now paying bonuses of up to $10,000 to those who post videos on Reels. [Source: 9to5Mac]

7. Clubhouse Adds Room Recordings, Improved Analytics Data on Attendees

Clubhouse has officially launched its new Replays feature and it will also now display cumulative counts of all people tuned into chat. [Source: Social Media Today]

8. LinkedIn Lets Freelancers Promote Their Services For Free

LinkedIn Services Marketplace, now available to everyone after a limited launch earlier this year, lets professionals promote their freelance services for free. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

9. Instagram Adds New Text-to-Speech and Voice Effect Options in Reels

Instagram is adding a new ‘Text to Speech’ option in Reels clips, which will provide an artificial voice to read any text overlays you add to your clips. [Source: Social Media Today]

10. Twitter Adds New Visual Enhancement Options for Attached Images and Clips

Twitter is rolling out its updated visual customization and editing tools to more users. [Source: Social Media Today]

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