Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Twitter’s First Ad Revenue Share Payouts See Top Tweeters Earning Thousands of Dollars , Google adds Indian regional languages and more to Bard, Roblox is coming to Meta Quest VR headsets & More…

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  • July 14, 2023,

1.Twitter’s First Ad Revenue Share Payouts See Top Tweeters Earning Thousands of Dollars

Twitter’s new creator ad share payouts are now starting to flow through – and given the amounts being shared, Twitter’s delayed rollout strategy for the scheme actually makes a lot of sense. [Source: Social Media Today]

2. Google adds Indian regional languages and more to Bard

Google announces that Bard is now available in more regions such as Brazil and Europe and now it understands prompts in 40 more Indian regional languages. [Source: Social Samosa]

3. Roblox is coming to Meta Quest VR headsets

Meta announced that Roblox is coming to Meta Quest VR headsets, starting with an open beta that will be available on App Lab. Meta says the open beta provides an opportunity for the Roblox developer community to optimize their existing games for Quest and build new ones for VR while receiving feedback from the Quest community. [Source: TechCrunch]

4. E-Commerce’s Top Trio: Electronics, Toys, and Fashion Dominate Sales

According to the latest data shared by Statista, electronic appliances, toys, and do-it-yourself items, including clothing and fashion, are currently the top 3 areas hosting most of the purchases made online. [Source: Digital Information World]

5. Twitter Adds Media Studio Access to Twitter Blue Features List

Twitter has quietly added another perk for Twitter Blue subscribers, with paying users now also able to access its Media Studio content management and scheduling platform in the app. [Source: Social Media Today]

6. Google Launches NotebookLM – An AI Note-Taking Assistant

The experimental product is now officially named NotebookLM. It is being introduced by Google Labs as a novel approach to note-taking software, leveraging a robust language model at its heart. [Source: Search Engine Land]

7. Snap’s New Partnership with Linktree Will Allow Users To Showcase Their Work And Profiles On Snapchat

Snap is making a major collaboration with Linktree that’s designed to give users the chance to showcase their offerings and profiles via the Snapchat platform.The company went public with the news recently regarding how it was really keen on this new endeavour. [Source: Digital Information World]

8. Microsoft rolls out AI-generated ad headlines and descriptions

Microsoft has introduced AI-generated headlines and descriptions for ad campaigns. This new service has been launched alongside the company’s new auto-generated assets feature and IF functions for responsive search ads (RSAs). [Source: Search Engine Land]

9. LinkedIn experiments with a generative AI-integrated tool to help users write Feed Posts

LinkedIn has shared another development of an AI-integrated tool, this one helps users who may have a hard time drafting their thoughts into a Feed Post. [Source: Social Samosa]

10. Meta Adds Avatar-Enabled Video Calls, More Avatar Engagement Options

Meta’s considering its pathways to optimal adoption, and getting people to move from Facebook and Instagram, into its more advanced digital space. [Source: Social Media Today]


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