Steve Hatch, VP, Northern Europe at Facebook, and Mark Ritson, Marketing Week columnist and Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Melbourne Business School, will take to the Headline Stage to close day two of the Festival of Marketing 2018, Oct 10-11 in London.
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Despite all of the headlines and the immense scrutiny Facebook has faced in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social network seems to have escaped its biggest PR challenge to date largely unscathed.
But is that really the case?
Here are some great social stories from August 2018 – featuring Facebook, Movember, Greenpeace and more.
There’s mounting evidence to suggest that heavy technology use can be damaging to mental health.
A study by Duke University found that this correlates with attention and behavioural problems in young people. Meanwhile, a 2017 survey by the Royal Society for Public Health found that young Brits believe social media channels like Facebook and Instagram have significant detrimental effects on their wellbeing.
Before Facebook arrived, the ability to target very specific segments was incredibly difficult.
For example, if you had wanted to target all mums with a two-year-old child in the UK, you would be looking at some daytime TV, weekly magazines, and outdoor in specific nappy valleys.
Last month, Instagram launched IGTV, a long-form, vertical video platform that is available in the Instagram app as well as a standalone IGTV app.
Before IGTV, videos on Instagram were limited to one minute in length. With IGTV, Instagram users can now create their own channels on which they publish videos of up to 60 minutes. In the future, Instagram plans to allow users to publish videos of unlimited length.
Do brands and businesses really care about creating communities in social media?
Twitter polls have been around for a while, but with Facebook Messenger and Instagram more recently adding similar features to their respective platforms – polls are having a bit of a resurgence.
After months of anticipation and preparation, on Friday, the GDPR went into effect and privacy advocates, eager to put the law to the test, wasted no time challenging the practices of the internet’s two biggest names.
Hours after the GDPR became the law of the land, a non-profit organization called None Of Your Business (NOYB) lodged complaints against Google and Facebook, including Facebook subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp, with four different European authorities.