Facebook recently announced another new addition to their family of apps as they bought popular GIF-making and sharing website GIPHY for $400 million.
On Friday 24th April, Facebook shared a blog announcing a whole host of new video-calling features to WhatsApp, Messenger and their own app. Possibly the most exciting of these was ‘Messenger Rooms’ – which will allow users to start video chats that can be joined by up to 50 people with no time limit.
With government advice changing daily, many businesses are concerned about how the Coronavirus pandemic will affect them. At a time when misinformation, fear and panic are rife on social media, it’s more important than ever to keep communication with your audiences open and be that voice of reassurance.
International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual celebration of the achievements of women worldwide. This year’s theme is #EachforEqual – a campaign calling on everyone to help to create a gender equal world across government, sport and the workplace.
Google’s parent company Alphabet released YouTube advertising revenue figures this week for the first time ever. Bringing in over $15 billion, YouTube’s ad sales rose 31% year-on-year in the last three months of 2019 and accounted for almost 10% of their overall revenue. (Source: BBC News)