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Facebook Launches New Video Speed Dating App Called Sparked

Facebook’s experimental NPE –  or ‘New Product Experimentation’ – team has begun initial testing of its latest project, a video speed dating app called ‘Sparked‘ which will enable users to hold 4-minute video chats with potential matches in order to better decide on their suitability before moving forward.

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YouTube ad sales on the rise – should brands be on board?

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)

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Top 10 YouTube Stats for Marketers

As marketers, keeping on top of trends and social movement is obviously key, and it’s probably not escaped anybody (marketer or not) that visual content has never been more popular! This obviously presents a massive opportunity for organisations to use video platforms to get in front of a large, captivated audience. YouTube dominates as a… Read more »

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YouTube Stories Launches

We’ve all heard of Instagram Stories, Snapchat and Facebook Stories but now there’s a new player on the field as YouTube have launched their own version of Stories! Let’s start with the basics.

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Facebook Testing Video Covers For Pages

This week has seen Facebook testing video covers as a new option for Pages, allowing businesses to create an eye-catching video about their products or services between 20-90 seconds long.