Must Know Online Advertising News #WeeklySnacks no.12

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Hello and welcome to a new episode of #WeeklySnacks! Find out what happened last week in the world of Online Advertising and Social-Media. What did you miss? You’ll see below.

Pinterest Lets Users Know if Ideas Are ‘Tried and True’

If you used Pinterest at least once, you must  know the frustration of having no idea if someone actually has tried the recipe or trick or just repinned it. Well, Pinterest has found a solution on how to solve this problem. The platform has recently introduced a new feature that lets users know how many people have tried the pinned ideas.

Instagram Story links get 15–25% swipe-through rates for brands, publishers

Vox Media’s Curbed, MeUndies, Outside and Whisper have tested linking their websites to Instagram Stories and talk about their experience. 15 to 25% of the people who see a link in an Instagram Story are swiping on it, showing brands that it is indeed a very useful feature.

NASA Shares the Universe on Pinterest and GIPHY

If you’re a space fan, you will want to add NASA on Pinterest and GIPHY. Our take on this? You should follow them on Snapchat too at @NASA.

Google’s Updated Website Testing Tool – What it Means For Everyone

Did you know that people are 5 times more likely to leave a website if it’s not mobile friendly? Doesn’t that information make you wanna give your site a ‘test-drive’? You can do that now with Google’s updated tool – TestMySite.

YouTube Reveals Top Videos, Music Videos, Ads of 2016

You probably have seen more than half of these. Here are the top videos, music videos and ads on Youtube in the last year. It has determined them by looking at a variety of factors, including “time spent watching, sharing, commenting, liking and more.”

Only now, after reading this, you’re ready to start your week!

 

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