MeDigit News Bulletin | 26th March, 2018
Last week saw major updates around Facebook’s Data Controversy. This week, we have updates from Uber, Instagram, YouTube & obviously – impact of Facebook’s controversy. Check out latest buzz below:
Uber exits South East Asia business, sells it to rival Grab.
Uber has agreed to sell its South East Asian business to regional rival Grab both companies said in a statement on Monday. As part of the deal, Uber will get a 27.5% stake in Singapore-based Grab while Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will join Grab’s board. https://goo.gl/C7Udjr
What Brands Can Learn From India on Personalized Storytelling
How Uber & Vivo are driving user interest through smart storytelling. – A Google Case study. https://goo.gl/fZ8JgT
YouTube reaches 80% of all Internet users across age-groups in India
On its tenth year anniversary since it’s India launch in 2008, YouTube today hosted Brand cast 2018. Celebrating the milestone, YouTube shared insights on its incredible journey in India, highlighting how deeply interlinked YouTube is to India’s Internet growth story. https://goo.gl/N9BXFj
How Facebook’s latest controversy could change social media forever?
The biggest social media story of the moment – and maybe ever – is the latest controversy surrounding the misuse of Facebook data by controversial advertising/lobbying group Cambridge Analytica. https://goo.gl/mcPCWp
Instagram allows clickable hashtags & user profiles in bios.
Instagram’s adding some new link options within your profile bio, which will provide new ways to connect your audience to relevant hashtags, or to refer to other users, increasing exposure potential within the app. https://goo.gl/g7Mjyg