Trump’s Sniffles Go Viral & Snapchat Rebrands: Beyond Social Media Show #159



In episode 159 of the Beyond Social Media Show co-hosts B.L. Ochman and David Erickson discussed Donald Trump’s Presidential Debate Sniffs; Your WALL-E Future in self-driving chairs; Facebook’s wildly inflated video metrics; the Oilers’ scary new mascot; Snapshot rebranding and announcing video Spectacles; dancing with a pig; stale cookies; a possible huge sound merger; Twitter launching Moment creation for all; six year-old’s poignant letter to President Obama goes viral; YouTube’s #VoteIRL campaign for millennials, grandparents urging kids to vote in hilarious #WeveSeenThisBefore video and lots more.

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[0:12] Topics in this episode

WORST DIGITAL CASES OF THE WEEK

[0:35] Trump’s Sniffs Go Viral

[3:19] Editor at Verge Took Second Job at Apple but didn’t tell his boss

[4:25] Facebook apologizes after inflating key video metrics for 2 years

[6:40] Japan brings us self driving chairs

[8:00] Edmonton Oilers scary new mascot is sure to give kids nightmares

BEST DIGITAL CASES OF THE WEEK

[10:10] #WeveSeenThisBefore – Jewish Grandparents Promise to Rise From the Dead, Haunt Their Grandkids If They Don’t Vote for Hillary Clinton

[11:35] Ford Trolls Trump on Twitter with fact checks to counter his lies

[14:05] Snapchat rebrands as Snap, releases Spectacles for video recording

[15:45] Google embraces log-in for cross channel measurement

[18:16] President Obama Shares Emotional Video of Child Who Asked to Host Syrian Refugee

[19:47] Spotify said to be looking to acquire SoundCloud

[20:56] London Police officer dances with giant pig in cancer charity danceoff

[22:02] Twitter Moment creation soon rolling out to all of us

[24:26] #VOTEIRL urges millennials to register and vote

SHINY NEW OBJECTS

[26:00] Mockingbird app for wireframe website planning

[28:09] 10 beginner tips for unique product photos

DAILY NUMBERS
[28:48] Podcast abandonment by time

[30:11] Where to find us online

BEYOND SOCIAL MEDIA HOSTS

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DAVID ERICKSON
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