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OMD FWD 07.01.19

Abbey Torrance

Welcome to the first edition of FWD in 2019. This week we re-cap on how many Instagram users freaked out over the accidental test that was rolled out, news from 2019 CES as well as Verizon decreasing the value of Oath and much more. Read on for your fill on all things newsworthy!

HEADLINES

INSIGHTS

  • Comscore and Nielsen are racing to become the one true cross-platform measurement provider in 2019
  • The best of Digiday Confessions in 2018 with anonymous thoughts from the marketing industry
  • 2019 Social Media Trends and Statistics: Stories are going to take over according to this trend watch

COOL

  • Facebook is working on a strategy for crypto-currency in WhatsApp. A team has reportedly been working on exploring blockchain technologies since 2014
  • Samsung has just revealed a shape shifting TV at CES. The 75” TV is made of modular micro LED panels and this is the first time Samsung have been able to create such an advanced TV in a size small enough to fit into homes. The ultimate experience for binge-watching movies and TV shows!
  • Instagram is incorporating music into the platform even more with a new option on stories which is a question sticker where friends can tap and suggest songs

DEEP READS

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