The 2017 BET Awards dominated the week of June 19 in the Nielsen Social Content Ratings, totaling 10.497 million interactions across Facebook and Twitter while no other TV series, special or sports event broke 1 million.
David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily. He has been covering the digital industry since 2009 and was previously editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes.
Uptime, the invite-only iOS application Google’s Area 120 startup incubator launched in March to enable users to share and watch YouTube videos in real-time with each other, is no longer invite-only.
Instagram is testing a Favorites feature, which allows users to designate a group of friends to share posts and Stories with.
Jonno Simpson, head of sport for Twitter Australia, left the company to assume the role of sports marketing director, Australasia, at global athlete publishing company Unscriptd.
Facebook is developing a stand-alone application for creators of Facebook Live videos, which will debut as an update to its stand-alone Facebook Mentions app for celebrities, public figures and journalists.