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WE’VE DONE THE DIRTY WORK FOR YOU, SCOURING THE WEB FOR OUR FAVORITE FINDS OF THE WEEK. HERE’S OUR QUICK ROUNDUP OF THE MOST IMPORTANT, INTERESTING AND INSPIRING THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE DIGITAL WORLD, COURTESY OF YOUR GDD INTERACTIVE TEAM.

 

This week Facebook unveiled its latest News Feed change, allowing users to curate what they see in their feed. (Fast Company) – Kylie Paul, Social Media Manager

Twitter now rolls out a new platform for video advertising that they promise will increase reach and cost-efficiency, but will it really work? (MediaPost) – Lauren Geary, Account Director

It’s all about getting away from the screen, and interacting with devices around us in more natural ways: vision, voice control and artificial intelligence. Instead of one outcome with multiple workflows, designers will need to achieve one outcome with any possible workflow. (Fast Company) – Mallory Ming, Art Director

No longer are the women of Facebook’s logos hiding in the shadows. (Mashable) – Daniel Loehr, Lead Paid Search Specialist

Twitter proves words simply aren’t enough sometimes with their emoji-driven hashtag game for brands. (AdWeek) – Gina Tagliarino, Senior Copywriter

In more emoji news, a battle between Dallas and LA over NBA free agent DeAndre Jordan had players and coaches scrambling to Tweet their best responses. (Bleacher Report) – Kyle Jordan, Senior Developer

Facebook is playing a little nicer with advertisers … (AdWeek) – Guy Dineen, CEO & Founder 

TV viewers are most likely to search for an advertised product within 90 seconds of airing. Wywy, has enabled campaign synchronization between TV and Google Adwords to allow advertisers to automatically boost search bids for relevant keywords for three minutes after their commercial airs. (Search Engine Land) – Stephanie Bursa, Senior Director of Digital Media 

Is swiping even too much work for online dating now? Maybe your heartbeat can make your match: (AdWeek) – Carolyn Haynes, Director of Content Marketing