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.
LinkedIn joins the messaging app scene and is hoping to find a unique opportunity since only 38% of professionals say their company’s Intranets help them connect with colleagues. (MediaPost) – Lauren Geary, Account Director
Following in the footsteps of Bing and Yahoo, Google is testing promoted video ads within search results. (Search Engine Watch) – Daniel Loehr, Lead Paid Search Specialist
How will Uber’s latest offering, UberEATS, stack up against other food delivery apps? The war in this fast-growing category may just be getting started. (Fast Company) – Carolyn Haynes, Director of Content Marketing
Presidential candidate, Deez Nuts, was the number 1 trending topic on Twitter. (New York Times) – Kyle Jordan, Senior Developer
Imitation is the best form of flattery … unless it’s a complete copycat. McDonald’s apologizes for Twitter ads that mimic popular burrito engagement pic Tweets. (AdWeek) – Gina Tagliarino, Senior Copywriter