Google flights, Channel Ten ‘drops mic’ and Facebook gives advertisers control. Here’s five things in five minutes to wrap up your week.
Come fly with me
Google delves into the Australian travel market with the launch of its flight search engine, allowing you to plan your next ‘vacay’. Read more here.
Channel Ten ‘drops mic’
Channel Ten has been forced into voluntary administration and some of the network’s stars and television personalities have taken to social media. Check it out here.
Facebook gives advertisers control
Brand advertising on Facebook will soon have more control over where ads appear, they will also be able to block out publishers more easily. Read more here.
Ready for an augmented reality platform war?
Apple undercuts Facebook in the augmented reality platform war. Read more here.
Snapchat goes self-service
Snapchat takes things to a new level and unleashes its next generation ad business, offering opportunities for brands both big and small. Find out more here.
Social media stats:
Here’s a breakdown of the top five social media channels in Australia for May:
Facebook – 17,000,000 monthly active users
YouTube – 15,300,000 unique active visitors
Instagram – 5,000,000 monthly active users
Snapchat – 4,000,000 daily active users
LinkedIn – 4,000,000 monthly active users