Last Week in Digital Marketing News – Dec. 19, 2016

Last Week in Digital Marketing News – Dec. 19, 2016

We’re all inundated with Digital Marketing News. It’s everywhere.

So how can you sift through the deluge of headlines and extract what is most important to you? Commexis has you covered!  Each Monday, our experts curate the biggest stories in Digital Marketing News from the past week and tell you how they will affect you and your business.

Give us 90 seconds, and we’ll give you what you need to know so you can start this week off on the right foot.

Facebook Continues to Struggle with Counting by Kerry Flynn via Mashable, Dec. 16, 2016

Facebook’s problems continue with new concerns about their paid advertising data. Mobile users on iOS may bave been undercounted anywhere from 10 to 20 percent.

Amid the fake news controversy, it looks like yet another blow to the social media giant’s credibility.


Google My Business Insights for Google Maps Photos by Barry Schwartz via Search Engine Roundtable, Dec. 16, 2016

Google Maps photos are about to become the next component for your Google My Business Page to obsess over. The pages now offer comparison data for photo views in the insights section of your Google My Business listing.


This Instagram Timeline Shows the App’s Rapid Growth to 600 Million by Marty Swant via AdWeek, Dec. 15, 2016

On Dec. 15, Instagram announced that the image-based social media app has passed the 600 million user threshold.

AdWeek put together a timeline illustrating Instagram’s meteoric growth:

Oct. 6, 2010 – Instagram founded
•   Dec. 21, 2010 – 1 million users
•   Sept. 26, 2011 – 10 million users
•   April 9, 2012 – 30 million users
•   Nov. 6, 2012 – 80 million users
•   Feb. 26, 2013 – 100 million users
•   March 25, 2014 – 200 million users
•   Dec. 10, 2014 – 300 million users
•   Sept. 22, 2015 – 400 million users
•   June 21, 2016 – 500 million users
•   Dec. 15, 2016 – 600 million users


Come back every Monday to get all the Digital Marketing News you need in 90 seconds. See you next week!

Phillip Brooks

Digital & Creative Strategist

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