Twitter doubles tweets to 280 characters, touts its advertising ROI and signs deals to produce live programming with media partners as Chinese rival Weibo passes it in monthly active users, with 376m vs 330m.
Time Inc.’s PeopleTV strikes deal with Twitter to provide live programming https://t.co/WGRpVU1TW2
— CMO Today (@wsjCMO) November 8, 2017
U.K. media company Global is launching a weekly show exclusively for Twitter called "PopBuzz Presents." https://t.co/mf7CgdTrhv
— Digiday (@Digiday) November 8, 2017
We're expanding the character limit! We want it to be easier and faster for everyone to express themselves.
More characters. More expression. More of what's happening.https://t.co/wBpYdy1K40
— Twitter (@Twitter) November 7, 2017
Apple is reportedly building an augmented reality headset.
Dunkin’ Donuts tests delivery in New York.
Ford is developing an electric car in China with partner Zotye.
Google maps global air pollution:
— Francesc Pujol (@NewsReputation) November 8, 2017
Intel promotes its AI offering and partners with Turner Sports on VR basketball coverage.
Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott debuted this as part of his trash-themed F/W ’17 collection:
Moschino is selling a dress made of a plastic dry cleaning bag for $735 https://t.co/TqlLbW92xk
— TIME (@TIME) November 8, 2017
Snap Inc. promises redesign after disappointing quarter:
— Ad Age (@adage) November 8, 2017
Let's not mince words: Snapchat is a disaster. And worst of all, it doesn't seem confident in its own strategy. https://t.co/upVTTAFup6
— Shira Ovide (@ShiraOvide) November 7, 2017
Tapestry creates unified brand database:
Tapestry is uniting the customers of its brands (Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman and Coach) into a combined database. https://t.co/2Ax3sfEw2N
— Glossy (@glossyco) November 8, 2017
Uber‘s global brand officer Bozoma Saint John explains culture shift, including stance vs. sexual assault, in Ad Age interview.
— Heidi Waldusky (@heidiwaldusky) November 7, 2017
Every move matters… the big ones and the small ones. @uber today was BIG. We want to thank our partners @RalianceOrg @NOMOREorg @nnedv for helping us drive change https://t.co/H3vGyt3Wge #teamworkmakesthedreamwork
— Bozoma Saint John (@badassboz) November 8, 2017
Vivendi brings Studio+ SVOD service to U.S.
"Vivendi is importing its STUDIO+ short-form subscription VOD service to U.S. shores, with a collection of original series intended for viewing on mobile devices", by @xpangler @Variety cc @lestudioplus @StudioplusUSA #premium #shortseries https://t.co/okn0Qn6V4G
— Romain Marsily (@RomainMarsily) November 8, 2017
Waymo launches fully autonomous road tests as Navya is bringing driverless taxis to France and the U.S.
And Ad Age‘s logo poll results are in:
— Ad Age (@adage) November 7, 2017