Social Marketing Cluster Facts: Twitter Makes Strides & YouTube Seeks Paid Subscriptions

On Friday, we dive into this week’s social media news, providing you with real (and amusing) insight into this dynamic industry. What’s up this week?

Twitter shakes it up with high profile hires, legislative battles and stock price roller coasters. Meanwhile, YouTube looks to new revenue sources through paid subscriptions that give access to ad-free surfing, podcasts (which are on the way) and the (new) YouTube Gaming app.

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New York Times’ Marcus Mabry Is Joining The Twitter Team To Head Moments, @luchanglu, Digital Trends

Twitter Slams Controversial Cybersecurity Bill, @jamesjrogers, Fox News Technology

‘Twitter’s’ Dying’ Puts Spotlight On The Line Between Abuse And Voice, @alinaselyukh, National Public Radio

Twitter Shares Fall 11% On Results, @DaveLeeBBC, BBC

David Marcus Facebook, @davidmarcus

YouTube Will Soon Find Out If People Really Want To Pay, @daveyalba, WIRED

A Lot Of People Tweeted About The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer, @devancoggan, Entertainment Weekly

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