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Each week Grey brings you five important things happening in the world of social and digital media.
 
This round table panel covers platform updates, creative inspiration, stories in the news, and more.
 
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#5Things: This week in social Grey Group

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Each week Grey brings you five important things happening in the world of social and digital media.
 
This round table panel covers platform updates, creative inspiration, stories in the news, and more.
 
Powered by Grey, Famously effective since 1917

    Just Do It For the Grammy

    Just Do It For the Grammy

    On this week's #5Things, we're diving into how an emerging artist's viral success on TikTok led to a Song of the Year award nomination at the 2023 Grammys, Nike's new "Dot Swoosh" Web3 platform, Twitter updates, and more! 
    The Things: 

    Elon and Twitter Pause $8 Checkmark
    Nike introduces "Dot Swoosh"
    TikTok Launches Shopping 
    TikToks Get Nominated for a Grammy 
    YouTube Adding Product Tagging & Expands Music Options
    Sources: Vogue, Social Media Today, Pitch Fork
    Hosts: Joey Scarillo, Chelsea Sugai and Caine Fair

    • 20 min
    Authority Issues

    Authority Issues

    What's up with WhatsApp Communities? This week on the #5Things podcast, we're discussing WhatsApp's new Communities update connecting groups, Meta's layoffs, the deal with Twitter's official check marks, TikTok's plan for Teens to stay safe on the platform, and more!
    The Things:

    Meta lays off more than 11K employees
    Moments after announcing, Elon Musk walks back official checkmark model 
    TikTok’s new overview of safety protocols for kids and teens and parents 
    Instagram rolls out post scheduling features for creators and businesses
    What’s up with WhatsApp communities
    Sources: NYT, Social Media Today, Engadget
    Hosts: Joey Scarillo, Claire Heaps and Daniel Avon
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    • 28 min
    Going Pro 😎😉😍😡😂

    Going Pro 😎😉😍😡😂

    New logo....who dis? It's the 3rd anniversary of the #5Things: This Week in Social podcast, and we're treating ourselves to a fresh look! This week on the pod, we dive into Meta's "Professional Mode" for Creators, Twitter takes on LinkedIn, Instagram adds product tagging in reels, and more!
    The Things: 

    Elon's $8 monthly Twitter package
    Twitter taking on LinkedIn with "Professional Accounts"
    Meta goes global with "Professional Mode" for creators
    Instagram adds product tagging in reel
    #5Things has a new look!
    Sources: Social Media Today, TechCrunch, AdWeek
    Hosts: Joey Scarillo, Caine Fair, Hannah Loeff
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    • 22 min
    Not Another Conservative Social Media Platform…

    Not Another Conservative Social Media Platform…

    It's Rumor Central! This week's #5Things explores TikTok's introduction to podcasting, the end of mass marketing, another celebrity buying a social media platform, and more. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.
    The Things:

    Kanye is looking to buy a conservative social media platform 
    Is mass marketing ending? Gen-Z and the evolution of sub-cultures 
    TikTok's Livestream age restrictions means more safety for young people and new avenues for adult content 
    RUMOR CORNER! Is TikTok getting into podcasting? 
    Meta's pushes for encryption brought to life in a new WhatsApp ad campaign

    Sources: Social Media Today, DigiDay, PodNews.net
    Hosts: Joey Scarillo, Khaila Sloan, Claire Heaps
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    • 27 min
    TikTok vs. Instagram: A Social Showdown

    TikTok vs. Instagram: A Social Showdown

    It's all about the updates this week on #5Things! TikTok and IG continue to copy each other with new app features, YouTube adds @ handles, Twitter encourages users to share via app, and more!
    The Things:
    The 5 Things:

    TikTok Goes Still Images 
    YouTube Adds @ Handles
    Reddit Ramps Up Ad Targeting 
    Twitter Swerves Screenshots 
    Instagram Adding Multiple Link Option

    Sources: Social Media Today and TechCrunch
    Hosts: Joey Scarillo, Caine Fair, Stephanie Thuell
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    • 19 min
    Keeping Up with Kim K’s Crypto

    Keeping Up with Kim K’s Crypto

    Power to Podcasts! This week, we look at Twitter's strange but entertaining updates, podcast growth insights for 2022, Kim Kardashian's SEC challenges, Meta's AI tool that allows users to create bizarre mish-mash videos, and much more!
    The Things:

    Kim K faces SEC challenges
    Twitter coming through with some strange but fun updates
    Spotify and Co-Host reveal the undeniable power of podcasts in two separate studies
    TikTok looks to a Partnership to Help Develop a Flailing Live Shopping Feature
    Meta is Trying to get in on the 'Weird AI' Trend Sweeping Social

    Sources: Social Media Today, Spotify, Co-Host, PodNews.net
    Hosts: Joey Scarillo, Caine Fair, Daniel Avon
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    • 35 min

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