Social Weekly News and Trends
Social — Week 11, 2017
Google is the leader in the search advertising market, Facebook - the leader in the market of display advertising
In 2017, Google will occupy the 77.8% of search advertising market in the United States. In 2018, the company's share will reach 80%. The remaining 20% will be distributed between Microsoft, Yahoo, Yelp, Amazon, Ask and AOL. About it reported in a new eMarketer forecast.
Social network VK has officially launched its own app for streaming on Android. It is already possible to download in Google Play.
The German government developed a bill that provides for penalties for social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook, for failure to remove prohibited content. It refers to posts that incite hatred and fake news. The maximum penalty could reach 50 million euros.
Team social network OK announced about the launch of a chat with a customer service representative through the service messages.
A research by the University of Southern California showed that between 9% and 15% of active Twitter users are bots. Monthly audience of service is 319 million people, more 48 million accounts – not real people.
Facebook banned developers to use user data collected by social network for surveillance. In particular, for monitoring the social activists.