Quick Takes: Content Marketing and Media News for 10/17/17

Snap and NBCUniversal have partnered to create more original programming for the messaging platform, with the prolific Duplass Brothers helping to do so.

I hope I’m not the only one who had never heard of the mobile app tbh, which is focused around positivity, before, because it just got acquired by Facebook, which apparently is going to allow it to operate on its own.

Feature creep combined with lack of access to the necessary infrastructure are going to limit the growth of skinny bundles, according to a new forecast.

WhatsApp is the latest messaging/social app to add live location-sharing, which is good news to all those frustrated stalkers out there. Didn’t we have this conversation when Snapchat did this?

The new Video Website Card ad format from Twitter is meant to combine videos with direct action ads, allowing advertisers to capture leads more easily.

Screen-sharing is now a native feature in Facebook Live.

Even Facebook executives realize Twitter is a better platform for conversations and crisis management.