Google Blog: State of the Union 2019: Live on YouTube. “As we have done since 2010, YouTube will live stream the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5 at 9 p.m. ET, as well as the response. This year, you can tune in to live streams in both English and Spanish.”
Quartz: How To Stream All This Year’s Best Picture Oscar Nominees. “The nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards were announced this morning (Tuesday, Jan. 22), which gives you a month to catch up on all eight of the films nominated for best picture before the big night on Feb. 24. Netflix’s Roma tied with The Favourite for the most nominations. Some of the best picture candidates are still in their theatrical runs, but there are also plenty of nominated films that you can enjoy from the comfort of your couch.”
Forbes: 8 Instagram Trends To Watch Out For In 2019. “When it comes to being successful on Instagram these days, there’s a lot you have to worry about. As competition grows fiercer and fiercer, simply using clever hashtags and posting regularly isn’t enough to cut it. If you’re serious about getting more followers and likes–whether you’re becoming an Instagram influencer or you’re running an account as part of your business’s social media strategy, you need to know about all the right Instagram tools and trends. That way, you can start the new year knowing that you’re doing everything you need to in order to build a robust Instagram presence. In this blog post, I’m going to share 8 top Instagram trends that you need to watch out for in 2019 – and put into practice.” Also includes links to various Instagram resources.
Social Media Explorer: 2019 Social Media Trend Predictions. “The negative aspects of social media are hard to ignore, but on the flipside, what about the positive impact of social? Social media networks give users an opportunity to connect with others personally and professionally across the globe, catalogue and share life’s important moments, mobilize and fundraise for important causes and simply be entertained. Businesses have an opportunity to engage and service their customers more efficiently in an increasingly connected and digital world. So, what does 2019 hold for social media? How will user behavior change in light of these issues and opportunities? Here are my social media predictions for 2019.”
CNET: Super Bowl 2019: How to watch online, start time and much more. “The matchup won’t be known until after the conference championship games are played, but if you are already making Super Bowl plans, then here’s what you need to know on how to watch football’s biggest game.”
Search Engine Journal: 10 Social Media Trends That Will Matter Most in 2019 . “Like most digital marketing channels, social media is always evolving. People’s behaviors are changing, as are the technologies and capabilities of social media platforms. So what will be the key social media trends you need to know in 2019?” Honestly I’m not sure how much of this I agree with. I do think the list here is worth ruminating over, however.
Mashable: Mark Zuckerberg reveals his New Year’s resolution. “Mark Zuckerberg knows he has some work to do. The Facebook CEO had a rough 2018, both personally and professionally, with lawmakers turning on his social-media baby and scandal after scandal after scandal. But he’s ready to turn that all around. Following his long-established tradition of declaring annual ‘personal challenges,’ Zuckerberg announced on Jan. 8 that’s he’s figured out how to do it: by hosting public discussions about all the problems Facebook has helped to create.” Gosh, the UK wanted to have a public discussion with him but he didn’t show up.