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This news item is part of the weekly top 5 news bulletin (from Week 3, Sep 2022) specially packaged for leaders of Nonprofits, Churches, and Faith-based Social Ventures.
Google made a couple of significant announcements related to the Ads Manager. One is about the way you streamline and manage your ad assets inside the platform. The way you bring together assets and extension is being managed a little bit differently. It’s well streamlined, it looks good, and it makes things easier for you to manage all your assets. There is a separate menu called Ads and Assets that lets you streamline your workflow. The second important announcement is about YouTube Ads. If you wanted to create YouTube vertical video ads from your regular horizontal YouTube videos, now you can do it automatically inside YouTube Ads platform, they have an intelligent tool AI tool that recognizes the elements in your regular YouTube video and focuses on the right elements and creates a vertical video. The sample looks very interesting, and it looks really good, so it could save a lot of time for your team creating vertical video ads, so do check it out.
Here is the full list of the Top 5 News Items from Week 3, September 2022 with source links from TikTok, Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Metaverse, Web3.
🗞️ News 1: Facebook launches ‘Community Chats’, merging Groups & Messenger
🗞️ News 2: Google upgrades Ads Manage assets & releases vertical video-ad tools
🗞️ News 3: TikTok releases ‘TikTok Now’ with daily prompts similar to BeReal app
🗞️ News 4: Snapchat announces new tools & opens up ‘Snapchat for Web’ to all users
🗞️ News 5: [Web3] Chipotle’s new dish in Metaverse & impact of The Ethereum Merge
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Author of The Connected Church. Social Media and Digital Marketing Consultant for Nonprofits, Faith-based Organisations, Churches, and Ministries.