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Hot five: new features from Instagram and YouTube, Facebook literacy program, and Fortnite reigns supreme on Twitch

Hot five: new features from Instagram and YouTube, Facebook literacy program, and Fortnite reigns supreme on Twitch

To help you keep on top of a busy news cycle and the latest hot topics in influencer marketing, each week we round up the five biggest stories on InfluencerUpdate.biz.

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Hot five

Top 10 streamed games of the week: the battle royale fight continues as Fortnite reclaims the top spot

The battle royale war rolls on as Fortnite manages to reclaim the top spot, knocking Apex Legends down to third. Dota 2 also takes a hit and a Blizzard favourite returns to the chart.

New Instagram format will let brands sponsor influencer posts

Instagram is working on a new format for ads that will allow brands to sponsor an influencer's posts so that they'll appear like standard adverts.

A new feature on YouTube can fact-check fake-news conspiracy videos

In an effort to combat fake news, a new feature coming to YouTube will allow users to fact-check videos on questionable topics before viewing them.

Facebook rolls out new digital literacy program in Singapore

Facebook has unveiled 'We Think Digital', an online portal, in an attempt to bring more digital literacy training and social media awareness to the Asia-Pacific region.

Inaugural Influencer Marketing Awards shortlist revealed

A shortlist of potential winners for the first Influencer Marketing Awards has been unveiled. 23 awards will be given out across five different areas to honour some of the best names in the space.


Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.

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