By 2020, we’re all worth $80billion
Borrell Associates , a US media forecaster has argued that digital marketing services spending for 2016 will be around $613billion. “Digital marketing services here includes ads but extends to spending on presence management, PR, listings management, content creation, reputation monitoring, app development, email and beyond.”
SEO spending will be at over $65billion this year and will reach a staggering $80billion by 2020.
Make your way to the palace
If you’ve always thought you were a bit of a King, or know someone who can be a bit of a princess, we have good news for you! Buckingham Palace is on a quest to hire a social media specialist so they can stay #relevant.
There are many parody accounts around on social media pretending to be the British Monarchy so they finally are seeking someone to take care of their “digital engagement” and “find new ways to maintain the Queen’s presence in the public eye and on the world stage”. Specifically, they are looking to continue their usage of Twitter and Youtube, but are open to other platforms depending on the expertise of their, well, expert.
The social media specialist will get to look forward to close to $92,000 annually, 15% superannuation, 33 days of annual leave, and free lunch everyday.
Farewell to Prince
The much loved musician, and worldwide icon Prince has sadly passed away at age 57.
There is so far no reports of foul play, and was heartbreakingly found in an elevator at Paisley Park.
TMZ was the first to report on the multiple Grammy Award winner’s passing at 12:22pm. Their tweet had over 40,000 retweets in less than 90 minutes, including celebrities Spike Lee, and Justin Timberlake.
By 1:50pm, there were 1.5 million tweets about Prince.
Written by Bernice Abuan