MG OMD FWD 21st July

Hello and welcome to your weekly dose of FWD.

  • Facebook is set to launch officially-licensed music videos on their platform from next month, in a bid to take on the likes of YouTube
  • Amazon is introducing a new live stream feature into their product listings, using Twitch technology
  • Instagram is taking on TikTok with its new video feature ‘Reels’
  • Snap announces Minis to bring other apps into Snapchat
  • Spotify has launched podcast charts to help people discover new shows
  • Apple celebrates World Emoji Day with the release of some new emojis, including a Dodo bird, a cup of bubble tea, a transgender symbol, some pinched fingers, and many more.


Weronika Marcinek, Gilad Mandelboim and James Rawlings join us to talk allyship, Pride in lockdown and the role brands play in the celebrations.

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