Digital Marketing News Weekly Highlights 3/24/2017

These are the digital marketing news highlights for the week ended 3/24/2017 found on various publications. For a link to each article, please look in the description below.

Facebook introduces a new ad format — product-focused ‘collection’

https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/23/facebook-collections-2/

Google site search is on the way out. Now what?

http://searchengineland.com/google-site-search-way-now-271366

YouTube’s bid to grab TV dollars imperiled by advertiser revolt

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-youtube-idUSKBN16V08Y

How the next ‘Star Wars’ movie ‘The Last Jedi’ will deal with the death of Carrie Fisher

http://www.businessinsider.com/star-wars-the-last-jedi-carrie-fisher-death-2017-3

Google Posts now gives museums, movies, musicians & sports groups dedicated space in search

http://searchengineland.com/google-posts-expands-271770

People are talking about hackers ‘ransoming’ Apple — here’s what’s actually going on

http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-id-protect-password-from-turkish-crime-family-hack-2017-3

Senate agrees to let carriers use your data however they want

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/23/senate-agrees-to-let-carriers-use-your-data-however-they-want/

Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-subscription-idUSKBN16U38A

Instagram will start blurring ‘sensitive’ photos in your feed

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/23/instagram-blurs-sensitive-photos/