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LinkedIn is the hottest B2C social media platform in town (yes, I said B2C)

It was just your average Saturday afternoon with a young child.

You’ve done the ‘I can’t believe it’s only 12.23’ time check on your watch. You’ve done at least one class, one park visit, some dishes and maybe, just maybe are thinking about pouring a ‘it’s the weekend’ glass of wine (other drinks are available). You are also maybe sitting surfing on your phone, and you might happen to open up LinkedIn.. and if you do, you might be in for a big surprise.

Could Bumble Bizz be a serious challenger to LinkedIn?

Bumble, the female-first dating app, has recently launched ‘Bumble Bizz’ – a new feature aiming to help women network and forge professional relationships via the platform.

According to Whitney Wolfe Herd, the founder and CEO of Bumble, this is the next logical step for a company that has already revolutionised the dating industry. 

All the digital news stories you missed this week

This week’s digital news sees plenty from the world of social media, alongside a dose of alt-right controversy and some smashing results from China.

Elsewhere, we’ve seen gender updates from Tinder and a lovely Rube Goldberg recruitment video from AT&T.

Dive in.

Eight best social campaigns & stories from January 2016

Clearly social media managers across the country were struggling to recoup their motivation after Christmas, because much of this post is people faceplanting bread or walking through puddles. 

But we do have some pretty impressive campaigns to show you from the likes of WaterAid and Land Rover, along with some of the most exciting social news stories we’ve seen in the last few weeks. 

Top 10 digital marketing stats of the week

In the undeniably factual words of YouTube star and all-round deep thinker Rebecca Black: ‘Yesterday was Thursday, today is Friday, tomorrow is Saturday, and Sunday comes afterwards.’

Yes, it’s that time again. The coveted Econsultancy digital marketing stats round-up is here and waiting to blow your mind like a Starman in the sky.