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The Friday Five: October 30 - November 5, 2016

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Believe it! Chicago Cubs end the curse, win 2016 World Series

It only took 108 years, one goat and a Steve Bartman for the curse to be finally over. Yes, the Chicago Cubs are now, once again, the Champions of the world.

YouTube Fighting to Remain Relevant in the New Age of Video

YouTube is the third-most-visited site on the planet, but due to a lack of social components, this dominant position might not last long. Hello...Snapchat?

Apps Are Bringing Fans Closer to the NFL Than Ever Before

This NFL season, the San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium and the Minnesota Vikings’ U.S. Bank Stadium are letting their fans get even closer to the gridiron action with gameday apps - think halftime lights shows, trivia, and gameday offers.

Facebook Mobile Ad Revenues to Near $30 Billion Next Year

Despite the scandal of Facebook’s exaggeration on ad performance that shocked the industry in September, brands are not planning to pull back their Facebook spending anytime soon. Ka-Ching for Facebook!

Instagram Is Letting Brands Test Taggable, Buyable Products in Photos

Kate Spade wants customers who shop directly from a piece of social content to feel like it’s a simple process to make a purchase because taggable products could help retailers to focus more on actually selling through social.