Archive for category: social

What brands and publishers need to know about Facebook’s developer conference
/ March 26, 2015 1:42 pm
What brands and publishers need to know about Facebook’s developer conference

Digiday reports "If there’s one insight to be taken away from F8, Facebook’s annual conference for app developers, on Wednesday, it’s that Facebook is gradually positioning itself to become the data, media-consumption and sharing backbone for the entire digital media industry." . Read More

Soon Facebook Messenger Will Let You Reach Out To Businesses
/ March 25, 2015 1:10 pm
Soon Facebook Messenger Will Let You Reach Out To Businesses

TechCrunch reports "During the opening keynote at Facebook’s F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg just announced that you’ll soon be able to reach out to businesses from within the standalone Facebook Messenger app." . Read More

Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in news feeds
/ March 25, 2015 1:10 pm
Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in news feeds

Mashable reports "Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in user news feeds." . Read More

Twitter’s New “Quality Filter” Starts Rolling Out To Verified iOS Users
/ March 24, 2015 1:27 pm
Twitter’s New “Quality Filter” Starts Rolling Out To Verified iOS Users

TechCrunch reports "Twitter can be a cesspool of bullying, which CEO Dick Costolo admitted in an internal memo has cost the microblogging platform users. Over the past few months, however, the company has taken several major steps to stop trolls. The latest is a new “quality filter” that lets verified users weed out problematic tweets from their notifications." . Read More

Twitter Teaming With Foursquare For Location Tagging In Tweets
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
Twitter Teaming With Foursquare For Location Tagging In Tweets

TechCrunch reports "Twitter is bringing the ability to tag specific locations to Tweets via official apps and the web, through a partnership with Foursquare. The company tweeted about the upcoming feature today, showing a video of how it’ll work in iOS.". Read More

Social growth stalling, Facebook still wants you to bank on it
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
Social growth stalling, Facebook still wants you to bank on it

Digiday reports " On Tuesday, Facebook announced that in the U.S. its popular Messenger app will roll out a payment function, tied to debit cards, so you can message your buddies cold hard cash. Seems like a small thing, but what Facebook is really doing is moving quickly into the multibillion-dollar credit-card payments game.". Read More

What Marketers Can Learn from Instagram Stars
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
What Marketers Can Learn from Instagram Stars

AdAge reports "Instead, advertisers are looking to industrious Instagram users who have built cohesive brands to endorse products based on their own unique vision. In turn, photographers are able to carve a niche in the industry just by doing what they love. We spoke to three photographers whose storytelling appeal goes beyond the lens.". Read More

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