As PR professionals, it’s essential to stay on top of all of the latest news, including social media. Here is a roundup of the top Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram updates during April 22 through April 28.
This rose 9 percent, but requests for content restrictions for violating local laws were down 28 percent.
The Facebook pixel will begin sending additional event data, including button clicks and related page metadata.
It created a film that puts users face-to-face with real inmates to experience their stories first-hand and understand what it’s like to be part of the criminal justice system today.
The social media network is testing showing users related articles that appear BEFORE users click on stories in their News Feeds.
Video cover images might be coming to Facebook Pages.
The pair spoke with the public via the royal family’s Facebook Page last week about losing their mother.
The new pacts still include payment for Facebook Live videos and encourage publishers to create more produced video content.
The FTC sent more than 90 reminders to celebs, athletes, etc. that they need to clearly state at the beginning of each post whether they were paid to endorse the product or service within the first three lines of a caption.
The Instagram community has doubled in size over the past two years.
Through LinkedIn Learning, courses are aimed at helping professionals lower their stress levels.
Brands can now zero in on website retargeting, account targeting and contact targeting.
The LinkedIn community now represents more than 10 million active jobs and hosts more than 100,000 published articles each week.
Users can now search for tweets via emoji use. You can search for specific emojis either in usernames or within the text of a tweet.
The latest addition makes for 328 million users, earnings increase to 11 cents a share.
The platform aired 800+ hours of streaming content in the first three months of 2017.
Twitter’s ad engagement grew 139 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2017.
12 million additional videos are now available via the video’s Restricted Mode.
When users share photos from their Memories, it will no longer show a white boarder when added to a story. Boarders will remain on photos imported from the phone’s camera roll to Snapchat Stories.
The NYT will launch a “daily edition” that includes a handful of stories, and will even include a crossword puzzle.
It is seen as one of the best ways it can protect itself from Facebook.
Wendy’s recently ran a trial of the feature and found “Snap to Store” helped drive 42,000 additional visitors within a week.
This is the first ad campaign in the U.S. Pinterest has ever done, and it will launch this summer via billboards, websites, newspapers and magazines to promote that Pinterest isn’t “just another social network.”
Current “likes” will be moved to a new, private board called “Your Pinterest Likes.”
It can now tell whether it’s its owner by comparing the sound of the current voice to previous analyses.
This is an attempt to promote more authentic content and demote “low quality” content “such as Holocaust denials”
It will also change its Twitter strategy.
“Hey dude, where’s my car–“ is no longer relevant.