September 24, 2014

Social News Roundup | September 24, 2014

1. To Compete with Google, Facebook Will Unveil a New Advertising Platform

Facebook will soon unveil a new advertising platform called “Atlas” to improve the way that marketers target users. Read more…

2. Tips to Help Your Twitter Search

Did you know that Twitter’s search tool allows you to search for specific tweets and phrases? For example, if you want to search for a specific phrase, put it in quotes. For more tips to help your Twitter search, read more. Read more…

3. Instagram Releases Ads in the UK

Instagram is bringing ads to the UK, and the ads seen will be based on the people users follow and the content they like on Facebook and Instagram. Read more…

4. Live Tweeting During TV Shows Can Improve Follower Growth

Live tweeting during TV programming can help drive new followers. Follower growth for comedy and sci-fi shows can be improved by 408 percent if several members of a cast live-tweet together, and reality programming can experience a 229 percent lift if a host live-tweets during the program. Read more…

5. Local News Readers Share More Content on Social Media

People who read local news are more likely to share stories on social media than those who prefer national news sources. Read more…

6. BeLinked Is Tinder For LinkedIn

BeLinked is a new dating app that strives to make quality matches through the LinkedIn network. Read more…