August 20, 2014

Social News Roundup | August 20, 2014

1. Facebook Is Testing “Stickers” In Comments  Facebook is testing a new feature that allows users to add stickers when posting comments. Read more… 2. Twitter’s New Experiment Includes Favorites On Timeline
Twitter is experimenting with a new feature that shows favorited tweets on users’ timelines. Read more… 3. Snapchat Plans to Display Ads, TV & Movie Clips and News Articles This fall, Snapchat plans to launch a service called Snapchat Discovery to display content that includes ads, TV and movie clips and news articles. Read more… 4. Twitter to Remove Images of Deceased Upon Family’s Request Upon the request of family members, Twitter will remove images and videos of the deceased. Read more… 5. Study Shows that 99% of All Organic Posts Get Almost No Engagement A study from SocialFlow has found that 99% of organic social posts across Twitter, Facebook and Google+ create little to no engagement at all. Read more… 6. Burger King Brings Back Chicken Fries With Social Media Success Since launching #chickenfriesareback, Burger King has averaged 380 tweets per minute while generating 150,000 total social media mentions in the campaign’s first 72 hours. Read more…