August 29, 2014

Social News Roundup | August 29, 2014

1. Twitter’s Tweet Activity Dashboard Is Open to All Users Twitter has begun opening its Tweet Activity dashboard to all users, which shows information including impressions, engagement and clicks. Read more… 2. Brands Immediately Hop Onto Instagram’s Hyperlapse App Big name brands such as Mountain Dew and Bud Light have already used Hyperlapse, Instagram’s app for making time-lapse videos, within hours of the app’s launch. Read more… 3. Facebook Announces “Events” Ads and Launches Advanced Insights for Events In the coming weeks, Facebook will release desktop and mobile News Feed ads and insights for events. Insights that event hosts will receive include the number of people who have seen an event link on Facebook, the number of people who have viewed the event and the number of joins, saves and maybes the event has received. Read more… 4. There Is Now a Tweetdeck for Instagram To organize your Instagram feed, Marvel, a London-based prototyping platform, has created a web app that allows you to add columns based on users or hashtags so that users can easily follow updates on certain topics. Read more… 5. Google Stops Displaying Authorship Markup In Search Results Google will no longer display the names of authors in search results, since the feature wasn’t as useful to readers as Google hoped it would be. Read more…