August 6, 2014

Social News Roundup | August 6, 2014

1. Schedule Instagram Posts with ScheduGram ScheduGram allows users to pre-schedule Instagram posts and manage multiple Instagram accounts through one interface. Read more… 2. Twitter Partners With Puma to Test “Flock to Unlock” Advertising Program Twitter has partnered with Puma to launch a new advertising program, “Flock to Unlock.” The idea behind the program is that a deal will be “unlocked” only when a certain number of followers retweet a particular message. Read more… 3. Facebook Adds Ad Scheduling to Power Editor Facebook added a new feature to its Power Editor that gives advertisers who use lifetime budgets the ability to schedule hours during which their ads should or should not run. Read more… 4. Twitter Tests Showing Tweets From People Your Friends Follow  Twitter’s latest test involves showing tweets to users from accounts their friends follow. Read more… 5. Nielsen Data: Mobile Devices and Social Networks Are Making TV Better Social media is changing the way we learn about TV shows and how we watch them. Not only does it affect the consumer experience, but it also has proven to be a valuable source for advertisers to tap into social conversations. Read more… 6. Google to Recognize Emails That Use Special Characters Google has become the first email provider to allow people to create email addresses using letters with accent marks and characters outside the Latin alphabet. Read more…