December 17, 2014

Social News Roundup | December 17, 2014

1) Welcome to the Instagram filter family Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Aden & Perpetua!

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Instagram adds 5 new filters for your photos. Read more…

 

2) Facebook making even more changes to search

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Facebook drops Bing, its primary search engine, in exchange for its own search tool to give better results. Read more…

 

3) You can now create GIFs on YouTube

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YouTube makes creating GIFs from videos as simple as sharing. Read more…

 

4) Colors used on Facebook pages can affect page engagement

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An analysis done by Wisemetrics found that the color green seems to increase engagement but not so much for pink and red.  Read more…

 

5) Want a user to remain loyal to your brand? Twitter is the way to go.

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A GlobalWebIndex Brand report found that only 13% of respondents unfollowed a brand on Twitter whereas 30% of respondents have un-Liked a brand Page on Facebook. Read more…

 

6) Email is the best way to drive up online shopping sales

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Study shows that users are 6x more likely to click email links than social links. Read more…