July 11, 2014

Social News Roundup | July 11, 2014

1. The New Social Networking App Sobrr Erases Everything After 24 Hours

To encourage users to go out and live in the moment, photos and comments that are posted on the new social networking app Sobrr will expire after 24 hours. Read more…

2. LinkedIn Replaces Contacts iOS App With Connected

To help strengthen professional relationships, LinkedIn replaced its Contacts app with Connected. Read more…

3. Desktop App Ads to Allow Direct Sales of Virtual Goods On Facebook

Facebook announced an update that allows game developers to sell virtual goods through ads in Facebook’s News Feed or right-hand column ads. Read more…

4. BBC Is Launching a Facebook News Station in Thailand to Circumvent Military Censorship

To overcome uncertainties around its news service in Thailand, the BBC is launching a Facebook news station that will feature Thai, regional and international news. Read more…

5. Facebook Is Testing a New Recommendations Feature For Video Content

Facebook is testing a new recommendations feature to help users find videos they may be interested in watching. Read more…

6. You Can Now Embed Vine Videos On Tumblr

Tumblr now allows users to embed Vine videos on their Tumblr blog. Read more…

7. Connect With Your Audience To Make Your Mark As a Photographer Online

To improve your social following as a photographer online, connect with your audience by storytelling, sharing photos as quickly as possible and finding creative ways to showcase your work. Read more…

8. Vimeo’s New Platform Cameo Aims to Help the Discovery of Indie Musicians

A new update from the video-making app Cameo focuses on promoting artist discovery. Read more…