July 25, 2014

Social News Roundup | July 25, 2014

1. Infographic On What, Where, and Why People Post On Social Media

On social networks, users love to share photos and opinions, and the majority of users share content to support causes that they care about. 66% of total social media sharing is from the Facebook iPhone app, and posting daily activity updates on Twitter is the most popular activity on the social network. Read more…

2. Foursquare Debuts a New Logo and App

Foursquare is rebranding and will move away from “checking in” towards a more “personalized local search.” Part of Foursquare’s rebranding includes a new logo and redesigning its mobile app. Read more…

3. LinkedIn Launches Direct Sponsored Updates

LinkedIn takes a big step in monetizing their feed by launching direct sponsored updates, which allows advertisers to test, tailor and target messages. Read more…

4. Instagram Leaks a Snapchat Rival?

Instagram prematurely leaks Bolt, a “one tap photo messaging app.” Read more…

5. Southwest Airlines asks a father and his kids to de-board.

Due to a tweet by the father, a Southwest boarding agent asked him and his kids to de-board the plane until the tweet was deleted. Read more…