June 6, 2014

Social News Roundup | June 6, 2014

1. LinkedIn Profile Changes Coming Soon

Similar to Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, LinkedIn announced that users would be able to upload cover photos to their profile pages. For premium subscribers, premium users also will receive personalized suggestions for how they should optimize their profile as well as be able to see how they “rank” against their connections. Read more…

2. Pinterest Announces DIY Promoted Pins 

With the hopes of capturing ad dollars from small and medium size businesses, Pinterest is offering a “do-it-yourself” tool that will allow smaller businesses to set up their own promotions. Read more…

3. Facebook Adds Video Views Objective for Video Ads 

Soon, brands running video ads will have the option to select video views as an objective for their Facebook campaigns.  As well, ads created using the video views objective will be optimized so that Facebook users who are most likely to view the videos will be targeted. Read more…

4. Your Google Searches Plays a Role in Your Facebook Ads

Based on the keywords from your search query on Google, marketers can offer you more targeted ads in your Facebook feed. Read more…

5. Xbox Integrates Twitter, Vine, and Other Apps

Additions to Microsoft’s Xbox One includes integrating a Twitter app that will sync and provide a live feed of related tweets to whatever cable or satellite TV show you are watching. Xbox One will also integrate Vine, allowing users to watch their favorite 6-second videos on their TV screen. Read more…