May 22, 2015

Social News Roundup | May 22, 2015

1) Facebook IQ shares the blueprint for successful summer branding. 

 

Photo courtesy of SocialTimes

As people head outdoors, their mobile devices come with them. This summer focus on mobile, as 70% of people who connected to Facebook did so through mobile. To see the full infographic click here.

 

2) Social media etiquette lessons: 7 ways to say thank you on Twitter. 

 

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Just because you’re online doesn’t mean manners fly out the window. Retweeting and favoriting are the easiest ways to thank someone, but you’ll find more ways here…

 

3) Snapchat’s CEO reveals why he said no to Facebook’s $3 billion offer.

 

Photo courtesy of Mashable

“There are very few people in the world who get to build a business like this…I think trading that for some short-term gain isn’t very interesting.” Find the full article here…

 

4) Social networks are shown to increase stress, are we better off without them? 

 

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You might think that social networks are a necessity to life, yet only 60% of Americans belong to one. A full 83% of respondents claimed belonging to a social network made their lives more stressful. Is it time to disconnect? Click here for more.

 

5) Its official: President Obama is on Twitter and is breaking records.

 

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Banter between President Obama and Bill Clinton stole the show, but within hours trolls were going after the POTUS. Find the full article here…