October 29, 2014

Social News Roundup | October 29, 2014

1.  Snapchat’s freaky first ad

Snapchat releases its first ad for the film, Quija. Read more…

2.  Faecbook adds bidding options

Facebook expands unique reaches to advertisers, introduces new CPM-based bidding options to target specific consumers. Read more…

 3.  Social media for marketing on the rise.

Study reveals that 88% of U.S. companies are using social media for marketing, expected to rise to 89.5% by 2016. Read more…

4.  A picture is worth more than 140 characters.

The images your brand uses goes a long way in brand building. Learn how to make a 140 character have the impact of 1000 words by using photos. Read more…

 5.  WhatsApp with that?

Facebook reveals that it sold almost $13.8 billion in equity in recent WhatsApp acquisition. Read more…

6.  Swipe right (or left) for premium

Tinder hopes to make a profit with offering a premium service, not ads. Read more…

7.  Facebook for the ages

With 76.8% of the internet population in its grasp, Facebook takes the crown for the number one social network in the U.S for all age groups except 14-17. Read more…

8. Marketing World Series

A marketer’s guide to the World Series and how to maximize brand exposure during the Fall classic. Read more…

 

9. A Phan-tastic Idea

YouTube star Michelle Phan promotes her book, chapter by chapter. And it worked. Read more… 

10.  Momma, don’t quit!

A new study reveals that 53% of mothers considered quitting social media altogether. Read more…