September 12, 2014

Social News Roundup | September 12, 2014

1. Facebook Tests a New Feature to Schedule Deletion of Posts 

Facebook is testing a new feature that will allow iOS app users to schedule deletion of posts in advance. Read more…

2. Facebook Is Putting More Emphasis On Negative Feedback For Ads

To provide more relevant ads on its News Feed, Facebook is placing a larger emphasis on the reasons behind why a user chooses to hide an ad. Read more…

3. Vogue Angers “Black Booty “ with Booty Article

In anticipation for the release of a new song from Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea, Vogue published an article about the cultural progression of booties. The article was criticized for failing to acknowledge the relationship between popular opinion, butts and the female black body. In response, Black Twitter created the hashtag #VogueArticles. Read more…

4. CEOs Who are Active On Social Media are Seen as More Innovative

CEOs with a social media presence are seen as more innovative compared to those without one. Read more…

5. Creating a Social Brand Narrative

To reinforce their social narrative, brands should have a distinctive tone of voice, emphasize core themes every month, build content around occasions, be prepared to be spontaneous and use data effectively. Read more…