September 17, 2014

Social News Roundup | September 17, 2014

1. Facebook Creates Industry Pages for Developers

Facebook has created industry pages for developers who are in the e-commerce, entertainment, games, photos and travel industries. Read more…

 

2. Flipboard Adds Video Ads

Video ads will now appear on Flipboard. They are being presented as an additional component to display ads, and users need to engage with the ads in order to view the video. Read more…

 

3. The Majority of Social Media Users Are Located Outside the United States

The majority of social media users do not reside in the United States. 87% of active Twitter users and 84% of Facebook users are located outside the US. Read more…

 

4. Social Media Tools Can Help You Lose Weight

Researchers at Imperial College London have found that online social networks have a “modest, but significant” result in aiding weight loss. Read more…

 

5. User Generated Social Media Campaign Brings Back Surge 

Coke has revived Surge after an intensive two-year social media campaign. The nostalgic soft drink will only be available on Amazon. Read more…