September 19, 2014

Social News Roundup | September 19, 2014

1. Real-Time Events Will Show Up Higher In Your Facebook Newsfeed Facebook is making adjustments to its newsfeed so that real-time events will be shown higher. “Trending stories” will be moved to the top of the feed as they’re occurring. Read more…   2. Frequent Facebook Users Are More Susceptible to Phishing Scams Researchers at SUNY Buffalo have found that there is a correlation between the amount of time someone frequents Facebook and how susceptible they are to phishing scams. Read more…   3. How Chobani and Taco Bell Win on Instagram Ads Chobani and Taco Bell have achieved similar success advertising on Instagram. Chobani’s campaign was able to depict new ways on how to savor their yogurt throughout the day, whereas Taco Bell was able to create a powerful visual narrative for their new breakfast menu. Read more…   4. Small Businesses Spend More On Social Media Than Any Other Form of Media To advertise and promote their businesses, small and medium size businesses use and spend more on social media than on any other form or media. Read more…   5. Social Media Ad Myths Debunked Is the myth about paid advertising having the same effect on every social site true?  How about the myth that social media ads work well for all brands? Learn more about the truths behind several social media advertising myths with this handy infographic. Read more…