Facebook Embedded Posts: This Week in Social Media

social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week?

Facebook Introduces Embedded Posts: Facebook’s Embedded Posts “make it possible for people to bring the most compelling, timely public posts from Facebook to the rest of the web.”

new embeddable facebook posts

"When embedded, posts can include pictures, videos, hashtags and other content. People can also like and share the post directly from the embed."

LinkedIn Introduces New Company Page Analytics: The new LinkedIn Company Page analytics now include the ability to identify the updates that drive the greatest engagement and filter engagement trends by type and time period.

Pinterest Releases a Pinning Shortcut: Pinterest’s updated version of their iPhone and iPad app gives you “a shortcut that lets you pin, like and send a little faster on your iPhone.”

pinterest mobile update

"You can try the shortcut when you're on your home feed, a board or looking at a pin close up."

Facebook Offers New Advice for Businesses: The revamped “Facebook for Business” service makes it “easier for advertisers to discover how to achieve goals through Facebook, whether it’s to drive in-store sales, launch a new product or simply build awareness of the app.”

new facebook for business update

"Facebook has worked to make advertising simpler and more accessible."

Pinterest Rolls Out New Features: Pinterest’s new features “help you see more pins you love, and fewer you don’t. Use the Edit Your Home Feed button to get your feed just how you want it, from the web or your phone. Go to Follow Boards to see stuff you might like based on what you’ve been pinning.”

pinterest edit button

Pinterest introduces a new Edit button.

Pinterest Emails You When Product Pin Prices Drop: “You don’t have to do anything to get notified. Just keep pinning the things you’re into, and leave the price watching to Pinterest.”

pinterest price update

"There are already tens of millions of pins with price details on them." Now Pinterest will email you when prices drop.

Here’s an interesting infographic worth noting:

Marketers Pick Their Social Media Channels of Choice:

social business

"Social media marketing is becoming a more useful tool for both B2B and B2C businesses."

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About the Author, Cindy King

Cindy King is the director of editorial for Social Media Examiner. She spent 25 years abroad in international business development and then built her own international business from scratch by using social business networking. Other posts by »

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  • http://susanordona.typepad.com/suzbiznezblog Susan Ordona

    Cindy King, your “This week in Social Media” is always something I look forward to every time.

  • http://www.rapwave.net Kyle Fall

    Instagrams numbers are surprisingly low to me.

  • http://www.tylerjanderson.com/ Tyler Anderson

    Agreed. Definitely not what I expected.

  • http://www.EntrepreneurOnFire.com/ John Lee Dumas

    Solid roundup this week – lots of good stuff! Thanks Cindy!

  • Saumitra M Ghotikar

    I think the facebook embedded posts feature is still not out , is it right ?

  • http://cindyking.biz/ Cindy King

    Thank you, Susan!

  • http://cindyking.biz/ Cindy King

    Thanks, John!

  • http://cindyking.biz/ Cindy King

    Hi Saumitra, they say they are beginning to roll it out :) http://newsroom.fb.com/News/681/Introducing-Embedded-Posts

  • http://cindyking.biz/ Cindy King

    Hi Kyle, which numbers are you referring to? In the infographic? The infographic is based on our 2013 industry report: http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/social-media-marketing-industry-report-2013/

  • http://www.coralgableslocksmiths.com/ Coral Gables Locksmith

    I will start being active with my linkedin account. It is great to see some progress in that social network site.

  • http://www.jobsfromhomeonline.net/ Adelia Gamedov

    Thank you , very interesting post

  • http://www.seomasterexpert.com/ Swapan Kumar

    Thanks for sharing all the social media updates in one post. Really a good one. Lots of Good stuff to view and to use. It’s been great to see the changes in social networking sites.

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