Facebook Updates News Feed for Pages: 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 Tweaks Algorithm for Pages: With this latest change, “page admins can expect a decrease in the distribution of their text status updates, but they may see some increases in engagement and distribution for other story types.”

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“The best way to share a link after this update will be to use a link-share.”

Twitter Rolls Out Analytics for Twitter Cards: “You can gain insight into how your content is performing on Twitter, and find personalized tips to help make more strategic decisions about your use of cards.”

Pinterest Supports GIFs: “For starters, you’ll be able to play your GIFs on the web, but (Pinterest will) be sure to bring them to your mobile soon.”

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Pinterest is supporting “GIFs in all their animated glory!”

Other social media news worth following:

Facebook Testing Ads in Mobile Apps: Facebook is “running a small test to show Facebook ads in mobile apps.” Facebook’s “aim is to demonstrate even greater reach with the same power of Facebook targeting for advertisers both on and off Facebook.”

Here’s a cool social media tool worth checking out:

LoveList: “With LoveList, you can combine your love of shopping with your Pinterest obsession and instantly add items to your boards—just point and pin!”

Weekly Marketing Tip

Here we bring you weekly marketing tips from Michael Stelzner, founder of Social Media Examiner:


How to Get Your Customers to Tweet About You

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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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