Facebook Updates Follow Button: 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 Redesigns Follow Button and Like Box: “Similar to the Like and Share buttons, the Follow button and the Like Box plugin will also be updated with” Facebook’s new design.

facebook follow and like box buttons

The newly designed Follow button and Like Box.

Vine Releases in More Languages: “Now, it’s even easier for people around the world to watch and share posts that make us laugh, teach us something new or help us find out what’s happening in the world.”

vine more languages

Vine is “also beginning to explore ways to surface Vine videos that are popular in a particular country. “

Twitter Improves Age-Screening Experience: Twitter is rolling out “an improvement to the age-screening experience on Twitter.com, iOS and Android devices.”

twitter age screening

“Alcohol brands can safely grow their of-age network of Twitter followers in a way that’s simpler than before.”

Other interesting social media news to follow:

Pinterest Unveils Holiday Giving Guide: Pinterest has “asked some creative pinners to share their favorite gift ideas to help you find the most imaginative gifts for every type of person on your list.”

pinterest giving guide

Pinterest is also “introducing a new and improved Holiday Gifts feed, where you can browse products from top retailers and filter by Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him and Gifts for Kids, to discover the hottest gifts of the season.”

Weekly Marketing Tip

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


How to Create Custom Social Share Buttons for Your Site

Other Mentions

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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://www.bloggingfromparadise.com/ Ryan Biddulph

    Hi Cindy,

    That Social Media Marketing World cast is star-studded! Wow ;)

    Thanks for the comprehensive round up as always.

    Ryan

  • http://www.singsys.com/ Singsys Pte Ltd

    Thanks for the detailed list of recent changes in social media sites. My team always follow your blogs tips on social media marketing as in coming days Social Media Marketing will become king of all.

  • Vivek G Maudgalya

    Very nice as usual..

  • http://cindyking.biz/ Cindy King

    You’re welcome Ryan!

  • http://cindyking.biz/ Cindy King

    Thanks, Vivek!









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