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

Google Play Music Welcomes Podcasts: “Along with direct searches and browsing for podcasts, the service will connect new listeners with podcasts based on what they’re doing, how they’re feeling, or what they’re interested in.”

google play welcomes podcasts

The new portal for podcasters on Google Play Music is “giving podcasters access to millions of new listeners on Android phones and tablets.”

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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 Carousel Ad Format is Now Available for Mobile: “Given the success of carousel link ads”, Facebook is extending the format to mobile app ads as well.

Facebook Carousel Ads for Mobible

Since being introducing on Facebook,”advertisers have seen carousel link ads drive 30-50% lower cost-per-conversion and 20-30% lower cost-per-click than single-image link ads”

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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?

Google+ Expands Availability of Custom URLs: “If your profile meets the following criteria, you’ll now be able to claim a custom URL: has a profile photo, has at least 10 followers and has an account that’s at least 30 days old.”

google plus custom url

"Once you meet the eligibility criteria, just visit your profile or page to begin the claiming process."

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