Welcome 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?
Pinterest Offers New Business Analytics: “…we’re excited to announce a new, smarter analytics tool to help businesses worldwide continue to improve how they work, with meaningful insights about what their customers are interested in.”
Facebook Offers Bandwidth Ad Targeting: “Our hope is that mobile network targeting can improve the experience people have with Facebook ads by helping advertisers deliver the right experience while respecting people’s device bandwidth and data costs.”
Instagram Introduces Hyperlapse: “Hyperlapse from Instagram features built-in stabilization technology that lets you create moving, handheld time lapses that result in a cinematic look, quality and feel—a feat that has previously only been possible with expensive equipment.”
Google+ Video Now Imports to YouTube: “If your YouTube channel is merged with Google+, you’ll be able to import your Google+ videos to YouTube.”
Facebook News Feed Update Targets Click-Bait: “We’re making two updates—the first to reduce click-baiting headlines and the second to help people see links shared on Facebook in the best format.”
Instagram Launches Advertising Analytics: “We’re excited to announce that over the coming weeks and months, we’ll begin rolling out a new suite of tools to help brands better understand the performance of their paid and organic content on Instagram.”
Facebook Rolls Out Event Promotion Tools: “To make it easier for businesses to reach even more people for their events, we’re announcing new features that help pages promote their events and see how they’re performing.”
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