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?
Instagram’s Hyperlapse Introduces Selfielapse: The recent Hyperlapse update allows you to “use your front-facing camera to shoot a video of yourself.”
— Instagram (@instagram) September 25, 2014
Facebook Allows Users to Save Links in Photo Posts: “The save feature on Facebook now allows users to save links in photo posts. Plus, you can now save multiple links and tagged pages in posts.”
Facebook Announces Updates for iOS 8: “Facebook for iOS 8 will have an improved experience for people who want to share content from other apps to Facebook.”
Amazon Enables Access to Amazon Wish List Via Twitter: You can now add items to your Amazon Wish List without leaving Twitter.
— Amazon (@amazon) September 24, 2014
Interesting social media news worth following:
Ello Introduces New Social Platform: This new social platform promises an experience different from Facebook. It allows members to sign up with fake names and promises to be ad-free.
A cool social media tool worth checking out:
Launcher: “The first ‘must-have’ app for iOS 8 that puts your favorites at your fingertips.”
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