Here’s this week’s wrap-up of news in the Social Media world with brief descriptions and links to READ MORE. Thanks to Danielle Kelehan, our Social Ninja!
Dying star and we’re waiting for the end. Womp. Womp.
Possibly Selling Vine – even the porn industry has shown interest since the announcement that Vine will be no more
Testing Live Feed through Stories – much like Facebook Live Video
Links, Mentions, and Boomerangs in Stories – more fun things!
Schedule promotion for Live feed – For the less spontaneous
Threat to LinkedIn recruiting – About to give LinkedIn a run for the money by offering Job Postings
Testing Instant Games – Think “Words With Friends” meets “Candy Crush”
Snapalytics – Yay!
Rewind, World Filter, and Shareable Snaps! – Snap is turning the tables on Insta.
The Pin Collective – Select Promoted Pins may be picked to join Elite Groups promoted to Pinners because of their great content
In other news…
New Emojis to iOS 10.2 – Cheers for “fingers crossed” and “astronauts”
5 Must Follow Artists on Snapchat – In case you want to be “the cool kid”
Another one for Influencer Marketing – Just the basic (and not so basic) laws
Et Tu, WhatsApp? – Testing out Snapchat-like stories, just like everyone else (insert eye roll)