What’s New In Social Media- 6/11

Instagram Ads Rollout for All BusinessesScreen Shot 2015-06-10 at 3.19.41 PM

Since ads on Instagram launched a year and a half ago, it has become a powerful mobile platform for advertisers. Now, the company is making Instagram ads available to businesses of all types and sizes.
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http://blog.business.instagram.com/post/120537653811/the-next-steps-for-ads-on-instagram-new-formats

 

Screen Shot 2015-06-10 at 3.29.15 PMPinterest Introducing Buyable Pins

Pinterest is excited to let you in on some good news! In a few weeks, they’ll be introducing buyable Pins—just another way to bring the creative ideas you find on Pinterest to life. When you spot a Pin with a blue price, you’ll know you can buy it right from the app.

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https://blog.pinterest.com/en/buyable-pins

 

 Facebook Now Supports GIFS

Your Facebook News Feed will soon become much more animated. Facebook has decided to begin supporting animated GIF images. An animated GIF is a graphic image that moves in a loop — which is created by combining a batch of consecutive images. Animated GIFs are commonly used by websites like Imgur, , Tumblr, Reddit and BuzzFeed.

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/amitchowdhry/2015/06/01/facebook-starts-supporting-animated-gifs/

 

Introducing the Twitter Official Partner ProgramScreen Shot 2015-06-10 at 3.43.37 PM

Twitter recently announced the Twitter Official Partner Program, a new initiative combining industry-leading product and service partners that help businesses achieve better results on Twitter and beyond. The launch of the Twitter Official Partner Program brings together strategic partners from the Twitter Certified Program and the Twitter Marketing Platform Partner Program.

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https://blog.twitter.com/2015/introducing-the-twitter-official-partner-program

 

Facebook Announces Lite Version

Facebook has introduced Facebook Lite, a new version of Facebook for Android that uses less data and works well across all network conditions.

Screen Shot 2015-06-10 at 3.51.18 PMMore than a billion people around the world access Facebook from a range of mobile devices on varying networks. In many areas, networks can be slow and not able to support all the functionality found in Facebook for Android. Facebook Lite was built for these situations, giving people a reliable Facebook experience when bandwidth is at a minimum.

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http://newsroom.fb.com/news/2015/06/announcing-facebook-lite/