In a move that was no doubt aimed to steal some of the focus from Yahoo’s Tumblr, Pinterest is now supporting GIFs. Fear not, there’s a play/pause button (which Tumblr doesn’t have) to save your eyes.
Vine has become something of a social media powerhouse, racking up over 40 million users, and last week it turned one year old. To celebrate Vine has launched “A Year On Vine” – an 18 minute video that celebrates the last year.
Last week Princeton compared Facebook to a virus and predicted it would lose 80% of its audience by 2017. This is Facebook’s brilliant response.
In a new study Simply Measured examined some of the world’s top brands and fastest-growing companies’ Twitter accounts to assess their tactics. The study’s findings gives marketers some useful learnings to help build their own strategy.
In more Pintererst news, Pinterest have also added new search functionality that is specifically designed to help users find and save recipes.
Facebook’s latest advice to page admins is to focus on sharing links which pull in an image and description, rather than just writing the link in a text update.
Last week Twitter started to roll out its new design interface which is more closely aligned to the mobile app. Expect to see it on your account soon.