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With over 200 million active monthly users and 60 million photos shared every day, Instagram is one of the fastest growing social networks in history and today 86% of the world’s top brands have accounts – that’s 71% more than this time last year. That’s not to say every…

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Facebook Says Thanks With Christmas (and thanksgiving if you’re across the pond) just around the corner Facebook have announced a new tool to let users pull together personalised video cards to share with their friends. Say Thanks uses a combination of pre-built themes and user posts and photos that can…

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YouTube Consider Paid, Ad-Free Subscriptions YouTube are considering giving viewers the option to watch ad-free videos for a monthly subscription fee marking a big change from the advertising-only approach. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says “YouTube right now is ad-supported, which is great because it has enabled us to scale to a…

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Facebook Introduces new Ad Targeting Facebook has launched new minor targeting options for advertisers including friends of newly engaged users, newlyweds and recently moved users. New ad campaigns gives the newer “ad sets” the ability to feature targeting, placements and bidding – great news for smaller businesses who can use targeting without…

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Friend to Friend Payments Through Facebook Facebook Messenger is all set up to allow friends to send each other money according to screenshots taken by Stanford student Andrew Aude. After adding debit card details in Messenger, or using an existing one on file with Facebook friends can send payments…

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Facebook Mentions For Public Figures Nearly 800 million Facebook users are connected to a public figure on the network and more than 1 billion interactions are created as a result. In order to make it even easier for figures and fans to connect, Facebook Mentions have been launched. Figures…

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Facebook Gives Teens Free WiFi Whether a bid to actually do good or just another ploy to make sure their key demographic keeps using the site, Facebook have provided 6000 teens in North Carolina free WiFi for their laptops (which were also provided by Facebook). A year ago the…

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    So it’s been another busy week for Facebook and their PR team. You only need to look on Twitter at #FacebookExperiment to see the reaction to the leaked story around experimenting with altering the mood of 700,000 users back in 2012, and it’s probably not what Facebook…

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Photo-sharing social network Instagram is on marketers radar more than ever. With 50 million users and a $1 billion acquisition by Facebook it is now making its way onto more and more media plans the world over. As a consequence the folks at Marketo have produced this infographic which…

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Users are starting to see a new tab – ‘Activity‘ – which details what the people you follow on Twitter have been up to. This includes favorites, follows, retweets and list adds as far as we can see. Following on from their recent new timeline features, this is a…

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