In Congress, Republicans have more Twitter followers than Democrats. Study finds Facebook is king of social media referral traffic. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook places limits on gun promotions. CNN sells iPad news app Zite to Flipboard. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook gives the boot to a pair of data analytics companies for violating privacy policies. At least one baby in Mexico is named Facebook. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
How one New York health system uses social media tools to tell inspiring stories, get messages out during crises, and measure return on investment.
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Twitter Quietly Files IPO (SocialTimes)
The announcement came via tweet Thursday on Twitter’s official account: “We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale,” the post reads.
Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Surface More Relevant Posts (SocialTimes)
Facebook today announced two minor changes to its News Feed that will surface more — and hopefully more relevant — posts from users’ friends. Story Bumping and Last Actor sound just as adorable as two other Facebook activities: poking and liking, but the names of the two new features actually refer to the way that Facebook’s algorithm selects which stories users see when they log in to their accounts.
Adobe today launched a rebuilt Adobe Social, which introduces data-driven tips on how to optimize social content, integration with Flickr, Foursquare, Instagram and LinkedIn, and cloud-hosted workplace collaboration features.
Microsoft’s New Xbox One Teams with Spielberg and NFL to Create Interactive Social TV (LostRemote)
Xbox revealed its next-generation console today, Xbox One, featuring live TV integration and two big announcements to blur the lines between television and social gaming. The big announcements were focused on redefining the act of watching TV from a passive to an active experience — mostly on the first screen.
Yahoo said today it would set up a large office in Times Square and had launched a major update of Flickr.