Internet, rejoice. Twitter has introduced GIFs for the Web, iOS and Android apps.
When shared on social media, GIFs generate more views and engagement than videos of the same event.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the U.S. “blew it” on surveillance programs in TV interview. Iran’s president takes to Twitter posting messages and retweeting after nuclear deal. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Looking Back at WordPress on its 10th Birthday (infographic) (VentureBeat)
It’s a little hard to believe that the publishing world has only been using WordPress for a decade, as Monday marked the 10th birthday for the platform. Back in 2003, WordPress was the new kid helping those that wanted a simple publishing tool.
Choosy moms choose GIF with a soft “g” sound. Shortly after GIF creator Steve Wilhite declared that the acronym for Graphics Interchange Format should be pronounced like the peanut butter, Jif fired back on Twitter with a link to a GIF of its own.
Facebook Test Makes Comments on Page Posts More Like Web Plug-in (Inside Facebook)
Facebook has given us an update on its latest test for page post comments: in addition to a new option to reply to specific comments, the entire thread will be sorted by an algorithm to put the most engaging comments higher. Page administrators are also able to reply directly to comments via a “reply” option.