A wedding photo of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West kissing on Instagram set a record for most likes on the photo-sharing site. Washington Redskins Twitter campaign #RedskinsPride backfires. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Saturday Night Live mocks Obamacare as deadline looms today. Why Facebook changed its News Feed redesign. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook considering acquisition of drone manufacturer. The social network rolls out new ad structure. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Courtney Love is cleared in the first defamation trial involving Twitter. Bloop It iOS app lets you trim YouTube videos to 20 seconds. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Social media fails on Martin Luther King Day. Twitter to highlight diversity of users. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
GoSmart Mobile will add access to Facebook in its plans. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sends a Christmas message on Twitter. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Justin Bieber posted the most popular Instagram image of the year, according to the photo-sharing site’s CEO.
The performer’s popular picture featured him and Will Smith with the caption: “Me and Uncle Will. It was posted in August and had more than 1.5 million likes by this afternoon. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom revealed the news on the Today show Friday.
Systrom also listed out the most popular hashtags of the year, which included #love in the No. 1 slot followed closely by #food and #tbt (or throw-back Thursday). Read more
Facebook: Embedded Posts Available to All Users (AllFacebook)
Facebook’s embedded posts, which were introduced at the end of July for select media pages, are now available to all users, the social network announced Wednesday. Embedded posts allow users to add public posts from Facebook to other destinations on the Web, such as blogs and websites, with those posts including photos, videos, hashtags, and other content. Readers can also like and share directly via embedded posts.
All throughout Internet Week in New York City, conference attendees had their cell phones out and their Twitter accounts open, hoping to record the highlights and, in the process, gain more followers and influence in their fields. Social media monitoring firm Synthesio reported this week that there were 10 sponsors, brands and agencies, and individuals at this year’s event who did just that.
Jessica Alba has announced the winners of the first-ever Social Star Awards, a 24-hour awards show that was held in Singapore and live streamed on YouTube to honor socially savvy celebrities and their super fans.