Twitter announces custom timelines on TweetDeck. Facebook requires some users to change password after Adobe hack. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Initial Data Results from Twitter on the 65th Annual Emmy Awards (LostRemote)
Twitter has already released data from Sunday night’s 65th Annual Emmy Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. “Breaking Bad” took home Best Drama to fan’s delight shortly after the show concluded its second to last episode.
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.
Goodbye Instant Queue; Hello ‘My List’. This morning, Netflix introduced “a new way to save titles to your own row on Netflix.” It’s called “My List” and director of product innovation Mark Spiegelman calls it “a better way to help you easily find and watch those titles you picked to watch.”
8 Sweet Social Media Reactions to Royal Baby News (SocialTimes)
The newest heir to the throne — a boy — came into the world Monday at at 4:24 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces. The son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was a trending topic on Twitter and inspired a great deal of fan art on Tumblr and Pinterest as well. On Facebook, there were more than 1 million global mentions of the royal birth. Here are a few of our favorite memes.
It’s funny that two of the nominees for television’s biggest awards show, the Primetime Emmy Awards, are not even broadcast on television, much less aired in the evening with the other shows. “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” live exclusively on the digital streaming service Netflix (although the latter got its start on Fox).
Netflix will premiere a series of TV shows based on characters from DreamWorks Animation, the makers of “Shrek,” “Madagascar,” “Kung Fu Panda,” and “How to Train Your Dragon.” Today the companies announced a multi-year deal to bring 300 hours of original programming to the digital streaming service — Netflix’s largest original content deal yet — and exclusive access to existing films.
Netflix executives have figured out that for any given account, there are usually a few different people picking out the movies. Yahoo News reports that the company will soon allow subscribers to set up multiple user profiles on the same account.
People who watch entire seasons of television in one sitting are willing to share where they are in a series, but are careful of revealing spoilers, according to an analysis by social media research firm Fizziology. These binge viewers, as they’re called, showed very different behaviors for “House of Cards” than they are showing now for the upcoming season of “Arrested Development”: two Netflix original series that viewers can watch at their own pace.
Tumblr Launches Promoted Posts on Mobile (SocialTimes)
Tumblr will begin delivering promoted posts to its mobile users as well as its desktop users, the company said on Monday. “It works very simply: Every now and then you’ll see posts from our partners as you scroll through your mobile Dashboard,” the company said in a blog post.