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Social Media Newsfeed: Shutterstock-Facebook Partnership | Pandora Lifts 40-Hour Cap


Facebook Page Admins Gain Access to Shutterstock Image Library; Ability to Upload Multiple Images; Updated Pages Manager Apps for iOS, Android (AllFacebook)
When Facebook began to introduce its revamped News Feed in March, the social network emphasized its highly visual nature to brands. Three updates announced Thursday will help brands on Facebook in their quest to capture more attention: an agreement with stock photography agency and image library Shutterstock, making millions of images available for use in ads on the social network; multiple image uploads; and an update to its Pages Manager application for iOS and Android that enables page administrators to upload multiple photos for a single post.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga CEO Out, Microsoft Exec In | Facebook Second-Quarter Results


Struggling Zynga Names Microsoft Exec Mattrick as CEO (USA Today)
Shares of Zynga Monday closed up more than 10 percent on news that founder Mark Pincus would step down as CEO amid mounting Wall Street pressures to correct the company’s course. Zynga said that Don Mattrick, who led Microsoft’s Xbox business for the past three years, will take the top job at the struggling online games giant. Pincus will remain as chairman and chief product officer.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Announcement This Week | Google’s Project Loon


Facebook to Debut ‘New Product’ June 20 (AllFacebook)
Facebook alerted journalists by mail — snail mail, not email — that it will debut a new product this Thursday (June 20) at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Joanna Stern of ABC News reported on the event and scanned the invitation she received, saying that it arrived in a “clean white envelope sent via snail mail.”

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