Facebook improves its News Feed. Getty opens up its photos for embedded, non-commercial use. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Certain revelations about WhatsApp’s security protocols are dragging the industry leader down to the level of competitors like Snapchat.
LinkedIn expands to China. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends WhatsApp purchase in Barcelona, Spain. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to speak at mobile technology conference in Barcelona today. LinkedIn adds member-blocking feature. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
After being rebuffed by Snapchat, Facebook set its sights on WhatsApp, which it acquired this week for $16 billion.
Facebook launches Core Audiences to target location, demographic, interests and behaviors. YouTube refines its interface. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook acquires WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and shares. LinkedIn allows all members to publish. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
In the world of mobile messaging apps everyone seems to want to be top dog, so they release the most impressive metrics. Of courses, this makes it difficult to gauge the success of the apps.
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.
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.”