Social media update: 04/12/2011

4 Dec

Afternoon All,

It’s time to start the Christmas countdown and time for this week’s social media update – things can’t get any better than this!  YouTube have changed their profile page, Britney Spears is the most-followed person on Google+ and Waitrose bring us some festive videos.  Read on to find out what else we have in store for you this week…

Happy reading 🙂

 

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK…

General news

Have you seen the new YouTube makeover?

Google+ Hangouts now offer free calls – great!

Are you friends with your kids on Facebook? (Maybe not applicable to all, interesting nonetheless) 

Waitrose bring us Christmas ‘how to’ videos – lovely 🙂 

Broadcast live on Facebook – check out Color, the mobile app.

Have you got a Google+ brand page set up yet? They’re appearing on Google search!

Britney Spears is the most followed person on Google+!

Facebook’s new Insight – find out how many people gave you negative feedback

Vodafone’s new Facebook Christmas campaign – ‘Make someone happy’🙂

We love Foursquare – find out what Hugo Boss had on offer.

Facebook extends the length of status updates – 12 times what it used to be!

Have you heard of Wallmart’s Frank the Fruitcake?

Tyra Banks on Google Hangout?! Yes – it’s true, find out more here.

Ever wondered what people look at the most on Facebook?

Qantas get it wrong on social media…

MJ musical auditions held on Facebook!

Virgin mobile bike hunt – check it out here.

Would you get a Facebook phone?

One to watch… 

This is one to follow on Twitter @everytweet_ever!

This is a must see #videoinfographic!

This week’s awesome case study

Facebook engagement – Coca Cola vs Pepsi!

This week’s must bookmark site

The British Library has launched a new online archive – yey!

Quote of the week

Tumblr has behaved with prejudice, without empathy, and without apology and, in doing so, it has bitten the hand it hopes will feed it someday.”

Raman Kia of Starworks Group, as quoted by Mashable

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