Social media update: 03/03/2012

3 Mar

Morning all,

There have been some exciting changes in the world of social media this week. Facebook have launched the new Facebook Timeline for brands (officially going live 30 March), Twitter has introduced mobile ads and LinkedIn have added a new ‘Follow Company’ button. Find out what else has been happening now!

Happy reading 🙂

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK…

General news Have you heard of Google Voice? Find out more here…

Facebook Timeline for brands is launching at the end of this month. Find out what you need to know!

How can you use Pinterest as a brand?

Everyone loves Pinterest – but what are the flaws?

New real-time Facebook Insights available on Facebook Pages!

More important changes to Facebook: landing pages might be made redundant!

How will Google+ affect your brands name in search results?

Twitter has launched mobile ads – find out what this means for you.

LinkedIn have launched the new ‘Follow Company’ button.

Have you heard about Google Search Plus your World?

If you haven’t heard about Zeebox – find out more here!

Is this the year of Gamification? Find out about what it is here

One to watch…  MTV launches ‘Under The Thumb’ social TV app!
This week’s awesome case study KLM ‘gets’ social media – find out how and why here.

Five clever social media campaigns – which is your favourite?

This week’s must bookmark site A new website which helps you find a babysitter in your local area (US only at the moment)…
Quote of the week Online content has to be hot to go viral. No one wants to tweet about or post a lame ad on their Facebook page.”

Jonathan Collegio of American Crossroads, discussing social media in politics, as quoted by The Wall Street Journal

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