Social media update: 24/03/2012

24 Mar

Hello all,

Want to find out what’s been happening this week in social media? Well, here it is! Find out about Twitter’s sixth birthday, what Google+ Ripples are and why Boris Johnson got into trouble this week on Twitter.

Happy reading 🙂


General news Twitter celebrates its sixth birthday with the launch of mobile promoted tweets!

Have you had a go on Pinterest yet? Find out why it’s addictive here!

TweetDeck have updated their platform – find out about the changesnow!

Google share tips on how to use Google+ for brands

The social media infographic – find out the demographics for each platform here

So, are you addicted to Twitter?

Peugeot use Pinterest to launch a competition!

Find out more about the Google+ Ripples

You can now view mobile referrals on Facebook Insights!

Fancy hanging out with Cadbury UK on Google+?

What did Boris Johnson do wrong on Twitter this week?

Have you heard of Hipstagram?

Want Twitter travel deals? Try TripTwit! 

One to watch…  The Hunger Games movie is releasing soon – check out their Facebook page and see how they got to 3 million fans in less than 3 months!
This week’s awesome case study Which brands are doing the best on Google+?
This week’s must bookmark site Create your own social media infographic!
Quote of the week Twitter’s still in its honeymoon period, but that won’t last forever. At some point, it’s going to be less of a wunderkammer, and more of a regrettable necessity.”

–Felix Salmon, writing in his blog at Reuters


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