Social Media

New Changes to Your Facebook News Feed

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Facebook has once again made changes to users’ news feeds. As of today, the interface will reflect a “real-time ticker”, larger photos in the stream, and will replace the “Most Recent” and “Top Stories” links with a smarter news feed for users to receive the most important information. The news ticker now appears in the…

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Advertising

New Features in Twitter Advertising Enhances Targeting for Brands

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Twitter has once again added new features to its advertising product, Promoted Tweets. Previously, this product allowed brands’ tweets to appear at the top of search results within the micro-blogging platform. As recent as yesterday, these features are being adjusted to provide brands with increased exposure and enhanced targeting to followers. As explained in an…

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Social Media

How the New Facebook Privacy and Tagging Settings Will Impact Brand Pages

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Last week, Facebook announced several new privacy and tagging changes that they were in the process of implementing.  These changes would help to answer the question that many users are consistently asking about their published content: “Who can see this?”  By incorporating inline setting controls throughout a user’s wall and info tab, a user can address…

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Mobile

Google Strengthens Patent Portfolio through Acquisition of Motorola Mobility

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Early this morning, Google announced that the company has acquired Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, which is their largest acquisition yet.  This move holds promise to strengthen Google’s competitive position in the software industry against other companies like Apple and Microsoft, which has been a position questioned in the past.  Now, the company gain gives…

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Social Media

How Foursquare Lists Can Benefit Your Business

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Beginning today, Foursquare has officially rolled out its new Lists feature. With the launch of this new capability, it makes finding and sharing different places in your location that much easier. Not only will this benefit individual users, but businesses as well. Foursquare now suggests lists based on users’ previous check-ins, making it easier to…

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