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This Weeks Social Media Update: YouTube’s New Comment Section, Pinterest’s Popular Pins, and Twitter’s Custom Timelines

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Here are some of the biggest updates in the social media universe you may have missed this week: YouTube has changed its comments section– and it’s creating quite a stir. Last week, the video sharing site announced on their blog that they would be mandating that each user sign in with their Google+ account to leave…

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Social Media

Music to Facebook’s Ears

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At the F8 Facebook conference yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg announced several new Facebook features, including partnerships with a number of entertainment platforms. Facebook’s goal is to make the things we do on the internet more social, including watching movies and TV shows. Two of the most notable partnerships are with Hulu and Netflix, which allow Facebook…

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Social Media

Facebook’s Open Graph: One Graph to Rule them All

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While we may have been getting along with the “Like” button just fine, Facebook felt that only being able to “Like” something was limiting the interactions people had with Facebook. Because liking something feels like a formal endorsement of content, Facebook users are cautious about liking many brands. For example, as Zuckerberg said during F8,…

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Social Media

Facebook Profiles Get a Facelift With Timeline

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At Facebook’s f8 conference this afternoon, the company announced some much anticipated changes to the social network. As discussed by Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, everything begins with the profile; with that, Zuckerberg unveiled Timeline: a complete redesign of the Facebook Profile. Timeline has been described as ‘the entire story of a user’s life’. With the…

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