What’s Relevant This Week in Social Media.
The world of social media is always renewing itself in some way or another. With frequent updates and resurfacing content, it can be hard to keep up with on a daily basis. It’s important to stay informed of the current issues and trends so that your social media presence stays relevant. Using social media is one thing, but using it well is the key to online success. Stay updated and stay informed with the latest social media news!
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If autocorrect has ever ruined your Facebook post, your prayers have been answered. Facebook introduced the ability to edit status updates starting Thursday.The latest update for the Android Facebook app adds the ability to “edit your posts and comments and tap to see all your changes.” However, the editing has not been enabled on any of the Android devices we experimented with. For more on this story, click here!
One of the world’s most solemn institutions recently met one of the web’s silliest sites — seriously. Justices and GIFs came together when, for the first time, a Tumblr page featured prominently in a brief presented to the U.S. Supreme Court.Harvard Law professor and political activist Lawrence Lessig created the “Corruption” originally. Tumblr as what he called the centerpiece of a brief he submitted in the McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission case (.PDF), a challenge to current campaign contribution limits. More on this story here.
Say you’re writing a paper on Twitter during the 2012 U.S. presidential election. How do you cite all those tweets you’ll be referencing? The Modern Language Association has an answer to that: a straightforward formula that ends with “Tweet,” which is lovely. Here’s how it should go: Last Name, First Name (User Name). “The Tweet in its entirety.” Date, Time. Tweet. Easy enough. But say you need to cite dozens or even hundreds of tweets. You’re going to be pretty sick of all the ctrl-c/ctrl-v required to wrestle those tweets into the desired format. Click here to read more!
Feature photo credit: @laraoconnor89