Instagram Announces Spam Clean Up

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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!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

Instagram Spam Instagram announced this week inactive, old and spam accounts will be deleted in an effort to create a more authentic user experience.  The photo-sharing app’s terms of service prohibit spamming. Users who are effected by this clean up will see a message that reads, “Change in Followers” when they login. You can learn more about this update here.

Twitter Mobile App Advertising Twitter launched a new mobile app install advertising product earlier this week. The feature will allow app developers to sell advertising spots within Twitter that link directly to the Mac App Store and Google Play. Mobile app advertising is on the rise and was one of Facebook’s most promising businesses in 2013. You can learn more about this product launch here.

Pinterest Product LaunchPinterest unveiled an upcoming product announcement scheduled for April 24th called “Choose Your Own Adventure”. The visual discovery tool is rumored to be focusing on more consumer-facing travel products. The launch will be aimed at attracting more male users to the female dominated tool. For more on this story, click here.

 

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