The Facebook Logo Gets An Update

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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 curent 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:

You might not have noticed, but Facebook has rolled out a new main logo and refreshed the design of other icons for the first time in years! They’ve axed the faded blue line at the bottom of the “f” and brought the white letter to the bottom edge of the logo. Did you notice the difference?

 

dave karpTumbler users spend an average of 14 minutes per visit,Tumbler founder and CEO David Karp (pictured) revealed on stage at a paidContent conference in New York City Wednesday. That’s about a minute-and-a-half longer than the average Facebook visit and a few minutes longer than the average Twitter visit.

 

Facebook Home started rolling out to users outside of the U.S. on Tuesday. Facebook Home is is a new home screen and app launcher interface for Android that gives your Facebook notifications, news feed posts and messages more integration with the overall phone experience. To learn more about Facebook Home,  click here.

 

A Los Angeles woman proves that Twitter can be used to fight crime. Alex Thompson, a 45-year-old entrepreneur from Venice Beach, Calif., is well-versed in the practice. Two years ago, she launched a Twitter account called Venice311 to tweet about crimes in her neighborhood. Since its launch, she’s racked up more than 12,000 followers and become the go-to “digital eyes” for the greater Los Angeles area. Click here, for more on this Twitter crime fighter.

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