One Year Since Facebook Acquired Instagram

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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 is 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!

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It’s officially been one year since Facebook acquired Instagram! With $1 billion dollar pricetag, has it delivered on its promise of success? Most experts say yes. Read the full story here. 

 

 

Twitter launched a music app!  The app’s existence was rapidly becoming one of the worst-kept secrets in social media, especially after American Idol host Ryan Seacrest randomly tweeted about its existence earlier Thursday. Learn more here. 

 

 

Now Multiple Google Plus accounts can manage one YouTube channel! Good news for those of you using Google Plus. By linking accounts, Google said it will unlock new features such as improved video sharing, live broadcasts via Hangouts, and a YouTube tab on your Google+ page. Click here to learn more.

 

 For the first time ever, MTV adds live voting on Instagram for the Movie Awards. Movie fans can vote using Instagram photos and hashtags — for the first time ever — in the MTV Movie Awards’ “Best Hero” category leading up to and during the April 14 ceremony. Will you be voting? Find out more here. 

 

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