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:
The popular video sharing site YouTube revamped its website design to better fit desktop screens of all sizes. The desktop version also more closely resembles its mobile application. Additionally, playlists have been enhanced, as has having the ability to flip between what’s recommended and popular. To learn more, click here.
Facebook acquired the text messaging service What’s App in an astonishing $19 billion deal. What’s App has seen its user base grow rapidly over the years and 450 million monthly users currently utilize it. The service allows users to send text messages without the fees that cell phone carriers apply. To read more about this story, click here.
LinkedIn Influences were once the only users on the social networking site for professionals to use longform posts, but now, all LinkedIn users have the ability to create longer, blog-style posts as they please. This new feature is credited as being another push by LinkedIn to draw more traffic to the site. Interested in learning more? Click here.
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