Social Media Update

Facebook

In mid-November, Facebook introduced the new design of like and share buttons. Having seen some positive results already, Facebook has also recently launched the new design for the Follow button and the Like Box plugin.

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Vine

Vine has recently translated their iOS and Android apps into 19 new languages including:

·         Danish

·         Dutch

·         Finnish

·         French

·         German,

·         Indonesian

·         Italian

·         Japanese

·         Korean

·         Malay

·         Norwegian

·         Portuguese (Brazil)

·         Russian

·         Spanish, Swedish

·         Simplified Chinese

·         Traditional Chinese

·         Thai

·         Turkish

 

Vine for Android is also available in two additional languages: Filipino and Polish. According to the Vine blog “Now, it’s even easier for people around the world to watch and share posts that make us laugh, teach us something new or help us find out what’s happening in the world.”

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Twitter

On November the 25th, Twitter rolled out an improvement to the age-screening experience on Twitter.com, iOS, and Android devices. This now means that alcohol brands can safely grow their ‘of-age’ network of followers much more simply. Twitter initially partnered with brands like Bud Light, Heineken, and Bacardi, who integrated the tool into their overall Twitter ad strategy; however it won’t be long until it’s rolled out mainstream. The graphic below is an illustration of the new age-screening experience in use:

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Pinterest

Pinterest has gone all Christmassy with its first ever ‘Holiday Giving Guide’. In order to make your life easier this Christmas, Pinterest has asked some of its most creative Pinners to share their best gift ideas for every type of person on your list. Some groups include:

·         Sporty gifts for athletes

·         Gourmet gifts for foodies

·         Gizmo gifts for geeks

·         Creative gifts for crafters

 

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