Time to celebrate it’s Friday. This week there’s been plenty of social media gossip and news with some inspiring Campaigns and very amusing Viral Videos.
- Facebook Still Reigns Supreme Among Young Adults – Although Facebook may be losing steam with teenagers, as recent studies have claimed, young adults are still as active as ever on the social media site.
- Twitter’s Stock Drop on Monday Was the Worst of Major Tech Firms. After Twitter stock dropped 10% in early trading on Tuesday morning, the company’s stock continued to fall almost 18% in the wake of the lockup period’s end.
- Regulators reprimand Snapchat over false claims about messaging service. US regulators have slapped Snapchat, the mobile messaging service, for falsely promising its users that their messages “disappear forever”.
- LinkedIn aims to drive mobile uptake with multi-app strategy. LinkedIn is joining Facebook and Google in launching a range of specialised mobile apps to attract new users
- The Human Coupon – Virgin Active and Saatchi & Saatchi play ‘catch me if you can’ in Singapore’s busy urban areas.
- ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ – Michelle Obama and Malala join campaign to free 276 Nigerian teenagers kidnapped by Islamic extremists Read more:
Stuff we like (sort of):
- Mashable announce 2014 Social Media Day in Trafalgar Square.
- Facebook’s Parse app-building tool opens in the UK. Acquired by Facebook in April 2103, Parse gives Facebook powerful trend data about trending apps and services
- Snapchat takes on WhatsApp with instant messaging service. Snapchat has added instant messaging and video calls to its photo-sharing app
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- Let’s End Awkward. Awkward Around People With Disabilities? These Ads Want to Help Grey London campaign looks to ‘break the ice’
- Slam Dunk the Funk – After 22 Attempts, Turkish Airlines Finally Pulled Off This Epic Pool Dunk
Have a lovely weekend!