The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week

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Facebook announced what may be the biggest change in the history of online advertising: they will now count – and make you pay – for real views and not impressions anymore. If you’re not sure what that means, let me tell you that: an impression is when an ad is loaded on the page, but if you don’t scroll down, you don’t see it. Facebook would still charge for that impression though, up to now that is.

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This week we have also looked into how you can help your tweets get indexed on Google search and how Pinterest is moving from an all affiliate to a proper merchant approach.

Finally, our friends over at Digital Guru have once again shared some awesome tips on how you can make a real career, working in social media.

So are you ready for this week’s Top 5 news on We are Social Media?

wersm-facebook-viewed-impressions Facebook Is Changing The Way It’s Charging For Ads –  Facebook broke some super important news: From now on it will be focusing on creating a mechanism that will detect how many views your ad unit actually receives and not how many impressions are served. Sounds impressive, right?
wersm-how-to-get-a-job-in-social-media-digital-gurus How To Get A Job In Social Media – While it took some time for Social Media to become a career that’s taken seriously by businesses, it is now well and truly established. In fact, the social media job market is fast becoming very competitive and the amount of roles is on the rise but so is the number of candidates.
pinterest_business Bad News For Pinterest Power Users – Pinterest has warned various of its power users that it will remove all pins containing affiliate links, redirects and trackers. The ban is effective immediately. Of course days after that, they announced a BUY button
wersm-twitter-indexed-google Get Your Tweets Indexed By Google – Google has established some rules to decide which tweets will be indexed by its algorithm. Of course, they are not revealing the whole picture, but clearly, how big you are on Twitter and how significant your message is will have a huge impact on whether a tweet will be indexed or not.
What Do You Get When You Repost An Image 90 Times on Instagram – You would think that digital images don’t ever degrade, and you would be… wrong. And the reason for this? Compression. Every time you upload an image on say, FacebookTwitter, or Instagram for example, the image loses a fraction of it’s quality.

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And Just For Fun: Fun Pop Mashup of the Week #12

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