The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week

by • March 29, 2015 • Top 5 NewsComments Off on The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week4179

The f8 conference took place this week so Facebook is, of course, at the centre of all news this week. In fact, it is Facebook Messenger that took centre stage. By opening its API to developers and businesses, Facebook has transformed Messenger forever, and with it mobile marketing probably.

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This week we also took a stand: Facebook ads may have won the battle against Google Adwords, for small businesses at least. Why? Because Facebook has understood native advertising like no-one else.

Finally, we had to share again this amazing Instagram campaign by the folks from ArnoBrasco in Turkey: they built an adventure game on Instagram!

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Facebook Messenger As A Platform – Mark Zuckerberg announced that it will open Messenger’s API to developers that want to explore it and create apps that integrate with it. This move will reportedly help users discover creative new apps to enhance their Messenger experience.
wersm-facebook-messenger-for-business-f8-2015 Facebook Messenger As A Business Tool –  Facebook Messenger opened its API for developers to create exciting apps that integrate with the platform. But F8 had many more surprises regarding Messenger, this time, for Businesses,
Facebook Announced VR-Ready 360-Degree Video for the News Feed –  It comes a year since Facebook announced that it bought Oculus Rift, a virtual reality technology company. It also comes a few months after YouTube announced 360-degree videos on its platform.
wersm-facebook-ads-google-ads Facebook Ads Vs Google Ads: The Debate May Be Over For Small Business –  Do you remember the last time you clicked on a Google Ad? Because I don’t. But I DO find myself clicking on more than a handful of Facebook Ads every day.
wersm-biskrem-arnobrasco-instagram-game These Guys Built An Adventure Game On Instagram  – Biskrem and their creative agency, ArnoBrasco, came up with an awesome idea: Biskrem are no more, they don’t even exist and Instagram users must replace the inventor of Biskrom and overcome all the obstacles to create the biscuit.

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