The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week

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The most interesting thing about social media is the way it evolves. Even if platforms are working hard and putting a lot of resources into developing themselves, it is becoming more an more obvious that one platform cannot really excel without the other. Hootsuite is a great example of how the industry is moving. They have just integrated with Instagram and are now offering a way to schedule Instagram posts, something that most social media managers had been looking for. Ok, it is not perfect, but it is a huge step in the right direction.

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Think about it. Even campaigns are now multi-platform. Even Tinder conversations have their own Instagram account now. And Facebook is integrating with more apps through Messenger and even its mobile app now. The world of social is about interconnections. Platforms are now starting to understand this.

And don’t forget to check out this week’s interview with Steve Baer, he is one of the most creative people in the industry.

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

wersm-hootsuite-instagram-scheduler Hootsuite Finally Lets You Schedule Posts On Instagram – Hootsuite, the social media dashboard used by social media managers to monitor, analyse and, most importantly, schedule social media posts, is now one step closer to being a social media manager’s dream: Instagram is now integrated.
wersm-i-saw-you-on-tinder Tinder’s Worst Conversations Have Their Own Instagram Account – With a bio consisting of a total of 4 words, “Real People. Real Nightmares”TinderNightmares surfaces the worst pickup lines to be featured on the famous speed dating app, boasting an impressive following – over a million users!
wersm-facebook-breaking-news-app Facebook Is Building A Breaking News App – According to a report by Business InsiderFacebook is already testing a new app that lets publishers share breaking news with followers. The updates will be short, 100 characters maximum, and include a URL to the publisher’s own website.
wersm-google-offices-entrance No, Google+ Isn’t A Failure – There has been rumours of its upcoming death, and you may have given up on Google+ but don’t disregard it from your social media strategy just yet. Because things will change, the platform will evolve, and so will its features.
12 Questions with Steve Baer – This week, we met with Steve Baer, Managing Partner of Code & Theory in NYC, who was recently ranked as one of Business Insider’s Top 30 Most Creative People in Social Media.

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Have a great (sunny) Sunday and week ahead!

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