The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week

by • September 27, 2015 • Top 5 NewsComments Off on The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week4162

Like it or not, some kind of “dislike” button is on its way to Facebook. The latest story has it that it would consist of a set of “reaction” emoji rather than a simple dislike button which was thought as “not a good way to express feedback” by Mark Zuckerberg himself.

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Facebook has also been busy working on a redesign for Pages apparently. What’s in it? A few design tweaks and essentially, a much larger place for the call-to-action button. Not a big surprise when you know Facebook is now letting us pay to promote this same button. Talking about money, Facebook at Work is now coming for everyone and rumour has it, it will be launched as a freemium platform.

And, small revolution in the “I can measure everything” digital marketing era, Twitter announced it will remove the share counter on its “Tweet this” button…. Marketers panic starting now.

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

wersm-facebook-at-work This is What The New Facebook Pages May Look Like – It seems Facebook is again about to change the layout for Pages. Some page owners are already seeing the effect of Facebook’s call-to-action focus, as the platform is testing a new layout on some pages.
wersm-twitter-logo- Twitter Removed The Share Count On Its New Buttons Twitter announced it will roll out new web buttons over the coming weeks, with a new flat design and “modern, high-contrast design of white text on a dark blue background.” But the bigger news is that Twitter will no longer include a share counter on its Tweet button.
Facebook At Work Is About To Launch As Freemium – Earlier in the year, Facebook announced Facebook at Work, and since then it has been available to a select few companies. As the testing phase is nearing its end, the company is ready to launch the product on a larger scale, but also a freemium version by the end of the year.
wersm-brand-advocates-twitter How To Engage With Brand Advocates On Twitter -“A brand advocate is a person or customer who talks favorably about the brand or product, and then passes on positive word-of-mouth (WOM) messages about the brand to other people.” – WebopediaSo who are these people? How do you get them?
wersm-jade-lessons-twitter Facebook Reveals What Its “Empathy” Button Could Look Like – A few day ago, Mark Zuckerberg surprised the world by revealing that Facebook could be busy working on “a way for users to express dislike” for a post without having to leave a comment. Many, me included, thought this meant a “Dislike” button was on its way.

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Have a great Sunday and week ahead!

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