The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week

by • December 27, 2015 • Top 5 NewsComments Off on The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week4356

Merry Xmas! 

If Facebook was to be remembered for only one thing in 2015, it would have to be video. The platform has really worked hard to catch up on YouTube, and some even consider Facebook could outrank YouTube in 2016. Native videos are rocking the engagement charts and with 360-degree Facebook can now compete with YouTube.

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Where Facebook can really beat YouTube, it’s with live streaming. Facebook Live is rolling out to more users in more countries and my guess is that it will outclass Periscope very very soon.

On other news, we discovered an awesome platform for content curation, Quuu. Make sure you read our review of it, because your will absolutely love it. Oh, and if you’re into quotes and beautiful imagery, check out Easel too, the new app from We Heart It.

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

wersm-quuu-desktop-content-automation Be the Master Of Content Curation With QuuuYou already know that content is king. You already also probably know that curating content can take a lot of time. Time you don’t always have. So, you often end up not sharing anything, or sharing content you’re not sure is entirely relevant to your audience.
wersm-youtube-360-videos Here Are The Most Epic 360 Degree Videos On Facebook In 2015 – This year has been all sorts of amazing for Facebook. The social network invested massively on video, and its users were amongst the lucky ones to fully experience and admire the brand new 360 degree videos.
wersm-native-videos-on-facebook-are-dominating-engagement Native Videos On Facebook Are Dominating Engagement – Before Facebook launched its native video capabilities, the only way for individuals or brands to share video was through VimeoYouTube or some other video platform. This wasn’t always ideal, but it worked. Then, Facebook brought native video and changed the game. Since then, native video has far outperformed others in terms of engagement.
wersm-facebook-live-uk-geoff-iphone Facebook Rolls Out Live Video To The UK And More Countries – ‘Twas the day before Xmas…. It could almost be a xmas present for everyone in the UK as Facebook started to roll out its Live video streaming feature, a week after it was announced for US users and a few days after it made it available to verified pages.
wersm-easel-new-app-mobile-featured We Heart It Launches A New App For Its 40 Million Teen Users -You probably know We Heart It, or at least you have heard of it, right? It’s an image bookmarking platform, notoriously popular with teens. Well, We Heart It is taking advantage of its stronghold among teenagers, to launch its second mobile app, Easel – a new way to quickly create images with quotes.

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Have a great Sunday and week ahead!

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