Welcome to the latest edition of this week’s top social media news! Instagram Stories, Facebook taking on LinkedIn, Ads coming to Messenger… we have all the top stories for you!
Not a week goes past without Facebook launching a new feature. This time Facebook may well be taking on LinkedIn! The company has started to roll out a new “jobs” tab that allows Facebook Pages to share and promote openings within their company.
And the same could also be said about Instagram… a new week, a new feature. This time, however, Instagram did not copy Snapchat. On the contrary, by adding mentions and integrating Boomerang, Instagram may have actually become better than Snapchat!
And of course we have even more news for you below, so scroll down and have a great week ahead!
|Instagram Adds Mentions, Links And Boomerang Clips To Stories – It turns out that Facebook is not content with just producing a copy of Snapchat – today, it is taking Stories to new heights with the introduction of a series of new features that let users add links, tag other users and Boomerang clips.|
|Facebook Takes On LinkedIn With New Jobs Section For Pages – Facebook isn’t done growing, and adding new services. This time, the victim could be LinkedIn, as Facebook adds a new “jobs” section for Pages. Facebook has started rolling out a new feature that allows businesses to list job openings on their Facebook Page. The new section was first spotted by TechCrunch.|
|New Study Reveals Best Hashtag Use On Facebook, Twitter, And Instagram –Hashtags are often used (and misused), by marketers – they play a vital role in giving posts some extra exposure, so it’s important to get them right. A new study by TrackMaven analysed 65,000 posts across three of the biggest social networks, to determine the optimal length and number of hashtags to drive engagement. s|
|Facebook Messenger Bots Can Now Send You Ads – Chat bots have literally been taking over Messenger since they first appeared. And now that they accept payments, there is no reason why this would change over the coming months. Not before something better comes around anyway. And now bots can go as far as sending you personalised promotional messages.|
|6 iOS Email Apps That Will Help You Be More Productive – The numbers of emails we receive on a daily basis is only increasing, and despite the clutter there are still some messages that we really don’t want to miss. Here are six suggested iOS apps to make your life easier! Each has its own useful features, so feel free to download the ones you find more relevant to your needs.|
Tune in next Sunday for a new edition of our top social media news! Enjoy the week ahead!
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