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Social Media Round-up

FACEBOOK REPLYFacebook Adds ‘Reply’ Option to Comments

Whilst this feature has been being tested on selected pages for months now, Facebook announced this week that it will be rolling out the feature to all users.

Now, instead of having to leave a response to another user’s comment way after new ones have been added, you will be able to address each individual comment (pretty exciting stuff for Community Managers).

LOOKALIKESFacebook ‘Lookalike Audiences’

Facebook have also announced the global rollout of Lookalike Audiences, a targeting feature that helps advertisers reach new customers and grow their businesses.

Lookalike Audiences targets potential customers who share similar characteristics with their current ones.

TWITTER BIRTHDAY

Twitter turns 7

Last week Twitter turned 7 years old! To celebrate its progression towards becoming the social media giant it is today, boasting 200 million users, Twitter released a celebratory video.

If you haven’t seen it yet you can watch it HERE

BUZZFEEDBuzzFeed Launches in the UK

BuzzFeed, everyone’s favourite 10 minute work break, has now launched a UK website.

Articles include ‘45 Things Every Visitor To London Needs To Know’ 

GOOGLY EYESGoogle+ Now Lets You Use GIFs as Profile Pics

Google+ announced on Monday that it is enabling users to use GIFs as their profile images. “Like newspapers in Harry Potter”.

This could be viewed as a sign of the platform’s resurgent popularity, as well as the ever-growing popularity of GIFs.

The announcement included a link to a Google search for “How to create a gif.

NEWSPAPERRandom Blog of the Week

This week I’ll leave you with ‘A blog combining two of mankind’s greatest achievements: literature and googly eyes.’

http://googlyeyebooks.tumblr.com/

HAPPY EASTER!

 

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    16 April, 14:46:20
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    16 April, 14:44:36
  • Nearly time. The #Matisse cut outs exhibition opens at @Tate Modern tomorrow!

    16 April, 13:59:46
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    16 April, 11:46:39
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    16 April, 11:41:27
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    15 April, 15:08:08
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    15 April, 12:38:35
  • 80,000 year old colony of aspens in Utah. Fascinating new project by artist Rachel Sussman http://t.co/LDDLmzj4W7 http://t.co/ZdCkFW8uD1

    15 April, 12:04:47
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    15 April, 11:23:47
  • New project 'Ad Break' from photographer Garry Simpson on show at WCRS via @VueRepresents. Great stuff :) http://t.co/bEU5mqbon9

    14 April, 17:03:20
  • Can you spot the snowleopard? Cleverly camouflaged animals via @wherecoolthings http://t.co/daxyDNd76a http://t.co/oxhCWw7AhA

    14 April, 15:44:04
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    14 April, 12:58:12
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    14 April, 12:53:10
  • 44% of Twitter Accounts Have Never Sent a Tweet says @WallStreetJour http://t.co/BBTbUX8QD4

    14 April, 11:59:40
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    13 April, 07:54:02