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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!

 

WCRS Tweets
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    28 July, 16:28:18
  • @itsnicethat Hands are up. Both of them.

    28 July, 16:18:24
  • Creative collaboration b/w insect & artist. Hubert Duprat X caddisfly larvae make gold cocoons http://t.co/s2gRxoyi4Z http://t.co/rZ6WihrDGx

    28 July, 10:17:29
  • Big thanks to @LGALondon for the new exhibition gracing WCRS' walls feat. Peter Beavis, Clement Jolin & Théo Gosselin http://t.co/V1RBq1UrVs

    28 July, 10:09:14
  • Lacking fans for your team? Then why not bring in the robots like this Korean baseball team http://t.co/xZ19HyZheS http://t.co/U4uq1IKZqh

    28 July, 09:34:04
  • Greeting you this morning with an incredible image of Mt. Fuji at sunrise by Kris J B http://t.co/0HZZtU3LHB http://t.co/nvlhbObUGK

    28 July, 07:42:13
  • RT @OlenkaSusannah: Illuminated light swings by Canadian design collective @DailyTLJ. http://t.co/vCrRLrBnt9 via @Colossal http://t.co/udF0

    25 July, 10:56:21
  • We're thrilled to welcome @DinoBurbidge as our Director of Technology & Innovation. Read more on @Campaignmag http://t.co/LWBKgmfKYA

    25 July, 10:46:55
  • Keeping to the signwriting theme here's a vid on the dying art of neon sign making in Hong Kong http://t.co/fHQhlzWytd via @AliciaGaworska

    25 July, 10:30:35
  • Secrets of a Signwriter. Moving portrait about Alan Cavley, one of last original signwriters in Wales http://t.co/cJWrMTup1I via @benbrazier

    25 July, 09:56:44
  • RT @OlenkaSusannah: Mmm chocolaty art. Chocolate Mill by Studio Wieki Somers & chocolatier Rafael Mutter http://t.co/wifppHoLyT @Vimeo http…

    24 July, 15:52:25
  • Here's something nice for the weekend. Stuff to get out & see, featuring Camden Beach, Film4 Summer Screen & more http://t.co/nV6BHWZqqK

    24 July, 14:30:52
  • Great idea to reduce food waste from Intermarche: Inglorious Vegetables http://t.co/mVttSrx1hp Via @estrellatuoreja http://t.co/TPxcTYyLS2

    24 July, 10:08:47
  • If sunshine wasn't enough to put a smile on your face Kyle Pellet's new work will http://t.co/8Xc91A80xZ @itsnicethat http://t.co/E13QG4ZNwD

    24 July, 08:50:27
  • Partial to a bit of Manchego or Rioja? Our Spanish AD can help with @porprincipio which brings Spanish food to the UK http://t.co/HIysIdkh5z

    23 July, 12:42:26