Twitter to track the apps you download
The social media network will be launching an update within a week which will allow them to see which apps users are downloading. The company says this will allow them to understand their users interests greater when suggesting accounts to follow.
Twitter to begin tracking which apps you download http://t.co/ZHCbe3U0rr
— Mashable (@mashable) November 26, 2014
Tumblr and Pinterest now fastest growing social platforms
Although Facebook is still the most popular, Tumblr saw its active users grow by 120% over the last six months compared to Facebook’s 2%. Pinterest also saw rapid growth over the same timeframe, with their active users boosted by 111%.
Tumblr and Pinterest now fastest-growing social platforms – http://t.co/zjuxc5Nhmp
— SM Conference (@BigSocialConf) November 28, 2014
You can now ‘favourite’ on Vine
The six-second video sharing app now allows users to favourite their favourite ‘viners’ meaning they will never miss a vine again!
Never miss a Vine from your favorite Viners. Tap the star to favorite their accounts & be notified when they post. pic.twitter.com/EPAHSN69JP
— Vine (@vine) November 25, 2014
Social media platforms instructed to simplify terms and conditions
Members of Parliament have insisted that social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter simplify their T&Cs in order to make it clearer to the user how their personal information will be used.
#Ferguson generates greatest discussion on social media
Since the 9th August – the day of the Michael Brown shooting – #Ferguson has clocked up 32 million mentions across social media platforms.