Social Media Roundup

Paige Gerber

Welcome to the Social Media Roundup, our weekly roundup of the latest social media news, controversies, and new features. Stay tuned each week to find out what’s hot in the social world.

 New This Week! June 9-13, 2014

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  • Facebook Takes on Snapchat with Slingshot: Facebook is currently developing a new photo and video-sharing app called Slingshot. Slingshot was designed for friends to ‘sling’ photos and videos to each other on the service. I am sure you’re asking, what’s the difference between Snapchat and Slingshot? Slingshot requires users to sling something back before they can view their friend’s shots. What do you think?
  • Facebook Reveals New Advertising Updates: Over the next couple of weeks, Facebook will roll out tracking on sites outside of, along with a new option to control the type of ads users see in their newsfeed.

Google My Business 


  • Google Launches Google My Business: Fantastic news! Google officially launched, Google My Business, a new free tool that allows small businesses to connect with their customers in a much easier way. All under one tool, businesses will be able to update its information on Search, Maps, and Google+, add business photos and a virtual tour, stay on top of reviews, and more!

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  • You’re About to Lose YouTube Subscribers: As of June 16, YouTube is going to remove all suspended accounts. Even though your subscriber count will go down, your list and numbers will be much more meaningful with only real fans remaining.

Thoughts? Questions? Let us know!

Paige Gerber

As VP of Marketing, Paige is responsible for taking online marketing campaigns for clients from ideation to execution. It is also important to note, that a really good glass of red wine makes her extremely happy!

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