Social Media Roundup

Jennifer Doyle

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! July 7-July 11, 2014

Facebook page rankings


  • Facebook testing rankings on page timelines: In addition to the advent of ratings for all local Facebook pages, admin will now be able to see how they rank in comparison to other local pages in their category. Time to start striving for that #1 ranking!



  • A Pinterest tweak could give e-retailers an advantage: A recent coding tweak by Pinterest now allows customers to see a pop-up box on retailer’s sites allowing them to follow the retailer on their site as opposed to leaving the site and going to the retailer’s Pinterest page.

Snapchat sticker


Vine loop count


  • Vine’s New Loop Count Is Perfect For Advertisers: Looking to advertise on Vine? You can now accurately track the effectiveness of your ads with Vine’s loop count – allowing you to see exactly how many times your ad has been viewed, as well as how many times a user is watching your video in a row.

Thoughts? Will you be using Snapchat’s new location stickers? Let us know!

Jennifer Doyle

Jennifer is Spark’s resident Communications Manager, assisting in the creation of social strategies and marketing campaigns for all of those in need of a helping social hand.

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