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! August 18-August 22, 2014

hashtag media


  • Twitter can now prompt attachments via hashtag: Are you a frequent #hashtagger? Start keeping an eye out on your hashtags, as Twitter is now able to prompt users to attach media to their tweet based on the hashtag being used! (See example above)

snapchat ads


  • Report: Snapchat to Get Ads, News: This coming fall, Snapchat is planning to offer ads, news articles, and TV and movie clips. The service, to be called Snapchat Discovery, is Snapchat’s first appeal to marketers since the introduction of Snapchat Stories last year.

Instagram Analytics


  • Instagram Rolls Out Deeper Analytics for Advertisers: On Thursday, Instagram launched a new, more comprehensive set of analytics for advertisers. Metrics such as impressions, reach, and engagement will be provided to marketers in (almost) real time. The new set of analytics will also show information on demographics and allow marketers to see how an ad will look on a mobile phone prior to publishing.


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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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