Many businesses have created social media accounts by now, and keeping track of your account is important. This Thursday, there has been talk of several social networking websites to release new or upgraded features to their services/systems. Below we have provided the news on these new and exciting additions, and we also have news on other related social networking websites (read Mashable to learn more).
1. Facebook releases new news feed filters
Facebook has begun the release of their new News Feed filters to help users navigate through their feeds. The new feed is categorized to browse through games, status updates, photos, links and pages. Users are also now able to filter the amount of news they view from any given friend.
2. FourSquare adds photos and comments
New updates to the FourSquare application have been added for both Android and iPhone this week. The new updates allow users to attach pictures to check-ins, venues and tips, and comment on friends’ check-ins to any business.
3. Craigslist shuts down adult services worldwide
Craigslist offered an Adult Service section, until recently when it shut down worldwide. There has been a lot of talk about the online red light district, and Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal confirmed it’s shutting down to the Associated Press on Tuesday.
4. Skype service goes down for 24 hours
Beginning on Wednesday morning of last week, Skype went offline for more than 24 hours. The service is now running for an estimated 10 million users, however, many users are still having problems using the service.
5. Bank of America dropped WikiLeaks Payments
Along with many other banking institutions, Bank of America has dropped the WikiLeaks service from their company. They have announced that they have stopped handling any payments to or from the website.
6. Twitter users share the lunar eclipse
Twitter users shared many photos on Monday as the lunar eclipse took place. The moon coincided with the winter solstice for the first time since 1638.
7. Tumblr publishes curated topic pages
New, curated topic pages have been added to Tumblr including: News, Fashion, and Long-Reads.
Make sure you are getting the most from your social networking websites. Send out special offers or promotions to spread your company name. If you have any questions about social media set-up or tips and tricks, contact Evolve Systems.