Last Week in Social: 12/1 – 12/7

Miss something on social last week? We’ve got you covered. Take a look at the notable blog posts, industry news, and releases from the past week here!

LinkedIn Announces Slideshare’s New Homepage

slideshare_homepage_blog_image (1)Last Thursday, LinkedIn announced an update to the Slideshare homepage, which gave the site a completely different look. With over 15 million slideshows hosted on the platform, the new homepage is a major step for Slideshare’s quest to content-marketing greatness. Check out the big homepage reveal here.

Facebook Updates Their Newsfeed: More Articles, Less Memes

On Monday, Facebook announced two major updates to how the News Feed displays content. After this update, you can expect to see a surge in articles and news stories populating your feed. Read the full article via Facebook here.

Twitter Launches Retargeting Ad Platform

On Thursday, Twitter announced its brand new retargeting ad platform, changing marketers lives everywhere. These “Tailored Ads” allow advertisers to reach users that have shown interest in their brand, both on and off Twitter. Learn all of the details here here.

Tumblr Releases Their 2nd Mobile Ad Unit

On Monday, Tumblr announced that their 2nd mobile ad unit, Sponsored Trending Blogs, would start appearing in users’ feeds. This latest installment only increases Tumblr’s advertising value, and brands are already lining up to test it out. Learn more here.

Week’s Top Blog Posts

20 Mind Blowing Social Media Statistics: 3 Years Later - Econsultancy

The Social Media Manager’s Guide to the Holidays – Simply Measured

7 Powerful Facebook Statisics You Should Know About – Fast Company

A Look Inside the Record Setting Cyber Monday – Marketing Land

Tumblr’s 2013 Year in Review –  Tumblr

3 Critical Guidelines for Effectively Using Social Media Metrics – Simply Measured

How to Use The New LinkedIn Showcase Pages - Social Media Examiner

How to Use Twitter Follower Data to Create Awesome SEO Links - Simply Measured

7 Mistakes You’re (Almost Certainly) Making on Social Media – Fast Company

Jade Furubayashi

Jade Furubayashi

My name's Jade and I'm a social media addict from Seattle, WA. I'm the Community Manager at Simply Measured, so my job is basically to talk to you fine people everyday- which is awesome. Aside from that, my favorite things are dogs, tacos and Beyoncé.