This Week in Social: Twitter Cards, @FBNewswire, and More

This Week in Social: Twitter Cards, @FBNewswire, and More Kevin Shively Blogger Extraordinaire Simply Measured

A lot of big things happened in social media this week. Here’s some news and analysis you might have missed.

Facebook Launches FBNewswire for Journalists…And Brands?

Facebook launched a new feed of curated content for journalists and media publications. Could this be a way for brands to counteract the organic reach crisis? Read More >>

Twitter Launches New Website Cards

Friday, Twitter launched their newest product; website cards. These cards allow users to share website content with meaningful context and a CTA. Read More >>

The Big Picture Behind Facebook’s Q1 Earnings Call

Facebook had their earnings call this week, and highlighted some key growth stats about their ad platform, and user base. Read More >>

4 Brands That Won #EarthDay

Earth Day is a great opportunity to share messages of encouragement to better the world, but it’s also an opportunity for brands to shine. This year, four of those brands stood out from the pack. Read More >>

Are Twitter and Tumblr the Perfect Pair for Second Screen Engagement? Ask @MTV…

Twitter has long been the second screen king, but new studies show Tumblr may provide a different value to the television industry. Read More >>

Education And Analysis

How to Simplify Your Social Media Reporting…Based on Google’s Hiring Strategy?

Laszlo Bock, Sr. VP of HR for Google has a simple philosophy when it comes to résumés, and it’s a philosophy that can reframe your entire context around reporting. Read More >>

Auditing Your Social Content: Are You Missing What Your Audience Wants TODAY?

Running a weekly audit can help set you up for success, and it doesn’t have to take hours of your time. These simple steps will help you set your weekly context. Read More >>

Are Your Facebook Fans Seeing Your Paid or Organic Content?

Understanding the impact that your paid content has on your current fan base is more important now than ever. So how do you get that context? Read More >>

[Webinar] Beyond Reach: The Critical Facebook Metrics You Should Measure

Simply Measured is hosting a webinar next week on key Facebook marketing tactics. Learn more about the speakers, and what you can expect to gain from joining the webinar. Read More >>

Facebook Marketing: Blurring the Lines Between Paid and Organic Media

As Facebook makes it more essential for large brands to advertise, it’s important to understand the relationship between your paid and organic media, and the teams that run them. Learn More >>

How to Make Your Social Contest Count on More Than Facebook

Facebook apps make contests easy, but how do you leverage Twitter, Instagram, and other networks? Kurt Weiss breaks down some key ways to think about your next contest. Read More >>

Kevin Shively

As the head of content marketing at Simply Measured, cohost of the #SimplySocial podcast, and generally delightful person, my job is to tell stories to the internet...You're welcome internet.