Every Monday, I recap 9 social media news items from the previous week that struck me as important, insightfull or surprising. They are articles I believe we should all have noticed on our radar so this post is my way of sharing these.
Privacy is something we all value, but some value it more than others.
Social media has taken previously private conversations from offline to online. Facebook and Twitter have lead this charge onto an open and social web that reveals everything for all to see.
Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up-to-date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.
A great infographic from visual.ly showing very clearly that from a brand perpscective, for the moment at least, Pinterest is only of real interest if your target audience consists of 25-54 year old women in the US.
And those paltry 200,000 in the UK, whose demographic profile is so at odds with the main audience? – that’s you and people like you, getting way too excited too soon…
This can be copied and pasted into a web page, ensuring that when a Pinterest user tries to pin the content to their profile a pop-up states: “This site doesn’t allow pinning to Pinterest. Please contact the owner with any questions. Thanks for visiting!”
WordPress users can install a nopin plug-in, developed by Shawn Hooper, which will implement the ‘nopin’ functionality.
5- Is Your Site Optimized for Pinning?
Canadian consumers are unconvinced by social networks as sources of brand information, according to a study by the Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms. About 80% of consumers said they prefer to receive product information from broadcast or print sources, while 21% said they prefer to get information from Facebook and 15% preferred Twitter.