Lots of updates from the social networks this week!
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Google+ is unbundling from YouTube, no longer requiring users to log into Google+ to access YouTube. With this, everyone who uses YouTube rejoices! Googleplusforus Blog.
Snapchat is going to include more publishers in their Discover feature including Buzzfeed and Vox.com. re/code.
Instagram. The latest build of Instagram for Android sports a new screen that condenses the Edit, Location Tag, User Tag and Caption tools all within one screen. This should roll out to other platforms shortly. The Next Web.
Facebook is going to roll out two new video tools for Page managers – improved video-upload tools and a new video library. Facebook Blog.
Social Commerce Related Reads
Facebook Ads Tool. AdEspresso put together an awesome tool that you can use for inspiration for your ads by searching for certain keywords, placements (such as mobile/desktop News Feed and right-side rail), verticals and objectives. AdEspresso.
Big updates at eBay. eBay announced that it’s closing down a number of standalone mobile applications, including eBay Valet, eBay Fashion and eBay Motors, and is retiring its on-demand delivery service eBay Now. TechCrunch.
Instagram Game. The team at Adult Swim created a game within Instagram! You can explore up to 11 different planets featured in Rick and Morty — an animated show following the misadventures of an demented scientist and his naive grandson — through a web of 80 linked Instagram accounts. Instagram.
Facebook Tips. Are you starting a Facebook page or looking for tips to improve it? Well we’ve got you covered – here are 8 tips! Social Media Today
Future Product Updates @ Twitter? Kim Kardashian offers some tips to the folks at Twitter and Jack Dorsey is all ears! Social Song Bird.
Featured Soldsie Company
This week want to feature our Italian friends, FOBRICE-SHOP.They sell hip men’s and women’s clothing with an urban edge. Check out their website here, their Instagram here, and their Have2Have.It page here. Not only doesHave2Have.It make Instagram shoppable, but it makes it possible to sell worldwide. It works for any language (simply change the text) and it works for any e-commerce platform (simply add links).
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