Facebook Reveals Most Users Are Mobile: This Week in Social Media


social media researchWelcome 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.

What’s New This Week?

Facebook Reveals 78% Of US Users Are Mobile: TechCrunch reports “a new level of transparency from Facebook will help the world see whether its mobile growth is entirely propped up by international users that don’t earn the company as much money.”

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Facebook mobile users continue to grow.

Yelp Introduces the Ability to Write and Publish Reviews on Mobile: “Yelpers can now contribute their useful, funny and cool reviews directly from their Yelp mobile application (available today on iOS and coming soon to Android).”

yelp reviews to mobile

“Any photos that a Yelper has taken of the business they are reviewing will now appear in-line with their mobile reviews.”

Google+ Adds SoundCloud Embeds: SoundCloud works “together with Google to make it easier than ever to reach your audience by sharing sounds to Google+.”

google plus embed soundcloud

“Share any SoundCloud URL to your Google+ circles and the widget will appear automatically in the post.”

Pinterest Launches Teachers on Pinterest: Teachers for Pinterest provides “a hub where you’ll find everything from lesson plans for different grades to classroom decorating ideas and topics like fun with phonics.”

pinterest for teachers

“Tons of teachers are discovering and sharing ideas on Pinterest.”

Google Maps Introduces Ads: Google Maps bring ”an updated ad experience [which] is more attractive for users and more effective for advertisers.”

google maps ads

“Relevant ads on the Google Maps app can now appear at the bottom of the screen after a user performs a search.”

TweetDeck Rolls Out a New Tweet Panel: TweetDeck creates “a New Tweet panel to make it easier to tweet, send DMs and preview images to share.”

twitter tweetdeck update

“The New Tweet panel is docked to the sidebar on the left and offers an option to keep it open all the time.”

Here’s more interesting news to follow:

Flickr Co-Founder Launches Slack: “Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.”


“Slack is in limited-preview release. You need to sign up to get an invitation.”

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