Welcome to the Fathom Bi-Weekly social media update to help you stay up-to-date on the latest changes happening in the world of social media. Happy reading!
Update #1: Fresh Look for Pins on Pinterest: Rich Pins and Confirmed Websites Update
Pinterest has been pushing Rich Pins for a while. Now, when you tap a Rich Pin, you’ll see “Make it” and “Read it” buttons (depending on the type of content). All other Pins will have a “Visit” button.
If you have a confirmed website on Pinterest, your logo (or any other image you’ve set as your profile picture) will now show up on all Pins that came from your site, helping to make your pins more branded.
Read the blog post from Pinterest here: https://business.pinterest.com/en/blog/fresh-look-pins
Update #2: Instagram Update: Explore and Search
2 new updates for Instagram: the all-new Explore page, with trending tags and places, and more powerful search that makes it easier to find the people, places, and tags you’re looking for. See the example for Yosemite National Park below.
“The all-new Explore page, with trending Tags and Places, and more powerful search that makes it easier to find the people, places, and tags you’re looking for.”
Read the blog post from Instagram: http://blog.instagram.com/post/122260662827/150623-search-and-explore
Update #3: SnapChat Video Ads
Snapchat has rolled out native video ads, called 3v. Evan Spiegel, Co-Founder and CEO of SnapChat explained how Snapchat’s full-screen ads slot between its content while Facebook and YouTube’s are either annoying pre-rolls or only fill part of the screen.
More information here: https://www.snapchat.com/ads