This Week’s Link Roundup #15

Every week millions of interesting links pop up around the Web. Some detail updates and advances in technology, some provide great insight to marketing strategies and tactics, some broaden our knowledge of the world around us, and others are just plain out-there. Since most of the staff at Aristotle share these links with each other, we thought we’d share them with you too. Enjoy.

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • 1/3 fans unfollow brands over too many updates.
    Be careful how much you’re posting on your social networks. According to a new study from eMarketer, 1/3 of users who unfollow brands blame it on the brand over-doing it with the updates. Remember: quality over quantity.
  • Facebook gives voting the boot.
    Despite having the biggest voter turnout for the network’s latest site governance vote, the voting number didn’t reach the mandated minimum of 300k, so Facebook is officially disbanding its voting system. Democracy lost?
  • YouTube integrates with Google+.
    Google is adamant about creating a seamless ecosystem that revolves around their social network Google+. Their most recent move is integrating a user’s YouTube channel right into the profile page.
  • Pinterest integrates with Twitter.
    Seeing its opening after Instagram’s departure, Pinterest quickly sneaked in to fill the gap. Now Pinterest images can be easily viewed in Twitter cards.

MOBILE

  • Twitter adds photo-filter to app.
    In the wake of the Twitter and Instagram break up, Twitter has updated their app to include its own photo-filter functionality.

TECHNOLOGY

  • Google introduces fat-finger ads for mobile.
    If you’ve ever visited a site on your mobile phone that runs mobile ads, you might have accidentally clicked an ad with your “fat fingers.” In order to ensure advertisers aren’t paying for accidental clicks, Google is rolling out a new mobile ad that cuts down on this errant clicks.

 

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