Audio Tweets are Coming to Your Newsfeed

The world of social media is always renewing itself in some way or another. With frequent updates and resurfacing content, it can be hard to keep up with on a daily basis. It’s important to stay informed of the current issues and trends so that your social media presence stays relevant. Using social media is one thing, but using it well is the key to online success.  Stay updated with the latest social media news!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

Screen Shot 2014-10-17 at 5.08.52 PMTwitter has announced that users will be able to stream music and podcasts straight from their timeline while sending or reading tweets with the new Audio Card feature. The launch will be available for iOS and Android devices in partnership with Soundcloud and Apple’s iTunes, but the ability to tweet audio will initially be reserved for select users- for now.

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In another big move for Twitter, the social media giant has announced the arrival of “suggested” tweets into its users timelines without any need to follow the sender. According to Twitter’s announcement, each tweet is selected using a variety of signals, including its popularity and interactions from other people in that user’s network.

Screen Shot 2014-10-17 at 4.38.54 PMGoogle is aiming to connect closer with the Latino community through the creation of a new web domain, .SOY. Translating to “I am” in Spanish, the extension is intended to be used for “identity and expression” among Latinos. The company has also set up a landing page for its release, iam.soy, where people can see who is using the domain, check site availability and purchase a domain of their own.

Feature photo credit: @kimberlynoyd

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