Facebook number one among teens, Twitter and Instagram add new functionality


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All the top social networks were busy launching new functions this past week.

Twitter launched a new way to retweet: Retweet with comment. This way, you can include the whole original tweet and add your own comment, which is a good thing.
Twitter officially launches its “Retweet with comment” feature

Instagram added Post Notifications to it's arsenal. Good news, if you want to always stay on top of what a brand or person is posting.
Introducing post notifications: get notified when your favorite accounts post a photo or video.

Facebook launched messenger.com, a standalone web interface for it's messaging service.
Facebook launches messenger for web browsers

Articles

PI_2015-04-09_teensandtech_01Facebook is still the most popular social media platform among teens in 2015, reveals a new study by Pew Research Center.

Check out how it compares to other social media and a lot more data in this article by Amanda Lenhart.
Teens, social media & technology overview 2015

Seth Godin recommends five steps to stay productive in the digital world. I have already implemented the first step on my iPhone.
Five steps to digital hygiene

Lindsay Kolowich pulled some blogging data from HubSpot's customer base to help us understand how the number of blog posts can affect traffic and leads.
How often should companies blog?

Podcasts

Jon Nastor talks to Seth Godin about business, brands, blogging and failure. The difference between a freelancer and an entrepreneur, as defined by Seth, is a real gem.
Seth Godin on the difference between failure and your struggle with failure

Michael Stelzner talks to Mark Schaefer about getting your content shared on social media. I particularly liked the concept of building and nurturing an alpha audience.
Social Sharing: how to get more people to share your content


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