Monday Mix: Social Media News You May Have Missed
A new month is here and with it, here is the latest mix of social media updates you should know about:
- Twitter Creates Official WordPress Plugin: Twitter released an official WordPress plugin that will embed all types of Twitter content. This content includes tweets, Twitter cards, embedded Twitter video, and tweet and follow buttons. Data will be collected by the plugin to better track Twitter conversions.
- Facebook Launches Ad Manager App: Facebook just introduced the Ads Manager app,whichis designed for mobile ad management. The app makes itpossibletomonitor and edit current ads and/or create new ones. Users can also opt-in to receive push notifications so as not to miss out on updates on their Facebook ads. As of this writing, the app is only available for iOS devices.
- YouTube Kids App Finally Launches: Google just released YouTube Kids, a new app to make YouTube searching and viewing safe and easy for children. The is designed to be easy for children to use, employing larger images, bolder icons, and voice search. Video content is organized into four categories: Shows, Music, Learning, and Explore. Built-in parental controls allow parents and guardians to set viewing time, sound, search settings, and give feedback.