If you’re still trying to catch up from the shortened post-holiday workweek, here is the latest in social media news:
- Twitter Adds New Features to Direct Messages: Twitter Direct Messages now feature “read receipts, tying indicators, and web link previews.” The new features make Twitter’s Direct Messengers more like Facebook’s Messenger and WhatsApp.
- Facebook Now Allows Video Crossposting to Pages with Different Owners and Managers: Facebook page admins now have the ability to cross-post video content to pages with different owners and managers. In order to make cross-posting possible, both pages first establish a cross-posting relationship. This new feature is ideal for organizations that operate under association-type of model.
- LinkedIn Publisher Gets a Refresh: LinkedIn bloggers will find a updated publishing interface with greater ease of use, more text formatting options, distraction-free viewing, and simplified multimedia adding features.
- Periscope Updates Following View: Periscope users will now be notified when users they follow join and watch live broadcasts.