Social Weekly News and Trends
Social — Week 3, 2017
In the spring of 2017 Facebook opens in Paris its first startup incubator Startup Garage. It will be located on the campus Station F. this said COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Social network for professionals LinkedIn has launched a new website design. This step was designed to bring the desktop version of the service in accordance with mobile. The company also hope to encourage users to spend more time on the platform.
Facebook has integrated the web version of Messenger in the desktop version of the social network. Now in place of the Inbox the icon of the Messenger.
Pinterest continues to improve their product advertising. The latest innovation in this field was adding groups in the ad campaigns.
Massive online action cybermonday, which will take place on the website c-monday.com on 30 January, for the first time in the history will begin with social networks. Users OKru will have exclusive access to the presale, starting 5 hours before the official start of the campaign.
The company Locowise have shared the results of a research of audience behavior on Facebook in the year 2016.
Facebook will build new data center in the Odense city of Danish. Center will become the third data center of the company outside the United States. Two other centres were opened in Sweden and Ireland.
The growth of mobile audience of OK.ru social network for 2016 was 17% (mobile version of OK, mobile apps of OK). As informs a press-service Mail.ru Group, last year's OK.ru also set a record for time spent on the website (50 minutes per day), recorded 3-fold increase in video broadcasting, a 50% increase in users games in mobile apps, growth in the number of gifs in 133 times.
Facebook has no plans to renew contracts with the media and celebrities to promote the service live broadcasts. It is reported by The New York Magazine.
Facebook-page of the founder and head of the social network Mark Zuckerberg is not run by one person, but a whole team. This writes Bloomberg referring to their sources.