Social Weekly News and Trends
Social — Week 4, 2017
In the fourth quarter of 2016, global clickthrough rate on Facebook increased by 42% in the annual comparison. About this state Nanigans in date report.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg officially announced that the former Vice-President Xiaomi Hugo Barra will lead VR-the direction of the company.
Twitter announced about the launch of the new Explore section, which will take place Moments.
Microsoft has published results for the second quarter of 2017 financial year. In the reporting period, revenue increased by 1.2% in annual comparison to $24,09 billion, profit increased 3.6% to $5.2 billion.
Instagram announced that the live streaming feature in Instagram Stories became available for Russian users.
The founder and head of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has no plans to participate in elections for for President of the United States. This he said in an interview with Buzzfeed News.
Facebook search for a way to reduce the impact of fake news in that case, when they are already spread among users. About it told the Vice-President Adam Mosseri during the thematic debate that was held at the University of California, Berkeley.
Facebook added a new section of Stories in their applications for iOS and Android – an analogue of Instagram Stories. While it is only available in Ireland, but in the coming months will appear around the world.
Facebook started showing ads on the main screen of the app. The experiment is carried out in a limited scope and includes only a small number of users in Australia and Thailand.
Facebook has announced about the update of the algorithm for ranking videos. In particular, Facebook will now consider such criterion as percent complete.
Over the last 12 months the use of social networks worldwide has increased by 21%. This is evidenced by report data Hootsuite and We Are Social, devoted to current digital trends.