Keeping up with every ounce of news can be very time consuming. We realize that not everyone has the time to read the paper and keep up with the latest social media news.
Here at Parallel Interactive, we are dedicated to keeping our readers up to date with the latest industry and social media news. By following us on Twitter, a quick glance each day will get you up to speed with newsworthy industry headlines.
Here are some noteworthy social media news pieces you may have missed in April.
“With 50 Million Users, Flipboard Opens Magazine Creation to the Masses to Take on Tumblr, Pinterest”
By Austin Carr, Featured on Fast Company
The social media magazine app, Flipboard, has upgraded its ability to customize. Personalization of your Flipboard was limited prior to this upgrade. Now, users can taylor their Flipboard magazines to their interests. This upgrade comes as attempt to compete with other social media apps.
By Issie Lapowski, featured on Inc.
Businesses are always searching for new ways to increase productivity. A new study suggests that office decor can actually enhance a person’s motor skills. While, desks that face windows are distracting and hinder productivity. For optimum performance it’s important that the office be comfortable for the employees, which may mean turning the thermostat up.
By Brittany Darwell, featured on Inside Facebook
In an effort to grant page owners more freedom, Facebook has eased up on its cover photo policy. Now, Facebook says they won’t regulate the photos as long as the 20 percent text rule is followed. The 20 percent text rule states page owners can use no more than 20 percent of allowable image space for content such as contact info and calls to action.
By Steve Cooper, featured on Forbes
A recent study suggests that more than 50 percent of people use hashtags regularly. Hashtags not only act as a filter, but are a unique way to engage users in conversation. Most social media vehicles have incorporated the use of hashtags. It’s important to stay current even if that means using hashtags.
By Allen Mireles, featured on PR Daily
Graduating this Spring? Anyone can tell you that there is more competition for jobs now than ever before. This is why it’s important to make yourself stand out. Being able to demonstrate problem solving, digital proficiency, content creation, and leadership skills can improve your chances of landing a job out of college.
By Steven Shattuck, featured on Social Media Today
The Holidays are long gone and Spring is here. It’s time to give you social media a face lift. Steven Shattuck provides great tips for ramping up your social media just in time for summer. Simple updates like new avatars, layouts and ditching inactive videos on your YouTube Channel can give your social media with a fresh new feel.
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