Facebook introduces Signal, “a free discovery and curation tool for journalists who want to source, gather, and embed newsworthy content from Facebook and Instagram, across news, culture, entertainment, sports, and more—all in one place.” Read more about it here.
Pinterest has teamed up with Topshop to create Pinterest Palettes which looks at your boards and unearths your own personal color palette using colors right from your Pins.
Facebook Dislike Button
Mark Zuckerberg announced there will be a dislike button coming soon to Facebook, but the name of the button is up for debate. One day after the announcement was made by Zuckerberg, the Dislike Button was mentioned over 103K times on Facebook and Twitter.
Buzzsumo introduces Sumo Rank, a new Facebook tool that analyzes what content performs best on any Facebook page.
Twitter partners with Square to enable political donations through tweets
It was a big week for politics on social media with the Republican debate and the announcement that Twitter is partnering with Square to allow Twitter users to actively support candidates and causes by allowing anyone in the United States to “make a donation directly to a U.S. candidate through a tweet.”
The most mentioned Twitter handle during the debate was Carly Fiorina, whose handle accumulated more than 1.6 billion impressions.
She’s followed by Donald Trump whose handle registered over 682 million impressions and Marco Rubio whose handle accrued more than 480 million impressions. (Source: Social Media Today)