May 2, 2014
This week’s entrance into May saw some buzz-worthy social app changes causing a major stir. Take a look below – and hope for sunny spring weather!
- Oh, Snap! – Yesterday, Snapchat users received a new type of message from the Snapchat team, announcing the biggest update to the app to-date. Users will now be able to share text messages and video chat through the app. Sorry Snapchat-haters – it’s not going anywhere any time soon.
- Foursquare Splits Itself – Location check-in app Foursquare split into two different apps this week. The core app will soon be able to recommend places to users – acting as a location-based Yelp. The new app, called Swarm, will act as a “social heat map” to point out hot spots in town and open up communication between users in similar locations.
- Can I Quote You on That? Every press release needs an informative and punchy quote, right? If you’re stuck in a quote-writing rut, check out these handy tips on how to craft an informative and usable quote.
- Because You Deserve This – Have you seen this video of U.S. Marines singing along to Disney’s “Frozen?” You should watch it, and then check out some tips for how to make your brand’s content get viral buzz.