In this week’s round-up, we’ll give you the juicy details on what you need to know about the big news from the social media giants we all know and love, as well as some other news that will help you stay on-point and up to date. Read on to learn what you need to know!
Pinterest Launches A Free Analytics Tool: Pinterest has started rolling out Pinterest Web Analytics, a tool that will allow businesses to see how many visitors the content-sharing service is referring to their sites. The first feature, which shows data on how many people have pinned from a site, the number of views each pin has, and how many users have visited a site from Pinterest, is available for free today for companies with a verified Web site. Get the full scoop on hubspot.
Google+ Rolls Out Design & Changes Its Cover Photo Size: Yes, Google+ has rolled out new features for its profile and pages, including a “Local” reviews tab and larger cover photos. The Google+ profiles are much larger than before with a dimension of 2120x1192pixels. Get the full scoop on mashable.
Facebook Update Gives Users More Control Over News Feed: What Nigerian Marketers Should Know, From HubSpot: Mark Zuckerberg and his team unveiled some pretty cool changes last week to the design and functionality of the News Feed. These changes include Rich Stories, which will display photos and visual content more prominently; Choice of Feeds, which will give users more control over the topics of stories that appear; and better Mobile Consistency (finally!), making your Facebook experience more natural from mobile to desktop devices. Hubspot has some ideas as to how this will affect marketers’ content strategy, check out the blog post.
VoguePay raises the bar of Online payment in Nigeria: added new feature, accepts VISA Card and more: Recently, Nigeria’s own online payment processor, Voguepay added new features to its services. Nigerian merchants can now accept payments from VISA card holders. This means that your customers have more payment options to choose from. That’s not all, there’s no N3000 limit on payments through VISA cards. You can accept VISA cards with personal or business accounts. No business certificate needed to accept VISA cards, just register and start earning money! Oh! Did I mention that they have a wordpress plugin? Get the latest on voguepay blog.
Youtube New One Channel Is Now Available To Everyone: The cool new YouTube One Channel design is now available to everyone. No more custom backgrounds, everyone gets a nice header banner instead. Far better for branding and definitely more effective. For one thing, you can select which links you want to overlay in the bottom right corner and those icons as well as the link to your website are clickable. The cover image also displays at the top of your channel when viewed on mobile, giving you a branding opportunity you never had before. Just go right here to activate yours.