Social Media News From India And The World [22nd January 2014]

by Prasant Naidu on January 22, 2022

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India News Headlines

1. Contract wins creative duties of Acer: Acer, one of the leading PC and laptop manufacturers, has appointed Contract Advertising to take care of its creative mandate. The agency, which won the business after a multi-agency pitch process, will service Acer from its Bengaluru office. Read more here.

2. Info Edge (India) Ltd announces Q3 results: Internet company, Info Edge (India) Limited, announced results for the third quarter which ended on December 31, 2013. Read more here.

3. Aegis Media & Dentsu Network combine to create the Dentsu Aegis Network: With effect from January 1, 2014, Aegis Media and Dentsu Network have combined to form the Dentsu Aegis Network. Together, they form the first truly global communications network for the digital age in 110 countries worldwide with over 22,000 dedicated specialists. Read more here.

World News Headlines

1. Facebook Starts Showing Fewer Text Status Updates From Pages, More From Friends: Facebook has just announced a slight tweak to the Newsfeed algorithm. The newest version of the Newsfeed will show fewer text-based status updates from Pages, but will serve more text-based status updates from users. Read more here.

2. Courtesy Of Punchfork Acquisition, Pinterest Launches A Recipe Search Engine: Pinterest today is announcing a new feature designed to make it easier for those who use the site to discover, save and share recipes with each other: recipe search. Effectively turning Pinterest into a much smarter search engine, you’ll now be able search by recipe type or even specific ingredients, in order to find matching recipes from your own collection of pins or those found across the site. Read more here.

3. Pinterest Marketing Platform Ahalogy Scores $3 Million Series A By Helping Brands With Content & Optimizations: One company that has been helping is Ahalogy, a Pinterest marketing platform which is today announcing $3.1 million in Series A funding, co-led by Hyde Park Venture Partners and Origin Ventures. Read more here.

4. Instagram Is The Fastest-Growing Social Site Globally, Mobile Devices Rule Over PCs For Access: Pinterest may have passed Twitter in popularity in the U.S. according to new figures out last month from Pew, but globally the social network to watch may be Facebook-owned Instagram. Read more here.

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Prasant Naidu

Founder and Blogger at Lighthouse Insights. Loves to experiment in social media and believes social media is a game changer for SME's.

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