Unmissable Social Media Stories of the Week

1 Mar

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For this blog, Busy Lizzie decided to look into the biggest social media stories of the week and bring you the top stories that are worth your attention.

These are never breaking news stories, but rather some of the deepest thinkers and smartest minds from the world of technology and social media, offering their thoughts and views regarding the biggest stories of the week.

You won’t make it through them all in one sitting, but it’ll bring you up to speed with this week’s happenings. So just sit back, grab a coffee and enjoy.

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Lets start off with the most ‘shared’ stories on Facebook this week.

1. 10 of the Latest Facts, Figures and Statistics about Facebook

This is a great article written by Jeff Bullas that will give you some top notch insight into the latest goings on at the social network.

2. Zuckerberg Hints at More Media Rich Ad Formats

It looks as though we could be seeing bigger and richer ads from the social network as Zuckerberg says that Facebook will be improving its ad targeting and launching new formats.

3. Facebook Launches Lookalike Audiences

Using Custom Audiences is a great way of creating highly targeted campaigns in Facebook. Now Facebook have expandedon this by allowing marketers to target users similar to those in their custom audiences.

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Despite only expressing itself in 140 characters, and moving at the pace it does, Twitter is still one of the best platforms to find out what’s going on!

It is only fair to include the Oscars as one of the highest trending topics considering all in all, there were 8.9 million Tweets about the 85th Academy Awards: 2.1 million during the red carpet, and 6.8 million during the awards show. Have a look at the celebs tweets of the night here!

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Most people see Instagram as a visual Twitter but the truth is that it has fast become an excellent sharing visual hub for people and businesses alike.

1.    Buddhists Celebrate Magha Puja

This year, February 25th marks the full moon of the third lunar month, a day observed by Buddhists throughout the world as Magha Puja. The day celebrates a series of auspicious events in the life of the Buddha, which culminated in an important teaching that laid the foundations of Buddhism.

2.    The 85th Academy Awards on Instagram

The Acdademy Awards went down a storm on February the 24th and the stars were there to upload their behind-the stage action to popular social media platform.

3.    Paper Lanterns Mark End to Lunar New Year Festivities

On the 15th day of the lunar new year, countries throughout Asia mark the end of lunar new year festivities by lighting elaborate paper lanterns. The Lantern Festival is variously known as Shangyuan or Yuanxiao (China), Chap Goh Meh (Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore), Tết Thượng Nguyên (Vietnam) and Koshōgatsu (Japan).

Have a Great Weekend for all at the Busy Lizzie Team!

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