Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features on Facebook and Instagram:
- Facebook Pushes Back Video Ad Launch Again Amid User Experience Concerns – Facebook was intending to launch “pricey” 15-second video ads in October, but has now pushed them back without revealing a new launch timeframe (AdAge)
- Facebook Seeks to Clarify How It Uses Member Data for Ads – Facebook is working “to provide simpler language” regarding how it uses member names, profile pics and data for ads; “The goal here is to be very clear with people about how advertising works on Facebook” – Erin Egan, chief privacy officer for policy (AdAge)
- Facebook Tries Another Twitter-Like Move – Facebook is now dedicating two APIs to help outsiders – starting with a handful of TV networks and programmers – tell what people are talking about on the social network (AllThingsD)
- Instagram Pictures Itself Making Money – Instagram should be ready to begin selling ads within the next year, according to Emily White, Instagram’s director of business operations (The Wall Street Journal)
Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!