Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook and Instagram:
- Facebook expands Graph Search in public push – Graph Search will now return results from several types of posts, incuding status updates, photo captions, check-ins and others (AllThingsD)
- Facebook will rival Twitter for the attention of US TV firms by producing weekly data reports – Facebook will now provide weekly analytics and engagement reports to several broadcast companies; the reports will not be made public (The Next Web)
- Facebook ads tackle neglect of mobile apps – last week Facebook announced a new ad service that targets users who have downloaded apps but haven’t opened them recently, helping companies and app developers encourage those users to reopen the apps (WSJ)
- Instagram will begin carrying ads – Instagram will start introducing ads from a select few brands “in the next couple of months”; for now, the ads will only appear in the US (WSJ, Instagram blog)
Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!