Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches 15-Second Auto-Play Video Ads

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and WhatsApp:


  • Facebook launches its 15-second, auto-playing video ads – Facebook started testing video ads last fall and now a ‘select group of advertisers’ will be placing the 15-second video ads on the platform; the ads will autoplay without sound, or, if tapped by a user, expand and add volume (TechCrunch)
  • Facebook updates design for Business Pages – last week, Facebook’s desktop version rolled out an updated design for brand pages; the updates are designed to make it easier for brands and businesses to manage their presence on the site (MediaPost)




Any social media updates that we missed?  Let us know in the comments below.