Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Acquires Pryte, Instagram 6.0, Vine Comes To Xbox One

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

Facebook launches expanded video ad capabilities
Facebook launches expanded video ad capabilities for brands

Facebook

  • Facebook acquires mobile data plan firm Pryte – Facebook’s newest acquisition plans involve Pryte, a Finnish company that makes it easier for mobile phone users without wireless data plans to use wireless internet apps; Facebook is acquiring Pryte’s team, while the actual service hadn’t even publicly launched yet (re/code)
  • Facebook video ad tools hold promise for targeted views – Facebook launches expanded video ad capabilities for brands: the ‘video views’ option shows ads to users most likely to watch them, brands can target consumers who’ve watched their content previously, and videos can now include a call-to-action (AdWeek)

Twitter

Instagram

Pinterest

Vine

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