Facebook Paper – is this Facebook’s next big thing?

Facebook’s announced it is releasing a new ¬†mobile app that will allow users to view news feeds in a newspaper layout.

Stories will appear in full screen format – and without ads, distraction free.

Posts and photos will be split into sections including Headlines, Sport and even Cute – just in case you wanted somewhere to post all those ‘animals in fancy dress’ pics.

The free app will be available to download from Monday 3rd February 2014.

[Infographic] How to increase Facebook followers

Want to increase your Facebook followers?

This interesting infographic by KISSmetrics points out how the types of content you post on Facebook can boost the number of followers to your page.

Some interesting points:

  • The number of times that you post to your Facebook page each week can lead to a 71% increase in followers.
  • Shorter posts generate higher engagement
  • Photos generate 53% more Likes

Check out the full infographic below.

If Social Media was like Games of Thrones it would look like this

In the cult TV Show Game of Thrones the Iron Throne is up for grabs, leading to five competing clans or families to fight for the right to rule it all. The social media landscape is the same – except with less incest and bloodshed. Sort of.

This clever infographic from HootSuite gives a historical snapshot of how recent events between all the social media giants including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest would look if it occurred within the Game of Thrones landscape.

Thankfully there is no Joffrey in sight.

Joffrey - Game of Thrones Image credit - Game of Thrones Wikia.
Joffrey – Game of Thrones
Image credit – Game of Thrones Wikia.

Full article is here.