Weekly Wrap: 19th January 2015
In this week's wrap we take a look at Facebook's new 'Facebook At Work' app, the demise of the first incarnation of the Google Glass and Pinterest's Promoted Pin's rollout.
Facebook At Work
Techcrunch reports that Facebook has launched 'Facebook At Work' designed to create a dedicated work account to keep it seperate from your personal account. For an employee to use Facebook At Work, the company must setup a Facebook At Work account. The Facebook At Work app is available via the iTunes store.
Google removes Google Glass from the market
LinkedIn is developing two new functions to connect current co-workers
In contrast to the LinkedIn's main perceived functions designed to find new work, these new functions will serve to connect employers and employees within their current workplace.
Pinterest rolls out Promoted Pins
Pinterest has been trialling Promoted Pins and is now ready to make it available to any user wanting to increase their exposure on the image bookmarking platform. Promoted Pins will appear alongside other pins with a 'Promoted Pin' disclaimer at the bottom of the pin.
Promoted Pins will work on cost per re-pin basis thereby ensuring advertising costs are only incurred for a high level of engagement ie. users activiely re-pinning a post.
And some articles of interest...