Social Marketing Cluster Facts: Twitter Employees Tweet About Layoffs & Instagram Aims To Highlight Marketing Wins

Every week we dive into this week’s social media news, providing you with real (and amusing) insight into this dynamic industry. What’s up this week?

Twitter employees take to (you guessed it) Twitter to tell the world of the social platform’s major layoffs, YouTube pushes advertisers for more media spend and Instagram aims to make your business insta-famous through its new account (@instagramforbusiness).

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Why Everyone Should Relax About The Twitter Layoffs, TIME, @ewolffmann

Twitter Names Google’s Omid Kordestani Executive Chairman, Marketing Land, @MartinBeck

Facebook Launches Small Business Solutions Partner Program With AdRoll, Constant Contact, Marketing Land, @GinnyMarvin

Facebook readies fresh assault on YouTube, BBC News, @LeoKelion

Google wants advertisers to shift a quarter of their TV spend to YouTube, The Drum, @JohnGeeMcCarthy

Google Photos 1.4 for iOS Adds People Labelling, Better Performance, Google Plus Daily

LinkedIn Debuts Referrals, Relaunches Recruiter With People-Matching Algorithms, Tech Crunch, @ingridlunden

Pinterest Place Pins Now Allow Customers To Contact & Find Local Retailers, Marketing Land, @MartinBeck

Instagram Says It’s For Business, Not Just Selfies, With New Account, Marketing Land, @MartinBeck

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