The Weekly Pulse

Weekly Pulse

Today marks one week since all brands on Facebook were switched to Timeline. How did your transition go? Here at Compete, we were excited to debut our fun new cover photo on our Facebook page. What effect has Timeline had on your brand? According to TechCrunch Timeline has given a boost to video apps on Facebook. Not all reports on Timeline as positive, though. In fact, the guys over at Search Engine Watch wrote an article comparing the conflicting reports on Timeline for brands.

Android user rejoiced this week when the ever popular Instagram was launched for Android phones. Android users: have you downloaded the app yet? According to The Verge, the app hit one million downloads in less than one day.

The recent social uprising around Trayvon Matrin, #STOPKONY, SOPA among many others has created a new breed of internet users: “slacktivists.” While the term is usually used with a negative connotation, Mashable recently wrote a post suggesting that most “slacktivists” are more active than you think.

One of our goals this year is to amp up our own video marketing, and this week Boston Innovation put together a list of 21 quotes on why video marketing rocks. Check it out for inspiration!

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About Kendra Bissonnette:
Kendra comes to Compete to work in the Online Marketing department as the social media co-op. Kendra is currently a student at Northeastern studying Communications and Interactive Media. Find Kendra on Twitter @KNBissonnette.