Social Chatter Episode 11: Twitter Replaces Favorites With Likes

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Social Chatter Episode 11: Twitter Replaces Favorites With Likes

Welcome to this week’s episode of Social Chatter where we cover the latest social media news.

Each episode of Social Chatter is available as a blog post or video.

Let’s see what’s cooking in social media this week with your hosts, Christian Karasiewicz and Vincent Orleck!

Watch This Week’s Social Media Updates


Twitter Replaces Favorites with Likes

This week, Twitter announced that they are replacing favorites with likes.

Instead of seeing a star on tweets, you’ll now see hearts.

Here is an example of what that looks like and what the heart can mean on Twitter.

Google Play Accepting Podcasts

Google Play Podcasting

This week, Google is jumping back into podcasting. You can now submit your podcasts to the Google Play store.

Here is some additional information on what their intentions are behind this move.

Submitting your podcast is very easy and is something you should consider doing if you have your own podcast.

By submitting your podcast to Google Play, you can help your business generate more exposure for your podcast.


Facebook Adds Music Stories to News feed

This week, Facebook announced music stories.

Music Stories are another way to share what you are listening to on Apple Music or Spotify in your Facebook news feed.

Here’s a short video from Facebook no how it works.



In addition to sharing the latest in social media news from this past week, we also highlighted some great tools and apps to check out.

Hashtag Analytics by Postano

Hashtag Analytics by Postano

Hashtag Analytics is a tool that provides visual insight for your social media campaigns.

This tool helps brand’s track hashtag posts from Twitter and Instagram.

You can also identify which content your audience engages with the most and discover who your top influencers are.


Try Hashtag Analytics  

Who’s Down by Google

Who's Down App

With Who’s Down, you can propose an idea and then instantly know which of your friends are available.

This way you can be more efficient with your time.


Download Who’s Down by Google  


Bitmoji App

With Bitmoji, you can create your own personal emoji to use on your social media channels, blog or in your presentations.

This way you can add a little personality to your business!


Download Bitmoji



That’s it for this week’s episode of Social Chatter.

Be sure to tune-in to next week’s Blab to find out what’s cooking in social media!

If you have any questions about anything mentioned this week, share them with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or in the comments below.

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About The Author
Christian Karasiewicz Founder, Social Chefs Founder and CEO of Social Chefs, a digital marketing agency. I host two shows, #SocialChatter, the industries longest running social media marketing talk show and Social Snacks, 5 minute or less social media marketing tutorials.