This Week in Social: Instagram Photos Now Full Size On Facebook, Moo Timeline Cards, Embedded Tweets

By Rob McNair

INSTAGRAM PHOTOS NOW SHOW UP FULL SIZE ON FACEBOOK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instagram has announced deeper integration with Facebook — now your Instagram pictures shared to Facebook will be displayed in full size on your timeline or the timeline of a friend. The images will automatically be added to an “Instagram Photos” Facebook album.

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FACEBOOK TEAM UP TO HOST SOCIAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

NBC and Facebook are teaming up to co-host a Republican debate Sunday night with a unique social media component. The debate will air on NBC this Sunday (January 8th). The debate will also be streaming live on MSNBC.com and on Facebook, allowing political junkies to tune-in online. Users who watch online will be able to submit questions directly to candidates via a Facebook widget.

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MOO TIMELINE CARDS

This week Moo.com announced a big step towards being a social business, by integrating with Facebook to create a business cards that use images from your Facebook Timeline. The customisable cards are now available to purchase.

To claim your Facebook cards, click here.

 

EMBEDDED TWEETS

Embeddable Tweets are a new way to add any Tweet to your website just by copying and pasting a line of code. Your website visitors will see a Tweet that focuses on the content by surfacing the conversation and media. Visitors can follow the author with a single-click, and reply, retweet, or favorite the Tweet without leaving the page. If you have a WordPress or Posterous blog you can also embed tweets easily.

For help embedding Tweets visit the Twitter dev blog.

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This post was written by Rob McNair

Rob has experience advising some of the worlds most iconic brands. He thrives on helping improving social media knowledge within organisations with the ultimate goal of making theirs brands more social, transparent and accountable.