Who is Instagram crazy? Who are the powerful political Twitter elite? What are the marketing strategies JetBlue and McDonald’s are instituting? Find out in this week’s wrap up.
1. World Leaders Rule on Twitter
Who are among are the most powerful political Twitter elite on the planet? President Barack Obama, Pope Francis, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indonesia’s Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Queen Rania of Jordan are among the Top 10. According to Adweek, when India’s new prime minister, Modi, took power five months ago, he actually stopped giving interviews to local reporters and instead tweeted his photo opps to his more than 7 million followers, ranking him just behind the pope in Twitter popularity.
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1. Facebook Name Changes
Facebook has received a lot of negative attention lately due to their crack down on names, specifically from the LGBTQ community. Several months ago someone reported numerous Facebook profiles as being fake, which set off the censors for the automation process. Facebook then required every Facebook user to use their real name. Several drag queens from San Francisco have expressed their concern because they have used their stage name for years without issue. Facebook met and apologized to the drag queens. Chris Cox, the company’s chief product officer, stated the company is on its way to making changes to accommodate all its users.
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