Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Activity Dashboard | Pandora Google Glass App

Twitter activity dashboard is now available to all users. Pandora launches Google Glass app. These stories, and more, in today's Morning Social Media Newsfeed.

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Twitter.Logo_-150x150Twitter is Rolling Out its Tweet Activity Dashboard to All Users (The Next Web)
Twitter has begun opening up its new Tweet Activity dashboard to all users. An update to a support article shows that the dashboard is currently available to English, French, Japanese and Spanish users who have had an account for at least 14 days, and it will roll out to everyone soon. Mashable The dashboard lets users see how many impressions each tweet has received (how many times users saw the tweet on Twitter), the number of favorites their tweet has received, how many times others have clicked on their profiles, and the number of retweets and replies on a certain tweet. It also shows how many times users engaged with a tweet and what that engagement was. The Wall Street Journal/Digits This is designed for the serious tweeter — the journalists, politicians, celebrities and everyone else who is trying to reach a large pool of people. Understanding why some of their tweets didn’t gain much traction could help users improve their performance, thus increasing engagement — an important metric that is closely tied to the way advertisers view Twitter as an attractive platform. VentureBeat One of the biggest worries that’s been expressed in the media with this new dashboard is that it makes interacting with Twitter addictive. Being able to track your reception on Twitter gamifies the social experience, potentially ramping up user engagement.

Pandora’s Google Glass App Puts Music Right into Your Bones (CNET)
Pandora’s app for Google Glass launched Wednesday, putting the top Internet radio provider’s stations just a voice command away. Glass, Google’s $1,500 head-mounted, voice-activated computer, became available for public purchase in May but remains a niche device.

How to Grow Your Social Media Audience with Print (SocialTimes)
With a solid website, strong social media presence and a well-executed email marketing strategy, a company could theoretically flourish without printing anything but labels for shipping boxes. On the other end of the spectrum, you find CEOs who have achieved success by strictly using traditional print media and have yet to realize that social media isn’t optional.

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Full Speed Ahead: Brands Immediately Hop on Board Instagram’s Hyperlapse (Re/code)
Within hours of Tuesday’s app launch, a handful of big name brands like Bud Light and Mountain Dew were already posting time-lapse videos for their Instagram followers. Jimmy Fallon, host of “The Tonight Show,” downed a massive slice of cake in about four seconds thanks to a little time-lapse technology.

Is the Government More Trustworthy than Facebook? (AllFacebook)
Why the mistrust? Yet another survey – this one of 4,000 U.S. adults, conducted by MyLife – found that respondents believe Facebook is less trustworthy with their personal information than the government (hello, does anyone remember the National Security Agency and Prism?), LinkedIn or Google.

The Times of India Just Instituted a Bizarre Twitter and Facebook Policy (Quartz)
Hundreds of journalists working at the Times of India and its sister publications have received a peculiar request from their employer: hand over your Twitter and Facebook passwords and let us post for you. Even after you leave the company.

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Meredith and Net2TV Partner on ‘Better Home and Gardens’ Streaming TV (LostRemote)
Home and gardening lovers: make some room on your second-screen devices. Meredith, the media conglomerate highlighting women, has partnered with Net2TV to launch a new streaming TV show spun off from the Better Homes and Gardens brand.

Social Media Aided Search for Missing Marshall Girl (Battle Creek Enquirer)
A 14-year-old girl found an older man on social media, and detectives used technology to find them. Hanna Amaro was in a motel room near Atlanta Tuesday afternoon with a 29-year-old man she met in an Internet chat room or on a website, according to Lt. Chuck Christensen of the Michigan State Police.

Twitter at the #Emmys: 1.1 Million Tweets, Seth Myers, Breaking Bad Dominate Conversion [Stats] (AllTwitter)
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Monday, and as usual fans quickly moved the conversation to Twitter, discussing the appearances of their favorite stars and shows, alongside key moments throughout the night. Overall, more than 1 million tweets were sent about the show up to, during and after the live telecast, according to data from Nielsen.

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