The Weekly Scoop:Updates from Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Pinterest

The Weekly Scoop: 6.6.14

Mobile:

TheVerge.com shares a great article on changes for Apple OS and iOS – The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014  http://ow.ly/xCl84

Amazon is scheduled to launch its first smartphone on June 18. The device will be unique in the marketplace thanks to its ability to deliver 3D effects courtesy of four front-mounted IR cameras.  It’s hard to imagine what a 3D phone will look like, but we don’t have long to wait.  According to TechCruch, the new 3D phone will include face tracking.

Social:

Facebook makes over Business Pages.  In March, Facebook shared that it would be redesigning business pages.  New Page designs are rolling out now and there are some pretty significant changes.  Read our complete post on the three things you need to do now, and download our free template.

Pinterest Joins Facebook, Twitter in Battle for Small Business Advertisers. Pinterest has rolled out it’s Promoted Pins tool for it’s business pages, along with a revamp of it’s analytics page. Now businesses of any size can promote their Pins to reach more people and get visits back to their website. These Promoted Pins will be available on a cost-per-click basis through ads.pinterest.com.

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