Welcome to The Friday Five, curated reads about media, advertising, content marketing and technology from @Percolate.
It’s All About Content
Yesterday, Facebook announced Home instead of a dedicated phone like many anticipated. The Verge reports that everything is full-screen, incredibly visual and will be available to select Android devices on April 12.
Twitter Enters Wall Street Through Bloomberg’s Side Door
The New York Times’ DealBook looks at Twitter’s debut on Bloomberg terminals today. This comes on the heels of the Security Exchange Commission outlining rules for disseminating corporate information via social media services like Twitter.
Who’s Putting Ads on Instagram?
It isn’t Facebook, but instead the celebrities and brands that have the largest audiences on the platform.
Brands Favor Social Shares Over Likes
Executives from Ford, JetBlue and Boylan Soda weigh in on the value of likes, comments and shares for Chris Heine’s ADWEEK story.
Percolate + Getty Images + Aviary = Awesome
On Monday, we announced our partnerships with Getty Images and Aviary to help brands create more visual content quickly, and TechCrunch’s Anthony Ha covered the news. We also announced our LinkedIn partnership via our blog on Thursday. Let us know what you think.