Social Media News: Sept. 27th

by Angelo Fernandez | @angelobfs In this weekly post we recap the latest social media news, trends and headlines. Sometimes we’ll throw in a few viral videos because after all, it is Friday.

Facebook Finally Lets You Edit Posts - If autocorrect has ever ruined your Facebook post, your prayers have been answered. Facebook introduced the ability to edit status updates starting Thursday.

Rich Photo Experience Now In Embedded Tweets - Twitter has put the photo front and center, with a bigger and bold visual focus on the media. Both landscape and portrait photos now have more room to show their pixels when the Tweets are embedded online.

Embedded Images in Twitter

Comedian Dan Nainan Arrested Punching Journalist Over Tweets - A Washington journalist was punched in the face late Wednesday, apparently over some wisecracks he made over Twitter.

How Social Media Is Changing Organ Donation - By launching online petitions or soliciting donors on Facebook, some patients are able to find an organ they desperately need faster than conventional means usually allow.

Social Media Organ Donation

Quitting Smoking Easier For Social Media Users - A recent paper published in the Journal of Communication found that people who engage in health specific social networking sites found it easier to quit smoking.