Link Friday: The Newest Social Media Platforms for Brands Edition

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2013 by Brianna

With the immense number of smartphone users today, there is increasing demand for new and exciting ways to connect. Check out these up and coming social media platforms.

  • The hottest platforms right now: Vine, (New) Myspace, Pheed, Snapchat and Thumb. And a few more include Medium, Conversations, Chirpify, Flayvr and Chirp.
  • The newly revamped Myspace is a perfect fit for music industry brands, but any brand can use Myspace to create a deeper personality and connect with customers.
  • Widely used by celebrities, Pheed allows users to charge a monthly subscription fee to access their content, which can include text, photo, audio, video and even live broadcasts.
  • A popular app among consumers, Snapchat may soon be extending to brands. The frozen yogurt company 16 handles recently tested the app to send coupons to customers.
  • Users of the crowdsourcing app Thumb are already seriously engaged, using the app four hours a month, second only to Facebook.
  • One of the most aesthetically pleasing of new social media apps, Flayvr automatically organizes the photos you take on your smartphone.
  • Chirp has the “wow” factor in 2013, allowing you to share photos or links across a unique robotic frequency.

Which new platform are you most excited about?