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Social Media Today: New Profile, WhatsApp Growth, One Minute

By Melony Roy

Your new Twitter profile is ready

Twitter Redesign

Twitter Redesign

Twitter’s redesigned web profiles are now available to everyone.

The new design features a user’s most popular tweets in a larger font, a customizable profile, and users can also pin a tweet at the top of their feed.

You can activate your new profile here.
WhatsApp growing in India

The Facebook owned messaging service WhatsApp is growing rapidly in India.

A WhatsApp spokesperson told the site BGR India the company now has more than 48 million active users a month.

India is one of the fastest growing markets for the messaging app with over 4 million active users joining every month.

How much data is generated every minute?

The folks at Domo have created an infographic detailing the amount of data the Internet generates each minute.

On social media, Facebook users share almost 2.5 million pieces of content, on Twitter there are 277,000 tweets tweeted and on Instagram 216 new photos are posted.

photo credit: DOMO

photo credit: DOMO


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