There was a lot of great social media related content on the interwebs this week! We’ve picked our favorite 5 for this week’s epically awesome social media blog posts! Check them out, which was your favorite?

Beyond Story Bumping and Last Actor: The State of Facebook’s News Feed

from our friends at Eli Rose

Many brands have seen a negative impact from Facebook’s more recent algorithm updates, and this blog post explores what those are and gives some possible fixes. Definitely a must-read if you’ve seen a drop in engagement!

6 Creative Ways to Use Embedded Facebook Posts

from our friends at Social Media Examiner

One of the tips to overcome challenges created by the new Facebook algorithm is to use embedded posts more – check out his article if you want to see 6 different ways you can do just that!

25 Awesome Social Media Tools Your Brand Should Be Using

from our friends at Social Media Strategies Summit

Ok, ok… so this actually mentions Meltwater Buzz at the very tip-top of the list, but also has 24 other (although perhaps not equally) awesome tools you may want to consider for social listening, social conversation, social marketing, social analytics, and social influencer. Check it tools – good tools can make all the difference!

How Does B2B Marketing Work on Google Plus? 4 Top B2B Tech Company Examples

from our friends at TopRank

It’s one thing to say what brands should be doing on social media, but it’s quite another to actually show it. This article is a must-read if you want to see how real brands are doing Google Plus right (and get some ideas on how they could be doing things better).

How to Attract More Social Visitors Using Vine

from our friends at Impact

With 40 million registered users (and growing!) and a strong push from Twitter, Vine is going to be an important tool for brands to get familiar with. This blog post is a nice introductory piece about what Vine is, and how you can use it to drive engagement.

What are your favorite social media blog posts from this week? Let us know with a comment, or tweet it to us @Meltwater.