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Reaction to Golden Globes on social media. Twitter is reportedly expanding its advertising strategy. These stories, and more, in today's Morning Social Media Newsfeed.

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GoldenGlobeGolden Globes 2016 Hosted By Margaret Cho? Twitter Casts Votes For 73rd Award Show After Final North Korea Joke (IBT)
Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler joked throughout the awards night Sunday about their last stint as hosts on NBC, and they left viewers with a hint as to who could be running the show during the 2016 Golden Globes — Margaret Cho! With no replacement for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler announced, Twitter users took to the social media site to name their desired hosts for the Golden Globes. Daily Mail Everything from glam squad makeovers to rubbing shoulders with the who’s who of Hollywood were shared in candid images on Instagram. And some the most festive moments of the big night that honored the best in television and film happened off the red carpet. Twitter Blog Throughout the telecast, there were 2.6 million tweets related to the show globally. Of course, many viewers who tune in for the #GoldenGlobes watch simultaneously with millions more on Twitter, sharing their congratulations, reactions to acceptance speeches and commentary on the hosts. Mashable Richard Linklater’s cinematic 12-year journey Boyhood deservedly won Best Drama at Sunday’s 72nd Golden Globes, while The Grand Budapest Hotel reigned supreme in Best Musical/Comedy, surprisingly defeating Birdman. In the TV categories, several firsts happened: Streaming newcomer Amazon won its first Golden Globe on its first nomination for Transparent in Best TV Comedy or Musical. The Guardian Almost within living memory, there was a time where an awards show was just a bunch of stars getting gongs in the middle of the night – but nowadays they’re also cottage industries for lol-merchants and meme-weavers. Acknowledging those artisans, here’s our picks of the best zings on social media from last night.

Twitter is Reportedly Planning to Spread its Ads to Third-Party Sites (The Next Web)
So here you thought because you were wise enough not to get involved with Twitter, you would also escape the long arm of its advertising schemes. The joke may be on you. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Twitter, in a presentation to media buyers at CES, is planning to rope even non-users of its service into a new ad strategy.

Add Fun and Humor to Digital Content Using Cartoons [Infographic] (SocialTimes)
Cartoons have long been a great way to tell a story in a fun and often compelling way. Indeed, cartoons — or illustrations — have successfully made the transition from the print medium to the digital media quite effectively.

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Watch Out, Spotify, Tidal is Upping the Ante for Streaming-Music Sound Quality (CNET)
I was initially skeptical about Tidal, but I’m really enjoying this new streaming music service. Spotify, Mog and Pandora never clicked with me; with those music subscription services I’d jump from tune to tune, listen a bit, then move onto something else.

Road Show: Mark Zuckerberg’s Next Town-Hall Q&A to Be Held in Bogota, Colombia (AllFacebook)
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is taking his question-and-answer show on the road, announcing in a Facebook post that he will host a town-hall Q&A Wednesday in Bogota, Colombia. Zuckerberg has held two Q&A sessions at the social network’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., last month and in November.

Social Media Has Positives, Pitfalls for Actors, Producers (ABC News/AP)
Social media is giving television stars and creators a more direct relationship with fans and, as actor Joseph Morgan of the CW’s “The Originals” can attest, requires a thick skin. The connection can be particularly intense for shows on the CW, which has a comparatively young audience and shows with a heavy geek factor of comic book heroes, vampires and zombies.

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Five Essential Elements for Your Twitter Video Strategy (AllTwitter)
It’s no secret that video is the latest and greatest in social media marketing. So, if your Twitter video strategy isn’t quite up to snuff, it’s time to work on it.

Rival Social Networks Gain Users, but Facebook Captures More Attention (The Wall Street Journal/Digits)
Rival social networks are catching up to Facebook in the sheer number of U.S. users, but Facebook is pulling further ahead in how “engaged” its users are, according to a survey by Pew Research. The survey, conducted in August 2014, found that LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter all gained users, compared with a similar survey a year earlier.

Canvs Infographic: How ABC’s ‘Agent Carter’ Stacked Up Against Fox’s ‘Gotham’ (LostRemote)
Marvel’s “Agent Carter” premiered last week on ABC and got off to a great start social TV-wise. The show came in second place on Nielsen’s Twitter TV Ratings chart.

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