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  • May 26 2020 15:32

    Today Facebook renames Calibra digital wallet to Novi

    Image: Facebook Facebook is renaming Calibra, the digital wallet it hopes will one day be used to access the Libra digital currencies, Novi. In a blog post the company said that the new name was inspired by the Latin words “novus” and “via,” which mean “new” and “way,” respectively. Novi Financia... www.theverge.com

  • May 26 2020 15:00

    Today 13 of the Best Social Media Analytics Tools (Free and Paid)

    Social media analytics is about gathering performance data from your social accounts and campaigns. The information you get from social media analytics tools help you determine which strategies... Read More The post 13 of the Best Social Media Analytics Tools (Free and Paid) appeared first on Hootsu... blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 26 2020 14:48

    Today Your Digital Legacy: What Happens to your Online Accounts when you Pass Away?

    We go through life signing up to online accounts, almost without thought. Our digital footprint is likely quite large and offers significant insight into our lives. Our social media accounts, with our pictures, opinions, events,...read more The post Your Digital Legacy: What Happens to your Online A... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 26 2020 14:38

    Today TikTok Statistics for 2020: Charts and Data

    TikTok, the social media platform known for its brief, often dance-related videos, has taken the world by storm. People — younger demographics in particular — love the memorable clips that often feature familiar tunes and spontaneous dances.  The sheer popularity of the platform proves that a less-i... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • May 26 2020 14:00

    Today Helping Every Company Build More Inclusive Products

    At LinkedIn, we believe two people with equal talent should have equal access to job opportunities. But for equal access to become a reality, we must build products and programs responsibly to ensure they empower individuals regardless of their background or social status. This is true now more than... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 26 2020 10:00

    Today How to Use TikTok Analytics for Business

    Is your TikTok marketing working? Wondering how to find and use TikTok Analytics? In this article, you’ll discover how to read, analyze, and interpret your TikTok Analytics metrics to improve your TikTok marketing activities. How to Access TikTok Analytics To get access to TikTok analytics, you need... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 26 2020 6:42

    Today Facebook Launches New App Called 'CatchUp' to Facilitate Group Phone Chats

    Facebook experimental app team NPE has released its sixth new app, as the company looks to find new use cases. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 25 2020 20:30

    How to Use Google My Business to Get More Customers

    A Google My Business account lets you show up in search results when people are looking for you online. It’s free, which makes it an affordable marketing tool... Read More The post How to Use Google My Business to Get More Customers appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Management. blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 25 2020 14:47

    Zoom has temporarily removed Giphy from its chat feature

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom has temporarily disabled the integration of GIF platform Giphy in its chat feature, the company said in a blog post. “Once additional technical and security measures have been deployed, we will re-enable the feature.” Zoom didn’t offer any specifics be... www.theverge.com

  • May 25 2020 14:00

    How to Get Verified on Instagram

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  • May 25 2020 13:00

    How to Manage Multiple Twitter Accounts From Your Desktop or Phone

    If your social media strategy involves multiple Twitter accounts, you need a simple process for keeping your content organized. Otherwise you run the risk of posting a message... Read More The post How to Manage Multiple Twitter Accounts From Your Desktop or Phone appeared first on Hootsuite Social... blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 25 2020 12:25

    Effective Leadership Skills For Social Media Agencies

    If you run a social media agency, chances are you have many young kids working within your organization who are between the ages of 18 to 24. While some might assume this to be a...read more The post Effective Leadership Skills For Social Media Agencies appeared first on Social Media Explorer. socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 25 2020 10:00

    How to Scale Facebook Ads: 4 Ways

    Want to maximize the results of your top-performing Facebook ads? Looking for ways to get more leads or sales from your existing Facebook ad campaigns? In this article, you’ll discover four horizontal and vertical ad-scaling techniques for Facebook ads. Horizontal Facebook Ad Scaling To scale your F... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 24 2020 14:12

    Why keeping it Simple is the Perfect Mantra for SEO

    KISS (Keep It Simple, Silly) is often held up these days as a tired acronym, but in the case of SEO it is, these days a more accurate position to hold than the popular ‘content...read more The post Why keeping it Simple is the Perfect Mantra for SEO appeared first on Social Media Explorer. socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 24 2020 12:00

    Rising Product Search Trends Amid COVID-19 [Infographic]

    What products are getting more attention amid the COVID-19 lockdowns? Check out this listing. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 24 2020 12:00

    Facebook Provides Tips on How Financial Services Providers Can Connect with Consumers on Social [Infographic]

    Facebook's latest research report looks at what social media users are looking for from finance providers, and how companies can connect at a time of need. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 24 2020 12:00

    The Most Popular Pinterest Search Categories [Infographic]

    What are the most popular categories on Pinterest? Check out this listing from Tailwind. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 23 2020 15:02

    President Trump is reportedly considering creating a panel to examine bias online

    President Trump held a “social media summit” at the White House last summer. | Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images President Trump wants to create a panel that would look into complaints of bias against conservatives on social media and other online platforms, The Wall Street Journal reported. What... www.theverge.com

  • May 23 2020 12:35

    How to Avoid Feeling Insecure on Social Media

    One glimpse at the Instagram model’s perfect smile brings a spike of negative emotion. Why can’t your smile look that good, your clothes look that nice, or your friends look that happy? Social media insecurity...read more The post How to Avoid Feeling Insecure on Social Media appeared first on Socia... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 23 2020 10:00

    Facebook Shops and Shops on Instagram: New Business Tools for Marketers

    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show, we explore Facebook Shops and Shops on Instagram with special guest, Allie Bloyd. Tune Into the Soc... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 22 2020 23:50

    Users Can Now Create Messenger Rooms on Instagram

    Instagram users can now create Messenger rooms from their Instagram Direct inbox. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 22 2020 21:24

    4 Ways to Effectively Maximize Link Building in Your Social Media Strategy

    Long gone are the days of businesses solely using traditional marketing methods to grow. That’s not saying that traditional methods are dead, because they’re not. But traditional marketing methods aren’t the only way to bring...read more The post 4 Ways to Effectively Maximize Link Building in Your... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 22 2020 21:00

    Facebook Launches 15 New Blueprint Courses to Help Businesses Maximize Their Online Opportunities

    Facebook has added a range of new Blueprint education courses as more brands look to boost their online presence. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 22 2020 20:50

    Checklist for Planning a Successful LinkedIn Group [Infographic]

    Looking to make the most of LinkedIn groups? Check out these pointers. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 22 2020 20:00

    WhatsApp Tests QR Codes to Help Users Connect

    WhatsApp is testing out new QR codes to make it easier for users to share their contact info via the app. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 22 2020 16:29

    How Twitter is contributing to support masses during the Coronavirus outbreak

    As search and social giants are providing special measures, this article takes a look at what Twitter has done to support people around the globe during these testing times. The post How Twitter is contributing to support masses during the Coronavirus outbreak appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • May 22 2020 14:00

    Coronavirus Makes Large Impact on Sports

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  • May 22 2020 14:00

    Coronavirus and the Transformation of the Workplace

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  • May 22 2020 13:11

    Poll: What’s your view on permanently working from home, and on salary debate?

    It’s looking increasingly likely that one of the long-term impacts of the coronavirus crisis will be a record number of people permanently working from home. Lockdowns mean huge numbers of people have already been working from home for weeks or months, and we’ve seen a number of tech giants offer e... 9to5mac.com

  • May 22 2020 13:11

    Poll: What’s your view on permanently working from home, and on salary debate?

    It’s looking increasingly likely that one of the long-term impacts of the coronavirus crisis will be a record number of people permanently working from home. Lockdowns mean huge numbers of people have already been working from home for weeks or months, and we’ve seen a number of tech giants offer e... 9to5mac.com

  • May 22 2020 11:05

    WhatsApp testing easier way to add contacts, by sharing a personal QR code

    WhatsApp is testing an easier way to add a contact, or share your own contact details with someone else: using a personal QR code … more… The post WhatsApp testing easier way to add contacts, by sharing a personal QR code appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • May 22 2020 11:00

    The Art of Hosting Events on Social (#SMTLive Recap)

    To learn more about challenges and best practices for hosting a live event on social media, we turned to our friends on #SMTLive for answers. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 22 2020 10:00

    Facebook Organic Reach: How to Develop an Engaged Following

    Want a more engaged Facebook following? Looking for creative ways to leverage organic marketing rather than ads? To explore how to develop an engaged organic following on Facebook, I interview Fallon Zoe on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Fallon is an organic reach expert who specializes in Face... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 22 2020 9:54

    WhatsApp tests new feature that lets you add contacts via QR codes

    Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge WhatsApp’s latest beta version lets you add contacts by scanning their QR codes, WABetaInfo reports. The feature, which is available in beta on both iOS and Android, can be found in the app’s settings menu, where there are options to display your own code, as we... www.theverge.com

  • May 22 2020 2:00

    Facebook Adds Post Creation Capacity to Creator Studio App

    Facebook is updating its Creator Studio app with post creation functionality, a much requested element. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • May 22 2020 0:00

    Grow and Succeed Together With LinkedIn Groups

    Now more than ever we are seeing the critical role that community plays as we navigate our lives. Professionals around the globe join LinkedIn Groups to extend their networks and connect with school classmates, company colleagues, alumni, or professionals who share common interests. As a group owner... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 21 2020 23:31

    Facebook teases a vision of remote work using augmented and virtual reality

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook has long believed in the promise of virtual and augmented reality extending well beyond entertainment, and we’re now getting a clearer glimpse at what that future might look like now that the current pandemic is reshaping how companies everywhe... www.theverge.com

  • May 21 2020 19:08

    Instagram adds Messenger Rooms support for up to 50 people, here’s how it works

    Instagram is the latest of Facebook’s services to gain support for its new group video chat feature, Messenger Rooms. Follow along for a look at how it works… more… The post Instagram adds Messenger Rooms support for up to 50 people, here’s how it works appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • May 21 2020 19:08

    Instagram adds Messenger Rooms support for up to 50 people, here’s how it works

    Instagram is the latest of Facebook’s services to gain support for its new group video chat feature, Messenger Rooms. Follow along for a look at how it works… more… The post Instagram adds Messenger Rooms support for up to 50 people, here’s how it works appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • May 21 2020 19:00

    How a Footwear Company Helped Healthcare Workers While Letting Customers Save Money

    Many business owners are looking for new ways to serve their customers through the coronavirus outbreak. Find out how this footwear company listened and adapted to community needs through the coronavirus pandemic. www.facebook.com

  • May 21 2020 18:00

    Transparency Report: Second half of 2019

    Today we’re releasing our latest Transparency Report, addressing government requests we received as well as our own actions to remove inappropriate content and fake accounts from LinkedIn in the July-December 2019 reporting period. We see transparency as crucial to maintaining the trust of our membe... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 21 2020 17:49

    Facebook Workplace adds 2 million more paid users since October

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s Workplace, its Slack-like collaboration and chat tool targeted at businesses, now has more than 5 million paid users, up from 3 million in October, Facebook announced today. That growth in users is due in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic, whic... www.theverge.com

  • May 21 2020 17:15

    Facebook says it will permanently shift tens of thousands of jobs to remote work

    Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Up to half of employees could work remotely within five to 10 years, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says in an interview In a move that illustrates how swiftly the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the global economy, Facebook said today that it would eventually begin... www.theverge.com

  • May 21 2020 17:15

    Mark Zuckerberg on taking his massive workforce remote

    Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images ‘We’re going to be the most forward-leaning company on remote work at our scale’ In January, as reports about the spread of a novel coronavirus emerged from China, Mark Zuckerberg began to prepare for a... www.theverge.com

  • May 21 2020 16:25

    [Update: Now available in Italy] Twitter testing Instagram Stories-like ‘Fleets’ feature for deleting tweets after 24 hours

    Update 5/21: Previously only available in Brazil, the new Fleets feature is now being rolled out to Twitter users in Italy. According to Twitter, people are tweeting more after having access to Fleets, so the company decided to expand it to more countries. You can check our first in-depth look at F... 9to5mac.com

  • May 21 2020 16:09

    One year on, the Oculus Quest is the VR headset to get

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge One year ago today, Facebook released the Oculus Quest, its first headset to deliver a credible standalone VR experience — true head tracking, good motion controllers, and so on. It also marked a split in the Oculus ecosystem: the Quest had its own stor... www.theverge.com

  • May 21 2020 16:00

    New Courses to Bring Your Business Online

    To help businesses transition to online, our business education program, Facebook Blueprint, launched 15 new courses that cover the fundamentals. www.facebook.com

  • May 21 2020 14:00

    15 of the Best Social Media Monitoring Tools to Save You Time

    Social media monitoring tools let you keep track of every conversation, account, keyword, and hashtag that’s relevant to your business. They’re huge time-savers and we’re going to list... Read More The post 15 of the Best Social Media Monitoring Tools to Save You Time appeared first on Hootsuite Soc... blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 21 2020 14:00

    Impact of Coronavirus on Education

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  • May 21 2020 13:50

    Facebook Messenger will now warn you about scams and impersonators

    Facebook Messenger will now warn you about scams when you receive a suspicious message from someone you don’t know — or when someone appears to be attempting to impersonate one of your Facebook friends… more… The post Facebook Messenger will now warn you about scams and impersonators appeared firs... 9to5mac.com

  • May 21 2020 13:22

    How to use emoji in marketing to drive engagement

    They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Using images in your marketing campaigns can communicate a lot about what types of Read more... This post How to use emoji in marketing to drive engagement originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 21 2020 10:00

    Apple and Google’s COVID-19 notification system won’t work in a vacuum

    Last month, before Google and Apple announced their joint effort to enable COVID-19 exposure notifications, I wrote about the trouble with using Bluetooth-based solutions for contact tracing. Chief among the issues is getting a meaningful number of people to download any app in the first place, publ... www.theverge.com

  • May 20 2020 21:30

    Social Media Security Tips and Tools to Mitigate Risks

    With the increased use of social tools for business communications, social media security is more important than ever. While the benefits of social are clear, there are risks... Read More The post Social Media Security Tips and Tools to Mitigate Risks appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Managem... blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 20 2020 21:00

    How the Twitter Algorithm Works in 2020 and How to Make it Work for You

    Not everyone loves to have an algorithm determine the content they see online. That’s why Twitter gives people a choice: Top Tweets or Latest Tweets. In other words,... Read More The post How the Twitter Algorithm Works in 2020 and How to Make it Work for You appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media... blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 20 2020 19:40

    Twitter rolls out test of feature allowing you to limit who can reply to your tweets

    Twitter is rolling out the ability for users to limit who can reply to their tweets. The feature is currently available to “a limited group of people globally” with a trio of different new reply options. more… The post Twitter rolls out test of feature allowing you to limit who can reply to your t... 9to5mac.com

  • May 20 2020 19:27

    Top 3 Social Media Scams You Should Know

    There are over 2.95 billion people using social media worldwide, making social media one of the most popular online activities. This number projected to increase to almost 3.43 billion in 2023, meaning people today are...read more The post Top 3 Social Media Scams You Should Know appeared first on S... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 20 2020 18:39

    How to build a seamless social media approval process

    Reality check: social media is rarely a “solo act” for businesses today. From content creation to distribution and beyond, collaboration is key to any Read more... This post How to build a seamless social media approval process originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 20 2020 16:00

    The Trending Skill You Didn’t Know You Needed

    While curiosity may have led to some important moments in our careers, most of us do not necessarily think of it as a must-have skill. It’s time to think again. Curiosity, used strategically, can not only improve the way we work, it can also transform the way we think by allowing us to see creative... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 20 2020 14:00

    5 Social Media Trends to Follow in 2020

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  • May 20 2020 13:00

    How to go Live on Twitter to Connect With Your Followers

    Are you ready to go live on Twitter to level up your Twitter marketing tactics? If you are already getting good results from Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn live... Read More The post How to go Live on Twitter to Connect With Your Followers appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Management. blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 20 2020 11:26

    Are Single Sign on Social Logins Safe?

    A Social login is a single sign-on process where existing information from social networking sites such as Facebook are used to register on a 3rd party website. Here are the steps to login using Social...read more The post Are Single Sign on Social Logins Safe? appeared first on Social Media Explore... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 20 2020 10:00

    Social Media Marketing Strategy for a Multi-Location Business

    Does your business have multiple locations? Need a better social media strategy? In this article, you’ll find a four-part plan to structure a social media marketing strategy you can execute seamlessly across all markets. #1: Create an Overarching Brand Message As you look to extend your business ope... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 19 2020 21:00

    How to Demonstrate Your Expertise and Build Your Brand on LinkedIn

    Engaging your community by sharing stories, advice, and information is a great way to foster relationships and spark conversations. If you’re looking for the best way to get started and stand out from the crowd, here are four tips that can help. 1. NEW - Feature your work Your LinkedIn profile allow... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 19 2020 19:18

    Quora launches a new Public Data Program powered by Socialgist

    For the first-time ever, the long sought after data from Quora is now available as they launch their Public Data Program. In an exclusive partnership with data access platform Socialgist, the problem of linking the...read more The post Quora launches a new Public Data Program powered by Socialgist a... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 19 2020 18:00

    Introducing Facebook Shops, a New Online Shopping Experience

    Facebook Shops make shopping online easier by allowing people to discover your brand and explore your curated product collections without leaving Facebook or Instagram. www.facebook.com

  • May 19 2020 17:40

    ‘Facebook Shops’ launching today, will eventually work across Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp

    Facebook has announced a major ecommerce move today that sees the launch of Facebook Shops. The company is pitching it as a way for businesses to create one online store that will work across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp. more… The post ‘Facebook Shops’ launching today, will eventu... 9to5mac.com

  • May 19 2020 17:40

    ‘Facebook Shops’ launching today, will eventually work across Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp

    Facebook has announced a major ecommerce move today that sees the launch of Facebook Shops. The company is pitching it as a way for businesses to create one online store that will work across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp. more… The post ‘Facebook Shops’ launching today, will eventu... 9to5mac.com

  • May 19 2020 17:33

    FUN READ: The history and future of passwords [INFOGRAPHIC]

    During social distancing and self isolation, one thing is for certain, it has allowed more time to catch up on all the things “we never have time for.” The majority of the business “refresh and...read more The post FUN READ: The history and future of passwords [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Social... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 19 2020 17:07

    Drip Creationz Shows the Power of Niche Marketing in Social Media

    Any business can benefit from a strong social media presence. Many beginners tend to think that social media marketing is reserved for the big names, those that have massive physical stores or bottomless pockets. Some...read more The post Drip Creationz Shows the Power of Niche Marketing in Social M... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • May 19 2020 14:00

    Effective Social Media Content Strategy for Business

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  • May 19 2020 10:00

    How to Retarget Facebook Ad Traffic for Conversions

    Are you working with a new Facebook pixel? Wondering whether to use a traffic objective campaign or a conversion objective campaign? In this article, you’ll discover how to combine Facebook ads traffic and conversion campaigns to meet your goals. Understanding Facebook Ads Traffic and Conversions Ob... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 18 2020 18:18

    Instagram launches ‘Guides’ starting with well-being focused collection

    Instagram has debuted a new feature today called Guides and the platform is using it to promote well-being during the pandemic. However, the feature will expand over time and be used by Instagram creators to promote a variety of content. more… The post Instagram launches ‘Guides’ starting with wel... 9to5mac.com

  • May 18 2020 15:47

    Five ways to get more product exposure with high powered influencers

    ReferralCandy's Raul Galera examines influencer marketing in-depth and the role of high powered influencers in achieving stellar product exposure. The post Five ways to get more product exposure with high powered influencers appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • May 18 2020 15:00

    What’s next? 10 actions every social marketer needs to take today

    Pivot, iterate, adapt. Marketers all around the world have had to embrace these actions as they learn about what’s next for their brands and Read more... This post What’s next? 10 actions every social marketer needs to take today originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 18 2020 14:00

    A look ahead: Examining the shifts in the COVID-19 conversation

    For brands and consumers alike, a return to normal is unlikely to occur any time soon. As of May 5, there are over 3.5 Read more... This post A look ahead: Examining the shifts in the COVID-19 conversation originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 18 2020 14:00

    How to Manage and Grow a Social Media Community

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  • May 18 2020 10:00

    8 Instagram Stories Hacks to Give You a Creative Edge

    Want to give your Instagram stories a creative edge? Looking for hidden features to try out? In this article, you’ll discover eight Instagram Stories power tips including how to save your Stories effects for quick access, add multiple photos, add a custom GIF, and more. To learn how to make the most... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 18 2020 1:00

    Pinterest launches shopping spotlights with influencers and publishers

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  • May 16 2020 10:00

    LinkedIn Live Streaming for LinkedIn Events

    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show, we explore LinkedIn live streaming for Virtual Events and LinkedIn Polls with special guest, Michae... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 15 2020 22:02

    Industry benchmarks to inform your social media presence

    You know what’s unique about your brand, but in a crowded social landscape, it’s a constant challenge to find the right messaging that rises Read more... This post Industry benchmarks to inform your social media presence originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 15 2020 20:00

    Q&A With La Colombe’s SVP of Marketing on Staying Connected With Customers and Employees Through COVID-19

    In this Q&A, La Colombe’s SVP of Marketing talks about how the coffee retailer adapted their business plans through the coronavirus outbreak. See what steps this business took to stay connected. www.facebook.com

  • May 15 2020 15:07

    Facebook scoops up Giphy for $400M, Instagram integration to be primary focus

    In a surprise move, Facebook has announced today that it is purchasing the popular GIF service Giphy. The deal is worth about $400M and Facebook’s initial plan will be to tie the GIF platform tightly with Instagram. more… The post Facebook scoops up Giphy for $400M, Instagram integration to be pri... 9to5mac.com

  • May 15 2020 12:15

    How to Use Memes in Social Media Marketing

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  • May 15 2020 10:00

    Local Business Marketing in Uncertain Times

    Wondering how to stay top-of-mind with your customers, even if you aren’t open? Looking for new, creative ways to continue to show up for them? To explore how local businesses can market during uncertain times, I interview Bruce Irving on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Bruce is a local business... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 14 2020 22:30

    How to Set Up Instagram Shopping to Sell More Products

    If you sell products online, you should be using Instagram shopping. Rather than directing customers from your Instagram account to your website, Instagram shopping allows them to select... Read More The post How to Set Up Instagram Shopping to Sell More Products appeared first on Hootsuite Social M... blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 14 2020 20:42

    Facebook officially releases its 50-person ‘Messenger Rooms’ alternative to Zoom

    Last month, Facebook unveiled its “Messenger Rooms” alternative to Zoom and Group FaceTime, and released it to a small subset of users. Now, Facebook has announced that Messenger Rooms is available to everyone. more… The post Facebook officially releases its 50-person ‘Messenger Rooms’ alternative... 9to5mac.com

  • May 14 2020 15:17

    How to improve your social media engagement

    How is it that you can post so often with seemingly good content but people just aren’t engaging with it? Many brands want more Read more... This post How to improve your social media engagement originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 14 2020 14:00

    Marketing Conferences and Events 2020 – Updated

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  • May 14 2020 8:32

    Product News: In-Depth Video Insights in Content Hub and More

    We’re constantly improving your Socialbakers experience. Check out the new product releases below! www.socialbakers.com

  • May 13 2020 20:04

    Facebook app for iPadOS updated with Split View and Slide Over multitasking support

    Facebook has finally added multitasking support to its official iPadOS app in the latest update available. While users can have two apps running simultaneously side by side on iPad since iOS 9, the Facebook app wasn’t compatible with these features until now. more… The post Facebook app for iPadOS... 9to5mac.com

  • May 13 2020 18:30

    How to Use Facebook Groups to Grow Your Business and Engage Customers

    As someone who ran an unauthorized 2gether fan site on Geocities for three glorious, hormone-fuelled months in 2001, I know first-hand the joy of bringing the community together... Read More The post How to Use Facebook Groups to Grow Your Business and Engage Customers appeared first on Hootsuite So... blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 13 2020 16:30

    iPhone: How to block Instagram tags and mentions in comments, captions, Story

    Instagram has rolled out more granular controls to reduce negative interactions and improve the experience for everyone on the platform. Read along for how to block Instagram mentions and tags in comments, captions, and Story. more… The post iPhone: How to block Instagram tags and mentions in comm... 9to5mac.com

  • May 13 2020 16:27

    How influencer marketing can survive the oncoming recession

    Impact's Molly Young examines two distinct brand scenarios, how these different circumstances are likely to impact their influencer marketing strategies, suggestions to track ROI, and the way forward.  The post How influencer marketing can survive the oncoming recession appeared first on Search Engi... www.searchenginewatch.com

  • May 13 2020 16:15

    Weekly Trending Skill: Teamwork and Collaboration

    During this continued surge in online learning, we’ve noticed an increase in people investing in core foundational skills that are highly transferable across industries, roles and levels. Our skill of the week, teamwork, is a great example of this. Not only are people spending a lot of time learning... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 13 2020 14:00

    How to leverage social data to be a world-class agency

    Every agency, big or small, full-service or boutique, attracts and acquires clients because of their unparalleled experience and ability to take campaigns and content Read more... This post How to leverage social data to be a world-class agency originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 13 2020 13:00

    8 Important Influencer Marketing Trends to Watch Right Now

    Considering influencer marketing? Even if you aren’t, it would be a mistake to ignore influencer marketing trends. Beyond their role as effective brand ambassadors, influencers are also just... Read More The post 8 Important Influencer Marketing Trends to Watch Right Now appeared first on Hootsuite... blog.hootsuite.com

  • May 13 2020 10:00

    How to Make Videos People Will Watch on Social Media

    Want your videos to make a bigger impact on social platforms? Wondering how to create videos that grab and hold people’s attention? In this article, you’ll discover three techniques to produce video people will watch on social media. Note: This article assumes you have the basics in place for filmin... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • May 12 2020 21:43

    Twitter makes it easier to see ‘Retweets with comments’ in iOS app

    Twitter is rolling out a small but very useful change to its iOS app. Starting today, Twitter users can now see “Retweets with comments” in one place. more… The post Twitter makes it easier to see ‘Retweets with comments’ in iOS app appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • May 12 2020 21:00

    An Update on Facebook’s Human Rights Work in Asia and Around the World

    We're releasing the findings of three independent human rights impact assessments we commissioned to evaluate the role of our services in Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Cambodia. The post An Update on Facebook’s Human Rights Work in Asia and Around the World appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 12 2020 19:00

    Celebrating Healthcare Heroes this International Nurses Day

    Today marks International Nurses Day - and it couldn’t come at a more important time as we continue to rely on healthcare workers to keep us healthy as we battle COVID-19. To help celebrate, we’re encouraging our members to share a post to thank nurses around the globe using #NursesWeek. Try mention... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 12 2020 18:13

    How to sell on Pinterest: A step-by-step guide for brands

    What started out as a platform for finding new recipes and DIY ideas has turned into a major shopping search engine. In fact, 89% Read more... This post How to sell on Pinterest: A step-by-step guide for brands originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 12 2020 16:36

    Instagram iOS update brings bulk comment deleting, control for who can mention or tag you

    Instagram is rolling out some changes today to keep the platform a more positive place for users. Two features rolling out now include the ability to control who can tag or mention you in comments, captions, or Stories as well as the ability to delete comments in bulk. more… The post Instagram iOS... 9to5mac.com

  • May 12 2020 16:36

    Instagram iOS update brings bulk comment deleting, control for who can mention or tag you

    Instagram is rolling out some changes today to keep the platform a more positive place for users. Two features rolling out now include the ability to control who can tag or mention you in comments, captions, or Stories as well as the ability to delete comments in bulk. more… The post Instagram iOS... 9to5mac.com

  • May 12 2020 16:00

    Our Continuing Commitment to Transparency

    Today we released our latest Transparency Report for the last half of 2019. The post Our Continuing Commitment to Transparency appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 12 2020 16:00

    An Update on Combating Hate and Dangerous Organizations

    Sharing new enforcement metrics and details on the tactics we've developed to disrupt hate and dangerous organizations on our apps. The post An Update on Combating Hate and Dangerous Organizations appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 12 2020 16:00

    Community Standards Enforcement Report, May 2020 Edition

    Providing metrics on how well we enforced our policies from October 2019 through March 2020. The post Community Standards Enforcement Report, May 2020 Edition appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 12 2020 16:00

    Expanding Our Brand Safety Controls for Advertisers

    We’re sharing updates on our work to keep people safely connected and to provide advertisers with tools to suit their brand safety needs. www.facebook.com

  • May 12 2020 13:00

    Tapping into the Power of Your Professional Network with Polls

    Your professional network can be a great asset when it comes to gleaning insights or getting a second opinion. Whether you’re debating which business tool you should invest in, curious about which LinkedIn Learning course professionals in your field find useful, or deciding which interview question... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 12 2020 12:00

    iPhone: How to bulk delete Instagram comments

    Instagram has made some updates to make it easier to keep the social media platform a positive place for everyone. One of the new features to reduce bullying is the ability to bulk delete Instagram comments on the iOS app. Read on for how to use the feature… more… The post iPhone: How to bulk dele... 9to5mac.com

  • May 12 2020 7:00

    How to use Pinterest to master inspirational video

    Pinterest inspires people to try new things from recipes to new makeup looks, home projects to DIY crafts, and so much more. Videos on Pinterest are quickly becoming one of the top creative tools where helpful and inspiring content thrives. In fact, the number of video views on Pinterest last year g... newsroom.pinterest.com

  • May 12 2020 1:18

    Twitter adding labels and warnings to tweets with ‘misleading information’ about COVID-19

    Twitter has announced that it is expanding its efforts to combat misinformation related to COVID-19. This comes after it cracked down on tweets promoting “fake or ineffective treatments” for COVID-19 in March. more… The post Twitter adding labels and warnings to tweets with ‘misleading information... 9to5mac.com

  • May 11 2020 20:32

    Social Spotlight: Talkspace and how to build a community of support

    Welcome to the Social Spotlight, where we dive deep into what we love about a brand’s approach to a specific social campaign. From strategy Read more... This post Social Spotlight: Talkspace and how to build a community of support originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 11 2020 19:48

    Social media and journalism: how to effectively reach the public

    Social media and journalism are one and the same these days. Perhaps that’s because over 50% of people rely on social as a news Read more... This post Social media and journalism: how to effectively reach the public originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • May 11 2020 16:00

    Graduation Week Is Here

    Celebrating the class of 2020 with a commencement broadcast featuring an all-star cast. The post Graduation Week Is Here appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 11 2020 16:00

    Helping People and Businesses Find Their Online “Main Street”

    We're announcing new ways for people to support and discover small businesses, along with tools for keeping businesses informed. www.facebook.com

  • May 10 2020 18:00

    Follow the Changemakers Driving Change in the World of Work

    We’re all dealing with a world that is very different than it was even a few weeks ago. Never has our generation experienced such levels of change and global uncertainty, not knowing what the next week will bring. But the one thing we can try to control is how we react and adapt to these changes. CO... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 8 2020 19:24

    [Update: Available globally] Facebook rolling out new web design with dark mode, here’s how to use it

    Sliding in just a day later than its announced deadline, Facebook is starting to roll out its new design for its web experience to all users. The new UI matches what the company launched on mobile last year and comes with a dark mode option when using Facebook in a browser. Follow along for how to... 9to5mac.com

  • May 8 2020 16:00

    The New Facebook.com

    The new web experience is faster, easier to use and gives your eyes a break with Dark Mode.  The post The New Facebook.com appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 7 2020 16:15

    America’s Teachers Are Teaching Us All About Leadership Right Now

    In a pre-pandemic world, working parents (including me) spent our days at work while our children spent theirs at school -- out of sight, if not out of mind. Now, nearly 75% of professionals are working from home, and more than half of us have children at home participating in distance learning. For... blog.linkedin.com

  • May 7 2020 5:00

    Pinterest launches partnership with Shopify

    Pinterest launches Shopify app for easy catalog uploading. newsroom.pinterest.com

  • May 6 2020 17:00

    Welcoming the Oversight Board

    The Oversight Board announced its first members. The post Welcoming the Oversight Board appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 6 2020 11:02

    Some Twitter iOS and web users will see new, clearer layout for replies

    Some Twitter iOS and web users will see a new, clearer layout for replies to tweets. The company originally used its prototype twttr app to test the use of indents and connecting lines to more clearly distinguish replies to comments, and this apparently went down well … more… The post Some Twitter... 9to5mac.com

  • May 6 2020 7:00

    Better planning with Pinterest

    With increases in the creation of boards focused on virtual activities (+50% from March to April), virtual learning and virtual baby showers, we want to make board organization easier than ever, so Pinners can take action on the ideas they find. Today, we’re introducing the ability to add notes with... newsroom.pinterest.com

  • May 6 2020 1:00

    Pinterest quarantine microtrends: Creativity shines bright in May

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  • May 5 2020 17:48

    Twitter for iOS testing new feature that warns you about posting ‘language that could be harmful’

    Twitter has announced that it is testing a feature that aims to discourage users from sending a reply using language that could be “offensive or hurtful.” Here’s how it will work. more… The post Twitter for iOS testing new feature that warns you about posting ‘language that could be harmful’ appea... 9to5mac.com

  • May 5 2020 17:00

    April 2020 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report

    We’re sharing an overview of the eight networks we took down over the past month as part of regular CIB reports. The post April 2020 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 4 2020 16:37

    Keeping People Safe and Informed About the Coronavirus

    We're taking steps to connect people to accurate information and support global health experts, local governments, businesses and communities affected by COVID-19. The post Keeping People Safe and Informed About the Coronavirus appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • May 4 2020 15:47

    Why these three content types are winning quarantine season

    Lead digital PR strategist at Directive, Ashton Newell helps businesses create content that can help businesses reach their people. Observations, tips, and personal examples of how Directive has performed in quarantimes. The post Why these three content types are winning quarantine season appeared f... www.searchenginewatch.com

  • May 1 2020 12:13

    Social media influencers fight back the Coronavirus disruption

    Social media personalities prove to be flexible in creating content that still resonates with the world in a Coronavirus fight back. Evelyn Johnson shares some great examples and stats. The post Social media influencers fight back the Coronavirus disruption appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • April 30 2020 16:00

    5 Real Stories About Adapting to Do Business Online

    Many business owners have been faced with a similar challenge of bringing their businesses to life online. Here are a few stories about how some businesses have adapted. www.facebook.com

  • April 28 2020 12:00

    Facebook Celebrates the Class of 2020 with Week of Graduation Features and Commencement Program

    We’ll broadcast a virtual graduation on Facebook Watch with a commencement address given by Oprah Winfrey. The post Facebook Celebrates the Class of 2020 with Week of Graduation Features and Commencement Program appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • April 27 2020 18:42

    WhatsApp iOS update lands with encrypted video chat support for up to 8 people

    Last week Facebook announced a new feature for group video calls, “Messenger Rooms.” In addition to it arriving for Facebook Messenger, the company said it would also come to Instagram, WhatsApp, and Portal. Now the latest WhatsApp update available today brings support for encrypted video calls bet... 9to5mac.com

  • April 27 2020 18:42

    WhatsApp iOS update lands with encrypted video chat support for up to 8 people

    Last week Facebook announced a new feature for group video calls, “Messenger Rooms.” In addition to it arriving for Facebook Messenger, the company said it would also come to Instagram, WhatsApp, and Portal. Now the latest WhatsApp update available today brings support for encrypted video calls bet... 9to5mac.com

  • April 27 2020 12:35

    Coronavirus hoax messages get less viral as WhatsApp safeguards take effect

    The spread of coronavirus hoax messages has been significantly curtailed by new safeguards put into place earlier this month, says WhatsApp … more… The post Coronavirus hoax messages get less viral as WhatsApp safeguards take effect appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • April 24 2020 18:20

    Tips for Using New Tools to Reach People and Build Connection

    From hosting video calls to going live, we're sharing tips on how businesses can use new tools to connect with customers and employees. www.facebook.com

  • April 23 2020 16:00

    How to Stay Connected Through Stories

    We pulled together tips to help your business understand how to use Stories during this challenging time. www.facebook.com

  • April 23 2020 13:40

    How Instagram hiding likes affected influencer marketing

    Despite removing the "Likes" influencer marketing on Instagram has still remained one of the best ways for marketing even in the COVID-19 situation. So how have Instagram influencers managed? The post How Instagram hiding likes affected influencer marketing appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • April 23 2020 11:53

    Twitter has started removing ‘harmful’ tweets with coronavirus disinformation

    Coronavirus disinformation tweets are being removed by Twitter where they are considered ‘harmful,’ says the social network … more… The post Twitter has started removing ‘harmful’ tweets with coronavirus disinformation appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • April 22 2020 1:00

    Introducing new tools and resources for creators on Pinterest

    People are turning to Pinterest more than ever in search of inspirational content to help them adjust to the “new normal” way of life during the coronavirus pandemic. In support of Pinterest creators, today, we’re announcing new creative specialty partners, introducing new creators branding, and sha... newsroom.pinterest.com

  • April 16 2020 15:29

    COVID-19 and its impact on ad spend

    Ad spend declines up to 50% are expected across all channels. A quick look at ad spend and options available to advertisers in the coming months.  The post COVID-19 and its impact on ad spend appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • April 15 2020 16:10

    Social media insights in a time of social distancing: The relationship between paid and non-paid social

    The social distancing era is creating a new online behaviour which is the intersection of paid, earned, shared, and owned marketing, or the PESO model. So, what happens when a company decides to increase or decrease their paid social media campaigns? The post Social media insights in a time of socia... www.searchenginewatch.com

  • April 15 2020 16:00

    6 Businesses That Are Getting Creative With Social Media During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Businesses are finding creative ways through social media to engage their communities during the coronavirus outbreak. Here are their stories. www.facebook.com

  • April 15 2020 6:00

    April Insights: Global micro-trends of quarantine life

    As people around the world find themselves at home, they’re turning to Pinterest for ideas that might feel small at first, but that add up to the pioneering of new frontiers for many (homeschooling while working, cooking multiple meals a day, cheering on local heroes, and caring for loved ones, to n... newsroom.pinterest.com

  • April 14 2020 16:20

    Driving conversions: No other method is more effective than video marketing

    Magisto states, 60% of businesses spend more than a quarter of their marketing budget on video. Hope Horner, CEO of Lemonlight Video Production guides you through the what, how, and everything related to video marketing. The post Driving conversions: No other method is more effective than video mark... www.searchenginewatch.com

  • April 14 2020 1:00

    The Pinterest Shop launches sustainable collection featuring small businesses

    Supporting creators, makers and small business has always been at our core, and in light of the COVID-19 crisis, this is more important now than ever. To support small, sustainable brands and in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we’re launching a brand new collection of products on the Pin... newsroom.pinterest.com

  • April 13 2020 18:12

    Instagram continues pushing IGTV adoption with deeper Stories integration and app redesign

    Instagram’s IGTV spin-off hasn’t yet gained widespread adoption, especially through the standalone IGTV app itself. In an effort to change that, Instagram is rolling out a redesigned interface for IGTV with a new focus on promoting creators who are making long-form content. more… The post Instagra... 9to5mac.com

  • April 13 2020 11:34

    After DMs, Instagram Live Streams now viewable on the web

    Instagram seems to be prioritising web access during the coronavirus crisis. After last week rolling out direct messages on the web, Instagram Live Streams are now also viewable on the web … more… The post After DMs, Instagram Live Streams now viewable on the web appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • April 10 2020 14:40

    Now you can send and receive Twitter DMs on your Apple Watch, via Jay app

    If you’ve ever wished you could read Twitter DMs on your Apple Watch, you’re in luck: the latest update to the Jay app lets you both read and send direct messages right from your wrist … more… The post Now you can send and receive Twitter DMs on your Apple Watch, via Jay app appeared first on 9to5... 9to5mac.com

  • April 10 2020 14:14

    [Update: Rolling out to all users] Instagram enabling DMs on the web, says a priority over iPad app

    Instagram has kickstarted the launch of direct messaging on the web today. For now, it’s only a test with a “small percentage” of users but the feature is rolling out globally. more… The post [Update: Rolling out to all users] Instagram enabling DMs on the web, says a priority over iPad app appear... 9to5mac.com

  • April 7 2020 11:17

    WhatsApp coronavirus hoaxes prompt tighter limits on forwarding messages

    The increasing number of WhatsApp coronavirus hoax messages has prompted the company to clamp down further on the mindless forwarding of messages … more… The post WhatsApp coronavirus hoaxes prompt tighter limits on forwarding messages appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • April 7 2020 8:00

    New ways to shop on Pinterest & discover retailers of all sizes

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  • April 6 2020 13:20

    11 Social Media Changes to Make in a Coronavirus World

    Coronavirus has changed just about everything, but you still need to connect to your customers, prospects, partners, and team members. And now more than ever, social media may be the best way to do so.  But you cannot just continue with your regular social media strategy, content, and cadence. What... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • March 30 2020 17:51

    WhatsApp speeds up experience on iOS 13 with share sheet contact suggestions

    WhatsApp has received a little update today that puts your contacts from the messaging app into the share sheet suggestions across iOS on your iPhone and iPad for a smoother experience. more… The post WhatsApp speeds up experience on iOS 13 with share sheet contact suggestions appeared first on 9t... 9to5mac.com

  • March 29 2020 1:00

    How to set up a home office, WFH with kids, and more: the ultimate WFH guide

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  • March 27 2020 19:05

    Apple Watch Instagram app ‘Lens’ first to gain in-app purchases on your wearable

    Lens for Watch debuted last year as a slick way to experience Instagram on Apple Watch without needing your iPhone nearby. Now it looks like Lens is the first to make in-app purchases possible right on your Apple Watch. more… The post Apple Watch Instagram app ‘Lens’ first to gain in-app purchases... 9to5mac.com

  • March 19 2020 16:41

    COVID-19: Social Media Management in Times of Crisis

    These are times of fast-changing news around COVID-19. So what does social media management look like over the coming weeks and months? We’re still figuring it out, but wanted to start the conversation. feedproxy.google.com

  • March 18 2020 22:07

    How to Select the Best Media Monitoring Solution for Your Company

    Media monitoring solutions are not one size fits all. There are dozens of providers and even more use cases, so start by figuring out what you want your media monitoring platform to do.  Are you looking to track traditional and social or are you looking for strategic insights? When it comes to monit... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • March 18 2020 14:36

    5 Things Social Media Managers Must Do Now in the Age of Coronavirus

    Any social media manager facing the weeks ahead in the new reality of COVID-19 must be realistic about the behavior and tendencies of social media users and the implications for marketing. In the US, many are entering the first week of working from home. Globally we are moving quickly to social dist... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • March 11 2020 12:55

    Introducing Best Time to Post: Personalized Recommendations to Increase Your Reach on Instagram

    Search “best time to post on Instagram” and you’ll find countless articles telling you when to post according to studies of a few million Instagram posts. We have written such articles ourselves. For a long time, we thought that’s the way to grow our reach and engagement on social media. But that is... feedproxy.google.com

  • March 11 2020 11:30

    Five social media trends that are shaping 2020

    Founder and CMO of SEO PowerSuite and Awario demonstrates the broader social media trends with actionable tips to implement in your work. The post Five social media trends that are shaping 2020 appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • March 6 2020 1:03

    Twitter rolling out new sorting option for Lists, Election Labels for US candidates

    Twitter is rolling out a pair of changes for users this afternoon. First off, users can now sort Lists by Twitter’s algorithm rather than chronologically. Additionally, Twitter is also now rolling out Election Labels in the United States. more… The post Twitter rolling out new sorting option for L... 9to5mac.com

  • March 3 2020 18:02

    WhatsApp releases long-awaited update for iOS 13 with Dark Mode support

    WhatsApp for iPhone is finally being updated with Dark Mode compatibility after a long testing period with a beta version. Since WhatsApp is one of the most popular apps for iPhone, users have complained about the lack of this feature. more… The post WhatsApp releases long-awaited update for iOS 1... 9to5mac.com

  • February 12 2020 14:00

    Introducing Buffer + Shopify: Simplified Shopify reporting in your Buffer dashboard

    One thing we’ve heard over and over is that logging into social media analytics tools can leave marketers feeling a little lost. Sure you can see the reach and engagement of your posts but how is this really impacting your business? Social media tools have been great at giving us social media metric... feedproxy.google.com

  • February 8 2020 15:03

    WhatsApp for iOS starts beta testing Dark Mode support ahead of public release

    In addition to the Facebook app, WhatsApp for iOS remains one of the biggest applications for iPhone that does not support Dark Mode. That looks like it will soon change, however, at least according to the latest beta version of the application. more… The post WhatsApp for iOS starts beta testing... 9to5mac.com

  • February 5 2020 14:12

    PSA: Update WhatsApp on Mac as old versions allow attackers access to files

    If you use WhatsApp on Mac, you’ll want to make sure the desktop app has been updated to the current version, 0.4.316. This closes a very nasty security hole. The vulnerability was discovered by security researcher Gal Weizman. It built on an earlier issue in which replies could fake the original t... 9to5mac.com

  • January 17 2020 0:03

    Facebook reportedly drops controversial plan to sell ads in WhatsApp, with one exception

    Facebook is moving away from its controversial plans to sell ads in WhatsApp, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. The report says that Facebook has “disbanded” the team that was leading efforts to find the best way to integrates ads into the service. more… The post Facebook rep... 9to5mac.com

  • December 30 2019 21:24

    WhatsApp dropping support for older iOS versions in February

    Facebook-owned WhatsApp has announced that it is dropping support for older versions of iOS starting in the coming months. According to a new support document, WhatsApp will drop support for iOS 8 and older on February 1, 2020. more… The post WhatsApp dropping support for older iOS versions in Feb... 9to5mac.com

  • December 20 2019 18:03

    How Brands Can Leverage Pinterest To Make Sales

    Did you know: Pinterest is such a key part of the buying journey for its users that over 90 percent of weekly active Pinners use Pinterest to make purchasing decisions. Talk about buying power! Not only are Pinterest users making purchase decisions on the platform, 83 percent say they are making pur... feedproxy.google.com

  • December 19 2019 13:00

    13 Newsletters You’ll Want in Your Inbox in 2020

    Imagine this: You open your inbox, and there sit a dozen new articles that you’d be thrilled to share to social media. Simple as that! Welcome to the world of email newsletters, where experts from a wide spectrum of topics are finding and sharing the best content they discover—perfect for you to rea... feedproxy.google.com

  • December 10 2019 13:36

    The Best Instagram Stories of 2019

    Instagram Stories was one of the most dynamic social media channels in 2019. So much happened with Stories — from new developments with the product to strong returns on Stories ads and organic reach. Over 500 million people use Instagram Stories every day. I’m definitely among that group. And at Buf... feedproxy.google.com

  • December 4 2019 19:38

    Why social commerce will rule social media in 2020

    What’s coming to social media in 2020? It can be hard to predict the future, especially for something as fast-changing as social media. But if you look to today’s trends and the latest buzz, you’ll start to see the signs. Social commerce is one of the hottest trends in social media today, and it loo... feedproxy.google.com

  • November 18 2019 15:58

    Brand Secrets for Standing Out in a Crowded World

    These days, we live in a world of infinite supply… In just a few clicks, anyone can start a business. Anyone can create products, build an online store, publish ads, and reach an audience online. This means that every market is becoming flooded with businesses offering similar products, features, an... feedproxy.google.com

  • November 12 2019 20:37

    The Newest Black Friday + Cyber Monday Ideas for Your Social Media Marketing

    Find out the best ways to reach your customers on Black Friday and Cyber Monday with this list of eight strategies and ideas to try on social media. feedproxy.google.com

  • November 11 2019 15:45

    Our 10 Most Popular Social Media Podcast Episodes of 2019

    With holiday travel just around the corner, it is the perfect time to catch up on the most popular episodes of our Social Pros podcast that you may have missed. Based on data from Libsyn, our podcast hosting solution, here are the top 10 most popular episodes for 2019 of Social Pros, our social medi... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • November 4 2019 17:57

    A Crash Course in Custom Audiences for Your Social Media Ads

    Learn how to create custom audiences on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. See the best ways to fit custom audiences into your strategy. feedproxy.google.com

  • November 3 2019 13:00

    The Biggest Social Media Trends for 2020

    Are you planning your 2020 marketing? These are the biggest social media trends you need to know about for 2020, according to Convince & Convert’s social media consulting team. Here’s an overview of the biggest social media trends for 2020. Social media will return to its roots. Influencer marke... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • October 18 2019 15:30

    How to Create a Social Media Policy for Employees

    You can tell how long someone has worked in social media by asking about their biggest gaffe. The mis-tweet that was deleted as quickly as it was sent. The time Facebook went live from a phone inside a pocket. Accidents happen, sure. But as social media enters its second decade of being someone’s jo... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • September 1 2019 21:17

    How to Increase Engagement on Instagram

    “How can I increase engagement on Instagram?” is a question we receive frequently from our clients. There was a time (long, long ago) when all you had to do on Instagram was post a half-decent photo with a short, preferably funny caption and that was it. Nowadays, if you want to generate engagement... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • August 15 2019 15:05

    The 4 Best Practices of Healthcare Social Media Marketing for 2020

    Healthcare social media marketing has evolved significantly over the past decade. In fact, a 2013 survey found that social media was blocked for 59% of professionals working in hospitals. Since then, healthcare organizations have increasingly used social media to engage with their communities, recru... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • August 8 2019 13:00

    What is Dark Social and How Is It Affecting Your Brand?

    You may not be attributing your traffic to the right source. Learn what dark social is, how it's affecting your brand, and how you can measure it. The post What is Dark Social and How Is It Affecting Your Brand? appeared first on Content Marketing Consulting and Social Media Strategy. www.convinceandconvert.com