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  • August 7 2020 15:00

    Today Here's How We're Working to Keep Our Community Safe, Trusted, and Professional

    As the United States enters the final months of this year’s election cycle, we’re mindful of the need to help our members engage on the platform with people and information they can trust. For LinkedIn, this is part of our ongoing work to maintain a safe, trusted, and professional community that all... blog.linkedin.com

  • August 7 2020 12:47

    Today Six tools for effective influencer-driven content marketing

    Internet Marketing Ninjas' Community Manager gives you a concise overview of six great tools that can add value to your influencer-driven content marketing efforts. The post Six tools for effective influencer-driven content marketing appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • August 7 2020 12:42

    Today Facebook iOS gaming app launches with no games; condemns Apple policy

    A Facebook iOS gaming app has been forced to launch without access to any games, thanks to an App Store policy which bans streaming gaming services. Facebook Gaming on Android allows users to play games, as well as watch the gameplay of popular streamers – but iOS users cannot play games … more… T... 9to5mac.com

  • August 7 2020 10:42

    Today Facebook slams Apple’s App Store policies, launches Facebook Gaming on iOS without games

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is joining Microsoft in condemning Apple’s App Store policies today. The social media company is launching its Facebook Gaming app for iOS — primarily an app used to watch streamers play video games — but has had to remove the app’s mini games feat... www.theverge.com

  • August 7 2020 10:07

    Today Advanced Data Analysis with Flexible Widget Upgrades, Duplicate Posts, and More

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  • August 7 2020 10:00

    Today Advanced Facebook Audience Targeting for eCommerce Businesses

    Want to do advanced Facebook ad targeting? Looking for tools to make it easier to track custom events on Facebook? To explore how eCommerce businesses can use advanced Facebook ad targeting, I interview Miracle Wanzo on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Miracle is a Facebook ads expert and co-foun... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • August 7 2020 4:13

    Today Social Media Marketing: More Important Than Ever?

    Social media was built for moments like this. It has a way of connecting people in spite of limiting circumstances. And for businesses, there’s never been a better time to engage in social media marketing....read more The post Social Media Marketing: More Important Than Ever? appeared first on Socia... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 7 2020 0:13

    Today Twitter Shares New Data on Latest Conversation Trends Around COVID-19 [Infographic]

    Twitter has published a new listing of trending topics in the US amid the varying approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 6 2020 22:39

    Best Tips for Posting Videos on Instagram

    Instagram is an incredible venue for posting videos, promoting your brand, and gaining traction among followers. More than just pictures, it has become one of the hottest sites for posting videos that wow and draw...read more The post Best Tips for Posting Videos on Instagram appeared first on Socia... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 6 2020 21:48

    Facebook reportedly removed strikes from conservative pages after executive intervened

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook reportedly cleared misinformation “strikes” against several posts by conservatives in an apparent attempt to prevent them from being banned, BuzzFeed News reported. A Facebook employee reported that Joel Kaplan, the company’s vice president of glo... www.theverge.com

  • August 6 2020 21:37

    Snapchat Adds New Voter Registration Tools Ahead of the 2020 US Election

    Snapchat is rolling out some new voter registration tools as part of its efforts to encourage civic participation among its user base. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 6 2020 21:15

    Facebook Promotes the Use of Hashtags on Posts - But Will it Improve Post Reach?

    Facebook is once again pushing the use of hashtags on posts - but do Facebook searchers actually care? www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 6 2020 21:09

    Facebook extends remote work for employees through July 2021

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook will let its employees continue to work from home through July 2021, the company announced today. It joins other companies like Google, will also allow employees to work remotely until next summer due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Facebook has... www.theverge.com

  • August 6 2020 20:45

    YouTube Publishes New Data on Rising Trends During COVID-19

    YouTube has published a new set of insights into rising topic trends during COVID-19, which were interestingly reflected across regions. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 6 2020 20:40

    Finding the Right SEO Agency for Work

    In this technologically advanced era, where almost everything is digitally documented, the internet sure has become a handy tool. From looking up for directions on Google maps, searching for new recipes, information on a particular...read more The post Finding the Right SEO Agency for Work appeared... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 6 2020 20:24

    Google Expands Audio Advertising Options to Help Brands Tap Into Increased Audio Engagement

    Google is adding a range of new audio ad options as more consumers turn to podcasts, digital radio and other streaming options. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 6 2020 19:53

    Facebook Launches New $25 Million Program to Support Black Creators

    Facebook has announced a new, $25 million fund to help black creators maximize their online presence. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 6 2020 19:31

    TikTok Will Build a $500m Data Center in Ireland as Buy-Out Negotiations Continue

    TikTok is building a new data center to house information in European users as Microsoft widens the scope of its potential deal for the platform.  www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 6 2020 18:46

    Twitter Adds New Labels to Accounts from State-Affiliated Media

    Twitter will now label accounts that represent state-affiliated media, in order to better inform users about the content being shared by these accounts. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 6 2020 18:00

    July 2020 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report

    This month, we removed nine networks of accounts, Pages and Groups for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior. The post July 2020 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • August 6 2020 14:00

    How To Use Twitter Analytics: The Complete Guide

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  • August 6 2020 13:43

    Twitter opens up anti-troll feature to all iOS app users [U]

    Twitter tested an anti-troll feature earlier in the year, allowing select users to choose who is able to reply to their tweets. The experiment was clearly a success, as the latest version of the iOS app makes the feature available to all … more… The post Twitter opens up anti-troll feature to all... 9to5mac.com

  • August 6 2020 13:01

    Facebook’s Catalyst Fund Creates Hundreds of Affordable Homes Near Menlo Park Headquarters

    An update on how we're making progress addressing the Bay Area's housing crisis. The post Facebook’s Catalyst Fund Creates Hundreds of Affordable Homes Near Menlo Park Headquarters appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • August 6 2020 8:49

    Juni Journey Leverages Social Media To Grow His Career

    he world is changing quickly and this is, in large part, due to advances in technology. This includes the development of social media. While people used to find out about products and services by reading...read more The post Juni Journey Leverages Social Media To Grow His Career appeared first on So... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 5 2020 23:52

    Facebook Launches New Video Interview Series to Share More Insight into its Product Development Process

    Facebook has launched a new video series that will provide more insight into its product development process, along with coming features. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 5 2020 22:26

    Facebook removes Trump post for falsely claiming children are ‘almost immune’ to COVID-19

    Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook has removed a post posted by President Donald Trump’s account for violations of its misinformation policy, the company confirmed to The Verge. The video posted was of a Trump interview with Fox News’ Fox & Friends program, in which the president cla... www.theverge.com

  • August 5 2020 21:52

    YouTube Updates Video Analytics, Adds Quick Stories Insights in the App

    YouTube is adding some new analytics options for creators, including quick insights into Stories performance. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • August 5 2020 20:30

    IGTV Ads: 6 Things Brands and Creators Need to Know

    While Instagram has yet to formally unveil a comprehensive IGTV ads plan for creators and businesses, we’ve scoured every resource we could to find the answers to your most pressing questions. The post IGTV Ads: 6 Things Brands and Creators Need to Know appeared first on Social Media Marketing &... blog.hootsuite.com

  • August 5 2020 19:44

    Instagram disables related hashtags feature after bug that appeared to favor Trump

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has disabled its “related hashtags” feature after a bug restricted the feature for select phrases across the platform. Related hashtags did not appear on the tens of thousands of hashtag pages affected by the bug, potentially restricting available... www.theverge.com

  • August 5 2020 18:40

    #EatOutToHelpOut hashtag for restaurants shows many unsure of the future

    Whether it’s #saveourrestaurants or #EatOutToHelpOut, one thing is certain, hospitality industry experts, restaurant owners and journalists are covering stories about restaurants amidst COVID-19. Now, restaurant technology futurist and startup founder Rom Krupp, has launched an...read more The post... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 5 2020 14:39

    Strengthen your competitive analysis strategy with social listening

    There is a universal (and obvious) truth in business: in order to win, you need to beat the competition. And in order to beat Read more... This post Strengthen your competitive analysis strategy with social listening originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • August 5 2020 14:32

    10 Simple steps for a smoother work vacation (with template)

    If you’re part of a busy team at work, preparing for vacation can be a huge drag. Ironic, right? However, the rate at which Read more... This post 10 Simple steps for a smoother work vacation (with template) originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • August 5 2020 14:03

    Exploring Social Media, the DarkNet and Open Sources: An interview with Social Links Cofounder and CEO Andrey Kulikov

    While much of the work done in social media is done in a public venue, it’s important to be aware that there is a DarkNet (or dark web) where people engage. It is likely not...read more The post Exploring Social Media, the DarkNet and Open Sources: An interview with Social Links Cofounder and CEO An... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 5 2020 14:00

    How Social Media Automation Saves Business Resources

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  • August 5 2020 13:47

    Instagram clones TikTok with new short-form ‘Reels’ video feature launching today

    Instagram is out today with a major new release that should crank up the competition between social media apps to another level. “Reels” is rolling out for Instagram users in 50 countries and is focused on entertaining short-form video just like TikTok. more… The post Instagram clones TikTok with... 9to5mac.com

  • August 5 2020 13:01

    Introducing Instagram Reels

    A new way to create and discover short, entertaining videos on Instagram. The post Introducing Instagram Reels appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • August 5 2020 12:48

    Using Proxies for Managing Instagram Accounts, Is It Safe?

    Using Instagram proxies can be both safe and dangerous. It comes down to which proxy you use and how you use it. If you are using a free proxy, it might be risky as most...read more The post Using Proxies for Managing Instagram Accounts, Is It Safe? appeared first on Social Media Explorer. socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 5 2020 10:00

    How to Use LinkedIn Lead Gen Form Ads

    Want to capture more leads from LinkedIn? Are you using the right ad format and conversion objective to generate leads? In this article, you’ll learn how to set up and use a lead generation form in a Sponsored Content ad campaign on LinkedIn. You’ll also discover tips to optimize your lead gen form... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • August 5 2020 5:15

    Working It Out, Together.

    2020 has arguably been one of the most challenging years in our lifetimes, and certainly the most unusual that many of us have experienced in our careers. Companies around the world switched – almost overnight – to remote working, and people have been relying on technology to stay connected to their... blog.linkedin.com

  • August 4 2020 23:00

    How to Create Highly Watchable Silent Videos for Social Media

    It’s late at night. You’re scrolling through your Instagram feed when an interesting video appears. Maybe your significant other is… The post How to Create Highly Watchable Silent Videos for Social Media appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • August 4 2020 22:00

    Organic Reach is in Decline—Here’s What You Can Do About It

    When it comes to organic reach, not a lot has changed over the past few years. The average number of… The post Organic Reach is in Decline—Here’s What You Can Do About It appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • August 4 2020 18:00

    How to Get Verified on Pinterest: A Step-by-Step Guide

    You probably already have a Pinterest account, and might even be using it for business purposes — but getting verified… The post How to Get Verified on Pinterest: A Step-by-Step Guide appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • August 4 2020 15:00

    Celebrating National Black Business Month

    Join us as we celebrate National Black Business Month with a mix of online trainings, small business panels, Q&As and more. www.facebook.com

  • August 4 2020 14:52

    Brand voice: What it is & why it matters

    In branding work, people often think about how a brand looks visually, from fonts to colors to design styles. What is sometimes overlooked is Read more... This post Brand voice: What it is & why it matters originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • August 4 2020 11:39

    Social Media is Kind of Hard; Here’s Some Tips

    Whether you are a fledgling business or up-and-coming influencer, gaining traction on your social media accounts can be an arduous task. No matter how hard you work to create great content, it doesn’t matter if...read more The post Social Media is Kind of Hard; Here’s Some Tips appeared first on Soc... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 4 2020 10:00

    How to Repurpose Audio and Video Content for Social Media: 5 Ways

    Looking for ways to create useful social media content from your videos, live video, and podcasts? Wondering how to easily transform that content for social media? In this article, you’ll discover how to repurpose video and audio into multiple formats you can share on your social media channels. Hav... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • August 4 2020 8:51

    WhatsApp adds search feature to help users debunk viral messages

    Tapping the magnifying glass icon searches for the contents of the message. | Image: WhatsApp WhatsApp is piloting a new feature that lets users quickly search the contents of viral messages to fact-check misinformation, the company has announced. Starting today, a magnifying glass icon will star... www.theverge.com

  • August 3 2020 19:00

    How Business Services Are Evolving To B Part Of The Platform Concept

    A technology platform is an environment for building and running applications, systems, and processes. These can be viewed as toolsets for developing and operating customized and tailored services. In the past decade technology platforms have...read more The post How Business Services Are Evolving T... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 3 2020 17:02

    Twitter hashtags: A guide to finding the right ones and making the most of them

    If you’re not yet using trending hashtags on Twitter to their fullest potential, you could be missing out on a lot of prospective impressions Read more... This post Twitter hashtags: A guide to finding the right ones and making the most of them originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • August 3 2020 16:26

    How to Improve Your Blog

    A blog on a business website can be incredibly powerful when done well. Blog posts give businesses the opportunity to showcase their expertise and useful information, but also to publish content which will appear in...read more The post How to Improve Your Blog appeared first on Social Media Explore... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • August 3 2020 14:52

    What Data Doesn’t Tell You: How to Create a Community-First Strategy

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  • August 3 2020 14:00

    What Pinterest search trends reveal about the future of retail in a post-COVID world

    We’re more than halfway into 2020 and it’s safe to say many consumers and brands are still figuring out what constitutes their “new normal.” Read more... This post What Pinterest search trends reveal about the future of retail in a post-COVID world originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • August 3 2020 10:00

    Apps for Instagram Stories Video Editing

    Want more editing options for your Instagram Stories video? Looking for apps to edit and produce creative Instagram Stories video? In this article, you’ll discover how to change the playback speed of your video, add transitions between clips, apply effect filters, change the aspect ratio, and more.... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • August 2 2020 21:55

    Brazil Supreme Court orders Facebook to block accounts of several Bolsonaro allies

    Photo by Andre Borges/NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook has blocked the accounts of a dozen allies of President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, BBC News reported. Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered the 12 accounts blocked back in May, as they are under investigation for allegedly spreading false news abou... www.theverge.com

  • July 31 2020 19:11

    ‘Mastermind’ Florida teen behind Twitter hack arrested and facing 30 felony charges

    It looks like the person behind the massive Twitter hack that happened two weeks ago may have been caught as a Florida teenager has been arrested for the exploit on 30 counts of felony. 17-year-old Graham Clark has been taken into custody in Tampa, Florida. more… The post ‘Mastermind’ Florida teen... 9to5mac.com

  • July 31 2020 17:30

    The Top Facebook Updates You Need to Know: July 2020

    “The only constant is change,” Greek philosopher Heraclitus has famously said. We can’t prove it, but we’re pretty sure he… The post The Top Facebook Updates You Need to Know: July 2020 appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • July 31 2020 16:00

    Now Playing: Music Videos on Facebook

    Discover, watch and share official music videos from artists you love on Facebook. The post Now Playing: Music Videos on Facebook appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • July 31 2020 16:00

    Facebook adds official music videos in new challenge to YouTube

    Image: Facebook Facebook is adding official music videos to its service in the US after partnering with major music companies including Sony Music, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group, the company announced today. The videos can be found through Facebook Watch and via individual artists... www.theverge.com

  • July 31 2020 10:00

    Using Facebook Live to Quickly Create Content

    Need to create more content but don’t have a lot of time? Have you considered using Facebook Live to speed up your content creation process? To explore how to use Facebook Live to quickly create content, I interview Ian Anderson Gray on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Ian is a live video expert.... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • July 31 2020 1:00

    Pinterest tops 400 million monthly active users—with Gen Z, men and Millennials driving growth

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  • July 31 2020 0:44

    In the pandemic economy, tech companies are raking it in

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge From a pure entertainment perspective, I am genuinely sorry that the House’s antitrust hearing targeting the big four tech companies — Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google — took place Wednesday instead of next week. Because literally a day after a meeting at... www.theverge.com

  • July 31 2020 0:20

    Facebook raises concerns that iOS 14 could harm its ad business

    iOS 14 introduces a range of features to let users control which data each app can access, including clipboard notifications and also an option to disable tracking between apps. These features are already causing problems for some developers, and Facebook in particular is concerned about its ad bus... 9to5mac.com

  • July 30 2020 20:41

    Facebook usage and revenue continue to grow as the pandemic rages on

    Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge The surge in Facebook usage during early shelter-in-place orders in the United States was not just a blip. Daily users of Facebook increased 12 percent year over year, to 1.79 billion. Monthly usage across its family of apps, which also include Instagram... www.theverge.com

  • July 30 2020 19:45

    PSA: Missing haptic feedback in the Twitter app on iPhone? The latest update brings it back

    Last week, an update to the Twitter app for iOS removed the haptic feedback that is triggered when you like a tweet. As it turns out, this was simply a bug and a new update to the Twitter for iOS app today brings the functionality back. more… The post PSA: Missing haptic feedback in the Twitter ap... 9to5mac.com

  • July 30 2020 17:12

    Twitter shares content moderation plans, highlights contrast with Facebook

    On the heels of the US House Judiciary Committee antitrust hearing looking into big tech and also the European Commission working on the Digital Services Act and Democracy Action Plan, Twitter has spoken out today about its two most important goals in supporting an Open Internet. The message also h... 9to5mac.com

  • July 30 2020 17:12

    Twitter shares content moderation plans, highlights contrast with Facebook

    On the heels of the US House Judiciary Committee antitrust hearing looking into big tech and also the European Commission working on the Digital Services Act and Democracy Action Plan, Twitter has spoken out today about its two most important goals in supporting an Open Internet. The message also h... 9to5mac.com

  • July 30 2020 16:01

    Expert tips on using Facebook for your small business

    As an owner or employee of a small business, we know your time is limited. Marketing isn’t your only hat and if you’re confused Read more... This post Expert tips on using Facebook for your small business originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • July 30 2020 14:00

    12 Social Media Analytics Tools for Your Brand in 2020

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  • July 30 2020 13:30

    8 ways to show your clients the value of social in a tumultuous climate

    While nearly everything came to a halt in early 2020, social media never slowed down. In fact, roughly half of consumers report using social Read more... This post 8 ways to show your clients the value of social in a tumultuous climate originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • July 30 2020 12:33

    When We Need to Move Quickly We Work in Task Forces. Here’s How We Set Them Up

    Making and communicating decisions across an organization can be a challenge anytime. Making decisions during a pandemic is a whole new level of challenge.When the impact of COVID-19 started to grow, we at Buffer, like many others, needed to move as quickly as possible, gather a lot of information, buffer.com

  • July 29 2020 21:30

    YouTube Verification: How to Get a Grey Checkmark for Your Channel

    Getting a YouTube verification badge is massively important for anyone who wants to make money from this video sharing platform.… The post YouTube Verification: How to Get a Grey Checkmark for Your Channel appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • July 29 2020 21:00

    The Top Instagram Updates You Need to Know: July 2020

    Keep informed with this rundown of Instagram’s latest updates. From new ad formats to Instagram Shop upgrades, Instagram is constantly… The post The Top Instagram Updates You Need to Know: July 2020 appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • July 29 2020 16:59

    Effective ways to ask for and get more customer reviews

    When making purchasing decisions, potential customers put a lot of weight on the experiences of others. Many shoppers seek out reviews to find objective Read more... This post Effective ways to ask for and get more customer reviews originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • July 29 2020 13:36

    How to Use Sentiment Analysis for Brand Building

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  • July 29 2020 13:00

    How the TikTok Algorithm Works in 2020 (and How to Work With It)

    Users spend an average of 46 minutes on TikTok daily. But the question is: how can you get your videos… The post How the TikTok Algorithm Works in 2020 (and How to Work With It) appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • July 29 2020 10:00

    4 Ways to Get in Front of More People on Instagram

    Want more people to learn about you on Instagram? Looking for ideas to expand your Instagram reach? In this article, you’ll find four ways to reach a wider audience on Instagram. #1: Bring a Guest on Your Instagram Live Video to Reach Their Audience Instagram Live video gives you an opportunity to s... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • July 28 2020 18:24

    Top 5 benefits of a Pinterest business account

    Wondering if you should sign up for Pinterest? While each platform has its own demographics that can guide your strategy, there are plenty of Read more... This post Top 5 benefits of a Pinterest business account originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • July 28 2020 16:00

    Four Ways to Grow Your Skills and Stand Out on LinkedIn

    Investing in skills is key for both professional and personal growth -- whether that’s focusing on growing the necessary skills to stand out in the candidate pool for an open job, or learning something entirely new to prepare for a different role, industry or personal hobby. According to a recent su... blog.linkedin.com

  • July 28 2020 15:21

    How to develop a social marketing strategy for your business’ reopening

    Every retailer is thinking about the steps they’ll need to take when it’s time to reopen. And it’s not just operations and logistics teams Read more... This post How to develop a social marketing strategy for your business’ reopening originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • July 28 2020 10:00

    How to Get More User-Generated Content on Instagram

    Want to share more user-generated content (UGC) on Instagram? Wondering how to encourage your Instagram following to tag you in their content? In this article, you’ll discover how to get more people to create content about your products or services on Instagram. #1: Encourage Your Instagram Follower... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • July 27 2020 22:13

    Following security breach, report says Twitter contractors have been caught spying on accounts in the past

    Multiple Twitter accounts were recently hacked through Twitter’s own internal tools, affecting high-profiles like Apple, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and more. While the company is still investigating the issue, a new Bloomberg report claims that Twitter has been warned about po... 9to5mac.com

  • July 27 2020 18:00

    Boost With Facebook Summer of Support: Making Your Business a Vibrant Force Within Your Community

    Boost With Facebook Summer of Support is a virtual program that offers free training for businesses. This week we're talking about making your business an important force in your community. www.facebook.com

  • July 27 2020 14:22

    The 2020 Instagram Updates You Need to Know About

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  • July 27 2020 14:00

    Always (and Never) Out of Office: Why Two-Thirds of Professionals Aren’t Taking Time Off in 2020, But Should

    This time of year, we're usually packing our bags for a summer getaway and perfecting our out-of-office messages, but this year is unlike any other. Over the July 4th holiday week, historically one of the busiest travel times, Americans took 2.8 billion fewer trips than during the same period last y... blog.linkedin.com

  • July 27 2020 10:00

    How to Use Facebook Asset Customization to Tailor Your Ad Placements

    Wondering how to easily fine-tune a single creative asset to Instagram and Facebook ads? Wish Facebook made this easier? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, you’ll discover how to use the asset customization tool to adjust one video or image for use in ad placements across Facebook, Ins... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • July 25 2020 15:50

    Instagram promises to fix bug after being exposed by always accessing the camera on iOS 14

    We have already covered here some apps that were caught accessing users’ clipboard thanks to a new feature of iOS 14, but that’s not all. The next major update to Apple’s mobile operating system also indicates when an app is using the camera or microphone, and that has just exposed Instagram’s app.... 9to5mac.com

  • July 24 2020 10:00

    Facebook Creator Studio: What Marketers Need to Know

    Want to manage your Facebook and Instagram marketing tasks in one place? Are you taking advantage of all of the features of Facebook Creator Studio? To explore how to use Facebook Creator Studio, I interview Mari Smith on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Mari is the leading expert on Facebook mar... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • July 24 2020 2:30

    Twitter is studying new ways to increase revenue with subscription model

    We recently covered that Twitter was looking for engineers to work on a “new subscription platform.” Although the company edited the job listing to remove any mention of subscriptions, Twitter confirmed today that it’s looking at new ways to increase revenue with a paid service. more… The post Twi... 9to5mac.com

  • July 23 2020 22:30

    15 Instagram Stories Apps to Help You Create Thumb-Stopping Content

    Instagram Stories have more than half a billion users watching them everyday. Half. A. Billion. That’s more than everyone who… The post 15 Instagram Stories Apps to Help You Create Thumb-Stopping Content appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • July 23 2020 13:00

    A New Way to Go Live on Facebook From Messenger Rooms

    Turn your room call into a Live video and share it with audiences of all sizes. The post A New Way to Go Live on Facebook From Messenger Rooms appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • July 23 2020 11:50

    Steve Wozniak sues YouTube for allowing scammers to use his name and likeness

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has sued YouTube for allowing his name, photos and videos to be used by Bitcoin scammers. Videos have been posted to the video sharing site which mirror the scam carried out in the recent Twitter hack … more… The post Steve Wozniak sues YouTube for allowing scammers... 9to5mac.com

  • July 23 2020 8:32

    Optimized Community Management, Italian & French Automated Sentiment, and API 2.0

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

  • July 22 2020 22:30

    How to Create the Best Google My Business Posts

    If you’re a brick-and-mortar business you’re probably already familiar with the ups and downs of turning digital marketing into real… The post How to Create the Best Google My Business Posts appeared first on Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard. blog.hootsuite.com

  • July 22 2020 16:45

    The Evolution of Product at Buffer and the Next Step: We’re Hiring a VP of Product

    We've been building Buffer for coming up to ten years now. We’re currently a 90-person fully remote team with over 70,000 paying customers and $20M in annual revenue. We’re proud to be a leader in the space of social media management, and to operate long-term as an buffer.com

  • July 22 2020 14:00

    Messenger Introduces App Lock and New Privacy Settings

    New privacy and security features give you more control. The post Messenger Introduces App Lock and New Privacy Settings appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • July 22 2020 14:00

    How Instagram Shops Will Transform Ecommerce

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  • July 22 2020 11:58

    Twitter bans QAnon accounts; Facebook and Instagram check for racial bias

    Twitter has announced that it has banned more than 7,000 QAnon accounts, which were being used to threaten and harass critics of Donald Trump, as well as posting disinformation … more… The post Twitter bans QAnon accounts; Facebook and Instagram check for racial bias appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • July 22 2020 11:58

    Twitter bans QAnon accounts; Facebook and Instagram check for racial bias

    Twitter has announced that it has banned more than 7,000 QAnon accounts, which were being used to threaten and harass critics of Donald Trump, as well as posting disinformation … more… The post Twitter bans QAnon accounts; Facebook and Instagram check for racial bias appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • July 22 2020 10:00

    How to Get More Organic LinkedIn Exposure for Your Content

    Want to get your content in front of more people on LinkedIn without using ads? Looking for tips to increase the chances LinkedIn will show your organic content in the feed? In this article, you’ll learn how to improve exposure for organic content on LinkedIn. #1: Build Your LinkedIn Network Around... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • July 22 2020 1:00

    Pinterest invites you to “Make a Statement Mask”

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  • July 21 2020 15:22

    A Brand's Guide to Unsplash: How to Unlock the Next Big Visual Marketing Channel

    Learn the Unsplash strategies working today and how you can make the most of this "blue ocean" channel. buffer.com

  • July 21 2020 13:00

    A New Way to Fundraise for Personal Causes on Instagram

    Raise money for yourself, your small business, a friend or something that's important to you. The post A New Way to Fundraise for Personal Causes on Instagram appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • July 21 2020 12:29

    Data Intelligence in the Age of Data Privacy – Social Cast Ep. 27

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  • July 21 2020 1:00

    New Priorities: How Pinners are restructuring their lives with wellbeing practices and an optimistic outlook  

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  • July 20 2020 20:00

    Boost With Facebook Summer of Support: Building Customer-Focused Processes and Smarter Commerce

    Boost With Facebook Summer of Support is a virtual program that offers free training, tools and insight. This week’s highlights include how to give purchasing power to your customers. www.facebook.com

  • July 20 2020 12:00

    A Step Forward in Protecting People’s Privacy in Brazil

    In a few weeks, Brazil’s new data protection law is expected to take effect – we’re enhancing our products and tools to offer better privacy solutions. The post A Step Forward in Protecting People’s Privacy in Brazil appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • July 18 2020 16:02

    Twitter testing support for customizable app icons on iOS, new splash screen design

    Twitter appears to be considering offering users additional choices for the Twitter app icon on iOS home screens. The company has sent a new survey to Twitter Insiders program members to gather feedback on new icon designs. more… The post Twitter testing support for customizable app icons on iOS,... 9to5mac.com

  • July 17 2020 18:00

    Updates to Our Continued Investment in System Transparency

    We're sharing updates and next steps as to how we are continuing to make our systems more transparent. www.facebook.com

  • July 17 2020 11:44

    Twitter hack: Suspect identified; why Trump’s account wasn’t hacked; more

    There have been significant developments in the Twitter hack which saw the takeover of many high-profile accounts, among them Apple, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Mike Bloomberg, Kayne West, Uber, Floyd Mayweather, Warren Buffett, and Barack Obama. Twitter said yesterday that passwo... 9to5mac.com

  • July 16 2020 21:02

    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

  • July 16 2020 1:00

    Introducing Chefs at Home

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  • July 15 2020 15:00

    Facebook 2020 Diversity Report: Advancing Opportunity for All

    Our 2020 Diversity Report outlines the steps we’ve taken to improve diversity and inclusion in our workforce. The post Facebook 2020 Diversity Report: Advancing Opportunity for All appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • July 13 2020 19:00

    Boost With Facebook Summer of Support: Re-Emerging into a New Landscape

    We’re four weeks into Boost With Facebook Summer of Support, a six-week virtual program that offers free training, tools and insight. This week we're talking about how businesses can re-emerge in a new landscape. www.facebook.com

  • July 13 2020 16:06

    Marketing strategies during COVID-19 times

    We discuss marketing strategies during COVID-19 on the lines of contextual advertising, SEO, email, social networks, and more. The post Marketing strategies during COVID-19 times appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • July 10 2020 12:55

    iOS apps crashing on opening – here’s a fix

    We noted earlier that we’re again seeing a number of iOS apps crashing as soon as they open, thanks to a bug in the Facebook SDK. Even if you don’t have the Facebook app installed, apps which use this SDK access it when they open, and then promptly crash. Fortunately, there is an easy fix for now …... 9to5mac.com

  • July 9 2020 14:02

    You’ll soon be able to scan a QR code to contact a business on WhatsApp

    If you need support for a product you’ve bought, getting in touch with the company on WhatsApp could soon be as simple as using your iPhone camera to scan a QR code on the receipt … more… The post You’ll soon be able to scan a QR code to contact a business on WhatsApp appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • July 8 2020 23:00

    How to Pre-Launch on Instagram: The Inside Story of Jot Coffee’s Social Media Strategy

    In this post, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at how Jot Coffee, a newly launched DTC coffee brand, built excitement for its launch on Instagram and how to create a community from day one. buffer.com

  • July 8 2020 16:00

    Introducing eLearning Courses for Community Managers

    Our business education program, Facebook Blueprint, offers free online courses to help community managers build and engage their online audiences. www.facebook.com

  • July 7 2020 13:37

    How to get more leads on Instagram: 10 Highly effective tactics

    Bhavik Soni shares the top 10 media tactics to generate more leads on Instagram which can help accelerate your sales in no time. The post How to get more leads on Instagram: 10 Highly effective tactics appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • July 6 2020 20:00

    Boost With Facebook Summer of Support: How Reinventing Your Business Can Help You Unlock Opportunity

    We’re three weeks into Boost With Facebook Summer of Support, a six-week virtual program that offers free training, tools and insight. This week we're talking about reinvention. www.facebook.com

  • July 6 2020 16:00

    Help Others Pronounce Your Name Correctly

    Ever seen someone's name in writing and find yourself not totally sure how to pronounce it correctly? Correct pronunciation is not just a common courtesy -- it’s an important part of making a good first impression and creating an inclusive workplace. That’s why we decided to provide a feature that g... blog.linkedin.com

  • July 6 2020 12:26

    WhatsApp and Telegram will not hand over user data to Hong Kong authorities

    Both WhatsApp and Telegram have announced that they will not – for now, at least – hand over user data to Hong Kong authorities even when sent official demands to do so. The move follows China introducing a new ‘national security’ law which bans criticism of the Chinese government. Hong Kong reside... 9to5mac.com

  • July 3 2020 11:23

    How A/B and multivariate testing can skyrocket your social media conversions

    Less than a quarter of marketers are satisfied with the conversion rates they achieve today. Peter Jobes shows the many ways how A/B and multivariate testing can open a window of conversion opportunities. The post How A/B and multivariate testing can skyrocket your social media conversions appeared... www.searchenginewatch.com

  • July 2 2020 17:54

    Facebook and Instagram adding in-app banners reminding you to wear a face mask

    Facebook has announced that it is adding messaging to both Facebook and Instagram that encourages people to wear face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19. The messaging will appear at the top of the News Feed on Facebook and the top of the main feed on Instagram. more… The post Facebook and Insta... 9to5mac.com

  • July 2 2020 17:54

    Facebook and Instagram adding in-app banners reminding you to wear a face mask

    Facebook has announced that it is adding messaging to both Facebook and Instagram that encourages people to wear face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19. The messaging will appear at the top of the News Feed on Facebook and the top of the main feed on Instagram. more… The post Facebook and Insta... 9to5mac.com

  • July 2 2020 16:00

    Staying Connected While Being Apart

    Staying connected virtually with your professional community is more important now that you no longer have the opportunity to bump into coworkers in the hallway. While you might miss the days of chatting in the office, event or work gathering, here are some tips to help you stay in touch and maintai... blog.linkedin.com

  • July 2 2020 16:00

    How Two Brothers Built an Online Fitness and Nutrition Business After Shelter in Place Closed Their Gym

    Tribe SF opened their second location right before the coronavirus pandemic began. Find out how the gym's co-founders adapted their business while most of their community was under a shelter-in-place order. www.facebook.com

  • July 2 2020 14:33

    Why Transparent Email Stopped Working For Us and What We Do Instead

    We used to have a system called "transparent email" for all internal communication at Buffer. That stopped working for us, here's what we do now. buffer.com

  • July 2 2020 1:13

    Facebook once again shares data from inactive users with developers

    Facebook is once again involved in a controversial situation regarding privacy issues. The company has confirmed that thousands of developers have been able to access data from inactive users, which is an unexpected behavior. more… The post Facebook once again shares data from inactive users with... 9to5mac.com

  • July 1 2020 21:00

    Updating Our Business Terms

    To help businesses better understand their rights and responsibilities when using our products, we are making a series of updates to our business terms. www.facebook.com

  • July 1 2020 17:26

    WhatsApp rolling out dark mode for Mac, animated stickers, QR codes, more

    WhatsApp has officially announced the latest features coming to the platform today including animated stickers, dark mode for Mac and the web, QR codes to quickly share contact info, video improvements, and more. more… The post WhatsApp rolling out dark mode for Mac, animated stickers, QR codes, m... 9to5mac.com

  • July 1 2020 14:30

    Sharing Our Progress on Stopping Hate

    Facebook is committed to making sure everyone using our platforms can stay safe and informed. www.facebook.com

  • June 30 2020 15:00

    Helping 25 Million Job Seekers Get Back to Work

    This year is unlike any other. We’re enduring a global pandemic that’s taken lives and impacted the well-being, health, and jobs of so many people around the globe. And with the reality of systemic racism in our country front and center, we have a critical and shared responsibility to create a bette... blog.linkedin.com

  • June 30 2020 14:45

    New Features to Give and Get Help From Your Community

    When it comes to your career, just one person opening a door can make all the difference. That’s why our community of millions of members across the globe are such a valuable resource to job seekers. And, in challenging times like these, that resource is one of the best ways to support one another.... blog.linkedin.com

  • June 30 2020 10:51

    Four strategies to maintain your social media activity during a crisis

    Troubling times like the COVID-19 outbreak have made businesses struggle to maintain an active social media presence. Strategies to maintain social media activity. The post Four strategies to maintain your social media activity during a crisis appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • June 29 2020 1:00

    Statement by the Board of Directors

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  • June 27 2020 14:38

    Facebook slowly begins rolling out Dark Mode support for iOS

    Facebook is slowly but surely beginning its public rollout of Dark Mode support on iPhone and iPad. A handful of users have noticed a new Dark Mode setting in the Facebook app, and the company has confirmed that the feature is rolling out. more… The post Facebook slowly begins rolling out Dark Mod... 9to5mac.com

  • June 26 2020 23:28

    Facebook will now alert users before sharing old articles on the social network

    Facebook continues to implement measures to prevent fake news and misinformation on the web. The company is now testing a new method to ensure that users will not share old articles that are no longer valid or contain outdated information. more… The post Facebook will now alert users before sharin... 9to5mac.com

  • June 26 2020 11:19

    Facebook ad boycott grows over hate speech, but company refuses to back down

    While Twitter is taking increasing action over both hate speech and disinformation, Facebook has taken a much more hands-off approach. We’ve seen criticism of this stance even from early employees, and we’re now seeing a growing Facebook ad boycott … more… The post Facebook ad boycott grows over h... 9to5mac.com

  • June 25 2020 15:00

    Leaning into Your Community to Express Solidarity and Recognize the Spirit of Pride

    The intersection of this year’s Pride celebration with the Black Lives Matter movement has our heightened awareness of the need to advance equality and justice for our diverse communities. To support Pride month and the Black Lives Matter movement, we’re introducing new features to help members expr... blog.linkedin.com

  • June 24 2020 15:39

    How to plan your social media strategy for any business

    Social media plays a vital role in any business growth. Whether it's a B2B business or a B2C, know how to plan an effective social media strategy. The post How to plan your social media strategy for any business appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • June 18 2020 19:00

    The Most In-demand Jobs: Where the Opportunity Is Now

    The jobs landscape has changed significantly over the past few months, there’s been increasing demand for healthcare, retail and logistics workers due to COVID-19, as well as jobs that can be done remotely like software engineers and accountants. To help you understand where the opportunities are no... blog.linkedin.com

  • June 18 2020 15:52

    How to turn your customer feedback into a driving force for your product

    Maria Kazakova, reputation manager at SE Ranking, shares insights on how customer feedback can help you grow a product and build a community of brand promoters. The post How to turn your customer feedback into a driving force for your product appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • June 17 2020 19:35

    Buffer Is Moving to a 4-Day Workweek for the Rest of 2020

    We’ve decided to conduct a long-term pilot of the 4-day workweek. See our results so far and what we're adding next. buffer.com

  • June 15 2020 13:05

    WhatsApp cash transfer and payment feature begins global rollout, Brazil first

    WhatsApp cash payments and transfers are coming to Brazil from today, and the company says the feature will be rolled out to “everyone” over time… more… The post WhatsApp cash transfer and payment feature begins global rollout, Brazil first appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • June 15 2020 7:00

    How Pinners are planning a different Pride for this year

    People are also finding inspiration to express themselves through quotes or art for “LGBT pride quotes” (searches are 8x greater), “Pride illustration” (+44%), Rainbow nail art (+55%) or “Bi pride tattoo” (+30%). Future planning is also inherent of Pinterest, and searches for weddings prove that: se... newsroom.pinterest.com

  • June 11 2020 14:30

    Chaotic communication: COVID-19 is rewriting our cultural rules of connection

    Open Mind Strategy's Megan Routh shares four crucial shifts in online behaviors that serve as lessons to help your brand pivot successfully in the “new normal”. The post Chaotic communication: COVID-19 is rewriting our cultural rules of connection appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • June 10 2020 23:40

    What Is Content Curation in Social Media?

    One question we often hear from our social media consulting clients is, “what is content curation in social media?” and “how can I do it the right way?” Let’s dive right in with Convince & Convert strategist, Lauren Teague. What Is Content Curation in Social Media? Content curation in social med... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • June 10 2020 12:00

    9 Key Discoveries in 2020 Social Media Research 

    2020 social media research demonstrates that platforms like TikTok and WhatsApp are starting to make their mark on young audiences and are becoming the hottest social networks. Recently, our friends at Edison Research and Triton Digital released their 2020 Infinite Dial report—the annual report on s... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • June 9 2020 16:23

    How to create social media content that builds your brand

    While your current social media content and strategy may have worked for the past five years, the next year might look different. Tips to empower your brand and build connections. The post How to create social media content that builds your brand appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • June 9 2020 12:00

    Social Media Listening for Non-Profits: A How-To Guide

    For non-profit organizations, every marketing task can be a serious challenge. Many have limited budgets and small teams, but raising awareness about the causes and collecting donations takes a lot of work. Getting people to see the organization and trust it enough to donate their time or hard-earne... www.convinceandconvert.com

  • June 5 2020 11:46

    Instagram copyright just got complicated following a surprise lawsuit ruling

    A surprise lawsuit ruling means that Instagram copyright matters just got a whole lot more complicated. The case was between Newsweek and a photographer whose work was displayed on Instagram, and the ruling contradicts an earlier one involving Mashable versus another photographer … more… The post... 9to5mac.com

  • June 3 2020 13:50

    Online reputation management: Seven steps to success

    Get hold of online conversations around your brand. This article covers online reputation management step by step, giving you specific guidelines to follow. The post Online reputation management: Seven steps to success appeared first on Search Engine Watch. www.searchenginewatch.com

  • June 2 2020 21:00

    Listening and Acting

    This morning we hosted an open conversation with our entire company. We heard directly from our black employees about the pain and fear they feel every day living in America. Their first-hand, lived experiences of racism and injustice. How the murder of George Floyd—a friend, a father, a son—forced... newsroom.pinterest.com

  • June 1 2020 1:00

    Shop with your camera: Pinterest launches Shop tab on Lens visual search results

    Pinterest launches shop tab in Lens visual search results newsroom.pinterest.com

  • May 30 2020 13:57

    We’re Trying a 4-Day Workweek for the Month of May

    As April comes to a close, and we look ahead to another month where our global team is living in various forms of lockdown and isolation, I decided that for the month of May, Buffer will operate under a 4-day workweek (at full pay) across the whole 89-person team.We’ buffer.com

  • May 28 2020 15:00

    How We Hold an Engaging All Hands Meeting as a Remote Team

    Many companies have a regular All Hands meeting. Generally, this is a company-wide gathering for all employees (‘all hands on deck’) to hear from the organization’s leaders and discuss the state of the company.At Buffer, the All Hands meeting is a key element of our communication and culture. buffer.com

  • May 28 2020 6:00

    During COVID, pet-related searches are higher than ever

    Since quarantine began, people have been forced to stay in and learn new ways to maintain their mental and physical health. Research has shown* that pets can help people feel better, so it should come as no surprise that animal shelters around the country (world?) are emptying out. "Dogs make the pe... newsroom.pinterest.com

  • May 27 2020 16:07

    Instagram to show ads on IGTV for the first time, share revenue with creators

    Instagram launched its IGTV platform back in 2018 as its way of “re-envisioning mobile video” via longer-form content. Now for the first time, IGTV will gain ads and the company will share a cut of the revenue with creators. Additionally “Badges” arrive as a way for fans to donate to creators in In... 9to5mac.com

  • May 26 2020 14:38

    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 25 2020 16:27

    Snowmelt Meetings: Why I’m Meeting With My Team Even More Right Now

    “When spring comes, snow melts first at the periphery, because that is where it is most exposed”Andy GroveThis quote comes from Andy Grove, Intel’s former CEO, and which I was reminded of in the most recent book I finished reading, Seeing Around Corners by Rita McGrath. The buffer.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 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 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 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 1:00

    Pinterest launches shopping spotlights with influencers and publishers

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  • 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 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 11 2020 16:25

    We Are Sunsetting Reply, Here’s Everything You Need to Know

    In 2015, we made Buffer’s most significant acquisition and acquired Respondly, which became Reply, our solution to help businesses deliver fast and responsive customer support on social media.We originally acquired it intending to diversify Buffer’s core product offerings. While it served that purpo... buffer.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 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 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 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 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

  • 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 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