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  • July 2 2020 12:44

    Today The First Airline to test out the “Voice Tweet” feature.

    Social Media in the Aviation Industry  The power of social media has a significant impact on the way the aviation industry conducts business. From connecting with end-users to collaborating with partners, social media presents both...read more The post The First Airline to test out the “Voice Tweet”... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • July 2 2020 12:13

    Today Which Social Media Platform Is Right For Your Small Business?

    When it comes to choosing the best social media platform for your business, this decision can feel overwhelming as many might assume to try and be on all of them at once. However, this can...read more The post Which Social Media Platform Is Right For Your Small Business? appeared first on Social Med... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • July 2 2020 11:00

    Today Facebook will pin voting registration links to the top of the News Feed for all US voters

    Facebook will pin a box with information about voter registration on the top of the News Feed for every US user who is of voting age starting tomorrow, July 3rd, the company announced today. The box, once it’s live, will show you information about how to register to vote, including a link to your st... www.theverge.com

  • July 2 2020 10:46

    Today Facebook’s TikTok clone Lasso will shut down this month

    Lasso was an app designed to let users make short 15-second videos. | Image: Facebook Facebook is shutting down Lasso, the heavily TikTok-inspired video app it launched back in 2018. CNN’s Kerry Flynn spotted the notifications being sent to users, telling them that the app won’t be usable after J... www.theverge.com

  • July 2 2020 10:00

    Today Reddit owes its moderators more than an updated hate speech policy

    Photo Illustration by Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Programming note: The Interface is off Thursday. Back on Monday. I. Should Reddit pay its volunteer moderators? The thought had not really occurred to me until last week, when I joined a call with CEO Steve Huffman... www.theverge.com

  • July 2 2020 8:00

    Today The State of Social Media in China – Social Cast Ep. 26

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  • July 2 2020 1:32

    Today LinkedIn Adds New Analytics Tools for Company Pages, New Process to Limit Page Follow Invites

    LinkedIn has rolled out a range of new tweaks, including new Follower analytics for company pages, a new audio option for pronunciation on user profiles, and a new limit on company page invites.  www.socialmediatoday.com

  • July 2 2020 1:13

    Today 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 2 2020 0:43

    Today Instagram is Testing a Full-Screen Stories Display as Stories Usage Continues to Rise

    Get ready for the next level of the Instagram Stories takeover... www.socialmediatoday.com

  • July 2 2020 0:15

    Today LinkedIn Publishes New Data on How Marketers are Dealing with the Impacts of COVID-19 [Infographic]

    LinkedIn has published a new report on how marketers are dealing with the impacts of COVID-19, based on insights gleaned from 450 industry professionals.  www.socialmediatoday.com

  • July 1 2020 23:58

    Facebook Publishes New Christmas Marketing Guide for 2020

    Facebook has published a new guide to help marketers map out their 2020 holiday marketing campaigns. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • July 1 2020 21:28

    TikTok Shares New Overview of 'Unique Opportunities for Brands' on its Platform [Infographic]

    TikTok has shared a new collection of notes on how brands can utilize its platform to best effect. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • July 1 2020 21:20

    Improving Data Limits for Infrequently Used Apps, Simplifying Platform Terms and Developer Policies

    Our review of apps on our platform is ongoing, and we will continue to make improvements. The post Improving Data Limits for Infrequently Used Apps, Simplifying Platform Terms and Developer Policies appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • July 1 2020 21:08

    Google Adds Auto-Generated 'Smart Replies' to YouTube Studio

    Google is adding its auto-generated 'Smart Replies', which provide quick response options based on machine learning, to YouTube Studio to help creators engage with their communities.  www.socialmediatoday.com

  • July 1 2020 21:00

    Updating Our Business Terms

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

  • July 1 2020 20:47

    WhatsApp Launches Animated Stickers, QR Codes and New Video Call Options

    WhatsApp has announced a range of new, interactive tools, including animated stickers, QR codes, new dark mode options, and more www.socialmediatoday.com

  • July 1 2020 20:31

    Tips to Enhance College Admissions Using Social Media

    Technology is a necessity in all learning institutions. Although some colleges still use conventional learning methods, the adoption of technology can significantly transform the entire learning experience. Nevertheless, the use of social media as a...read more The post Tips to Enhance College Admis... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • July 1 2020 20:13

    Facebook Adds Custom Audience Creation Options Based on Shopping Activity

    In anticipation of its coming Shops option, Facebook has added some handy new custom audience creation options. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • July 1 2020 19:00

    Facebook Outlines Efforts to Address Hate Speech as #StopHateforProfit Campaign Goes Into Effect

    Facebook is working to reassure advertisers of its efforts to address hate speech on the eve of the #StopHateforProfit campaign launch. www.socialmediatoday.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 16:20

    Introducing Animated Stickers, QR Codes and More

    New WhatsApp features will roll out over the next few weeks. The post Introducing Animated Stickers, QR Codes and More appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • July 1 2020 15:19

    WhatsApp’s contact-adding QR codes and animated stickers officially announced

    Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge WhatsApp has announced a collection of new features that are coming to the Facebook-owned messaging service in the coming weeks. We’ve already heard about a few of them, like QR codes, that can be used to quickly add new contacts or animated stickers, thanks to... www.theverge.com

  • July 1 2020 14:30

    Facebook Does Not Benefit from Hate

    There is no incentive for us to do anything but remove it. The post Facebook Does Not Benefit from Hate appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.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

  • July 1 2020 14:04

    Instagram vs. Facebook: Differences and Best Practices in 2020

    See the latest trends and insights that are critical for any social media campaign, and get side-by-side data comparisons from Q1 2019-Q1 2020. www.socialbakers.com

  • July 1 2020 13:35

    Influencer Spotlight: Natalia Sisik’s Tips on Growing Your TikTok Brand

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  • July 1 2020 13:01

    How to master social media for retail and win more customers

    Retailers arguably have the most to gain from social media marketing. And despite popular belief, social media isn’t killing retail: it’s simply encouraging the Read more... This post How to master social media for retail and win more customers originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • July 1 2020 12:39

    How to run a successful Instagram contest

    There are many reasons you might want to run an Instagram contest, whether you’re looking to quickly grow your online presence or simply want Read more... This post How to run a successful Instagram contest originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • July 1 2020 10:00

    How to Encourage Employees to Share Your LinkedIn Content: 4 Tips

    Need more visibility on LinkedIn? Wondering how to get employees involved with your LinkedIn content strategy? In this article, you’ll discover four ways to help your employees share more company content with their personal networks on LinkedIn. Why Encourage Employees to Share Company Content on Yo... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • July 1 2020 10:00

    Everything that the big social networks banned this week, ranked

    Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP via Getty Images Rarely do we see so many ban hammers drop over a 48-hour period as we have seen this week. The big social platforms, who were once loath to intervene in matters of political speech, are getting much more comfortable with the idea. Today let’s look at wha... www.theverge.com

  • July 1 2020 7:37

    Best Thumbnail Maker Apps for Android Smartphones

    If you are a YouTuber, blogger, or a graphic designer, then you must have an idea about the importance of appropriate thumbnails on a video. Appealing and catchy thumbnails attract people towards your videos. Thumbnails...read more The post Best Thumbnail Maker Apps for Android Smartphones appeared... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • July 1 2020 0:00

    The Race to Develop AR and VR Wearables is Heating Up with New Advances from Facebook and Google

    Both Facebook and Google have taken new strides towards developing next gen wearables for AR and VR. www.socialmediatoday.com

  • June 30 2020 22:53

    Facebook’s newest proof-of-concept VR headset looks like a pair of sunglasses

    Image: Facebook Facebook has shown off a new proof-of-concept virtual reality headset, and it has a completely different design than most other VR devices on the market today. Instead of a bulky contraption that covers up the top half of your face and has to be strapped to your head, this proof-o... www.theverge.com

  • June 30 2020 20:00

    Banning a Violent Network in the US

    We're designating a violent anti-government network under our Dangerous Individuals and Organizations policy. The post Banning a Violent Network in the US appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • June 30 2020 20:00

    Facebook is removing a network of accounts linked to the violent ‘boogaloo’ movement

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has removed a network of anti-government accounts associated with the fringe “boogaloo” movement after designating the group as a dangerous organization, the company said. The network, which represents a subset of the broader movement, actively pla... www.theverge.com

  • June 30 2020 19:41

    What anti-racist activists want from Facebook

    Photo by Tobias Hase / Picture Alliance via Getty Images It’s about more than banning a few accounts After years of growing discontent, social platforms’ moderation problems are starting to hit the bottom line. For the past week, Facebook has been struggling to contain a growing advertiser boyco... www.theverge.com

  • June 30 2020 19:01

    Social media managers, you matter now more than ever

    The start of the new decade brought on a whole new set of challenges for social media managers. Between COVID-19 and the growing movements Read more... This post Social media managers, you matter now more than ever originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • June 30 2020 18:32

    How to bring the in-store experience online with social: An interview with Philz Coffee

    Coffee is the start of the day for so many. Meaning coffee brands have a pretty big target audience. Being able to recreate the Read more... This post How to bring the in-store experience online with social: An interview with Philz Coffee originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.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 14:00

    Prioritizing Original News Reporting on Facebook

    We’re updating the way news stories are ranked in News Feed to prioritize original reporting and stories with transparent authorship. The post Prioritizing Original News Reporting on Facebook appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • June 30 2020 12:00

    Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Starbucks, Target, Unilever, Verizon: all the companies pulling ads from Facebook

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the first time in its history, Facebook is facing an organized boycott from advertisers set to begin July 1st. It’s not from small companies, either — large corporations including Hershey, Honda, and Verizon have stopped their spending. Companies from... www.theverge.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 30 2020 10:00

    How to Set Up and Measure a TikTok Influencer Marketing Campaign

    Want to get your product in front of TikTok’s growing audience? Wondering how to partner with influential creators on TikTok? In this article, you’ll discover tips and tools to set up and analyze a TikTok influencer marketing campaign. How TikTok Influencer Campaigns Work While still in its infancy,... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 30 2020 10:00

    The Facebook boycott advertisers have the right company but the wrong diagnosis

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales It was a big news day for bans: Twitch temporarily banned Donald Trump, Reddit banned The_Donald, YouTube banned a group of far-right creators, and India banned TikTok. But I still haven’t written about the Facebook ad boycott, which accelerated since last I wrote... www.theverge.com

  • June 29 2020 23:30

    How to Conduct a Social Media Audit (Includes a Free Template)

    If you’re using social media to market your business, you need to understand how to perform a social media audit. Don’t be alarmed—a social media audit is nowhere... Read More The post How to Conduct a Social Media Audit (Includes a Free Template) appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Management. blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 29 2020 22:58

    The Road to Recovery: A Look at the Digital Future of Small Business 

    With MSME Day just past us, we’re celebrating small businesses, the people who run them, and looking at the strategies they’re using to rebound from the impact of... Read More The post The Road to Recovery: A Look at the Digital Future of Small Business  appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Mana... blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 29 2020 22:12

    3 Ways a Managed Service Provider Can Be Your Greatest Business Asset

    For nearly every business, technology is one of your most valuable company assets. You rely on your tech investments to propel your business forward and give you a competitive advantage in your sector. However, while...read more The post 3 Ways a Managed Service Provider Can Be Your Greatest Busines... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • June 29 2020 19:00

    Boost With Facebook Summer of Support: Entrepreneurial Icons and Small Business Owners Talk Resilience

    Hear from small businesses and iconic entrepreneurs such as Kevin O’Leary and Tan France on how businesses can be resilient and survive through challenging times. www.facebook.com

  • June 29 2020 18:00

    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

  • June 29 2020 17:04

    How the University of Newcastle uses Sprout to power their full funnel marketing strategy

    These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a university or higher education institution without a presence on social media. Regardless of which platform Read more... This post How the University of Newcastle uses Sprout to power their full funnel marketing strategy originally appeared on Sprout Socia... sproutsocial.com

  • June 29 2020 16:49

    4 Reasons Search Engine Optimization Can Help You Achieve Your Entrepreneur Goals

    Are you on the entrepreneur journey? Have you taken the leap toward reaching your personal and professional goals by starting your own business? If this is you, congratulations. The road toward entrepreneur success is exciting,...read more The post 4 Reasons Search Engine Optimization Can Help You A... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • June 29 2020 14:00

    9 Key Qualities of a Strong Social Media Content Strategy

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  • June 29 2020 11:10

    Branding Your New Website? – Here’s How

    So you want to start a website? How do you go about branding your website in the 21st century? Everything is digitally orientated so it is absolutely essential that you make sure your website is...read more The post Branding Your New Website? – Here’s How appeared first on Social Media Explorer. socialmediaexplorer.com

  • June 29 2020 10:08

    How Takeaways are Selling Food on Social Media

    Being a takeaway in 2020 has pluses and negatives that simply didn’t exist 10 years ago. On the plus side, takeaways can now reach much larger audiences online thanks to the invention of the internet,...read more The post How Takeaways are Selling Food on Social Media appeared first on Social Media... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • June 29 2020 10:00

    How to Grow Your Email Subscribers With a Facebook Messenger Giveaway

    Want to quickly grow your email list? Looking for a frictionless signup process you can use over and over? In this article, you’ll learn how to set up an evergreen Facebook Messenger promotion to easily increase the size of your email list. Why Facebook Messenger Giveaways Work for Email Signups Giv... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 29 2020 9:49

    Webinar: Focus. Capture. Develop. A Community-First Approach

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  • 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 18:30

    Meeting the Unique Challenges of the 2020 Elections

    An update on our work to tackle voter suppression and hate speech. The post Meeting the Unique Challenges of the 2020 Elections appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • June 26 2020 15:05

    Engineering at Sprout: Building an Android month picker

    Note: This article was based on Material Components version 1.2.0-beta01 as of June 1, 2020. In my three and a half years working on Read more... This post Engineering at Sprout: Building an Android month picker originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • June 26 2020 13:44

    5 Ways In Which Support Housing Enterprises Can Use Marketing To Expand

    If your senior living community isn’t on social media, you’re missing a lot of your target market. Adults over 65 are the fastest-growing social media demographic. And even if social media adoption is stagnating, it’s...read more The post 5 Ways In Which Support Housing Enterprises Can Use Marketing... socialmediaexplorer.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 26 2020 10:00

    How to Grow Your Instagram Following: Strategy for Businesses

    Want more followers on Instagram? Wondering how to find and engage with the right people? To explore how to grow your Instagram following, I interview Tyler J. McCall on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Tyler is an Instagram marketing expert and founder of the Follower to Fan Society. He’s host o... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 25 2020 23:56

    Top 3 Best Websites to Create Videos for Social Media

    73% of marketers created videos for social media at least twice a month in 2018 and there are specific reasons why. Video storytelling is one of the strongest weapons we as marketers have to engage...read more The post Top 3 Best Websites to Create Videos for Social Media appeared first on Social Me... socialmediaexplorer.com

  • June 25 2020 22:06

    Social Spotlight: The Trevor Project and how to establish, evolve and empower your community

    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: The Trevor Project and how to establish, evolve and empower your community originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • June 25 2020 15:00

    Providing People With Additional Context About Content They Share

    We're adding a notification screen that will let people know when news articles they are about to share are more than 90 days old.  The post Providing People With Additional Context About Content They Share appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.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 25 2020 14:50

    A crash course for new marketing leaders overseeing social media

    Marketing leaders often take a unique path to get to managing a social media team. The journey isn’t always linear: while some come up Read more... This post A crash course for new marketing leaders overseeing social media originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • June 24 2020 17:49

    The Complete Guide to TikTok Analytics: How to Measure Your Success

    Social media is abuzz with TikTok’s explosive growth. And that’s why understanding TikTok analytics so important. Track the right metrics, and you’ll be able to tell hype from... Read More The post The Complete Guide to TikTok Analytics: How to Measure Your Success appeared first on Hootsuite Social... blog.hootsuite.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 24 2020 15:13

    Why you need to speed up your social media response time (and how)

    Are you responding quickly enough to your customers on social media? Sure, we obviously want to get around to our mentions and messages as Read more... This post Why you need to speed up your social media response time (and how) originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • June 24 2020 14:00

    10 Marketing Professionals Who Are Amplifying BIPOC Voices

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  • June 24 2020 13:00

    How to Design an Efficient Social Media Approval Workflow

    Social media mistakes happen — but they don’t have to. Setting up an efficient social media approval workflow decreases the risk of publishing errors. And the risk of... Read More The post How to Design an Efficient Social Media Approval Workflow appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Management. blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 24 2020 12:00

    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

  • June 24 2020 12:00

    Announcing Boost With Facebook’s Summer of Support and Our Continued Investment in Helping Bring Businesses Online

    Boost With Facebook Summer of Support is a virtual event to bring businesses together for community building and online skills training. This program is made to help people manage their business online. Find out more details about this two-day online event and how to join. www.facebook.com

  • June 24 2020 10:37

    Product News: Reply to IG Mentions, Distinguish Conversations by Content Type, And More

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

  • June 24 2020 10:00

    How to Create a Cost-Effective Instagram Ads Funnel: 4 Tips

    Wondering how to build an effective ads funnel on Instagram? Looking for tips to choose the right objectives or targeting audiences? In this article, you’ll find four ways to optimize your Instagram ads funnel for different stages of the customer journey. To learn how to improve your Instagram ads f... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 24 2020 9:11

    The Ultimate Glossary of Social Media Marketing Terms and Definitions

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  • June 23 2020 22:21

    New EU Report Finds Progress Fighting Hate Speech

    A new report showed that we are reviewing reports of hate speech quicker than before and deleting more of it. The post New EU Report Finds Progress Fighting Hate Speech appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.com

  • June 23 2020 21:00

    The 2020 Instagram Hashtag Guide—How to Use Them and Get Results

    Instagram hashtags can make or break your Instagram strategy. Use them correctly and you’ll get your posts seen by more people likely to be interested in your products... Read More The post The 2020 Instagram Hashtag Guide—How to Use Them and Get Results appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Mana... blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 23 2020 19:07

    5 Simple and Effective Ways to Increase YouTube Engagement

    YouTube engagement is crucial to your channel’s success. When you do it right, you build an authentic relationship with your viewers and community at large. They’ll know that... Read More The post 5 Simple and Effective Ways to Increase YouTube Engagement appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Man... blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 23 2020 15:27

    How to deal with (and prevent) a hacked Twitter account

    Dealing with a hacked Twitter account can be frustrating. But hey, don’t freak out if it happens to you. From A-listers like Taylor Swift Read more... This post How to deal with (and prevent) a hacked Twitter account originally appeared on Sprout Social. sproutsocial.com

  • June 23 2020 15:00

    Helping Businesses Comply With the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

    To support businesses with their compliance efforts, we’re introducing a new feature businesses can use to limit how we use the data they send to Facebook, called Limited Data Use www.facebook.com

  • June 23 2020 10:00

    How to Set Up Facebook Standard Events and Custom Conversions

    Need to set up standard events and custom conversion tracking for your Facebook ads? Want a better way to retarget leads from Facebook? In this article, you’ll discover how to set up standard events and custom conversions to better track leads from your Facebook ads. To learn how to set up Facebook... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 22 2020 18:53

    Brand Monitoring 101: Tips and Tools for Tracking What People Think of You

    Caring for your brand means embracing the art and science of brand monitoring. We’re talking vigilance. We’re talking dedication. We’re talking an endless appetite for information. Luckily for... Read More The post Brand Monitoring 101: Tips and Tools for Tracking What People Think of You appeared f... blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 22 2020 16:00

    How an Organization’s Founder Built Up New Parts of Her Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The Diva Movement traditionally brought women together in-person for leadership skills training and networking. When the pandemic hit, this business had to adapt. Find out how this leadership development organization used digital tools to keep business going. www.facebook.com

  • June 22 2020 10:00

    How to Convert Leads Using Instagram Stories

    Want to add an email signup link to your Instagram stories? Wondering how to access the swipe-up feature, even without having 10K followers? In this article, you’ll discover how to reach, warm up, and convert new leads into becoming email subscribers via Instagram Stories. #1: Leverage Your Follower... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 21 2020 17:38

    Where We Stand

    Recent events have continued to expose the racism and injustice that exist for the Black community. At Facebook, we are addressing this and are committed to doing more. www.facebook.com

  • June 19 2020 10:00

    How to Use Instagram as a Sales Funnel Without Ads

    Wondering how to use Instagram for sales? Looking for ways to promote your products without using ads? To explore how to use Instagram as an organic sales funnel, I interview Elise Darma on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Elise is an Instagram marketing expert who specializes in helping business... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 18 2020 22:00

    10 Instagram Photo Editing Trends Every Marketer Should Know

    Photo editing trends move fast on Instagram. Remember when the feed was full of heavily-filtered, square-cropped photos? That was only a couple of years ago, but in 2020... Read More The post 10 Instagram Photo Editing Trends Every Marketer Should Know appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Manage... blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 18 2020 21:25

    Apple rejects Facebook’s Gaming platform from the iOS App Store

    Apple has once again rejected the Facebook Gaming app on the iOS App Store, reinforcing that the company is not as open to competition. The app was being reviewed by Apple for the past few weeks, but now the company has decided to definitely reject it. more… The post Apple rejects Facebook’s Gamin... 9to5mac.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 18:30

    Supporting Black and Diverse Communities

    We pooled ideas from our employees on how we can better fight racial injustice. The post Supporting Black and Diverse Communities appeared first on About Facebook. about.fb.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 17 2020 18:00

    How to Use LinkedIn for Business: A Step-by-Step Guide for Marketers

    More than 30 million companies use LinkedIn for business. Not just because it’s the preeminent social network for recruiting and hiring top talent. With more than 690 million... Read More The post How to Use LinkedIn for Business: A Step-by-Step Guide for Marketers appeared first on Hootsuite Social... blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 17 2020 17:44

    Twitter launches voice tweets on iOS to test ‘a more human touch’

    Twitter has debuted its latest test today for a limited group of iOS users: voice tweets. Tweets using the new feature include a users’ profile picture with a play button to listen to up to 140 seconds of audio per tweet. more… The post Twitter launches voice tweets on iOS to test ‘a more human to... 9to5mac.com

  • June 17 2020 13:57

    LinkedIn for Business: The Ultimate Guide

    www.socialbakers.com

  • June 17 2020 13:00

    How to Schedule Instagram Stories: A Step-by-Step Guide

    *Note: Hootsuite users will be able to schedule Instagram Stories starting in summer 2020. This article explains how to use the scheduling tool when it’s released in the... Read More The post How to Schedule Instagram Stories: A Step-by-Step Guide appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Management. blog.hootsuite.com

  • June 17 2020 10:00

    How to Use Instagram Quick Replies to Streamline Engagement

    Do you use Instagram Direct Messages to engage with customers or followers? Want to save time spent answering the same questions over and over? In this article, you’ll learn how to use Instagram Quick Replies for business and find out how to turn past direct messages into quick replies. To learn how... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 17 2020 7:01

    iPhone: How to delete ‘Logged in with Facebook’ apps and websites

    Want to see how many third-party apps you’ve used Facebook for as the login and remove some? Follow along for how to delete “Logged in with Facebook” apps and websites on your iPhone. more… The post iPhone: How to delete ‘Logged in with Facebook’ apps and websites appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5mac.com

  • June 16 2020 20:15

    Working Together to Create a Just and Equitable Future

    We’re experiencing a moment in history, a collective reckoning with the impact of racial oppression that feels both familiar in its tragic frequency and different in its scale and scope. The movement goes beyond the protests of the horrific death of George Floyd in Minneapolis or João Pedro Matos Pi... blog.linkedin.com

  • June 16 2020 10:00

    8 Ways to Use the LinkedIn Mobile App for Business

    Do you use the LinkedIn app? Wondering how to get more done for your business using the app? In this article, you’ll discover eight ways to maximize productivity with the LinkedIn mobile app. #1: Get More Characters in Your LinkedIn Headline via the Mobile App Whenever you search for connections or... www.socialmediaexaminer.com

  • June 15 2020 14:40

    5 Reasons Chatbot Technology Can Help Your Site’s CRM

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  • 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 12 2020 21:00

    Four Tips to Network on LinkedIn

    Your professional network can help you find a job and unlock new opportunities, so it’s important to build and foster your professional relationships. We’ve seen an increase of 55% in conversations among connections on LinkedIn over the past year, and expect that to continue as people focus on recon... blog.linkedin.com

  • June 12 2020 14:09

    Former Steve Jobs advisor Joanna Hoffman says Facebook is ignorant or worse

    Joanna Hoffman, a former key Apple exec and close confidante of Steve Jobs, has attacked Facebook’s unwillingness to act on hate speech. Often referred to as Steve’s ‘right-hand woman’ – and one of the few Apple execs willing and able to stand up to him – Hoffman didn’t mince her words … more… The... 9to5mac.com

  • June 11 2020 16:00

    Good Questions, Real Answers: How Does Facebook Use Machine Learning to Deliver Ads?

    Delivering personalized ads helps businesses reach customers. Understand how Facebook delivers value through ad auctions that determine which ads people see. www.facebook.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 11 2020 11:05

    Twitter working on Facebook-style reactions: shocked, laughing, and more

    Reverse-engineering of Twitter code shows that the company is working on allowing Facebook-style reactions to tweets, beyond the current Like option. Six different emoji have been found … more… The post Twitter working on Facebook-style reactions: shocked, laughing, and more appeared first on 9to5... 9to5mac.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 18:35

    Here’s why Facebook ‘took the extraordinary steps’ to help the FBI hack a child predator

    Major tech companies regularly help law enforcement agencies to the best of their abilities but working with the government to create new exploits to track down a user isn’t something we normally see. Reported by Motherboard, here’s how and why Facebook “took the extraordinary steps” to create a ze... 9to5mac.com

  • June 10 2020 17:00

    Allowing the Promotion of Non-Medical Masks on Facebook

    In March, we temporarily banned ads and commerce listings for masks. Now, we're scaling back this ban to allow people to promote and trade non-medical masks. www.facebook.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 8 2020 20:04

    Twitter planning new in-app verification process with publicly documented guidelines

    After shuttering its public verification program in 2017, Twitter is now planning to launch a revamped system with publicly documented guidelines. Reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong has found evidence of a new “Request Verification” option coming to the Twitter app, and the company has offered addi... 9to5mac.com

  • June 6 2020 4:00

    Virtual Job Hunting Tips

    Job hunting is not easy, even during the best of times, but staying focused and motivated in your search is key to setting yourself up for success. Remember, there are job opportunities still available. For example, if you’re just entering the job market, there are currently 1.5 million entry-level... blog.linkedin.com

  • June 5 2020 13:13

    Live images and video from protests create record downloads of Twitter app

    A desire to see live images and video from protests about the killing of George Floyd have led to record downloads of the Twitter app. This boosted already high downloads from those wanting to follow coronavirus news. Two different sources, Apptopia and Sensor Tower, both agree that this was Twitte... 9to5mac.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 4 2020 13:30

    LinkedIn’s 2020 Grad’s Guide to Getting Hired

    For those of you who are just entering the job market this spring, it’s a really uncertain time. In the last few months, almost every aspect of life has been turned on its head and we’re all figuring out what comes next. No matter what your background is, there’s something you can be doing right now... blog.linkedin.com

  • June 4 2020 11:47

    Early Facebook staff protest lack of action on Trump posts; Call of Duty new anti-racism measures

    More than 30 of former Facebook staff from the social network’s early days have publicly protested the social network’s lack of action against tweets by President Trump which were either misleading or glorified violence … more… The post Early Facebook staff protest lack of action on Trump posts; C... 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 3 2020 7:01

    How to deactivate or delete your Facebook account or change privacy settings on iPhone

    Whether you’ve been considering taking a break from Facebook or you’ve decided it’s time to leave the platform, follow along for how to deactivate or delete your Facebook account, or dial in your privacy settings. more… The post How to deactivate or delete your Facebook account or change privacy s... 9to5mac.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 2 2020 11:20

    Twitter acts on congressman’s tweet as Facebook staff protest lack of action

    After placing one of President Trump’s tweets behind a warning that it glorifies violence, Twitter acts again to do the same to a congressman’s tweet, and for the same reason. Both tweets relate to protests against the killing of George Floyd by a now-dismissed police officer who has been charged w... 9to5mac.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 29 2020 11:22

    Trump versus Twitter battle intensifies; could backfire on president [Updated]

    Update: The White House Twitter account retweeted the tweet placed behind a warning, and Twitter has now placed the same warning on that. The Trump versus Twitter battle has escalated, with the president signing an executive order that threatens the legal status of social networks, and Twitter appl... 9to5mac.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 11:20

    Trump threatens social networks with legal liability; Apple lawsuit rejected

    President Trump has threatened to issue an executive order targeting social networks later today. The move follows Twitter applying a fact-check warning to one of Trump’s tweets for the first time earlier this week. Facebook allowed the same post without any warning … more… The post Trump threaten... 9to5mac.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 23:44

    [Update: Trump responds] Twitter puts a fake news tag on Trump tweets for the first time

    For the first time, Twitter has added a label to tweets from President Trump. The tweets in question relate to mail-in ballots and the president’s claims that mail-in ballots are fraudulent. more… The post [Update: Trump responds] Twitter puts a fake news tag on Trump tweets for the first time app... 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 26 2020 14:00

    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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 1:00

    Pinterest launches shopping spotlights with influencers and publishers

    newsroom.pinterest.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 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 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 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

  • May 7 2020 5:00

    Pinterest launches partnership with Shopify

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

  • 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 13:52

    Is Remote Work Greener? We Calculated Buffer’s Carbon Footprint to Find Out

    I have always assumed that a remote company must have a lower carbon footprint, but is that true? buffer.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 14:00

    Business as Abnormal: Every Message We’ve Shared With Our Team (So Far) During COVID-19

    No one knows how to work during a pandemic, and we’re all grappling through it together. So in the spirit of sharing, here are all of the internal messages we’ve shared with our team and shareholders during this time. buffer.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 20:20

    The Evolution of Onboarding at Buffer: How We Welcome New Teammates

    Here’s a look at how we’ve evolved the process of onboarding teammates at Buffer -- what we've stopped, started, and are doing next. buffer.com

  • April 10 2020 20:10

    Sustainable Swag: Aligning Our Values with Our Merchandise

    Branded merchandise has a vast footprint on the environment, so we treat swag decisions with care, always remembering our value of “Act Beyond Yourself.” buffer.com

  • April 10 2020 20:02

    How I Master My Calendar on Buffer’s Distributed Team

    The more I've I leaned into leadership, the more I've noticed how essential calendar management is. Here are my tricks to manage my calendar. buffer.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

  • 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

  • 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