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Social Media Round-up

Facebook looks to increase sharing on the platform whilst Instagram stories go from strength to strength with more options to connect with other users.   Facebook rolls out new memories section to remind users about the good times! Whether you were on Facebook from the early days or have joined more recently there is no…

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Social Media Weekly Round-up

Facebook falls below Snapchat and Instagram amongst Teens users. Whilst teenagers may not be your target audience this is an interesting statistic and one that you need to know about. Why? Because it shows a shift in how young people are using social media, because it places a huge focus on image-based platforms and because…

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Social Media Weekly Roundup

It is all about Stories at the moment for Instagram and Facebook as they both add new features to keep users interested and engaged whilst Facebook also test the possibility of a new influencer marketplace platform.   Instagram lets users share posts directly to stories This week Instagram have announced that all users will now…

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Social Media Weekly Roundup

Instagram looks to further increase engagement on Stories with the introduction of the ‘Emoji Slider’, Facebook tests a new rating system for brand pages and Twitter introduces reach restrictions on anti-social tweets. Instagram introduces a new interactive emoji slider poll for Stories We feel like we talk about a new Instagram update each week and…

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Weekly Social Media Roundup 3rd May 2018

This week we see plenty of new features for Instagram being tested and Facebook takes a step back in time and encourages people to remember a time when the platform was just about making positive connections, not click baiting, spam and data breaches.   Instagram tests new features New features are coming thick and fast…

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Social Media Round up 26th April 2018

Instagram is the most active Influencer channel Instagram’s popularity continues to grow, particularly amongst the younger generation so it is easy to see why it is become the platform of choice for many brands looking to capitalise on Influencer marketing. A survey carried out by the Everywhere Agency found that 80% of micro-influencers reported an…

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Social Media Roundup 22nd March 2018

Instagram Shopping Tags are open to all businesses Whilst many viewed this as a game changer for Instagram, it has been a slow process to get going. Instagram were being smart though, they knew that quick and immediate change could upset users and impact upon how people viewed and used the platform so they watched…

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Social Media Weekly Roundup 15th March 2017

A crackdown on social bots Fake profiles continue to be an issue which plague the big social media platforms however steps are now being taken to crackdown on these so called ‘social bots’. Indeed, Facebook algorithms continue to focus on what it deems to be authentic content, Twitter is in the process of deleting and…

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Social Media Weekly Roundup 27

We move a step closer to VR on Facebook with the expansion of 3D posts and Snapchat looks to make amends following a disappointing redesign with the introduction of GIF stickers. Facebook is adding new options to support 3D posts Although 3D posts have been available since October 2017, Facebook are taking steps forward to…

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Social Media Roundup 26

The big news this week came from Instagram as they announced changes in their API which will enable users to schedule posts via a third-party platform whilst Facebook continues to try to appeal to and reassure users as it expands its privacy resources and Twitter looks to capitalise on Moments. Instagram will now allow businesses…

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