Social Media

Latest Social Media Updates

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Here’s a recap of some of the latest key social media updates: Facebook Updates Its Messenger Platform – September 12, 2016 Facebook updated its Messenger platform to help businesses get discovered and streamline e-commerce operations: Brands can select Messenger as the destination for News Feed ads.  With this option, they can use any call-to-action and lead users…

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Marketing

The Importance of Paid Advertising on Facebook

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Today, we are living in a world of relevance, and everything is tailored to our needs and interests. Our timelines are carefully curated, our news sources are personalized, and social media platforms play into this game of relevance, delivering the content their users want to see. The social nature of organic posts is one of…

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Social Media

Latest Social Media Updates

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This was a somewhat quiet week for social media updates . Here’s a brief recap: Facebook Announces New Features for Slideshow Ads – August 23, 2016 Slideshow is a simple, cost-effective tool that advertisers can use to quickly convert a set of photos or an existing video into a lightweight video. The tool was originally…

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Social Media

Latest Social Media Updates

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Here’s a recap of last week’s must-know social media updates: Instagram Introduces Event Channels on Explore – August 17, 2016 Instagram’s video channel on Explore will highlight videos from events such as concerts and sporting events personalized to meet their users’ interests. This feature is similar to Snapchat’s Live Stories and Story Explorer which launched last…

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Social Media

This Week’s Social Media News

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Here’s a recap of this week’s must-know social media updates: Twitter Opens Up Moments to More Creators – August 9, 2016 Moments is a Twitter feature that highlights the most popular or trending stories on Twitter. Each Moment is a collection of curated tweets that tell a story and until recently, was curated solely by…

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Social Media

This Week’s Social Media News

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Here’s a recap of this week’s must-know social media updates: Instagram Launches Instagram Stories – August 2, 2016 Instagram and Snapchat Stories are very similar. Just like with Snapchat Stories, Instagram users can post photo and video slideshows with drawings, text, emojis and/or filters, that disappear in 24 hours. But brands must observe these two…

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Advertising

Yahoo shows up on a mobile Samsung device

Verizon Buys Yahoo

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Verizon has completed a deal to buy Yahoo for $4.83 billion dollars, putting an end to Yahoo’s 22 years of independence. This acquisition gives Verizon ownership of the third-largest US Internet property- and the third largest mobile ad company in the world, trailing behind Google and Facebook. Combined with the buyout of AOL last year, Verizon…

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