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Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

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It begins with co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom explaining that “on average, people miss about 70% of the posts in their Instagram feed” , which may be alarming to some. Facebook’s introduction of its algorithm, which was due to extraordinary growth , was a much-needed overhaul of the News Feed. The question now is, does Instagram need it too? What This Means for Brands.

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Clickbait: Information overload! How can brands cut-through all the noise?

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In 2014 Facebook took steps to try and crack down on those gaming this ranking using clickbait, and in February this year it introduced an update based not just on what users engaged with in their feed, but what they wanted to see. You won’t believe the hidden message in this blog post! Or rather – there isn’t one, I just wanted you to click through and read this. Platform crackdown.

The Rise and Rise of Emojis – Is The Way We Communicate on Social Changing?

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Similarly, with the recent implementation of Periscope into Twitter’s live feed , the potential for live emojis is enormous. For example, Facebook Mentions has live feeds for public figures and is gearing up to create these for everyone soon. Emojis: Another language that is easy to learn but hard to master for brands. No Time to Comment. Video as Ad Revenue.

Identifying, Understanding and Influencing Social Media Users [Infographic]

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Overall, the report talks about how important it is to reach fans with relevant and engaging content in their News Feed, since their interaction with the content makes your message spread to their friends. Tweet In my last blog post , I wrote about a recent report focusing on how social marketing is more than just ranking up a bunch of likes! But who is this social customer?

Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement

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Threadless post regularly but without spamming their followers’ feeds. Tweet Instantaneous mobile photo sharing is becoming increasingly popular. The Facebook-owned mobile photo editing and sharing network Instagram has been around since October 2010 and by April 2012, the platform had 30 million users worldwide. How Threadless Engages its Community on Instagram.

What Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Means To Your Reach

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Last week, Facebook once again made an update to the way stories are ranked in the news feed. Facebook is on a continuous basis adapting the news feed algorithm and trying to solve which content that should be displayed to what users, as the News Feed only allows room for a certain amount of content. Similar Posts: Facebook Updates News Feed. Especially on mobile.

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Cinemagraphs: The “New” Facebook Ad Format is Mesmerizing GIF/Video Hybrids

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As auto-play videos is now being fully established on Facebook, the social network is looking into ways to increase the quality of the ads displayed in the News Feed. A new ad format called a cinemagraph could be the answer and it is expected to start appearing soon. The cinemagraph is nothing new – it’s moving GIFs, but with the motion being restrained to just a few parts of the image.

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How to Meet Your Consumers’ Social Media Expectations

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Responding to your fans’ questions and complaints is therefore not just a question of general community maintenance, but also a question of growing the community and thereby the power of Word of Mouth that spreads throughout your fans’ news feeds. According Already on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest? Then you have taken the first baby steps to understanding what your consumers expect.

Social Design for Social Success

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Improve News Feed ranking – Have EdgeRank in mind when you produce status updates to ensure visibility for users. Tweet Did you know that the number 1 reason why people love Facebook is that it enables us to show our personality? To create an identity shows the human need for sense of community belonging and self-esteem. Social The value of trust and personal relevance. Form your C ommunity.

A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr

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Tumblr’s functionalities can be compared to those of Twitter; follow other users and see their posts in a feed on your so-called Dashboard, get re-blogged by others for a viral spread of your content, send messages to other bloggers and tag your posts for the ability of other people to find your content through a search function. Tumblr’s functionalities. Set a strategy. Pay for visibility.

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Facebook Updates News Feed

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Last week, Facebook announced that they are going to update its News Feed to display more “high quality content” that is relevant for the users. Only three weeks ago, Facebook introduced an update to the news feed that allows organic stories to appear near the top of the News Feed if the stories are still getting likes and comments, as this improves the experience of the news feed.

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How to Boost Your Number of Followers on Instagram

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Even if someone likes the photos you post, they don’t want to see their news feed dominated by your brand’s post. Tweet ??The diligent The diligent reader of the Mindjumpers blog will have noticed that visual communication is a much-discussed topic here on the blog: Instagram , video sharing apps , visual storytelling and much more. Interact with your followers. Use hashtags. Monitoring.

Report: Social Marketing Is More Than Just Likes [Report]

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And not least reaching people with relevant content in their News Feed, where they spend the highest percentage (40%) of their time on the platform. As shown in the above model from the report, the first step for a brand is then to actually be seen by fans in their News Feed. Facebook pages are the go-to destination. Here, it is stated that the Skittles brand website had 23,000 U.S.

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Understanding EdgeRank [infographic]

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In the infographic, Facebook’s news feed product manager, Will Cathhart, has broken down the algorithm into 4 main social factors. 1. EdgeRank Facebook Facebook engagement news feed optimization Postrocket Most people have heard of Facebook EdgeRank by now. But many probably also gets a bit lost on the way of actually accommodating to the algorithm. click to view large).

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5 Useful Facebook Updates To Notice

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Organic reach refers to the number of unique people who have seen your content in their news feed, ticker or on your page. The promoted posts will then reach more of your fans depending how much you spend and be shown as a sponsored story in their news feeds. When people engage with the post, it will be shown in their friend’s news feed too. Assign Admin Roles. Switch Region.

Pheed – Express Yourself on Social Media

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It has the well-known functionalities as other platforms, such as a timeline and feed with the people you subscribe to. This way you can charge others to subscribe to your feed. I have been looking into upcoming social platforms and came across Pheed, which for a while has created some buzz on the web and have been announced the breakout social media star of 2013. platform for brands?

What NOT To Do On Facebook

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Here are some interesting survey findings, which can be useful to understand why customers hesitate before Liking a brand: 39% of Facebook users that Like at least one brand stated that brands should never interpret the Like as permission to post marketing messages that would appear in the News Feed. Facebook Social Media contests fans Fcebook for brands marketing messages news feed trust

Social Media Definition by Peeing [infographic]

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Tweet The other night I were browsing through my following feed on Tweetdeck, looking for interesting news – a fun tweet caught my eye…. knew that I’ve seen something like it before – another tweet a couple of days ago. All credit on the original idea goes to someone unknown out there in the blogospere. Similar Posts: Is Social Media Just A Buzzword?

How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook

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Last week Facebook stated that they once again intend to reduce organic reach by making changes to the news feed algorithm. The platform’s special  news feed algorithm  enables companies to target a community based on the information people share on their profiles. ?The Advertising Brands Community Management Content Marketing Facebook Guidelines Mindjumpers Social Media Social Media Strategy Tips Content Amplification Content Strategy news feed algorithm social media monitoring Social Paid targeting Is your company considering content amplification on Facebook? Over

How Social Media Reflects Human Behaviour

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Since the recent changes of Facebook’s EdgeRank , it has become increasingly crucial to understand the mindset and behaviour of your Facebook users in order to create content with relevance to your target group and thereby reach their News Feeds. We guide and advice brands on how to take on the challenges of brand communication on the various social media networks and platforms.

How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook

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According to a research done by comScore called “The Power of Like: How Brands Reach and Influence Fans Through Social Media Marketing&# , users on Facebook spend the majority of their time, more specifically 27% of their time, looking at news feeds and homepages. The engagement with branded content mostly happens through the news feed and not on pages. Tweet.

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Instagram’s New Web Profiles: The Value for Brands

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However, there is no news feed, so in order to explore profiles, you’ll have to know the usernames and enter them yourself: instagram.com/[username], such as i nstagram.com/nike. People have become fond of Instagram as an ad-safe place, and I doubt that you in the near future will be seeing ads popping up in your mobile Instagram feed. Seen from the user perspective.

How to Use Pinterest And The New Rich Pins Features

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What Facebook’s New News Feed Means For Brands. Pinterest is one of those platforms that has now become established among prime players such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+. With more than 48 million unique visitors globally, Pinterest has gradually been developed, and lately with the launch of rich pins, Pinterest has been optimized for brand presences. Creating a presence. Rich Pins.

How To Create Offers On Facebook

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The users who have liked your page then see the offer in their news feed. When a user has claimed an Offer, a story will be published in their friends’ news feed and possibly also on their timeline or as a sponsored story, depending on the user’s settings. The offers therefore normally spread through the users’ news feed as they are being claimed. How does it work?

The Social Newsroom – How To Make It Happen

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The key is to catch the specific news that people talk about when standing by the digital water cooler that is the Facebook news feed. Most successful companies have implemented this structure and it’s key that all spokes understand to feed into the editorial planning of a company’s social channels. We call it “The Social Newsroom”. They are in no particular order: News.

Instagram Broadcasting from the Golden Globes

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The broadcasting war is on between all the social platforms, from live broadcast to accumulated feeds based on specific user’s experience. The first time I saw Instagram doing this was New Years Eve – maybe I am just not a big enough fan of fireworks but I was not   that impressed. goldenglobes, #goldenglobes2016, #goldenglobeawards). It’s actually a pretty cool experience.

How Your Brand Can Get the Most Value Out of Facebook’s Edgerank Algorithm

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To summarize, Facebook continues to optimize users’ news feed to make it more relevant to them. The following post is a follow-up on the ongoing discussion about the recent changes in Edgerank algorithm  affecting Facebook reach and engagement. We find the subject to be of great importance to brands, which is why we keep you up-to-date and share the most relevant news on the matter.

How to Adjust to Facebook’s Changes in the EdgeRank Algorithm

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In response to an e-mail from EdgeRank Cracker , a Facebook Ad Rep wrote: “We’re continually optimizing News Feed to ensure the most relevant experience for our users. But instead of spending time joining the “complain about Facebook” discussions , why not focus on how to make sure that your posts actually appear in the optimal amount of your fans’ News Feeds? You probably have.

How to Create Engagement Through Facebook Timeline

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People who once liked your page will most likely not visit your page again – they will just notice the update you share in their News Feed – so keep in mind that you have to give your audience a concrete encouragement to do so. Tweet. The new Timeline design rolled out earlier than expected for many brand pages. In our previous blog posts we have gone through the functionalities.

How To Post Effectively on Facebook

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Remember that users are very selective when scrolling up and down their feed. Tweet Buddy Media has released a report that reveals when it is most effective for brands to update their Facebook pages thus gaining the most impact on their users. The analysis was performed on 200 of Buddy Media’s clients during a two-week period. Effectiveness was measured according to comments and likes.

2012 Is The Year of Visual Communication

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People’s Facebook News Feeds are crowded with friends’ status updates, events, comments and Page posts. Not only do people react more to visual content, posts with visual content have a greater potential of being ranked higher in News Feeds among the Top Stories. The integration between the three platforms makes it even more clear that visual content is here to stay.

Social Music: A Sound Endorsement Strategy [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Point being that the “news feed” on these music sites has the exact same function as that on Facebook. Today, music has taken centre stage not just in showbiz but in most aspects of consumer related communication. Music is a conversational touch point that most consumers can relate to and have passionate opinions about. Pepsi led the way. Adding social media to the equation.

How Brands Use Pinterest

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How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook. Tweet Pinterest, the social bookmarking tool for images and videos launched in 2010, has become a new favorite platform for many of us – myself included. No doubt, the popularity of the network has exploded. Back in December, Pinterst counted over 7 million unique users, compared to 1.6 million in September. What is Pinterest? Ideeli.

How To Set Up a Presence on LinkedIn

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Follow LinkedIn’s wizard for creating your company profile – you will be able to add a logo, locations, and a feed for your company blog. Tweet Whenever we think of professional networking and corporate branding, the first thing that comes to mind is LinkedIn. Now the question is who follows your company on LinkedIn and why? Why LinkedIn? Your basic company profile is set up.

How to Create Sharable and Engaging Wall Photos on Facebook

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The latest update was in the beginning of June, where they among other things made wall photos larger in the News Feed. As we have written about previously , posts containing visual content have a greater potential of being ranked high in the News Feed. Tweet Written by Christina Bruun who works as Social Designer at Mindjumpers. Send a clear message. Keep it simple.

Facebook Launches Questions

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Once a user votes or answers the question, it will be posted in the News Feed of their friends. Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community. It seems like Facebook is constantly picking up on online trends and launching new products to match user needs. How it works.

Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second

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How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook. Tweet Twitter is now the fastest growing social networking site among U.S. mobile using audience, jumping an impressive 75% to 13.4 million for the year ending in August 2011, says a new study by comScore. LinkedIn was a close second with up 69% to 5.5 million. For the same period, Facebook also rose, up 50% to 57.3 million.

All You Need To Know About Your Facebook Reach [Study]

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Since participants spend a large part of their time (27%) on the homepage and news feed, this area has a greater impact on engagement. Similar Posts: How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook. Tweet. Engagement is one of the key words when it comes to social media. Creating content, reaching out to your fans and acquiring some more is what all of us aim for when updating our Facebook page or writing blogs. For this purpose, they analyzed over 80,000 of their Posts over the month of October (2011). . Each post on Facebook roughly reaches about 2.5% of fans.

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Facebook Private Messaging for Brands

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Due to lesser engagement, brand’s updates would rank lower in the news feed because of the EdgeRank algorithm. So brace yourselves brands, you need to keep coming up with interesting content to secure the engagement levels and to be seen in the news feed. How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook. What does it mean for brands? What NOT To Do On Facebook.

EdgeRank Is Still Valid According to Study

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However, the algorithm EdgeRank seems to be a very good starting point for understanding the secret deciding what gets the highest ranking in your fans’ and their friends’ news feed. To sum up for those of you who don’t breath EdgeRank through the office air everyday: Time : The newer the post, the better the visibility in the news feed. The EdgeRank model. The results.

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How To Produce Engaging Updates [infographic]

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Having a high level of engagement on your updates will make your status updates rank higher in your fans’ news feeds and thus be more exposed. If no one is interacting with your content, it is less likely to be featured in your fans’ feeds and your status updates may never reach more than a few people. How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook.

How Altoid Used Social Media to Change Customer Perception

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Recipients of an Altoids Curiously Strong Award receive a Golden Tin straight to their Facebook feeds complete with the anthem video and an exclusive invite to become immortalized in the Altoids.com Curiously Strong Gallery. Tweet Sometimes brands run cross-channel campaign in which they use one channel to motivate people to engage with another. The creative idea. Campaign.

The Facebook Edgerank Changed Once Again

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Previously, the stories in your news feed have been showed chronologically. This also meant that you probably were missing some stories (unless you’re watching your news feed 24/7). The stories in your new feed will also be affected by the The Last Actor function. These 50 people will be showed more regularly in your feed and ticker. Story Bumping. Last Actor.