Off-Facebook Activity Launching October 1st

Ignite Social Media

The off-Facebook Activity tool , also known as “Clear History”, will be launching in the United States on October 1 st. What is Off-Facebook Activity? Users can then decide if they want to disconnect this information from their account and if they want to disconnect future off-Facebook activity. They can select all activity or just activity from specific websites or apps. What Does it Mean to Disconnect Activity? Source: Facebook.

WhatsApp Reaches 2 Billion Active Users

Social Media Today

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has reached a new milestone of 2 billion active users

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Social Media Needs Local Activation!

Mindjumpers

Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands. Community Management Customer service Facebook Marketing & Communication Mindjumpers Network Social Media community engagement Customer care customer service local activation Local Community Management Scandinavia Social media usage in NorwayThe following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series.

TikTok Collaborates with Amazon to Enable TikTok Controls via Alexa Voice Activation

Social Media Today

TikTok is now controllable via Alexa voice activation thanks to a new collaboration between Amazon and the app

Facebook Adds Custom Audience Creation Options Based on Shopping Activity

Social Media Today

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

Ready, Set, Activate Your Digital Audience to Fall in LOVE with your Brand

Pam Moore

Smart marketers of today have incredible opportunity to increase brand awareness, build community, establish trust and activate their audience to actions that will bring fans, customers and partners closer to them and their brand while at the same time helping both the audience members and brand achieve their goals. If you want to see success in online marketing you must activate your audience to help them achieve their goals. 10 ways you can activate your audience today.

Facebook Is Testing Longer-Lasting Stories, With an Option to Keep Stories Active for 3 Days

Social Media Today

Facebook is testing a new option which would enable you to keep your Facebook Stories active for longer than the current 24-hour expiry period

3 Ways to Make the Most of the Rise in eCommerce Activity via Your Social Media Presence

Social Media Today

eCommerce is on the rise in 2020, with projections showing that it's advanced by half a decade within months due to the COVID-19 lockdowns

The Day I Activated Crisis Mode

Oktopost

As the Director of Social Strategy, I felt it my duty to halt all Oktopost social media activity. Within seconds, all social media activity across corporate publishing and employee advocacy came to an immediate halt. Upon activating crisis mode, an instant email notification was sent out to all Oktopost users and employee advocates. The email included a tailored message as to why all activity had been halted.

Instagram Now Has a Billion Monthly Active Users

Social Media Today

Instagram has announced that it has crossed the billion active user threshold

3 Ways to Turn Your Active Income into Passive Income

Twenty4 Social

If you’re coaching clients on a 1:1 basis, then you’re charging for your time, which is an example of “active income”. With active income, your earnings are directly tied to the amount of time you spend with each client. Ideally, your passive income and active income are like gears in a clock, all working in perfect harmony to increase your profits and expand your name recognition.

Google Will Now Auto-Delete User Activity Data After 18 Months by Default

Social Media Today

Google has announced a change in its data retention approach, which will see it auto-delete user activity data after 18 months

70% of the US Population is Now Active on Facebook

The Realtime Report

70% of the US Population is Now Active on Facebook. The number of Facebook (Nasdaq: FB ) users in the United States exceeded 70.2% of the entire population. This is a massive number considering that in the United States live close to 327.2 million individuals.

Facebook Adds New AR Tools for Creators, Including Music-Activated Effects

Social Media Today

Facebook is adding some new AR tools to its Spark AR creation platform, where people can create their own digital effects for Stories

Monitor Kids Activity: Best Parental Control Software For Windows

Tweaklibrary

Being a new age parent, we have to keep a track and we are required to be worried about our kid’s online activities. Digital learning is taking a rise and likewise we parents are required to have the right control over our children and their online activities.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Tops 1.32 Billion Monthly Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

billion monthly active users. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Instagram: 200 million monthly active users. Billion Monthly Active Users. The results are in from Facebook’s second quarter , and here are the highlights: the number of monthly active users rose 14% year-over-year to 1.32 The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week.

Social networking: most popular online activity worldwide.

Sherrilynne Starkie

New Report Looks at How COVID-19 Consumption Behaviors will Influence Gen Z Activity Moving Forward

Social Media Today

A new report from Boston Consulting Group looks at how Gen Z digital behaviors are changing, and how they may hold into the post-COVID future

How To Align Social Media With Marketing Activities

Mindjumpers

So here’s a short checklist of how you can use social media to compliment your marketing activities.

Instagram Adds Active Status Notifiers to Fuel Real-Time Connection

Social Media Today

Instagram has added new active status notifiers which will let users know when their connections are active in the app

Should Your Brand Be Active on Memorial Day?

Ignite Social Media

3) Want to Promote Memorial Day Activities? As I mentioned earlier, there are a lot of fun activities that happen on Memorial Day weekend, and if your brand has ties to them (food, drinks, grills, etc.), The post Should Your Brand Be Active on Memorial Day? We’re just about one month away from Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer.

YouTube's New Audience Activity Insights Are Now Available to All Creators, Video Chapters Now Opt-In

Social Media Today

YouTube's new audience insights tools are now available to all users, while its video chapters option is also in the process of being rolled out

Enduring 2016 Team Building Activities

Meltwater

Creating an inspiring, and productive work culture requires more incentives than a generous salary. This… Read More.

How To Activate Google Voice Typing on iPhone or iPad

Tweaklibrary

Now for activating the Voice typing you have to long press the spacebar until you get notice about voice typing. The functionality of the voice typing on iPhone and iPad is the same as the android devices, you just have to activate voice typing and start speaking.

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Ready, Set, Action! How to Activate Your Social Media Audience and Communities

Pam Moore

Smart marketers of today have incredible opportunity to increase brand awareness, build community, establish trust and activate their audience to actions that will bring fans, customers and partners closer to them and their brand while at the same time helping both the audience members and brand achieve their goals. If you want to see success in online marketing you must activate your audience to help them achieve their goals. 10 ways you can activate your audience today.

YouTube Removes Option to Share On-Platform Activity to Twitter

Social Media Today

YouTube is removing the ability to auto-share your on-platform actions to Google+ and Twitter

Don’t Mistake Activity for Effectiveness in Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Don’t mistake your social media activity for social media effectiveness. The world of the content marketer/social media marketer is changing. I had mentioned in a previous post how it resets every day. When it does reset, we no longer are responding to what our readers, followers and fan say as much as we’re responding to what the analytics tell us in regards to consumption habits and trends from the previous day.

Pinterest Reaches 335 Million Active Users, Surpasses $1 Billion In Revenue in 2019

Social Media Today

Pinterest has continued its steady rise, posting another good result in Q4 2019

Twitter Q3 Results: Fewer Monthly Active Users but Improving Revenue Results

Social Media Today

Twitter has released its latest performance numbers, showing a decline in monthly active users, but an overall increase in revenue

Facebook's Testing a New Option Which Would Connect Brand Loyalty Programs to In-App Activity

Social Media Today

Facebook recently launched a new program which enables users to connect their brand loyalty programs to their Facebook activity, adding a new way for brands to incentivize engagement

Periscope Launches Increased Action Against Fake Engagement and Activity

Social Media Today

Live-streaming app Periscope is the latest platform to announce a crackdown on fake engagement

Instagram Stories Now Has 400 Million Daily Active Users

Social Media Today

Instagram Stories is now up to 400 million daily users, bolstering Facebook's dominance of the Stories format

2018 Winning Black Friday Social Activations

Ignite Social Media

With that much online activity, social media had to be a big piece of the strategy to drive traffic. We’ve rounded up three of the best Black Friday Social Activations and content inspirations. Top Black Friday Social Activations. We love taking a look at how brand’s activate around Black Friday. The post 2018 Winning Black Friday Social Activations appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

Twitter Previews Potential Enhancements for Lists and Topics, Including Activity Details and Location Sorting

Social Media Today

As part of its increased focus on Lists, Twitter is working on a range of list updates, including new activity details, location sorting and custom images for List headers

Facebook Tests Moderator Activity Insights to Provide Transparency on Group Management Efforts

Social Media Today

Facebook is testing out a new option which would enable groups admins to keep track of how other admins and moderators are contributing to overall management

Facebook Adds Activity Dashboards in Facebook and Instagram to Help Users Track Time Spent

Social Media Today

Facebook has added new activity dashboards to both Facebook and Instagram t help users track the time they spend in each app

Facebook Climbs to 2.5 Billion Monthly Active Users, But Rising Costs Impede Income Growth

Social Media Today

Facebook has posted its Q4 2019 numbers, showing increases in users and revenue, though costs are also stacking up

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Snapchat Announces Action Bar, Voice Activated Lenses, News Updates and More at Partner Summit

Social Media Today

Snapchat has announced a range of coming features at its 2020 Snap Partner Summit, including advances in AR, new UX features, featured map listings and lots more

WhatsApp Hits 500 Million Active Users

The Realtime Report

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp just topped 500 million active users , according to the company’s blog post yesterday. Users are sending 700 million photos and 100 million videos, every single day. WhatsApp’s growth has been fastest in Brazil, Mexico, India and Russia. What’s next for WhatsApp? CEO Jan Koum already announced that the company will begin supporting free voice calls in the next few months.

Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands

Mindjumpers

Practical things such as knowing which devices are most dominated to get people to access Internet as well as laws on how to legally do business online are also essential to have an understanding of when activating local markets. Are you interested in learning more about the processes and values of local market activation for global brands? Tweet The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson.

Instagram Removes its 'Following' Tab which Highlighted Friend Activity in the App

Social Media Today

Instagram is getting rid of its 'Following' listing, which showed users what their friends were engaging with

Snapchat Adds 9 Million More Daily Active Users in Q2, Reports 17% Increase in Revenue

Social Media Today

Snapchat has reported its Q2 2020 numbers, showing increases in both users and revenue in the period

Snapchat Launches First Voice-Activated Promoted Lens for Upcoming Movie 'Shazam'

Social Media Today

Snapchat has launched a new, voice-activated lens as part of a new promotion for the movie 'Shazam'