Off-Facebook Activity Launching October 1st

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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? They can select all activity or just activity from specific websites or apps. What Does it Mean to Disconnect Activity?

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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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

Social Media Needs Local Activation!


Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands. The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series.

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

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

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

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

New Structure of Global Facebook Pages: Focus on Local Activation


A Global Page needs local activation. Facebook launching this new structure of Global Pages is in my opinion yet another sign of how significant and up-coming it is for international brands to do local market activation based on one global social media strategy.

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

The Day I Activated Crisis Mode


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. Using Oktopost, I was able to efficiently pause social activity.

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

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

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

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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

Instagram Now Has a Billion Monthly Active Users

Social Media Today

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

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

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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.

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

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

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?

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

Pam Moore

If you want to see success in online marketing you must activate your audience to help them achieve their goals. One of the top questions I receive from clients, colleagues and members of our training seminars is “how do I activate my audience?”.

Enduring 2016 Team Building Activities


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

Monitor Kids Activity: Best Parental Control Software For Windows


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.

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

70% of the US Population is Now Active on Facebook

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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

Social Media Today

You need to 'activate' your audience - take a listen to these tips Want to maximize your social media marketing results?

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

How To Activate Google Voice Typing on iPhone or iPad


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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WhatsApp Hits 500 Million Active Users

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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.

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

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


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.

Social networking: most popular online activity worldwide.

Sherrilynne Starkie

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

How To Align Social Media With Marketing Activities


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

Keep Your Facebook Group Fresh and Active With These Five Tips

agora pulse

If you want your group to stay active, you need to give people a good reason to tune in. The barrier of entry is low (just be slightly more active than normal and share your progress). Facebook Groups can offer exceptional benefits, but you need to nurture your community to get them!

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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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Google's Data-Friendly Android 'Go' Version Reaches 100 Million Active Devices, Adds New Features

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Google's Android Go OS, which uses much less data, and is designed for developing regions, is now being used on 100 million devices

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

The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: India


The response was overwhelming, with fans of the film getting involved in the activity, giving Sonam Kapoor further exposure and the public the tools to promote the film. The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: West Africa/Nigeria.

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'

Monitor Your Brand’s Instagram Activity with New Reporting Tool


In my blog post How to Boost Your Number of Followers on Instagram , I wrote about the importance of monitoring your activity on photo-sharing application Instagram at the same level as you monitor your other social media presences.