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The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

Right now, the standards we expect on the web are being re-written for mobile. The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Why Stories are the new News Feed.

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Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! Changes to News Feed Ranking: Facebook announced another change to the algorithm that determines what people see in the news feed. Periscope Live Button on Mobile Twitter Apps!

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Top Five: Tidal Wave of New Social Media Features

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Tidal Wave of New Social Media Features. This week's must-know news from the world of social media includes new features and functions from Instagram, Facebook Messenger, LinkedIn and Twitter. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes .

Should We Be Worried about the Facebook Explore Feed?

agora pulse

Could the new Facebook Explore feed be the end of organic reach? What on Earth is the Explore feed? The Explore feed is a new tab on Facebook. It’s been on the mobile app for a while but it was recently launched on Desktop.

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Social Media News & Updates: September

yMarketingMatters

There are so many changes and updates in the social media world, its hard to keep track of them all if you are busy with the day to day running of your business! Pages will be able to create ads for desktop and mobile News Feed to boost awareness of events and drive responses.

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How to Measure Your Social Media Performance

Rebekah Radice

When was the last time you clicked over to Facebook or Instagram and scrolled through your feed? It can be a scary proposition to analyze your social media performance, but without an audit, there’s zero room for improvement. How to Measure Social Media Performance.

A Simple 3-Step Approach to Increasing Conversions and ROI with Social Media Advertising

Buffer Social

There’s so much to learn with social media advertising that it’s difficult to know exactly where to start. After speaking with top brands and marketers from around the globe, we’ve discovered a simple 3-step approach to successful social media advertising.

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Social Media Updates – February

yMarketingMatters

The month of love saw many new social media updates that I loved. Here are the latest social media updates and changes to help you optimize and make the most of your social media marketing efforts for your business. Consumers Are Mobile.

Why a Third-Party Social Media Tool Is Better for Instagram

agora pulse

Whether you’re running a large Instagram account or juggling multiple client profiles, relying on the native Instagram app can make social media management harder than it needs to be. But can a social media tool like Agorapulse really make your job that much easier?

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Top five: audio and video social media innovation

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s Top Five social media ‘must know’ news stories includes new Facebook search ads, Instagram’s audio messages, Google’s For You tab, YouTube’s Stories and news from Pew Internet Research on media consumption habits. Advertisers can use the Facebook Ads Manager to extend their existing news Feed ads to the new “Search” placement. The recipient can listen to the clip, which will remain in the conversation permanently.

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Stop Your Dream Customer in their Social Media Thumb Scrolling Tracks with Intent, Trust and Attention

Pam Moore

Your biggest challenge as a digital marketing, social marketer or business leader is to stop the digital scroll. How can you stop the scroll as your dream customer is browsing the web, scrolling their social media news feed on their mobile device?

New Social Media Advertising Opportunities Outside of Facebook

Ignite Social Media

In this day and age, advertising on social media is practically a must if you want your target audience to see your brand message. However, it’s critical for marketers to explore new social media advertising opportunities to reach new audiences and diversify their paid media mix.

Social Media Updates: October

yMarketingMatters

As the year speeds to a close, social media networks are continuing to release exciting new updates for marketers and general users as they vie for the top spot in our campaigns. Mobile-Friendly. On April 21, Google announced that mobile-friendly websites are no longer an option.

Life After the News Feed: Why Facebook is Shifting to Stories (And Why Your Business Should Too)

Buffer Social

The News Feed is one of Facebook’s marque innovations. For nearly a decade, the News Feed was the jewel in Facebook’s crown. It even admitted the News Feed can have a negative impact on mental health. Like it or not, Stories will replace the News Feed.

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Social Media News & Updates: February

yMarketingMatters

2015 is rolling fast, as are the changes in the social media world. Here are the most important social media updates that you might have missed in February. Positive indicators vary depending on the ad’s objective, but may include video views, conversions, etc.

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47 Social Media Statistics to Bookmark for 2017

Sprout Social

Right when you think you’re getting a grasp on your demographics, buyer habits and trends on social media , something new changes and turns your data into old news. That’s why it’s absolutely critical for any marketer to stay up to date on the newest social media statistics.

15 Awesome Social Media Apps for iPhone

Razor Social

Using your mobile for social media marketing will make you more productive and efficient when marketing your business on social media. You have your mobile with you 24 hours a day so you might as well get more benefit from it!

Social Media Updates: November

yMarketingMatters

Before everyone winds down for the holidays, let’s pause for a minute to catch up on November’s social media updates, which were significant. The new Google+ puts Collections and Communities in focus, making Google+ simpler and more mobile friendly.

The Single Most Important Trend to Consider in Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Over the nearly 9 years I’ve been here at Ignite Social Media I have been fortunate enough to have hands on experience working with brands to develop an overarching social media strategy that meets their business and marketing objectives.

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Is Our Social Media Terminology About to Change?

Convince & Convert

“She does social media,” is the go-to introduction my friends bestow on me at parties. Currently, I don’t directly manage any brand’s social media channels, though I have in the past. As the resident social media expert person, I blurted out, “Of course!

Social Media Updates: October

yMarketingMatters

As the year speeds to a close, social media networks are continuing to release exciting new updates for marketers and general users as they vie for the top spot in our campaigns. Mobile-Friendly. On April 21, Google announced that mobile-friendly websites are no longer an option.

How to Deal with Brand Controversy on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Janice Person , Social Media Director for Monsanto , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dealing with controversy on social media, respecting transparency, and proactive versus reactive social media strategies. The RSS feed is: [link].

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9 Tools to Improve Social Media Productivity

Convince & Convert

Do you find that the daily demands of social media promotion are increasing? Our time is our most precious asset and social media is great at eating into it! Here are 9 social media tools that will help you save time and improve your productivity.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), Appropriate, effective management is the key to ensuring you get the returns for your social media marketing investments. Access to the dashboard can be made via mobile or web.

Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) | Main | Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation » January 22, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Save for Later’ Reading Feature, Twitter Beefs Up Security

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Buffer: Facebook. Any social media updates that we missed?

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5 Facebook Ad Types That Improve Mobile Engagement

agora pulse

What’s the best way to engage mobile users on Facebook with sponsored content? Use at least one the following five Facebook ad types to improve mobile engagement and effortlessly build trust with your brand. Facebook Lead Ads are specifically designed for mobile traffic.

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media.

Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Tools for an Engaged Social Presence. I am always interested in finding the best and latest tools to enhance and expedite the social media experiences, maintenance and growth for Harp and for our clients. Provides a snapshot of your social media presence.

Why I love Agorapulse for Social Media Management

Socially Sorted

There are many social media management tools, but one stands out amongst the crowd more and more each year – Agorapulse. . I have used Agorapulse for Social Media Management for a few years now, and I love it. Meet Agorapulse for Social Media Management.

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

Social media management tools are constantly evolving in order to keep up with businesses’ and marketers’ needs. For this blog post, I’ve approached some of the top influencers and bloggers in the social media world and asked them two questions regarding social media management tools.

Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Buffer Social

We’ve refreshed this post for 2017, check out the latest and greatest social media analytics tools below. Where do you turn for meaningful stats on your social media marketing ? Chapter 1: 19 Free Social Media Analytics Tools. Social Report.

Social Media Lessons From the Offline Real World

Convince & Convert

Conversely, in the social media community, checking-in is a frequent behavior, and legions of blog posts are written about location-based services. I have recently become fascinated by the way that people who don’t work in social media use social.

Facebook 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

As the world’s largest social media platform, Facebook is an essential channel for businesses, organizations, and public figures to market themselves online. For social media managers specifically, Facebook is a critical component in a well-rounded marketing toolbox.

Power of Trust and Intention in Earning Attention of Your Ideal Customer and Audience

Pam Moore

Every where we turn, every device we turn on, every social network feed we scroll, there is noise. Some of them may not know better as they are not savvy on the new ways of social and digital marketing. Their intention is easily seen by even those new to the social networks.

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Why social commerce will rule social media in 2020

Buffer Social

What’s coming to social media in 2020? It can be hard to predict the future, especially for something as fast-changing as social media. Social commerce is one of the hottest trends in social media today, and it looks to have an even bigger impact in 2020.

127 Time-Saving Keyboard Shortcuts for Social Media Marketers

Buffer Social

Being a social media marketer , you spend a lot of time on the various social media platforms and your favorite social media tools. Let’s help you save your eight precious days every year with these social media keyboard shortcuts. Feedly.

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