Wed.Apr 03, 2019

Top Five: Happy 15th Birthday to GMail

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top news this week from the world of social media includes the death of Google+, Facebook’s war on hate, LinkedIn’s lookalike audiences, GMail’s 15th birthday and a primer on using TikTok. Google+ died yesterday. “On April 2nd, your Google+ account and any Google+ pages you created will be shut down and we will begin deleting content from consumer Google+ accounts,” the company said in a notice in late January.

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Facebook Statistics that Every Marketer Should Know in 2019 [Inforgraphic]

Social Media Today

Facebook is the largest social platform in the world, by a big margin. Here are some key stats to consider in your planning

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Finding Talented and Skilled Employees – Tips To Help

The Realtime Report

Finding Talented and Skilled Employees – Tips To Help. As a business owner, it can feel as though you are faced with a never-ending cycle of issues, problems, and challenges that you need to solve. The business’ success is always top of the list, so finding ways to meet that goal is something that can be rather time and resource-consuming. One of the biggest factors in determining if a business will be successful or not sits on the shoulders of the employees.

4 Reasons Why Every Marketing Team Should be Considering Chatbots

Social Media Today

Here are a few examples of how marketers can effectively utilize chatbots within their marketing strategies

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

Why Branding Should Be the Focus of Your Social Media Channels


Branding is an integral part of every type of advertising you do for your business. No matter where you advertise, and especially on social media, your focus should be on creating a targeted brand image with your audience. There are 3.48

Snapchat's Testing New Snap Map Tools and Mention Stickers

Social Media Today

Snapchat is working on some new tools for its maps feature, including a 'Passport' tool to track where you've been

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Google Publishes New Guide on Linking Google Ads and Google Analytics

Social Media Today

Google has released a new guide which outlines the benefits of linking your Google Ads and Google Analytics info to improve your ad targeting

Millions Of Facebook Users' Data Exposed By App Developers

Forbes Social Media

Facebook app developers exposed sensitive user information including plain text passwords and email addresses. Here’s what happened and what to do next

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LinkedIn Adds Document Upload Options to Regular Posts, Providing New Sharing Options

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has announced that all users can now upload documents and presentations in their feed posts

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Low Social Engagement? Here's How to Fix It


Has your company had difficulty capturing your users’ attention on social media? Perhaps you’ve tried a number of different approaches to content marketing, but you are still not getting the level of social engagement you want. Maybe you realize this is an issue, but you don’t know the appropriate way to fix it.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

SMT's State of Marketing Automation Survey 2019 - Part 2: Marketing Automation Concerns

Social Media Today

Automation, whether you like it or not, is coming to more and more elements of our work lives. In our first SMT survey of 2019, we sought opinions on how automation is being used, and will be used in future

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Poker Pro Jonathan Little Made $6 Million Playing Texas Hold Em, Skillfully

Forbes Social Media

In an interview with poker pro Jonathan Little, he describes how he began to win and offers advice on the game of shifting probabilities

26 Tips for Writing More Effective, Shareable Blog Post Titles [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to craft better headlines which will attract more attention? Check out these tips

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NowThis And Time's Up Are Partnering To Highlight Issues Facing Women In The Workplace

Forbes Social Media

The video news company NowThis announced an exclusive media partnership with the advocacy organization Time’s Up yesterday. NowThis is publishing news videos across its social platforms that feature policy initiatives affecting women in the workplace and challenges and successes of working women

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

17 of the Best Mobile Video Editing Apps in 2019


With Instagram video taking over our feeds and stories, it’s the perfect time to get to know some of the best video editing apps around! The good news is that you don’t need to be a professional videographer, or buy an expensive kit to create engaging video content for your Instagram profile. There are tons of great video editing apps that can help you. From resizing your footage to adding animations, branded assets, and filters to your clips, we’ve got an app for you.

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10 Instagram Hashtag Hacks + Tricks You Definitely Want to Try


If you’re searching for some great Instagram hashtag hacks to get more followers and boost your engagement, you’ve come to the right place! . Whether you want to find out which hashtags are generating the most interactions on your account, hide your hashtags in your Instagram Stories, or add more than 30 hashtags to your post’s caption, we’ve got a hack for you. . Ready to get started? Here are 10 Instagram hashtag hacks and tricks you don’t want to miss: .