Wed.Aug 12, 2020

Facebook Removes Over 1,000 Ad Targeting Options Due to Low Usage

Social Media Today

Facebook is removing a range of ad targeting options because they see limited use, or duplicate other options

How to Use Pinterest for Business: Highlights From the Latest Report

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Need to learn how to use Pinterest for business? Check out these highlights from the 2020 social media agency guide from Pinterest. From introducing brands to new customers to selling products and growing loyal communities, Pinterest is designed to help companies of all kinds grow. But if you want to get the most out of Pinterest , you should know how people use it and how your brand can take advantage of its many features.

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Instagram Tests Reels Button on Lower Function Bar in Some Regions

Social Media Today

Instagram is testing a new Reels button on the lower function bar, which would make Reels more of a focus

Creating An Online Store In 2020

The Realtime Report

Creating An Online Store In 2020. Owning an online store is on many people’s minds when it comes to starting a new business in 2020. Or anytime in the near future, for that matter. The eCommerce sales are skyrocketing year after year, and this is a natural trend as everything goes digital and online. So, it’s easy to see why having an online store is an idea which keeps on growing. Image by 200 Degrees from Pixabay. And the process of creating an online store is an easy one.

Social Media Automation 101

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

LinkedIn Adds New Alerts and Lead Management Options to Sales Navigator

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is adding some new, machine learning-fueled alerts to its Sales Navigator platform, and a new tracking tool to keep tabs on past correspondence

How Automation Helps Businesses Manage A Bigger Database

The Realtime Report

How Automation Helps Businesses. Manage A Bigger Database. Having a big database is important for every business nowadays. First of all, it helps with storing large amounts of information, and then sharing that information. Then, a big database increases productivity and allows quick access to information, and also improves customer support and the interaction with the clients. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.

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Learn from the winner! This is how you win with a leading social campaign in 3 steps


The first time I heard about Brad Caldana I found his professional trajectory and the projects he has developed fascinating. If you don't know him, let me tell you he was the first-ever Digital Training Director for Obama's 2012 presidential campaign and he also helped lead the battleground state digital strategy. As the Digital Strategist for 'Organizing for Action', he was involved in transforming a campaign into a major issue-based organization. Sounds good, right?

LinkedIn Sells SlideShare for eBook Publishing Platform Scribd

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LinkedIn has sold off its presentation platform SlideShare, which it acquired in 2012, to eBook publishing platform Scribd

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Starbucks vs. Dunkin': Which brand wins on social media?


For our newest brand battle, we took Starbucks and Dunkin' for a social listening ride and examined both brands through the lens of social media with our monitoring and analytics tool Awario

Facebook Adds New Informational Prompt When Users Share COVID-19 Related Content

Social Media Today

Facebook is adding a new pop-up prompt when people go to share posts about COVID-19 which provides links to authoritative information on the pandemic

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.

Fixed: No Battery Detected Error On Laptop


Are you constantly getting a message at the bottom of your laptop, stating no battery is detected? You have already restarted your laptop, but the error still exists? You need not to worry, as you have landed at the right place. We have summed up various troubleshooting steps in our article that will definitely help you in getting rid of this error message. Also Read: Battery Icon Missing on Windows 10? Here’s How to Fix It! Ways to Fix No Battery Detected Error on Laptop.

TikTok Adds New Option to Insert Text Headings onto Video Thumbnails

Social Media Today

TikTok has added a new option which enables users to add custom text to their video thumbnails, which could help to attract more viewers

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Check Out The 10 best ES File Explorer Alternative Apps


Think about an app & you will find hundreds of alternatives to the same concept & for that, you can thank this cut throat competitive market. Similarly, when I think about managing or exploring my files (doc, images, etc), there will be various options I can choose from. & & obviously, every one of them would be claiming itself the best one you can ever imagine.

What is a brand community and how to build a successful one

Sprout Social

If you’re looking for ways to strengthen your brand and have better conversations with your customers, you need to build a brand community. Brand communities rally your most loyal customers in one place, which is a massive win for any brand. Plus, these communities are fun for your audience to chat with like-minded people.

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.

Trumpy Bear Distributor Says They’ve Received Hundreds Of Threats—Including Death Threats

Forbes Social Media

One death threat was referred to the FBI, according to an executive who markets and distributes the stuffed animal. Business /business Business /business Retail /retail Media /media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment Breaking breaking-news business

Influencer Fraud: Does It Still Exist in 2020?


Influencer marketing is here to stay, regardless of travel and in-person events. Influencers provide a trustworthy connection with their fans, which brands can use to foster better connections with their audience. With the rise of YouTube, TikTok , and Instagram , ways to trick the system have emerged on the side. Buying fake followers and likes to boost one’s optics as an influencer have previously plagued the space, and can result in poorly executed and unproductive campaigns.

Trumpy Bear Distributor Says They’ve Received Hundreds Of Threats

Forbes Social Media

One death threat was referred to the FBI, according to an executive who markets and distributes the stuffed animal. Business /business Business /business Retail /retail Media /media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment Breaking breaking-news business

Social Spotlight: Nike and how to outpace the competition on social

Sprout Social

Welcome to the Social Spotlight, where we dive deep into what we love about a brand’s approach to a specific social campaign. From strategy through execution and results, we’ll examine what makes the best brands on social tick — and leave you with some key takeaways to consider for your own brand’s social strategy. Overview. The competition for attention is fierce for brands on social.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Joe Biden Announces Kamala Harris as VP Pick to Fans First


Yesterday afternoon, the political world was waiting with anticipation to learn who presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden would select as his running mate. At the time, political watchers knew that the news was coming soon possibly even in the next few hours. Biden did something remarkable, he announced Kamala Harris as VP pick to his biggest fans first, those who follow his text messages, before the campaign told the media. All businesses can learn from this brilliant move.

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Black Gen-Zers Want To See More Joy On Social Media, Study Finds

Forbes Social Media

VSCO partnered with research company JUV Consulting to launch a study highlighting how Black Gen-Zers are emotionally affected by social media use. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership Business /business Media /media Diversity & Inclusion /diversity-inclusion Under 30 /under30 Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media

Content Marketing For Your Brand: Everything You Should Know To Succeed


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Social Media Still Can't Stop Election 2020 Misinformation

Forbes Social Media

By now most of us have read or seen something on social media about a candidate that was misleading, deceptive or simply not true. Misinformation, and worse disinformation, remains in full swing across all the social media platforms and there is little the tech world is doing or can do to stop it. Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media innovation socialmedia

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Biden-Harris Dream Cabinet

Ari Herzog

With the presumptive Democratic presidential ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, is it too early to propose Cabinet members? After reviewing ideas propelled by political analysts and media pundits in recent months, and purposefully keeping many Democratic House and Senate members in the Congress to maintain a political majority, here are my suggestions. Let me know your ideas in the comments below. Secretary of State: Susan Rice is the obvious choice.

UK: All Online Political Campaigning Must Reveal Source

Forbes Social Media

In an attempt to cut down on misinformation, the British government has announced plans to force all online political campaign materials to carry a 'digital imprint' showing who's behind them. Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Innovation /innovation Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Social Media /social-media Editors' Pick editors-pick technology

Can We Just Have A Normal Conversation, Please?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A survey carried out by BBC Sport shows that around a third of female athletes have suffered abuse on social networks, a situation that can only lead one to question the collective mental health of our society. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Editors' Pick editors-pick leadership