Fri.May 17, 2019

Instagram launches @shop profile

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram launched a new @shop account to curate shoppable posts earlier this week. Content featured on this account will be 100 per cent community-trends driven and is supposed to be as a real-time indicator of what’s new and cool.

Top Digital Customer Experience (CX) Trends for 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Angela White. In the competitive market space within an ever-evolving digital age, prioritizing customer experience is arguably the most efficient way to stand out of the crowd for businesses.

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Facebook Announces Two New Algorithm Updates Aimed at Improving On-Platform Engagement

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced two new updates to its News Feed algorithm designed to highlight content from close friends, and promote better quality content from Pages

5 Things No One Tells You When You Become An Entrepreneur

Forbes Social Media

Anyone who has started a business can attest to the fact that there are a lot of things they do daily that have nothing to do with their core competency. Here are a few things that no one told me when I became an entrepreneur

Social Media Automation 101

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

100+ Social Media Stats to Help You Choose the Right Platform for Your Business [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Which social platforms is your audience using? Check out this infographic

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LinkedIn Publishes New Guide on What to Post on the Platform [Infographic]

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has launched a new guide which aims to answer the most commonly asked questions about publishing on LinkedIn

'Love and Bananas': A Celebrity Finds Her Voice In Elephants' Plight

Forbes Social Media

The next time your friends show you a photo of themselves riding an elephant, you might wince after watching Ashley Bell’s documentary. It’s the story of rescuing Asian elephants from the cruelty they endure for our “entertainment.” Bell calls it “an action adventure story,” yet it’s so much more


Twitter Adds New Tweet Creation Tools to TweetDeck, Including Option to Add GIFs

Social Media Today

Twitter has added some new tweet composer options to its native tweet management app TweetDeck

Hurricane Michael's Toll On Georgia Vegetation In One Satellite Image

Forbes Social Media

A recent weather satellite image shows how Hurricane Michael ravaged vegetation in Georgia


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.

Instagram Rolls Out Updated Explore Format, Including Stories Content

Social Media Today

Instagram is rolling out some changes to its Explore tab, including Stories content, new IGTV and Shop categories and an updated layout

GEICO's Original Caveman Has Evolved And Middle Age Is Looking So Easy, He Says Even He Can Do It

Forbes Social Media

You might say Lehr has come a long way since playing the role that made him a wildly famous guy that no one knew. You might even say he's evolved


Instagram's Shutting Down its Standalone Direct Messaging App

Social Media Today

Instagram has announced that it's shutting down its separate 'Direct' messaging app after a year or so in circulation

Why The U.S. Just Experienced Its Wettest 12-Month Stretch On Record

Forbes Social Media

The scientific context behind why the U.S. just had its wettest 12 months and yes, climate change is a part of the discussion


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.

Twitter's Working on an Option to Enable Live-Streaming with Friends

Social Media Today

Twitter's working on a new option that would enable users to live-stream with friends, similar to the same functionality on Periscope

The Good, Bad, And The Grumpy: What Grumpy Cat Has Left Behind

Forbes Social Media

Grumpy Cat inspired the meme culture of today in a way only a cat could- by detesting everything

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