Tue.Mar 19, 2019

Web Design Trends of 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Staying up to date with the latest web design trends can help maximize your opportunities - check out these stats and tips

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Embracing Your Brand On Pinterest


More than 250 million people visit Pinterest every month to explore new ideas and products. In fact, 84 percent of them browse the platform when they’re unsure about what to buy and almost 77 percent end up discovering a brand they like on Pinterest.

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5 Best Practices for Facebook Ads - From Facebook

Social Media Today

What are the tactics that Facebook's own staff recommend to maximize your Facebook advertising success? Check out this post

Making the Most out of Your Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Stories have become a major part of Instagram, receiving millions of views daily. If your brand is active on the platform it’s important to take advantage of this space, since it presents a huge opportunity to be discovered by audiences both new and old.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Instagram's Testing a New Format for Stories Options

Social Media Today

Instagram's testing a new Stories Camera format which would make it easier to choose from the various camera options

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Facebook's Looking to Capitalize on FOMO with New Notifier on Shared Articles

Social Media Today

Facebook's testing out another way to prompt engagement with posted content, by notifying you when your friends have read the same

How Brands Can Use Social Media for Social Good


Brands using social media for social activism: It’s a delicate tightrope to walk. Done right, a company can express its values in an authentic way that connects with more customers and has a positive social impact.

Twitter's New Camera Format Adds New Presentation Style on the Web Version

Social Media Today

Twitter's new camera tool has been translated into a new, more immersive format of tweet when viewed on the web

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WOAW CEO Joe Binder talks YouTube, comparison and why he considered quitting

Forbes Social Media

Despite his early business success, Joe Binder finds comparison a difficult drug to quit

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.

LinkedIn Launches its 'Marketing Buzzwords Bracket' Ahead of March Madness

Social Media Today

To get into the spirit of 'March Madness', LinkedIn has released its inaugural 'Buzzword Beaters' bracket, pitting the most cringe-inducing buzz terms up against each other

The New Zealand Terror Attack Shows Our Ethics Lagging Way Behind Our Technology

Forbes Social Media

The rise of white nationalist terrorism shows how accelerating technology needs a new ethics of use


Facebook's Working on Ultra-Realistic VR Avatars - and They Are Creepy

Social Media Today

As Facebook looks to VR as the future of connectivity, they also want to create a real feeling presence - and these ultra-realistic avatars will be part of it

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Will Viacom Channels Go Dark On DirecTV?

Forbes Social Media

Viacom is taking its case directly to DirecTV customers after failing to come to terms on a new distribution agreement with the satellite TV provider's corporate parent AT&T. NYSE:T NASDAQ:DISH NASDAQ:VIAB


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.

Kickstarter Versus 'Crypto' ICOs: Are Traditional Platforms Having The Last Laugh?

Forbes Social Media

The crowdfunding world - traditional or more blockchain/crypto-related - might be getting a little more crowded of late. As a financing vehicle it has been around for years, but is there a shift in the sands with some traditional platforms mounting a fight back and giving ICOs a run for their money

Why Identity Fluidity And Self-Sovereignty Is Important In A Virtually Mediated Future

Forbes Social Media

A new avatar, a funny nickname and a specific outlook are all it takes to create a new identity. While it may seem strange, the companies investing in virtual avatars are betting big on a simple concept—that the future will be virtually mediated

Facebook Agrees To Prevent Some Advertisers From Targeting By Race, Gender, Age

Forbes Social Media

After years of criticism, Facebook has agreed to "sweeping" changes in how it treats housing, employment, and credit advertisements

Why Twitter is Tired of Rowling's Teasing

Forbes Social Media

Recent social media backlash, over JK Rowling's latest Dumbledore interview, shows that Twitter is tired of her performative retconning

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Google Inbox Joins Google Plus, Allo In The Cold, Dark Tomb Of Google Apps

Forbes Social Media

Along with its Google Plus app, Google is shutting down Google Inbox on the same day, joining Allo and tons of other apps in the Google App Graveyard. NASDAQ:MSFT NASDAQ:FB NASDAQ:GOOGL NASDAQ:AAPL

Facebook To Attempt 'Game Changing' Overhaul In Ad Discrimination Settlement

Forbes Social Media

After years of criticism, Facebook has agreed to "sweeping" changes in how it treats housing, employment, and credit advertisements

The Problem With AI-Powered Content Moderation Is Incentives Not Technology

Forbes Social Media

It is worth looking more closely at how automated content moderation works today and especially the cost-capability tradeoff and the lack of incentives for platforms to remove horrific content given that they profit monetarily from such material

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