Wed.Dec 11, 2019

Google Launches its 2019 Listing of Key Search Trends

Social Media Today

Google has published its listing of key search trends for the year, which showcases what people across the world were looking for, and seeking answers to, in 2019

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Facebook Collection Ads: The High-Converting Ad Format You Need to Use

agora pulse

Facebook’s Collection Ads are an incredibly valuable, high-converting ad format. But many companies failing to use them. Here’s why you need to make Collection Ads part of a social media strategy.

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Twitter Will Set Up a New team to Explore a Decentralized Social Media Network Model

Social Media Today

Twitter will set up a new team to examine the potential of an open and decentralized standard for social media, which could help address some key areas of concern

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How to Increase Engagement on Instagram with Later

Later

Wondering how to increase engagement on Instagram? You’re not alone! With an ultra-smart algorithm and tons of creative brands competing for people’s attention, growing your Instagram engagement can sometimes feel like an uphill battle.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Instagram's Working on a New 'Poses' Mode for Stories

Social Media Today

Instagram is looking to add yet another Stories camera mode, this time with 'Poses', which creates stop-motion clips of a series of images

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You Can Now Convert Your iOS Live Photos into GIFs on Twitter

Social Media Today

Twitter is making it easier to create your own GIFs by utilizing the Live Photo functionality of iOS devices

Best Fandom Examples of 2019

WebInKnow

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Fandom is the most powerful marketing force in the world. Case Studies Best Practices Fanocracy

How Marketers Can Adapt Their Workflows for Real-Time Content (and Why They Need to)

Social Media Today

Marketers need to define a workflow for real-time content in order to be successful in creating and publishing it

Canva Uncovered: How A Young Australian Kite Surfer Built A $3.2 Billion (Profitable!) Startup Phenom

Forbes Social Media

From the unlikeliest of places, Melanie Perkins grew design app Canva into one of the most valuable software startups in the world. Her digital tools are populist, profitable and a potential threat to Adobe and Microsoft

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.

YouTube Updates its Policies on Harassment, Expanding Definitions of Personal Attacks

Social Media Today

YouTube has announced an expansion of its policies around user harassment, which will now cover implied threats, insults based on race or gender and repeated attacks

Pornhub 2019 Year In Review Report: More Porn, More Often

Forbes Social Media

This is Pornhub's 7th annual report on its porn traffic, every year it keeps getting longer and longer. Let's dig into some of the more technical stats

Top 8 Influencer Marketing Trends Coming in 2020

Later

Wondering what big influencer marketing trends are coming in 2020? . Influencers continue to be a hot topic on social media, and by the looks of it, you can expect to keep seeing more #sponsored posts flooding your feeds. Ready to learn what the future has in store?

YouTube Bans Insults Based on Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation—But Is Met With Skepticism

Forbes Social Media

YouTube strengthened its harassment policies Wednesday, but the company’s track record enforcing its policies has been uneven

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.

How to build an effective influencer marketing campaign

Sprout Social

Keep believing the hype, fellow brand marketers. Influencer marketing campaigns can bolster our brands’ credibility, extend our message, lower our barrier to amazing content and impact our bottom line.

Time Magazine Names Greta Thunberg The Person-of-the-Year, But Twitter Erupts in Protest. The Reason May Surprise You

Forbes Social Media

Donald Trump, Jr. is always one of the first to cast derision

The Digital and Graphic Design Trends of 2020 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Ensure your visuals are on trend in 2020 with this list of emerging design trends

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Facebook, Google, Apple Sink In ‘Best Place To Work’ Rankings; Microsoft Rises

Forbes Social Media

Facebook was 7, Google was 8, and Apple rocked number 71

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Sprout Social named one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2020

Sprout Social

I’m thrilled to announce Sprout Social has been recognized as one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2020. This is the third year we’ve received this recognition, and we’re honored to be included in this notable roundup once again. Every year, Glassdoor releases a list of companies who are deemed Best Places to Work by their employees. The winners are based entirely on employee feedback that is shared anonymously on the Glassdoor platform.

Politicians Join LGBTQ Activists Asking Facebook To Drop Negative PrEP Ads Tied To Lawsuit

Forbes Social Media

Public health and LGBTQ rights groups sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg asking him to remove ads for a class action suit which they say misinform and scare people about Truvada for HIV prevention

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Want More Publicity? 10 Ways Tech Execs Can Help Build Their Company's Public Profile

Forbes Social Media

Great products are one way to attract business, but customers are now looking for tech execs to provide the humanity, too

YouPorn 2019 Year In Retrospect Report: Porn Goes Mobile

Forbes Social Media

While not as statistically beefy as Pornhub's 2019 Year In Review report, YouPorn's 2019 Year In Review report highlights the importance of mobile phones when it comes to porn

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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