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Instagram Launches Initial Test of Algorithm-Free, Reverse Chronological Feed Options In-Stream

Social Media Today

Instagram's new, reverse-chronological feed toggle is coming - but is it really a valuable improvement

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Swipe-up no more! Say Hello to Link Stickers

Ignite Social Media

Instagram Stories are hugely popular, but until recently, only large accounts could drive people to a website link using the “Swipe Up” feature. That’s now changed. Let’s dive into the way things used to be, and then share how to use the new “Link Stickers” feature that is available to everyone.

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Instagram 101: How to Get Your Small Business Started on the Platform

Social Media Strategies Summit

Instagram provides a huge opportunity for small businesses to reach new audiences and establish their brand online. However, simply having a presence on the platform isn’t enough anymore. An effective, well-planned Instagram strategy is needed to drive real results. How can you do that?

The Quick Guide to Social Media Photo Sizes in 2022

Oktopost

People form their first impressions in about 17 milliseconds. Social media cover photos are the first thing your social media visitor sees and the first impression they will form about your brand.

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.

New Report Finds Social Media Video Now Sees as Much Consumption Time as Traditional TV

Social Media Today

The report looks at overall media consumption trends in the US, and how the landscape is shifting

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5 Social Media Newsletters You Should Subscribe to in 2022

Likeable

Happy 2022! If your New Year’s resolution is to start staying on top of industry news and learn more about social media, you’re in the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the best social media newsletters you should be subscribed to this year.

Why Should a Brand Include AI Voice into Their Audio Content Strategy?

The Realtime Report

Why Should a Brand Include AI Voice into Their Audio Content Strategy? The voice tech boom is here and is changing the content landscape. Brands that want to stay ahead need to leverage AI Text to Speech convertors to develop the perfect audio content strategy.

LinkedIn Launches Test of Audio Rooms, Announces New Formats for Live Events

Social Media Today

New live events options are coming to LinkedIn, including Clubhouse-like audio rooms

The First Rule of Facebook Ads: Know the Rules

Jon Loomer

If you’re an advertiser, it’s critically important that you know and comply with Facebook’s advertising policies. Ignorance of these rules is negligence. Fail to understand the rules and how to comply with them, and you should expect to get ads rejected.

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.

Glass Half Empty? Try a new perspective from positive psychology.

Janet Fouts

When everything is rolling along smoothly in our lives, sometimes we just can’t believe it, and start to cast doubt it will last. We may think “ Wow, things are going really good right now! followed shortly by “ this can’t last, something’s going to go wrong. ”

Why It Is Imperative to Have a Data Privacy Policy

The Realtime Report

Why It Is Imperative to Have a. Data Privacy Policy. In today’s world, data privacy matters. The right to privacy for whatever data is collected about or shared by us is a crucial feature of our freedoms.

Facebook Adds New Features to Creator Studio, Including Stories Highlights and Timeline View for Posts

Social Media Today

Meta's added some handy new options fo Facebook Creator Studio, which could help drive better response with your posts

$300 Spent to Reach 100,000 Facebook Followers in 30 Days

Jon Loomer

I’ve been running an experiment for more than a month now, and I wanted to share my initial results. The goal was simple: Reach all, or most, of my Facebook followers with a single ad. I spent $300 to reach the first 100,000 Facebook followers in 30 days.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Glass Half Empty? Try a new perspective from positive psychology.

Janet Fouts

When everything is rolling along smoothly in our lives, sometimes we just can’t believe it, and start to cast doubt it will last. We may think “ Wow, things are going really good right now! followed shortly by “ this can’t last, something’s going to go wrong. ”

Best Ways to Make Money Online

The Realtime Report

Best Ways to Make Money Online. Internet is one of the best sources for making money. There are many ways to make money through the internet like freelancing, selling your products on e-commerce sites, etc. But it all depends on how you work and what kind of product you have.

Facebook Launches New 'Privacy Center' to Facilitate More Control Over Privacy and Data-Sharing Options

Social Media Today

The new Privacy Center will provide more oversight and control over your various data tracking options

Sweden Launches Psychological Defense Agency To Counter Disinformation

Forbes Social Media

Sweden has created a new government agency dedicated to fighting disinformation, particularly from foreign governments such as Russia, China and Iran. Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Innovation /innovation Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Social Media /social-media technology

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How to Build a Meaningful (and Massive) Community, From Someone Who’s Done it Twice

Buffer Social

You probably already know the value of building a community behind your brand: more powerful word of mouth, stronger customer retention, better organic growth.

The social media video statistics marketers need to know for 2022

Sprout Social

It’s no secret that video is becoming a staple in innovative brands’ marketing strategies. The sheer number of available formats and venues for social media video illustrates the point well (think TikTok, Instagram Reels and Facebook Stories, just to name a few).

TikTok Shares New Insights into the Importance of Audio in Brand Marketing

Social Media Today

Sound plays a key role in your branding efforts on TikTok

How to Edit Videos on TikTok: 15 Creative Tips

Hootsuite

So, you’ve spent countless hours watching TikTok videos, training your For You page to match your niche interests, and explaining to others that you are not too old for TikTok. Now you want to post your own. First step? Learn how to edit videos on Tiktok.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Personal Brand, Meet Business Brand: How Small Business Owners Can Make Them Work Together

Buffer Social

Building a unique, authentic brand is essential for any business. A strong identity helps customers understand who you are, what you do, and why you do it. But many founders confuse their business brand with their personal brand.

5 ways to create better buyer personas with social media data

Sprout Social

The great content marketer Ann Handley advocates for making your customer, rather than your company, the hero of your brand story. It can be difficult to create a compelling heroic arc, though, if you don’t understand who your customers are.

Instagram Turns on IG Live Badges by Default for Eligible Creators

Social Media Today

In its latest effort to provide more incentive for creators, Instagram is enabling live-stream badges for more streamers

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Experiment: Can Post Timing Improve Your Instagram Engagement?

Hootsuite

The hottest social media trend this fall? Complaining about lower-than-usual Instagram engagement (especially if you haven’t tried Reels yet ).

LinkedIn Marketing Guide – How to grow your business using LinkedIn

Keyhole.co

LinkedIn is the most popular professional social network. Each day, more than 30 million companies use LinkedIn for business while over 800 million professionals use it to make connections and share knowledge.

18 of the best Instagram tools to level up your presence

Sprout Social

When’s the last time you upgraded your Instagram tools? Because there’s no better time than now to level up. Sure, Instagram has rolled out a ton of business-friendly features recently (think: IG shopping updates, Reels analytics and fresh video editing options).

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Twitter Launches Live Test of Full-Screen, Visual Tweet Reactions

Social Media Today

Twitter's testing out a new way to reply to tweets, which aligns with evolving engagement behaviors

#422: Lessons Learned From Social Media Bullies

Amy Porterfield

When Mean People Tweet (And Why They Never Win) Playground bullies grow up, my friends. And thankfully, most of them mature and leave any critical or mean ways behind. But unfortunately, some of them simply trade the monkey bars for the comments section of Instagram.