Mark Zuckerberg Announces Major News Feed Changes

Myrland Marketing

If your Facebook News Feed has historically been dominated by updates from brands, businesses, and news media, get ready for a major shift. More on that in a moment… The Explore Feed on Facebook . Fast Forward One Week To Mark Zuckerberg’s News Feed Announcement .

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Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes.

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Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

Are you tired of looking for the magic easy button to help you get your business content to the top of the News Feed? Do you dream about your content showing up on top of the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn News Feed?

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Brand leaders around the globe are freaking out as they read the blog posts, watch the videos and see the tweets fly by from the Facebook fear mongers crying that the end of Facebook as we know it has arrived. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed.

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10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook.

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Best Practices for Twitter

Ignite Social Media

Twitter gives users the ability to stay in touch with their favorite brands, in a “happening now” atmosphere. We’re here to help you make the most of this social channel with these Twitter best practices. Make your content pop by adding an image, video or even a gif to your tweet.

NEVER Feed the Trolls

Janet Fouts

and even retained sponsorship for the videos. Shel responded publicly, mostly on Twitter, and on his blog , but pretty much anything he did only added fuel to the fire. The more you say, the more you feed ‘em.

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Meercat jumps on Twitter Video

Janet Fouts

People are jumping on Meerkat , a relatively new app that allows us to live stream video directly to Twitter through the app. If you’re streaming a Meerkat video it’s pushed to your followers on Meerkat in real time and viewable on Twitter in real time.

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11 Types of Video Content Every Business Needs to Create

Rebekah Radice

Did you know that video content gets 20% more attention and reaches 3 times the amount of people than a standard blog post? Or that online videos will account for more than 80% of all consumer internet traffic by 2020? There’s no denying it, video is powerful. Live Video.

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A Comparison of Social Media Live Video Platforms

Ignite Social Media

When you think of live video, Facebook may be the first platform that comes to mind. Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, and now even YouTube are all getting in on the live video feature. Will your live video be seen after your broadcast is over?

How to Share Posts From the Instagram Feed to Stories

Buffer Social

Instagram has released a new way for users to easily share feed posts to stories. More than 300 million users now use Instagram stories daily and this update will enable them to share any post from their Instagram feed directly to stories. How to share feed posts to Instagram Stories.

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Debuts New Ad Types, Vine Gets Direct Video Messaging

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: Vine adds direct messaging via video (photo: Vine blog). Twitter.

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Why Video Should Still Be a Part of Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Wondering how to engage your social media audience and make them stop in their feed to view your content? Create engaging video. As you focus on your brand’s social media strategy development for the new year, ensure that video is part of your content mix. A recent study by Brightcove shows that 85% of millennials have purchased a product after watching a video. Fans are likely to further engage with your brand after watching a video on social media.

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10 Video Marketing Trends You Need To Follow in 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

For years, marketing experts have been discussing the importance of video in content marketing. One year ago, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg said that the future of the platform was video. Video content is easy to consume and resonates with today’s on-the-go consumers.

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Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

We all know video is wildly popular across the board and people love the experience of sharing their life experiences with others in real time.When Meerkat launched in March it got a huge bump from social media marketers who created live video in real time from the South by Southwest conference.

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Video Marketing For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing” as businesses find new ways to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. Why the explosion of video content? Statistics for Videos.

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What Counts As a Video View on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat? The Buffer Guide to Video Metrics

Buffer Social

In our State of Social Media report , eighty-three percent of marketers said they’d like to create more video content in 2017. And we can certainly see why marketers are so hot on social video. Facebook believe that most of the content we consume online in the future will be video.

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Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Twitter is Viral.

7 Ways to Repurpose Your Video Content

agora pulse

Let’s face it, creating video content for social media can be unrewarding. It’s time-consuming to make, particularly long form video. Even something seemingly off the cuff like live video takes time to prep. Video content is hot on social media.

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4 Reasons Why Millennials Love Instagram Video

Firebelly

There has been a lot of excitement about Instagram’s new video tool, released June 20, that records and directly shares 15-second videos into the Instagram feed. Since Instagram only allows 15-second videos creativity is key. Blog Instagram Social Media Video

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Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

We all know video is wildly popular across the board and people love the experience of sharing their life experiences with others in real time.When Meerkat launched in March it got a huge bump from social media marketers who created live video in real time from the South by Southwest conference.

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How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

In this post, I’d love to go through some of the less-known ways of customizing your Facebook News Feed to help you cut through the clutter, save time, and be more efficient. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them). News Feed.

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The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Twitter launched “ While you were away ” to show tweets you may have missed since you last opened the app.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Products , RSS & Feed Management.

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As someone who once didn’t like online video, it’s now part of my daily life. In the past few years, videos have gotten much better and widespread that I’d find it hard to be stubborn in my old ways by ignoring all incoming multimedia streams. Ad clicks on videos?

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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling

SocialFish

Amy DeLouise is a video director-producer who specializes in telling real people stories that help nonprofits and companies tell their brand story. Wistia has done several useful studies on viewer drop-off, and it looks like a couple of trends are worth watching for social video makers.

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4 Video Contest Ideas to Boost Your Social Engagement

Convince & Convert

Video content has been proven to increase engagement, conversion, and reach significantly and is consuming the social media universe. But what promotional strategies should marketers be considering when they think about video? Video for the sake of video isn’t enough.

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The First Question Marketers Should Ask Before Making Social Video

Likeable

“Social video” can mean almost anything. The spectrum of social video includes both of them, along with recipe videos, sports highlights, reaction GIFs, live streams, and countless other formats and styles. Despite this, advertisers often use “social video” as a blanket term.

New Facebook And Instagram Ad Options | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Can the world handle two Facebook news feeds? Ad views also start as soon as the ad appears, rather than the three second rule that is applied to Facebook videos. Facebook Experimenting with Alternate News Feed. Businesses Can Now DM Twitter Users and Ask for Their Location.

A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Ever since Twitter picked a business model based on advertising, the company has been emphasizing the importance of creating a “consistent experience” for Twitter users. ” First, Twitter needs to build the wall, and that means reining in developers. .

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches 15-Second Auto-Play Video Ads

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and WhatsApp: Facebook. Twitter.

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Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. 12) Analyzing your RSS feed [.] ¬

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How to Create Engaging Short Videos for Social Media (Including 7 Excellent Examples)

Buffer Social

When was the last time you watched a video on social media? Videos are becoming increasingly popular on social media , especially on mobile. To create engaging social media videos, Facebook recommends creating videos as short as 15 seconds 2 Facebook , 2017.

The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. That might be about to change -Twitter just reported a dismal Q4 for 2016: 16 cents per share on revenue of $717 million. Journalists on Twitter.

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. Video. But here’s why even a Jack Attack might not save the company from eventual MySpace-ization : Facebook is slowly strangling Twitter at every turn. Twitter rolls out Vine.

Learn How to Optimize Your Videos

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Learn How to Optimize Your Videos Written on January 3, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , social media , techniques , video 9 Comments - Leave a comment! Glad the video was helpful!

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Cinemagraphs: The “New” Facebook Ad Format is Mesmerizing GIF/Video Hybrids

Mindjumpers

As auto-play videos is now being fully established on Facebook, the social network is looking into ways to increase the quality of the ads displayed in the News Feed. Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features.

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches #FirstTweet, Facebook Paper Teams With TED

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including lots of changes and new features for Facebook and Twitter: Twitter celebrates its 8th birthday with #FirstTweet. Twitter.

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Social Media Marketing All-in-One Video Training Course

SocialFish

This 90 minute training course shows you how to build your strategy, tips for Twitter and Facebook, and how to measure your results. 5: RSS Feeds and Pinging. Section 2: Marketing on Facebook and Twitter. 7: The Advantages of Twitter. 9: Using a Twitter Application.

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Video Marketing: Over- Or Under-Used?

Small Business Mavericks

One might be tempted to think that, since YouTube is the second largest search engine online, video marketing is an over-used–or, at least, widely used–form of online marketing. In fact, while it is used quite extensively (as of November 2014, 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minutes), I’d say it’s still a bit under-used. While 73% of B2B marketers use video in their content marketing strategy, they aren’t using video exclusively.

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A Modern-Day Marketer’s Guide to Creating Epic Video Marketing Content for Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and More

Buffer Social

Video marketing has taken the social media world by storm. People watch more than 100 million hours of video on Facebook. YouTube brings in nearly 125,000 video views daily. Snapchat alone fuels more than 10 billion video views every single day! Video editing skills.

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. does for Twitter and carries it across LinkedIn and Facebook”).

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