The Meme-ification of Instagram

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In particular, we’re noticing an embrace of memes — that historically unpolished, yet highly relatable category of social media content. Recently, we’ve picked up on the proliferation of memes across many major Instagram profiles, and we’d love to share how brands are making the most of this form of visual marketing and what it could look like for you to give it a try with your brand. Memes included. Memes are … Relatable.

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Bring Your Own Meme to the #LiftOff Book Giveaway

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Yesterday, I posted a challenge in the Social PR Posse group : to come up with your OWN quick meme and share it in the group. Once again, here it is: all you have to do is come up with your own take on a popular meme. Don’t forget to include the #liftoff hashtag with your post, otherwise it doesn’t count. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Bring Your Own Meme to the #LiftOff Book Giveaway.

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Hashtags #BidenBombs And #BidenRemorse Trending On Social Media

Forbes Social Media

Several hashtags and memes related to the bombings on Syria had been trending across social media. Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media innovation socialmedia

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The Best TikTok Hashtags to Use to Grow Your Views and Reach in 2021


But harness the power of TikTok hashtags to complement your editing techniques, and you’ll be set to conquer the TikTokosphere (a cool new phrase that is not taking off at the rate I want it to). What are TikTok hashtags? Why use TikTok hashtags? memes.

All about Instagram hashtags for brands

Sprout Social

How much time do you dedicate to thinking about your Instagram hashtags? If you’re dipping your toes in the hashtag waters, it might feel like more is better but this isn’t always the case. 5 Benefits to using Instagram hashtags. Hashtags are good for overall brand exposure.

Facebook Redesigns Pages as Reach Declines, 5 Fascinating Facts About Gen Z, the ROI of Meme Accounts, and More!

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” We’re also chatting about some interesting social media facts about Generation Z in 2018, the return on investment (ROI) on meme accounts, and lots more. Many agencies and brands are switching their attention from influencers to meme accounts to run native advertisements on platforms like Facebook and Instagram. LinkedIn is now encouraging people and pages to use hashtags in their content so that they can increase the visibility of that content in the news feed.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Branded Hashtag

Sprout Social

Chris Messina, currently a Developer Lead at Uber, is credited as the inventor of the hashtag on Twitter. Originally intended to group content based on subject matter, the hashtag has been adopted across every popular social platform and has cemented its place in our culture. Ever since its early implementation, a hashtag has been made popular because of the event or idea it was associated with. When to Use a Branded Hashtag. Hashtag Best Practices.

The 2020 Instagram Hashtag Guide—How to Use Them and Get Results


Instagram hashtags can make or break your Instagram strategy. To use hashtags for Instagram effectively, you need to understand exactly how they work, and put some thought into a strategy. Everything you need to know about Instagram hashtags in 2020. What are Instagram hashtags?

How to Know If Your Brand Should Hop on a New Social Media Trend

Ignite Social Media

While some social media trends are family-friendly, such as #FirstDayOfSchool, other trends are decidedly less so, like memes relating to Harambe. Some hashtags, trends and memes, while popular, have the potential to be lost on – or offend – your brand’s audience. Some trends and hashtags, while appearing innocent, may have a more complicated background. Naturally, a brand decided to jump on the conversation, without researching the hashtag’s origins.


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If you're even remotely familiar with Twitter, you know what a hashtag is. Political: #tcot, #iranelection Memes: #waystoaskforsex, #omgfacts Events: #SxSW, #bwe10 Campaigns: #fiestamovement Temporal: #musicmonday, #marketermonday (also #MM) Twitter-specific: #followfriday (aka #FF) If you're ever in doubt about the definition of a certain hashtag as it flits by your screen, simply pay a visit to (as in "What the Hashtag?").

Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Hashtags are the savvy social media marketer’s best friend, helping you track social interactions, expand your reach, and monitor real-time engagement at an event. Create your event hashtag early on to avoid a last-minute slapdash fail; you don’t want to attract viral fame for the wrong reasons! Remember to include your event hashtag on any giveaway post alongside other relevant hashtags to further increase exposure. Guest post by Rosemary McKee.

Social Media Glossary: 100+ Terms and Definitions for Online Success [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Do you know your geotag from your hashtag, your native ad from your meme? If you find yourself unsure about the latest buzzwords, check out this list

[Interview] How Hashtags Increased Peru’s Blood Donor List By 1840%


Utilising one of the most prominent vehicles of social media data , hashtags, they assisted the Peruvian Red Cross in getting thousands of people to become volunteer blood donors. “For us, the Hashtag For Life campaign is not simply an idea, but rather a strategy of how to use social networks to achieve an objective. The first can be a simple meme or GIF, but the second goes much further and is needed to achieve more ambitious goals, such as ours.”

13 Instagram Marketing Tips from Social Media Experts


Create Shareable Graphics and Memes. Hide Your Hashtags in the Comments. 4: Create Shareable Graphics and Memes . Later’s social media manager, Mel Brittner, has been experimenting with memes on Later’s Instagram. And memes let us do that in a fun and lighthearted way.”

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #30

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The science of the hashtag - Twitter Media. "The other week a meme exploded on Twitter around the hashtag #LessAmbitiousMovies (for the record, I thought my contribution of A Clockwork Beige was pristine). It begs the question: what makes a hashtag go viral? hashtag. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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Using social listening to surface trends to your audience

Sprout Social

Native analytics tools on different social media platforms give you some idea of the trending conversations and hashtags relevant to your business. On the desktop client or mobile app, it shows you “What’s happening” and gives you a real-time update of trending topics and hashtags.

Instagram Engagement Rates: What?s Good (or Not) and Why They Matter

agora pulse

Use the right hashtags. Whether you love or hate hashtags, they can provide real value to your brand. When you add the right hashtags to your posts , you can reach a much larger audience and connect with new fans. Plan to use at least 15 and up to 30 hashtags per post.

10 Content Ideas for Musicians to Get More Fans on Social Media


To get benefits for increasing the follower’s percentage, the musicians must start with putting hashtags on the caption for the posts of the band or the latest music release or any upcoming events or the next project. Social media has proven the greatest asset to increase followers.

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How to Go Viral on TikTok: 9 Pro Tips


It’s aggressively trend-driven, pushing memes and video formats into the spotlight. The next big thing may take over just a few days later, but every meme has its moment. Hashtags are your friend. Hashtags are one of the TikTok algorithm’s ranking signals.

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How to own the social media game in 4 simple steps!


Asking questions, using hashtags and posting user-generated-content it’s a great way to make your followers feel interested in participating in your campaign. . It is searching for hashtags, keywords and mentions that might be relevant to your business.

How to Rock TikTok Just Like the Cool Kids Do (and Even Do It Better)

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TikTok is for sharing fun, meme-related videos. (It’s Hashtag challenges. According to the hashtag’s page on TikTok , that number has since swelled to more than 335M views. Dance challenges are popular on TikTok, with over one billion views for the hashtag #DanceChallenge alone.

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7 Brands With a Killer Social Media Campaign


From the “how it started, how it’s going” meme to the Dolly Parton challenge, there were so many trends to get creative with. Stanworth created a unique hashtag , posted a selfie, and then tagged influencers like The Birds Papaya in the post, challenging them to create their own.

8 Popular Instagram Trends of 2020 (So Far!)


Instagram Trends 2020 #5: Memes are Taking Over. Memes are really popular on Instagram — like really, really popular. Memes are meant to be relatable, relevant, and highly-shareable so they’re perfect for increasing engagement and even driving product interest.

Energize Your Social Media Agency: Ideas for Experienced Social Media Managers

agora pulse

Remember to use hashtags like #photocontest so your initiative is searchable. Between challenges, trending hashtags and the latest meme, there’s a big opportunity to grab some limelight and show off your brand’s personality.

How to Master Real-Time Content


So, plan ahead, but recognize that you never really know what’s coming next—so be ready to react quickly to current events, memes, and the like. Similarly, it makes sense for food brands to post about the Instagram egg , but it may seem forced if a software company tried to leverage that meme for content. meme is believed to have started when a Twitter user posted a photo of a cafeteria with each table labeled as a different group of Justin Bieber songs.

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7 Steps to Jump-Start Your B2B Instagram Presence


Tip #4: Use Hashtags. Instagram videos and photos are categorized by hashtags. This means, if you want your audience to find your posts, you should use appropriate hashtags. . Create content, memes and quotes your employees will want to share to their Instagram accounts.

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Your Guide to TikTok Marketing and How to Use It for Business

In a few words, TikTok is a video-sharing social media platform that has become popular with Gen Z and younger Millennials through its micro-videos all about dance challenges, lip syncing, and other viral memes. Create Around Trending Hashtags.

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What is viral marketing (and does it actually work in 2020)?

Sprout Social

Well, much of modern viral marketing on social media can be illustrated by the popularity of memes. Although not necessarily tied to a specific product, how memes spread goes hand in hand with the principles going viral. Perhaps it’s a meme. Use hashtags to spread the word.

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What brands are missing by sleeping on TikTok

Sprout Social

Trends are the currency of the Internet and TikTok is the breeding ground of today’s most permeating trends and memes. Unlike other platforms, where hashtags are king in search and discovery, on TikTok it’s sound. People recall sounds and feelings before campaign names and hashtags.

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Instagram Gets Reel(s) About Going After TikTok

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Users who participate in a specific hashtag challenge create their own variations on videos with the same song or audio. The end result is the platform-wide creation of video memes and creative marketing content. . Use relevant hashtags that your audience is searching for.

The Next Big Thing in Social: Top 7 Brands Embracing TikTok

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In the past year, TikTok has tested and launched advertising options including in-feed native video ads, brand takeovers, hashtag challenges, and more. In 2018, fashion brand GUESS launched the Guess #InMyDenim challenge , encouraging fans to post videos using the hashtag while wearing GUESS clothing. These partners participated in the denim transformation challenge by posting a native meme from TikTok. By now, you’ve probably heard of the emerging social media site, TikTok.

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The TikTok Effect: 6 lessons from TikTok trends to influence your social strategy

Sprout Social

Between viral dances, memes, recipes, hacks and other TikTok trends, it’s hard to avoid the platform’s influence, leaving many brands to wonder—should we be on TikTok? There are more than 84 billion views (and counting) on TikToks with the hashtag #LearnOnTikTok.

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Trendjacking: Jumping In on Internet Culture & 3 Brands Doing it Right


Trendjacking is the practice of jumping in on trending topics, hashtags, events, or memes. For example, if a brand came out today with a “Keep Calm and Carry On” meme post, many followers would be confused by the post due to its irrelevance. Make Sure You Understand the Meme’s Full Context. In order to avoid posting a potentially controversial post, make sure that you understand the full context of the meme and trend.

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Everything Marketers Need to Know About TikTok


Challenges are the norm, usually grouped together with a hashtag. Memes : TikTok even has its own meme videos that simply catch on. First there was Vine, then, and now TikTok. Vine was shut down in early 2017, and merged into TikTok in late summer 2018, leaving TikTok as the current dominant platform for short-form video sharing. Below, we answer all of your pressing questions. What is TikTok?

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Tiktok’s influencer culture: What makes it stand out and how can you join in

Sprout Social

If you want to take discovery a step further, TikTok has a dedicated Discovery page with all the trending hashtags and branded content popular that week. It notices the trends and pushes popular hashtags, sometimes branded hashtags, on its Discover page.

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Twitter Categorizes #WhiteLivesMatter As K-Pop Trend As Fans Flood It With Gifs, Memes

Forbes Social Media

The hashtag takeover came on the heels of Trump’s smaller-than-expected turnout for his Saturday campaign rally, partially attributed to the fanbase.

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9 Ideas for Creative TikTok Videos that Will Engage Your Followers


Create a branded hashtag challenge. As with other social platforms, hashtags are a mainstay on TikTok for searching and sorting content. But hashtag challenges are especially popular on the platform. blockquote.tiktok-embed { all: unset !important;

Essential viral marketing tools

Welcome to the Internet is a Facebook page that scrapes the Web for brand memes, enhancing your likelihood of getting shares. million likes, it has a pretty good pulse on subjects that are top of mind to the digital generation, and while it hasn’t been updated since June 30, you can find similar meme pages throughout Facebook and elsewhere. hot will help you find the day’s most widely used hashtags (yes, hashtags go viral, too).

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13 of the Most Common Instagram Mistakes Marketers Must Avoid


Using too many hashtags. Hashtags are a great way for Instagram users to find your content. You can use up to 30 hashtags, but the most common number of hashtags you’ll see on Instagram is between one and three per post. Mistakes happen.

10 Reasons Celebrities Are Better at Instagram Than Brands


Her New Year resolutions post checks several items off our Instagram caption checklist , including tasteful hashtag use and a friendly call-to-action. They know how to use a meme. Memes will never not be popular on the Internet. Let’s be real.

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