Facebook and hashtags: at long last

Sherrilynne Starkie

A black hole in social media data got a step closer to being understood this week. Facebook has introduced the use of hashtags ! Hashtags are the first step. This is bound to make the lives of social media strategists a little bit easier.

#Hashtags Hit Facebook – #WhatDoYouThink

The Social Media Incubator

In an announcement by the social networking service giant on Wednesday, Facebook informed users of the rollout of hashtags to status updates. ” Hashtags are best known by Twitter users as a way to take part in trending topics or create your own.

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Using Facebook Hashtags for Your #FacebookMarketing

yMarketingMatters

When Facebook introduced its Twitter-like hashtag (#) feature in June, marketers began to buzz about the potential boosting effects that this new Facebook trend can bring to brands and businesses. Hashtags are gaining momentum on Facebook. How to Use Facebook Hashtags.

How to Use Hashtags on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn

Oktopost

Silicon Valley product designer Chris Messina invented the now ubiquitous hashtag when he was searching for a way to organize the fast-moving Twitter stream. The Twittersphere realized the power of the hashtag when people started adding #sandiegofire to their tweets about a San Diego fire.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. At Contentworks Agency we’ve already planned next year’s social media strategies for our clients. GDPR Seeps Into Social.

Social Media’s Impact on SEO

Ignite Social Media

Social media is taking up more time in terms of online activities; therefore, its’ users are generating more content to consume. This post will take a closer look at how social media makes an impact. Social Media’s Impact on SEO.

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Mind Your Manners: Etiquette Tips for Your Social Media

agora pulse

Are you using your best manners on social media? Or do you need a little brushing up on your social media etiquette? And just like we sometimes need reminders about good etiquette at the dinner table, we may need reminders of the basic rules of etiquette in social media.

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All the Ways to Run a UGC Social Media Campaign

Ignite Social Media

UGC (user generated content) has been a buzz word in social media for a while now. To get started, there are a variety of ways to run a UGC social media campaign for your brand. A step up from this, and very relevant on social right now, is video content.

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This is All You Need to Write the BEST Social Media Bio

Rebekah Radice

When was the last time you updated your social media bio? That’s why I’ve put together a 4-step process to help you create a bio for every social network. This is All You Need to Write the BEST Social Media Bio. Are you using hashtags where relevant?

Why Can’t Social Media Tools Post Directly to Instagram?

agora pulse

Social media tools like Agorapulse work because social media platforms (like Instagram) have APIs (application programming interfaces). In this instance, the Instagram API tells Agorapulse how many likes a particular user’s hashtags received over a 30 day period.

5 Data-Backed Social Media Trends You Need to Know for 2019

Buffer Social

2019 is here and gone are the days where generating audience engagement on social media was primarily a passive process. But in order to be able to capitalize on this and everything else social media has to offer, you have to know what’s coming!

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How to Create Effective Social Media Guidelines for Your Business

Hootsuite

Every business should have social media guidelines. That’s true even if your company is not on social media (psst: here’s how to get started ). Your employees are on social media. Social media guidelines lay down some rules. Privacy.

Using Facebook Hashtags for Your #FacebookMarketing

yMarketingMatters

When Facebook introduced its Twitter-like hashtag (#) feature in June, marketers began to buzz about the potential boosting effects that this new Facebook trend can bring to brands and businesses. Hashtags are gaining momentum on Facebook. How to Use Facebook Hashtags.

What If Instagram Got Rid of Likes? Plus Even More Social Media What Ifs

Buffer Social

What if you had a magic wand and could make any change you wanted on social media ? Well, we dove into the many different what if scenarios — both real and imagined — that may shape social media in the months and years to come. The Science of Social Media

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This Week in Social Media – 5/22/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may need a refresher course on social media etiquette — and perhaps real-life etiquette also. Here are some egregious sins that you must not perform on social media sites. Abusing Twitter hashtags during a crisis.

This Week in Social Media – 6/12/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. PwC has the outlook for traditional media through 2017. What''s prompting users to spend more time on social sites in Australia ? Privacy cuts both ways.

The Social Media Manager’s Top 5 Priorities for in 2019

Pixlee

In recent years, brands have increasingly put social media and social media managers at the center of their overall marketing strategies — and for good reason. Here are the top five social media priorities that savvy social media managers are pursuing in 2019.

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6 Foolproof Ways To Spot A Social Media Creep

Bill Hartzer

Your social media interactions may be harmless, but it only takes one ill-intentioned stalker to worsen your online reputation and your personal security. Here are six surefire ways to spot a potential social media stalker. . Social Media

How to build your social media marketing strategy for 2019

Sprout Social

Do you have your social media marketing strategy squared away for 2019? Because 2018 was a whirlwind year for social marketing to say the least. Facebook was shrouded in controversy due to its algorithm changes and privacy concerns. To keep your brand from sitting on the sidelines, we’ve broken down the steps to developing a social media marketing plan to carry you through 2019 with a sense of purpose. Maybe it’s more social-savvy customers.

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Create your social media campaign plan for 2019 (with editable worksheets)

Sprout Social

For social marketers, this is the most exciting time of the year. Because coming up with a social media marketing plan means making some big decisions well before the new year gets into full swing. And after all, the social landscape took quite a few twists and turns in 2018. Thanks to Facebook, social media at large received some serious mainstream attention in regard to consumer privacy and the crusade against “fake news.”

Managing Facebook ads from your phone

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook and hashtags at long last. Facebook graph search and your privacy. Facebook Featured Headline Marketing Social Media advertising Mobile Web This is one of our Facebook Ads (Photo credit: The Cyphers Agency).

LinkedIn: Difference Between “Share an article, photo, or update” vs. “Write an article”

yMarketingMatters

You can manage your Twitter settings from the Profile section of your Privacy & Settings. Tap into hashtags. Hashtags included in your posts are now tappable and lead to search results so that people can discover your posts with the same hashtag.

Last month on social: Brands, bananas, and banter

Unmetric

As always, it was a wild month on social media in July, starting with the US winning the FIFA Women’s World Cup and ending with people dramatically aging themselves using their phones. Brands cashed in on all the chatter on social with their own twists and take on popular trends.

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How to Plan a Pride Campaign on Social Media

Later

For brands, it’s a chance to celebrate, show support and raise awareness of LGBTQIA+ rights on social media, but a successful Pride campaign is more than just adding a rainbow to your logo. Tips for Planning & Running a Successful Pride Campaign on Social Media.

How to Create a Social Media Content Calendar: Tips and Templates

Hootsuite

A social media content calendar is like the Marie Kondo of your entire social media strategy. We’ll also list our favorite social media content calendar apps. Oh, and we’ve built some free social media content calendar templates to get you started.

Ashley Madison and the Case for In the Moment Marketing

Direct Marketing Observations

So I did a trending hashtag search on the topic. A good usage of social media monitoring your key words? digital marketing Ashley Madison Social Media marketing TwitterSh*t is getting ready to hit the fan again.

Social Distraction (AKA Media) Adventures

Kikolani

Diving into the Social Media pool was like taking a dip in shadowy shark infested waters to me. Most people are busy, and that’s the first worry in joining social media. If you’re younger, or big in tech, maybe social is no thing. Social might be cool.

How an Instagram Account May Be a Game Changer in Promoting Your Business

Postcron

Instagram has the highest engagement rates of any social media network. In other words, your audience doesn’t just see your ads, they interact with them and are more likely to remember them than on any other social media channel.

The “Getting Started with Government 2.0” Guide | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media The “Getting Started with Government 2.0” is about more than just social media. Guide | Social Media Strategery [.]

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth

Join social media expert, Laurel Papworth from May 28th for three very exciting social media workshops tailored specifically towards educators. The person who refers the most friends to the Partners in Learning network be given a free Harvard online social media course.

Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Live Video Anymore? The Current State of Live

Buffer Social

Live video remains a core feature of the top social networks , but have you noticed that the live video buzz may have cooled? How should you be thinking about live video and your social media strategy in 2019? Video stats from the 2019 State of Social Media report.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Given the increasing level of social media noise, which advanced practices are most helpful for Twitter marketers today? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more than three dozen expert Twitter marketing guides from top social media pros.

News Roundup: The Future of Facebook, Pinterest’s Latest Changes, the Most Popular Stories, and More

Buffer Social

As ever, a ton is happening in the world of social media , and it can be hard to catch every story. So we want to highlight some of the biggest news items from recent weeks that might impact your social media marketing. Social media news item #1.

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How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Privacy Policy Questions. Unable To Change Privacy Of Post.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Noting that the top barrier to increased business use of social media is a lack of time and resources, Leyl Master Black shares “seven Twitter tricks from the pros that allow you to spend less time on the mechanics and more time engaging.” Twitter for PR and Media Pros.

3 Facebook Search Tips You Might Not Know About

agora pulse

Can Facebook search really help you reach your social media marketing goals? Digital marketing publications including Social Media Examiner , Marketing Land and the Moz Blog wrote about its potential. Many saw this as an invasion on privacy. Hashtag research.

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Instagram or Snapchat: Which is the Best Fit For Your Business?

Buffer Social

With Instagram and Snapchat becoming increasingly similar, many social media managers find themselves asking these questions. In 2016, Pew Research Center did a study of the demographics of American users on the most popular social media platforms.

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

On one hand, not only is it an easy-to-use, low-cost platform with more than a billion members, but 77% of B2C companies and 43% of B2B vendors have acquired customers from Facebook, and the world’s largest social network drives 20% of all internet page views. Many (most?)

18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the reputation Google+ has in some circles for being the social network that everyone has joined but no one uses , marketers are increasing viewing it as a vital platform for branding and engagement. Google+ Social Media Marketing

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5 Ways to Give Your Charity Auction a Social Twist

SocialFish

One relatively easy and cost-effective way to do this is by adding a social aspect to your auction. Using your social media sites, your organization can gain more visibility, get your donors more engaged with your event, and thus, plan a more lucrative auction.

Everything Social Marketers Need to Know About Generation Z

Hootsuite

Bonus: Get all the insight and tools you need to inform your social strategy in 2019 with our free social trends toolkit. They’re protective of their privacy. Gen Zers crave hyper-personal experiences on social media, but they’re also keen to protect their privacy.

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