Memejacking: How to Get Started Marketing with Memes

Waxing UnLyrical

Memes are one of those things. For most of us, memes are a trifling way to spend the day: a source of laughter or, albeit less frequently, inspiration. For marketers, memes may have come to represent something very different: an “in” with the “Internet culture” crowd.

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How Can Content Creators Protect Memes From Copyright Infringement?

Social Media Today

Do memes become fair theft game in the social media space once they're publicly shared, or can they be protected

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How to Make Video Memes

VEED Grow

Memes are constantly evolving, a decade ago they were mostly photos and drawings with some text. In 2020 the most popular memes on social media are short videos from trending topics with a caption. How to make a video meme tutorial 1. how to watermark your memes 4.

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Facebook Offers $50K For AI That Can Detect Hateful Memes

Forbes Social Media

Facebook's created a dataset of 10,000 ‘hateful’ memes and is offering prizes totaling $100,000 for developers who can use it to detect hate speech in memes.

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The Meme-ification of Instagram

Buffer Social

Social networks change and evolve, rapidly. In particular, we’re noticing an embrace of memes — that historically unpolished, yet highly relatable category of social media content. Memes included. Memes are … Relatable. Memes are clever.

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Meme, Myself, and I: A Brand’s Guide to Using Memes

Ignite Social Media

One of those funny posts is likely to be a meme, which feels like the world’s largest inside joke. Memes are one of the gems that have come out of the internet over the last few years, so of course there’s room for brands to be in on the joke as well.

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Use Instagram Memes to Increase Customer Engagement (and Share Your Sense of Humor)

agora pulse

Should your brand or agency publish memes? Find out why this content performs so well and how you can improve engagement with Instagram memes. As a photo- and video-based social media platform, Instagram requires eye-catching visual content.

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Memes: Should You Use Them In Your Social Media Marketing?

Stay N' Alive

Besides videos, memes have been king of content on social media for quite awhile now. When it comes to memes for business pages, the results generally range from successful to catastrophic. Memes generally work best for younger, nonprofessional audiences.

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The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

I am a social media advocate. But I hate the ugly side of social media sharing; especially when kids are involved. Susan didn’t even know the image had gone viral until she saw another Facebook friend shared the meme on April 22. Guest post by Jenelle Conner.

Last month on social: Make Baby Yoda memes, you must.

Unmetric

December sent pop culture into overdrive as social media burst into memes about Baby Yoda, duct-taped bananas, and Christmas movies. Here’s your monthly roundup of the most engaging brand posts on social, ones that stood out to us while curating #UnmetricBrandStars.

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Police Investigate New Social Media Meme Of Teens Coughing On Shoppers

Forbes Social Media

If what started in quaint, quiet Purcellville, VA as a silly and childish way to mock the Coronavirus panic catches on nationally, America better obssess on washing its fruits and vegetables

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Social Media Trends We Hope Stay in 2019

Ignite Social Media

Another year has passed in the ever-changing world of social media marketing. 2019 brought with it many platforms changes, memes, and trends that kept marketers on their toes. As we’ve entered into 2020 , here are a few social trends from 2019 that we hope stay in 2019.

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A Quick Guide to Social Media Advertising

Later

If you’re looking to reach new audiences, social media advertising can be the quickest and easiest way to achieve your goal! With the right social media ad strategy, you can build your following, get website clicks, and drive sales for your brand or business.

The LinkedIn Meme that Went Viral

Koka Sexton

Most people understand that LinkedIn is no longer just an online resume but a robust social network where professionals are able to connect, share and gather insights from others in their industry. Withing an hour I was seeing that 3rd degree connections were engaged with the meme.

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Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 30 Update

Ignite Social Media

Please see prior posts: Social Media Marketing in the Midst of COVID-19 (Mar 16); and Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 23 Update. Like most things in social media, the answer is, “It depends.” on Social Media Right?

Last month on social: A lot like Christmas, but also memes and travel

Unmetric

If they weren’t posting Christmas greetings, they were participating in popular memes, publishing brand-related posts, and conducting giveaways. Quite a lot of brands tapped into the pointing fingers meme in November, garnering a lot of interactions.

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Social Media Terminology: Social Media Words You Need to Know

agora pulse

Brush up on your social media terminology, and even learn some new lingo via our helpful social media glossary. New to the world of social media? This glossary can help you better understand all the different social media terms. Or maybe you’re a seasoned social media manager … but you still come across new words now and then in your workday. In social media, an algorithm varies by platform. Dark social.

Copy These Winning Environmental Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Social media isn't just a place for animal videos, funny memes, and clever campaigns.Today, social media is the perfect global platform for brands and businesses to raise awareness (and money)… Read More >>>.

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.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. Bookmark a site on a social bookmarking site where they can look it up later and where some of their contacts might discover it.

How to Use Instagram Memes to Increase Engagement

Later

Instagram memes taking over your feed? That’s because this year’s biggest trend is using memes to boost your Instagram engagement, and brands quickly jumped on board! What makes a meme a meme? How to Use Instagram Memes for Business.

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Quit Trying to DO Social Media: Focus on Measurable Results Instead

Pam Moore

Start doing social media they said. The truth is social media is not free. Doing social media is NOT the objective. Social employee empowerment program inclusive of training. Social Media Program Approved – Don't Lose Your Mind .

Never, Ever Post These Things on Social Media

agora pulse

Social media content can be a wonderful way to build relationships , but like in any form of communication, some things are better left unsaid. Avoid the following type of content in your social media channels. Social Media Content You Don’t Have Legal Right to Use.

Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

Webbiquity SMM

Cat Memes and Videos Go Viral. If you’re using social media as part of your B2B or account-based marketing strategy (and who isn’t these days?), then you’re going to love what cat memes and videos do for you. Guest post by Emma Williams.

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Graphics and images in a snap

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s incredibly easy to whip up graphics for social media, ads, blogs, and more without Photoshop or graphic designers! Social Media graphics memes social objectsRecognized each year on May 30 is National Water a Flower Day.

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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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Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

Executing your social media strategy is similar in that it's easy to skip to the easy parts…the posting on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. It's easy to talk to people, like and comment on posts or share that funny cat meme.

Social Media Quotes, Music and Photo Copyrights

Ignite Social Media

We see them all the time on social, inspiration quotes meant to get our fingers tapping that like button. People relate to them and share them with their friends almost as much as memes. If you are not the original author of a quote, one of two things must be true to use it freely on social media. If the quote isn’t being used to sell a product and simply being posted on social media, it could be argued that use is allowed.

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

Buffer Social

Looking to catch up on the latest social media news, but short on time? Join 17,000+ weekly listeners for the Buffer podcast, The Science of Social Media , where we bring you the latest and greatest in social media marketing news, updates, stories, insights, and actionable takeaways.

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Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile. Use Targeted Social Media Ads.

Using Social Media Humor Can Benefit Your Business, But Be Cautious Of The Pitfalls

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Hazel Fogg, creative social media manager and editor at Academic Brits. Just recently she started to create her first social media course. Thanks to Hazel for sharing her thoughts on the use of humor in social media.

How To Use Memes to Promote Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A meme, according to Merriam Webster Dictionary , is “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ” Originally coined by evolutionary biologist and ethologist Richard Dawkins in the 1970s, a meme is something with which just about every member of a culture is familiar. For example, the simple act of swinging a hammer to drive in a nail would be considered a meme, or the way Bostonians pronounce the word “car.”

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7 Mental Health Tips for Social Media Managers

Later

But what if social media is your job? . When your work requires you to be scrolling social media, it can feel impossible to “unplug” and take a break from the online world. . There’s no denying that social media managers have an “always-on” attitude.

How We Witness Social Media Usage IRL

Ignite Social Media

At any given moment in our daily lives, we’re confronted by social media usage. And obviously, at Ignite Social Media, we usually focus on the business aspects of it all. How are people actually consuming social media with their own friends, in their daily lives?

Sh*t Social Media People Say

Firebelly

The sh*t people say meme won’t die. Let’s take a look at some of the top videos about what “social media people” say. Sh*t Social Media Experts Say. Sh*t A Social Media Community Manager Says. Sh*t Social Media Pros Say.

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Meme time! How are you going to change the world in 2012?

SocialFish

I don’t know if Craig Newmark intended this post to be a meme, but what the hey, I’m taking that ball and running with it. For obvious social good reasons, but also to advance our specific professions and industries, and to advance the nonprofit industry as well.

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5 Ways Social Media is Used to Mislead or Misinform

Waxing UnLyrical

I have a confession to make: I’m not 100% in love with social media. Don’t get me wrong, social media. Using social media to lie is unfortunately easy. The Fake Facebook Meme. Quit using social media?

Social Media Management 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

Are you now handling social media in-house? Learn the basics of social media management for businesses and agencies in this invaluable guide. Social Media Planning. To get started with social media planning, follow these five steps.

Mystery Man From Racy COVID-19 Gag Meme Identified To America’s Eternal Shame

Forbes Social Media

Thousands of unassuming social media users fell for it

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How to Establish Your Brand Voice on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Creating a strong brand identity on social media has many facets, but one of the most important is the development of the brand voice. Here are a few steps for establishing your brand’s voice for social. This can help you determine how you frame your voice and content on social.

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3 Ways Social Media Changed This World for the Better

SocialFish

It’s somewhat in trend these days to keep talking about how social media actually made us lonely. We keep sharing examples and funny memes on how people used to meet each other in person and these days everyone just keeps staring into their phones. Social Learning

Do Social Media Engagement Metrics Really Matter for Your Business and Why?

Pam Moore

How and why you measure social media engagement is critical for success. When you think about content for the social and digital web of today, without eyeballs reading and watching, ears listening and fingers typing, content would be meaningless.

Do Social Media Engagement Metrics Really Matter for Your Business and Why?

Pam Moore

How and why you measure social media engagement is critical for success. When you think about content for the social and digital web of today, without eyeballs reading and watching, ears listening and fingers typing, content would be meaningless.