How do Social Platforms Protect Your Information? [Infographic]

Social Media Today

With so much talk about the security of your data on social networks, this infographic looks at the extended data security options offered by the major platforms

The Best Social Media Platforms for Location-Based Small Businesses

agora pulse

The right social media platforms can help you get customers through your front door. But, which platforms are right for you and your needs? Use this feature to repurpose videos you’ve created for other platforms, or teach and/or educate your audience about your industry.

Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

Webbiquity SMM

Through social media platforms , attendees and businesses can share content and experiences from the event. In this article, we take a look at why engagement on your social media platforms is so important. Instagram is an under-utilised platform for providing pure information.

LinkedIn Officially Launches its New 'Talent Insights' Recruitment Data Platform

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is officially launching its new 'Talent Insights' platform, which enables recruiters to tap into LinkedIn's unmatched professional dataset to make more informed, strategic decisions

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. But, there are plenty of other platforms that are worth considering. The answer depends on what platform you’re using. That depends on the platform, but Facebook takes the cake on this one.

Facebook Renames Camera Effects Platform as Part of Broader AR Ambitions

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced that its renaming its Camera Effects Platform as it looks to expand the capability of its AR tools

Which Social Platforms Should You Establish a Presence On?

Social Media Today

Your business doesn’t have to be everywhere on social - but are you missing out by not being on certain platforms

Pinterest Opens API Access to Better Facilitate Influencer Marketing on the Platform

Social Media Today

Pinterest is expanding access to its content marketing API in order to better facilitate effective influencer marketing on the platform

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Which Social Platforms are SMT Readers Spending More Time on? [Report]

Social Media Today

Which social platform are you spending the most time on these days? We recently asked out audience - here's what they said

Weibo – a Chinese Social Media platform

Mindjumpers

To put (or replicate, to some extent) all functions into one platform/ product seems to be a symbolic Chinese character, the more the merrier. To sum it up Weibo is the most important social platform for brands to be on in China, because of its large audience base and its pioneer advantage.

Mastodon: What to Know About The New Social Media Platform

Ignite Social Media

Every so often a new social media platform arises and one cold day while I was sitting in the Toronto airport, Mastodon came to my attention. Since my co-workers had flown out earlier than I and I had some time to kill, I decided why not sign up and see what the new social platform was about.

12 Tips on How to Work with Social Platform Algorithms to Maximize Performance

Social Media Today

With algorithms now forming an increasingly significant part of social media strategy, here are some tips on how to work with the systems to maximize performance

The Best, and Worst, Social Media Analytics Platforms

Ignite Social Media

The analytics tools behind some of the most popular social media platforms can be surprisingly limited. With an increasing number of businesses using social media for marketing, many platform analytics leave something to be desired.

How to Create Cross-Platform Social Videos That Grab Attention

Socially Sorted

Is it time for you to create cross-platform social videos that catch attention? In this post our video expert, Olga Bedrina, shares how to create not just a single video but a series of cross-platform social videos that attract. // Read More.

YouTube Announces Shut Down of Gaming App, New On-Platform Gaming Channel [Infographic]

Social Media Today

YouTube has announced that it will shutter its standalone YouTube Gaming app, while also outlining the growth of gaming on the platform

3 Instagram Growth Lessons from How Smarties has Redesigned its On-Platform Image

Social Media Today

Smarties has been undergoing an Instagram makeover, which has produced some great results. Here are some insights into their refreshed approach

Integrating Listening Into Your Platform for ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Way Beyond Listening: Integrating Listening Into Your Platform for ROI.

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7 Instagram Analytics Tools to Boost Your Platform Strategy

Social Media Today

With the recent changes to the Instagram API, some Instagram analytics tools no longer work. Check this list of 7 tools Instagram analytics tools which worth trying in 2018

Snapchat as a platform for branded content?

Mindjumpers

With the growing number of social platforms, businesses have numerous ways to communicate with their customers.? If Snapchat deals properly with the hacking scandal, the platform has extensive potential.

Snapchat Launches New Program to Pair Brands with Platform Influencers

Social Media Today

Snapchat is launching a new program that will help brands improve their campaigns by connecting with platform experts

The Top Ecommerce Platforms by Market Share in 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Here's a listing of the top eCommerce markets in the world, and the most used platforms for digital stores

Tattoodo Launches Global Booking Platform

Forbes Social Media

The tattoo industry has been predominantly analog. Not for much longer

Which Social Platform Is Right for Your Next Video Campaign?

Convince & Convert

Are you thinking about marketing with video in social media, but not sure which platform will get you the best results? But there are so many video platforms! There are so many platforms to choose from! All the Specs and Requirements for the Major Video Platforms.

Facebook Reveals New Changes On Platform | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

In addition, the changes will possibly entail that we communicate, socialize and update our status even more – which is the entire purpose of the platform – since we can now choose to communicate with specific segments of friends.?

What Blog Platform Is Best for Your Business?

Socialmedia.biz

But here in 2018 there is just no other blogging platform that gives you the freedom, variety and control over your content, your traffic and your monetization than WordPress. Free Blogging Platforms. But here’s an advantage that some free blogging platforms offer: a built-in audience.

Snapchat Releases Latest Update of Trending Topics on the Platform [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Snapchat has released its latest listing of trending topics, based on mention volume among Snap users

Facebook Rebrands Camera Effects Platform, Expands Program to Instagram

Social Media Today

Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, Gucci and the NBA piloted the AR software tools for Instagram

Twitter Chooses Two Academic Projects to Help Improve Platform Discourse

Social Media Today

Twitter is working with two groups of academics to determine new ways to measure the impact of tweets, and how to improve discussion on the platform

What do you think about your community platform?

SocialFish

Across the world, right now, thousands of community managers are about to decide which platform is best for their organization, but there’s no single source of honest community platform reviews, from real community managers, for them to research peer reviews.

Twitter Launches New Site to Provide Insights into How to Make Best Use of the Platform

Social Media Today

Twitter has launched a new educational platform to help businesses get the most out of the platform's various tools

Snapchat Launches 'SnapKit' Developer Platform to Expand In-App Functionality

Social Media Today

Snapchat is giving developers access to their platform via SnapKit, which will enable Snapchat login and integration of Snap features, outside the app itself

Community platforms do not equal community

SocialFish

Featured Open Community Presentations community platforms Events open community white labelWe had the opportunity to present a session to IAEE ‘s Expo! conference in New Orleans about “Building Your Tradeshow Community Online&#. The slides are below.

YouTube Offers Platform Creators Incentives to Try New Revenue Generation Tools

Social Media Today

YouTube is offering big money payments to platform stars to get them to try out the latest revenue generation options

A Closer Look at Post-Click Engagement Rates in Platform Assessment [New Benchmark Data]

Social Media Today

CTR isn't the only measure you should be looking at when assessing ad platforms - take a look at these new insights into post-click engagement rates

Snapchat: An Emerging Platform for Teamwork and Collaboration

Waxing UnLyrical

Snapchat has become one of the most popular and talked about platforms for 2016. Some of your employees or interns may be more visual in nature and like information that is short and concise, so this may be a good platform to use. Guest Post by Karen Freberg.

LinkedIn Adds New GIF Access Within its On-Platform Messaging

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has added new access to Tenor's GIF library within their messaging flow, adding some more creative connection options

Snapchat Releases Latest Update of Trending Topics on the Platform [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Snapchat has released its latest update of trending topics among its users, highlighting key topics of interest to help plan your marketing strategies

Choosing the Right Social Media Platform [Infographic]

Cody Ward

There are many factors to consider when you’re choosing the social media platform that is right for your brand or company profile. StumbleUpon, Youtube, and Google+ are the most effective platforms for SEO goals.

Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

Comments tied to one platform. Facebook has announced a new version of its Comments Box plugin – its social plugin that enables Facebook-connected commenting on a website. In this post we’ll take a look at some of the apparent benefits and risks of this new feature for businesses.

Instagram Looks to Add In-Stream Payment Options for On Platform Shopping

Social Media Today

Instagram is testing out a new in-stream payments option, which would help boost the platform's eCommerce potential

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. Some people want to debate the technical aspects of the platforms.

[Cool Social Tools] Hot Online Community Platforms for 2015

SocialFish

And associations need to do if it they’re shopping around for an online community platform. Listed alphabetically: CareHubs : Relatively new on the scene, this online community platform’s killer app is the fact that it’s HIPAA-compliant.

Introducing Audiense Insights, the definitive platform for insights-driven organisations

Audiense

With this business landscape in mind, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our newest platform: Audiense Insights. With our Insights platform, Audiense enables businesses to become truly consumer insights-driven. “