Facebook pays creators (and skims a little off the top); Instagram anti-bullying action; IG engagement down.Read More
Facebook Ads stop discriminating; Instagram “Chat” sticker, Explore ads, and layout tweaks (bye-bye, scroll); Twitter t tests layout changes, visual themes, and auto-mute; LinkedIn shifts towards relevant content, adds Company Page features, and adds ad retargeting; find me on Girlboss.Read More
YouTube hides comments & lets you try on makeup; Instagram DMing suggestions; Twitter removes a feature AND a bug; LinkedIn interview prep & ad objectives; Google carousel ads.
Also, Beyoncé.Read More
Should you be using a third-party program for livestreams?Read More
Ring lights, boom mics, DSLR… what kind of setup do you really need to produce great video?Read More
Bad news for Pixel advertisers; Facebook rolls out Avatars, enhanced Video Ad creator tools, Instant Article subscription features, a Portal app, and Audience Network game ads; Instagram “branded content” ads, Order sticker, and audience activity insights; Twitter live “call-in” feature; Twitter & LinkedIn both acquire some tech; IKEA embraces Pinterest.Read More
Is live video always the best way to go?
You know I hate one-size-fits-all answers…Read More
IGTV landscape videos; Story post creation button; rainbow Story rings for #Pride; YouTube hiding subscriber counts; Facebook’s “GlobalCoin”; group admin feedback; LinkedIn ad visibility; Sales Navigator updates.Read More
Is “more” always more when it comes to video?Read More
Facebook updates the algorithm (again), Ad Relevancy Score reporting, external tracking , and brings back “View As Public”; their rumored cryptocurrency gets its own Swiss bank account; Instagram Explore gets new tabs and loses the Direct app; Twitter Developer Labs launching; TweetDeck gets GIFs and Polls.Read More
“Talking head” videos are not your only option!Read More
Is Facebook too powerful?; Birthday Stories & new small business features; WhatsApp payments; Instagram @shop, fact-checking, and possible music video sticker; MailChimp gets serious about small business tools.Read More
IGTV is the cool new kid on the video block. But should you be using it? If so, how?Read More
And you thought Facebook got out all of its announcements last week at F8… nope! News on the video algorithm, Messenger features, Workplace layout, new Cryptocurrency rumors, and Instagram “join chat” sticker.
Also, Twitter did a thing.Read More
You know you need to work on your “SEO” - but do you know what it even is?Read More
Is anyone still on Facebook?
(Spoiler alert: I am… and so are loads of people who claim not to be!)Read More
Is “organic” dead on social media?Read More
Facebook’s playing with swipeable hybrid interfaces & Messenger reabsorption; Insta cracks down on buttcracks; “twttr” (yes) also plays with swipes, and goes darker; I give LinkedIn’s newest feature an “angry face” emoji.
LinkedIn intimidates some people and bores others - but it’s become a pretty dynamic networking hub that you shouldn’t miss.Read More
Facebook Groups - are they right for you?Read More