Facebook moves towards more small-group and one-on-one communciations; Instagram adds Story features; Twitter signs video contracts; LinkedIn hooks up freelancers.Read More
A day late… and WAY TOO MUCH news!
Basically, everyone’s making tweaks to their layouts and ads…
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
I co-hosted my first #LinkedInLocal - and I’m going to do it again!Read More
A discussion of #LinkedInLocal networking events with Brian Wallace of NowSourcing.Read More
You don’t need to be on ALL THE THINGS.Read More
Facebook cryptocurrency (maybe); FB bans 200 data-trolling apps; FB Live multi-stream & rewind; India-first FB Story features; Instagram emoji slider & unreleased "Time Spent" metric; YouTube "take a break" feature & Android voice remote; Snapchat re-redesign; Twitter troll traps; LinkedIn sizes you up.Read More
Facebook political ad verification, Messenger retraction, Story encouragement; FB & Twitter back Honest Ads Act; Instagram Nametags, story Focus Mode & tag stickers; Snapchat iPhoneX lenses, group video chat, semi-chronological algorithm, new Specs, & Tegna news partnership; Twitter API tweaks; LinkedIn hashtag update confusion; Pinterest Propel program & Promote button expand.Read More
Facebook tightens ad targeting restrictions, adds HD video & 360 photos to Messenger, & improves Spaces VR; Instagram also restricts third-party app partnerships, brings GIFs back to stories, & makes story ads full-screen; Snapchat announces 16-person video chats; Pinterest splits discovery from following; LinkedIn debuts B2B video; YouTube short reach ads.Read More
Twitter re-examines verification; Facebook's data-mining App Lock, news for Watch, music licensing, location-based AR, and disappearing Messages; Snapchat user-generated AR lenses, story tagging, and branded Explore ads; GIPHY down; chronological Instagram; Microsoft Pix adds business card contacts to LinkedIn & ups business news; PLUS a live update from #SXSW courtesy of Brian Wallace of NowSourcing!Read More
Facebook Lists, paywalls, & video news; Instagram Direct privacy controls; Snapchat adds GIFs & tabs; Snapchat/Nike eCommerce partnership; Twitter livestreams news & drops Mac app; LinkedIn estimates salaries & eases scheduling.Read More
My presentation alongside Risa Hoag of GMG PR on how realtors can more effectively use LinkedIn & other social media platforms to grow their businesses.
Special thanks to Keller Williams Realty and Citizens Bank.
Facebook gets into home devices & ditches its AI/VA hybrid in beta; Instagram Stories expand to WhatsApp; Ripple follows Bumble in taking on LinkedIn.Read More
Facebook condenses some features, expands others, and generally continues to crush other apps; Twitter continues their expansion kick; Instagram is taking a cue from bots; LinkedIn is taking a cue from that annoying paper clip.Read More
Twitter calendarizes their stand against hate; Facebook will let you browse brands & your friend's babies on separate feeds, "pin" together like posts, and subscribe to real news; LinkedIn will let a bot interact on your behalf, and possibly start original programming; you can bring a friend onto your next Instagram Live broadcast.Read More
Facebook makes news with VR, food delivery, away messages, a resume feature, branded stories, tbh... yikes, chill with the innovations, FB! LinkedIn and Twitter up their video ad game, and Snapchat is getting scripted programming.Read More
#MidweekMinute (and a half; whoops!): Facebook facial recognition, Russian ads, and a "lite" version of Messenger; Snapchat artist collab; swipe right on Bizz; LinkedIn geofiltersRead More
LinkedIn used to be a static place to park your online resume. In recent years, however, LinkedIn has really upped its game, becoming an active and vibrant place to nuture community, establish thought leadership, and to find and be found. Established LinkedIn expert Karen Yankovich offers best practices for harnessing the power of this professional tool.Read More