Instagram Offers Growth Strategies in Latest Podcast

In a recent live recording of Meta’s creator podcast “Close Friends Only,” Instagram brought high-profile creators together to share their insights and strategies for building and engaging audiences on the platform. Recorded at VidCon, this session featured Reece Feldman and actor Storm Reid, who provided valuable tips on leveraging Instagram for personal and professional growth. […]

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YouTube Broadens Channel @Handles to Include 75 Languages

YouTube continues to innovate and enhance its platform, aiming to provide better tools for creators and improve user engagement across the globe. The latest updates include the expansion of @handles to multiple languages and new features in YouTube Studio to streamline shopping performance insights. These changes reflect YouTube’s commitment to supporting creators and offering a […]

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TikTok Introduces Whee: A New Image Sharing App

TikTok is expanding its repertoire with Whee, a new image-sharing app aimed at enhancing connections among close friends through spontaneous moments captured in photos. This move marks TikTok’s latest attempt to diversify its platform offerings and cater to specific user engagement trends. Introducing Whee: A Close-Knit Social Experience Whee is positioned as a platform for […]

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Understanding Meta’s AI Training: Why Opting Out Isn’t an Option

The debate over Meta’s use of user content for AI training has recently received significant attention, fueled by high-profile figures and a slew of social media posts asserting their right to prevent such use. However, despite the widespread belief that one can simply opt-out by posting a statement on their profile, the reality is quite […]

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Threads’ Hashtag Evolution: Potential Changes on the Horizon

The debate over the relevance of hashtags in social media marketing is ongoing, with platforms like Instagram and LinkedIn downplaying their importance. However, Threads, Meta’s messaging platform, is experimenting with potential changes to hashtag usage that could redefine their role in content discovery and engagement. This blog explores these developments and their implications for tech-savvy […]

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Optimal Posting Times for Social Media in 2024: New Report Insights

Navigating the ever-evolving landscape of social media requires strategic planning, especially when it comes to timing posts for maximum engagement. While there is no universal “best time” to post that applies to every brand or business, understanding broader trends can provide valuable insights and a starting point for experimentation. Sprout Social’s latest report on optimal […]

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Pinterest Launches New Freedom of Expression Campaign

Pinterest is launching a new promotional campaign where it looks to further distance itself from its social network roots, by essentially re-framing Pinterest as a more positive space – one that’s free of the judgment and criticism that often comes with most mainstream Social Media apps. What are we talking about? Check out this teaser for more context. Right […]

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Google’s New EU-SMB Support Initiatives

Google’s looking to mark International Small Business Week in Europe with a range of new initiatives designed to help SMBs succeed through the use of digital tools. After COVID disruptions for the past two years, SMBs definitely need all the help they can get. As Google explains: “According to the European Commission, 99% of all businesses in the EU […]

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Elon Musk Continues the Squirm

Elon Musk has certainly proven to be a rather good real-life version of the Roadrunner – elusive and hard to catch. Up until now, he’s been trying his darndest to exit his $44 billion Twitter takeover deal. With his big battle with Twitter scheduled for court on October 17 – just 34 days away. Musk’s legal team has […]

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Google Announces ‘Search on 2022’ Event

With Google making a couple of big changes to its Search algorithms lately, which could have major impacts on your site traffic, it may well be worth tuning into its upcoming ‘Search On 2022’ event, where Google is set to outline the latest advances in Search, and how it’s looking to improve its results. Speaking of Search […]

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