When Will Snapchat Finally Die?

In the seemingly never-ending battle of “who did it first?” Instagram may soon be taking a page out of Snapchat’s book. Snapchat, the social media platform that popularized individual photo-sharing, is well known for having user-sent pictures and messages disappear after a short period of time. While Instagram and Facebook have since integrated Snapchat’s “Stories” and face-filter features onto their …

Why You Can’t Believe Everything You Read

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, seems to be the only thing in the news these days. You can’t go on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter without your feed being covered in coronavirus stories. From an online content perspective, this makes sense. Coronavirus is a global pandemic, and those don’t happen too often. When one does, it’s logical that …

Why Storytelling Is The Future Of Advertising

Look at a Google ad, and you may find it difficult to immediately tell what product they are selling. That’s because Google is great at selling an idea or a story, rather than just a product. Google’s marketing team, for example, could create a visually sleek, stunning advertisement for the new Google Home but they could just as easily – …

Why You Can’t Force Virality

Some of the biggest viral moments of 2019, including the rise of rapper Lil Nas X and his song “Old Town Road,” came from video-sharing app TikTok. While 2020 will no doubt provide some similarly entertaining viral stories, one thing is different: More people know about TikTok. As TikTok continues to creep its way into mainstream media, more celebrities than …

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How to Run a Successful Social Media Campaign

A few days ago, a social media marketing company called Socialbakers released a report detailing some of the “Must-Know Social Media Trends” for 2019 thus far. For those of you looking to up your social media presence, specifically with business accounts, the report may provide you with some invaluable advice regarding advertisements, audience, and influencers. Although these are important topics, …

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Bots vs. Us: How Do You Combat Fake Accounts on Social Media?

Over the past few years, it has become seemingly impossible to go on any social media platform without interacting with or seeing bots and spam accounts. On popular tweets or Instagram posts, it has become common to see these strange accounts posting in the replies or comments in order to grab the average user’s attention. But, before I get in …

Three Secrets to Boost Engagement On Facebook

With nearly 2.32 billion users per month, Facebook is still one of the top social media platforms to date. Every single day there are roughly 1.52 billion people logging into the site and scrolling through their newsfeeds, according to Facebook Newsroom. With such a large pool of people creating and absorbing content, how will your brand stand out among the …

When Is the Best Time to Post on Social Media?

One of the most common questions our social media professionals get is, “when is the best time to post on social media?” Whether you’re utilizing Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. there is no easy answer to give. It really all depends on who your target audience is and what social platform you are using. Then, it comes down to trial and …

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The Dark Side of the Moon: How to Enable Facebook’s Hidden ‘Dark Mode’

Facebook Messenger is getting dark! No, not as dark as Momo but dark enough where this secret setting called “Dark Mode” can only be unlocked through the moon emoji. That’s right, we’re talking about the “dark side of the moon.” What is Dark Mode? Facebook’s iconic blue and white interface isn’t for everyone, and while many apps give users the …