Here are the most important social media metrics and why you should care

Aug18

If your main objective of using social media is to make sales or collect leads, these are the metrics that really matter:

  1. Click-through rate
  2. Bounce rate and
  3. Social media shares.

Find out why these social media metrics are important for you in achieving a positive ROI here.

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Facebook Promises Reduced Clickbait in News Feed

Aug18

Facebook is making an update to News Feed ranking to further reduce clickbait headlines in the coming weeks. With this update, users will see fewer clickbait stories and more of the stories they want to see higher up their feeds.

More here: https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2016/08/news-feed-fyi-further-reducing-clickbait-in-feed/

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Hey Snapchat, Instagram Stories is here to steal your spotlight

Aug18

Instagram introduced Instagram Stories two weeks ago, a new feature that lets users share all the moments of their day. The photos and videos will disappear after 24 hours and will not appear on users’ profile grids or feeds. While the features of Snapchat and Instagram Stories are similar, Instagram seems to be gaining higher traction because of its clearer interface, along with the fact that it was built on an already hugely popular platform – Instagram has double the daily active users of Snapchat!

So what’s next? We’ll just have to wait to find out. More here

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Can you guess how much Selena Gomez’s social media posts are worth?

Aug06

If you had guessed somewhere between $500k to $600k, you are absolutely right! AdWeek reports that the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts from the Disney star are valued up to a whopping USD$550,000 per post!

Read more here.

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Facebook is giving users a chance to relive the best parts of their birthday

Aug04

Facebook is rolling out a new video tool that automatically creates a video the day after your birthday to highlight photos and messages from friends. You will see the video (the day after your birthday) at the top of your New Feed, where you can watch a preview of the 45-second clip.

Facebook has also announced that they will roll out a new tool that allows users to record special birthday videos for their friends.

Read more here.

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