The IF Blog: Social Media Insights and Trends

SOCIAL SNAPSHOT — 17.07.2024

What’s new this week in the world of social media? Find out in today’s Social Snapshot featuring all you need to know and everything important you may have missed. Let’s get started! LinkedIn Accelerates AI-Powered Campaigns LinkedIn’s new “Accelerate” tool automates campaign creation by scanning
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TikTok isn't just for dancing and memes – it's a game-changer for businesses looking to engage and inspire people. TikTok is your secret weapon! And we have ties for you!
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They say that every 5 seconds, a CXO of a B2B brand somewhere in the world is asking the marketing team if they can make a company’s organic social post ‘go viral’. You can almost feel the dread – the heart-sinking feeling. “I’ll see what I can do” basically means,…
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Effective communication is crucial for the success of social media campaigns. In this blog, we will cover ways to optimise communication among clients, marketers, and designers. Clear, concise briefs and streamlined workflows will save you time, reduce costs, and ensure high-quality results.  Discus Objectives Together Start discussing and documenting with…
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It’s time for another social snapshot! Each week, we share the freshest updates from social media to keep you in the know.
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Happy birthday! Can you believe that Threads launched a year ago? Social media can often feel overwhelming and negative, but Threads is a space to comfortably share your thoughts and ideas. As we look back on the past year and forward to the future, it’s clear that Threads is more…
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Thought leadership is a hot topic in the B2B space right now. More than anything, it is a marketing tactic to establish authority, build trust, and foster deeper customer relationships. We recently published a podcast episode, Leading from the Front, where we explore how to drive your thought leadership…
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Get ready for another social media snapshot! Each week, we summarise the latest developments to keep you informed. Let’s dive into the key highlights from the last 7 days: WhatsApp tests new AI selfie generator tool Meta is introducing a new AI feature to WhatsApp: an image creation tool that…
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Yes, summer is here already, and we did not even realise it, so better later than never let’s have a look at this summer’s social media design trends that will help your brand to ride the wave. 1. Vibrant Flat Colours Summer is synonymous with bright, lively colours, but this…
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Last week, we at IF had the absolute pleasure of attending the TRIC Awards (Television and Radio Industries Club) thanks to our wonderful client, TiVo, who graciously asked us to join them, and who also sponsored the Entertainment Award category. It was a day filled with glamour, anticipation, and a profound appreciation for the artistry that breathes life into our favourite entertainment.
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In modern marketing, thought leadership has emerged as a powerful strategy for building trust, authority, and deeper customer connections. However, many marketers face significant challenges in motivating and equipping their leaders to excel in this area. Inspired by the podcast episode Leading from the Front, this blog explores common…
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Prepare yourself for another social media snapshot! Weekly, we summarise the newest developments in social media to ensure you stay informed. Let’s dive right into the key highlights 👇 What’s Whee? TikTok is expanding its app portfolio with Whee, a private image-sharing platform for close friends, contrasting with its broader…
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We get it: growing your YouTube subscriber base can be challenging, and taking shortcuts is tempting. But here’s the reality: quick fixes won’t pay off in the long run. The top YouTube creators aren’t wasting their time and money on shady growth schemes. They’re focused on creating fantastic videos and…
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Graphic design is more than just aesthetics; it’s a powerful tool that can communicate your brand’s message, evoke emotions, and engage your audience. Here are just a few ways in which good graphic design can help you reach these goals: Brand Identity Consistency Consistent and professional design helps create a…
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Staying updated with the ever-evolving world of social media is tough at times. Explore and learn about the most recent highlights and trends right here: YouTube tests QR codes The video network is introducing QR codes for channels to enable quicker connections. It is also testing effects creation for Shorts…
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OK, so you already know that video is king on social, right? Good – well we’re not going to tell you why, you already know. But you may wonder how you can make it most effective for B2B social campaigns so your clicks, engagements, video views and web traffic all…
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