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Facebook Expands Program for Local Publishers to All Regions

Earlier this year, Facebook announced a change to the platform’s algorithms, whereby local U.S. news and smaller publications would be given a boost as part of their broader effort to increase community engagement. Now, it has announced that it is expanding the News Feed change globally. But what does this mean for users? In a…

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Insta’s shoppable posts have crossed the pond 📸

UK-based e-retailers! You’ll step up your social when you hear this… Instagram are giving UK online retailers the chance to publish shoppable posts. Shoppable Instagram posts have been on the horizon for a while. The feature was available to American businesses last year, so it was only a matter of time before they shipped shoppable…

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How to win brand loyalty with one word

Do you want to build brand loyalty and stand out from the crowd in a busy marketplace? Well, you need to first answer the question “why?”. “Why does your brand exist?” And no, you’re not allowed to say profit! So, go on, have a little think… Do you exist because you want to help other…

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Insta’s latest algorithm changes 📸

It’s taken Instagram a long time to respond, but for the past year, users have been complaining about their feed and the way in which the app displays posts based on relevancy. Initially, Instagram used a chronological ranking system and users saw the latest posts when they opened the app. A change in 2016 meant…

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5 Ways to Maximise Your Brand’s Twitter Presence

With the jump in Twitter’s share prices earlier this year, it seems that the social giant is going from strength to strength. Considering the playground of pundits and the cerebrally astute, how do brands cut through the rants and opinions and make the most of this platform? Here are 5 ways to get you on…

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YouTube Studio: Insightful success, or work in progress?

After 9 months of beta testing, YouTube have finally launched their new Studio interface. Equipped with three new metrics and better insights, you’ll now have access to an improved understanding of how each of your videos is performing. The new dashboard shows you personalised news and information for your channels. Our MD Colin tells all……

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The blue tick as we know it…

Recent news from Twitter suggests there are plans in the pipeline that could see us all the proud owners of our very own blue ticks in the future. Twitter verification has been under scrutiny for a while now, with most users seeing it as a symbol of endorsement or credibility when it is simply meant…

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