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Content Is Facebook King Again

Following Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to once again change the inner workings of the Facebook news feed, the real impact of the newsfeed algorithm change is becoming clearer. Initially, publishers and advertisers alike were thrown into a panic by assuming the change meant the end times had come and we were all doomed. As it happens, this has been…

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Google is great at gamifying machine learning

The latest trend on social? In the US, it’s comparing yourself to 70,000 works of art and sharing your best match. Sounds fun, right? However, there’s a lot more cool stuff going on in the background than you think. Google has been experimenting with gamifying AI algorithms to gather data for a while (who else…

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Can Twitter become brands’ new favourite platform?

It’s been quiet at the water cooler recently, what with having to wait FOREVER for GoT to return. But, even if you’re not a business, the recent Facebook news means Zuckerberg’s plans have got everybody talking. January as a slow news month? Not anymore. Facebook’s long shadow means other platforms are easily put in the…

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Is storytelling the future of Content Marketing?

Storytelling is as old time. Stories have been used to tell tales of history and adventure, and to build communities. As humans, our brains are hardwired to remember stories. We search for connections between the characters, their challenges and their successes. Telling an engaging story allows someone to get on the same wavelength as you.…

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Social Media Trends in 2018

We are all, in some way or another, completely reliant on social media. This makes us a captive audience and ideal recipients on which to trial new things. Given the global penetration of social media, here are our 5 trend forecasts for the new year. Facebook Watch will lead the pack with long-form content in…

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How to spice up your Facebook polls with GIFs

  Facebook is saturated with brands on the constant lookout for new ways to engage with their audiences. We’re all fighting for our voices to be heard. Getting people to engage with brands on social media is getting harder, and people’s opinions are becoming more and more valuable. Unless your content is top-notch, sparking a…

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Facebook M is dead. Will AI live on?

It appears Facebook bit off more than they could chew with their AI experiment, the powered virtual assistant, better known mysteriously as ‘M’. Released in August 2015, M is a text-based virtual assistant that involves using human employees to train an artificial intelligence system. After being offered to around 2,000 people in the San Francisco…

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