Social Snapshot – 27.11.19

At IF we love all things social. So, we’re always interested in staying up to date with the latest happenings and bringing them to you in our weekly social snapshot! Read on for a roundup of the best articles we just have to shout about…   Twitter’s testing tweet scheduling built into the tweet composer. https://po.st/BUBDii …

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General Election 2019 and the role of social media

As the UK gears up for an election on 12th December, there is no doubt you will have noticed that your social media accounts are being flooded with screenshots of political tweets alongside other posts, ads and conversations. Social media is now a BIG media platform for the political parties and politicians and it is…

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Sourcing evergreen posts for your social media platforms

Creating and finding content to share on your social channels never ends, it is a lifelong commitment. And it is true that timely content is crucial to engage your following. But you don’t need to pressure yourself on just creating newsworthy posts; evergreen content can be posted in ‘quiet times’ too. So, what are evergreen…

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Social Snapshot – 20.11.19

The world of social media is a wonderfully interesting place, with new features and tests being announced nearly every day. In case you missed out on any of the announcements over the past week, we’ve rounded up the best articles all in one place!   Snapchat looks to stay ahead of its AR competition with…

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Is there a new social platform on the block?

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has launched an ad-free social media platform, positioning it as ‘The Anti-Facebook.’ It’s major differentiator? It will not run on an ad-funded model. Rather, Wales aims to fund it on donations, similarly to Wikipedia.   Introducing WT:Social The new social platform hopes to combat ‘clickbait’ and misleading headlines, giving its members…

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Instagram Expands Hidden Like Counts Globally

  In an effort to make Instagram a more healthy and safe place online, they platform has been testing out hiding like counts on profiles, “the idea is to de-pressurize Instagram”, and make it a space that’s more focused on connections, conversations and community, especially for young people.   Hidden likes have started rolling out…

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Facebook’s latest move

As a consumer, you’d be forgiven for missing the change in product branding which occurred this week by Facebook. Sorry, FACEBOOK. Their announcements around the rebrand focus on their objective to be “clear” about which products belong in their wheelhouse. This effort may seem little more than a PR move – as The Guardian reports,…

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Social Snapshot – 13.11.19

Another week has passed and my, what a week it has been! We love staying up to date with the latest happenings in social, and we’re sure you do too. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best articles from the past week we just have to shout about…   Instagram goes after TikTok with new…

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