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Story time is the key to persuasion

Let me tell you a story… The centrepiece of all business is persuasion, and the greatest vehicle to persuade is storytelling. So is it really a surprise to anyone that the Stories format is growing 15 times faster than newsfeed as a device for people to reach their audiences (and advertise to them), and for people to feel closer…

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Take a few Moments on Twitter 🕑

Twitter used to be the place for short, snappy messages. It still is, to some degree, but in the industry landscape where storytelling is everything, it’s getting more and more difficult to tell story, or even parts of your story in one Tweet. Twitter Moments allow you to create and curate those longer-form pieces of…

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The bright side of social

It’s fair to say that social media receives more bad press than it gets appraisals. From the Cambridge Analytica scandal to the continuous battle against fake news, the bullying problem amongst youngsters, negative effects on mental health…the list goes on. These issues shouldn’t be ignored, but sometimes we can easily forget about all the great…

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TripAdvisor… from information to inspiration

In the week that we released our latest Serious Social focusing on travel, one of the biggest sites in this sector, TripAdvisor has revealed they will be developing a social feed within their proposition. There are 56 million conversations around travel in social… look at the word “holiday” and you’ll find mentions in the region…

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Facebook M assistant can now translate French

At first glance, the news of the Facebook Messenger assistant M being able to translate French could be a little underwhelming. French translation isn’t a feature that most users are crying out for. But what makes this announcement a little more interesting is how this translation functionality is being used, which is primarily to assist…

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