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Facebook cracks down on News Feed clickbait

Facebook ups the ante by adjusting its aggregator to reduce the annoying and misleading news feed articles. After an extensive study reviewing tens of thousands of headlines, Facebook cracks the code by identifying the tell-tale signs of clickbait. Look out for the top two traits and don’t be fooled! Curiosity gap – headlines which lure…

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Quick wins for evergreen content

Over the last few months we’ve been fortunate enough to have on-boarded several new global clients spanning lifestyle, consumer and technology markets. One of the first things we’re always asked is: “what are the quick wins we can deliver together?” Clearly I cannot reveal too much about how we go about making an immediate impact,…

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Instagram vs Snapchat

Instagram just launched its new feature: Stories. It’s this nifty feature that lets you create streams of pictures and videos and share them with you friends or just people you have never met – whichever you fancy. Just to make it feel more unique and fleeting, this lovely stream of your personal awesomeness will then disappear…

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Twitter Updates Composer and Introduces Stickers

Twitter have introduced a couple of new developments in the past month, one fairly minor interface change and one entirely new function called Stickers. If you use the Twitter iOS app you may have noticed some changes taking place with the basic layout, as Twitter are running some interface tests to improve the composer. The…

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Using Social Media for Social Good

Social media marketing has come to be a popular way for brands to advertise products and services. But recently, the charitable sector has taken advantage of this growing trend for fundraising activities. Some of the most memorable social media campaigns have been extremely successful in terms of donations. The #NoMakeUpSelfie campaign raised £8 million in…

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Getting innovative with B2B content

B2B content has the habit of falling into a mould – whitepapers, research reports, brochures etc. There are a number of reasons why this content can be problematic: it can be boring, it can be the ‘same old’ stuff and, if done well, it can be very expensive. Budgets are often squeezed and finding ways…

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