The IF Blog: Social Media Insights and Trends

Branded Likes…

Branded Likes, coming to a Twitter near you.
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For those who work in marketing, or more specifically, social media, this won’t be the first time you’ve heard this. Or the last, for that matter.  The roles of organic and paid social are very different but thrive on each other’s successes. Organic content helps shape the brand, building relationships…
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In today’s blog post, I wanted to talk about something that piqued my interest this week. According to The Washington Post, Meta – the parent company that owns Facebook and Instagram – has hired political campaign group Targeted victory to run a disinformation campaign about its…
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Do you create content that aligns with what your sales team’s expectations and needs are? In many cases marketing and sales teams happen to not line up their activities which can lead to a disconnect in what the brand is communicating with them. A recent study by…
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It’s that time of the week again. Take a look at the latest happenings in the world of social media through our social snapshot: Instagram is introducing Favourites and Following, two new options to choose what you see in your feed. Instagram has launched a new algorithm-free, chronological…
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Internet and social media have transformed consumer habits and allowed us to easily shop and gather information from a global marketplace. 50% of customers share their reviews and service experiences online and it is now expected for brands to use social media as a customer service channel.
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There’s no doubt that engaging an agency to support on your social media efforts can have countless positive effects on your business – you can tap into subject matter experts, leverage a team of experienced creatives, and deliver thumb stopping campaigns (to name a few). But finding a…
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The first thing you want to do is to create a cool animated gif!  If you’re anything like me, you love a good bit of animated text.  All those colours and fonts and sparkles and… Sorry, where was I?  Ah yes, creating your own animated stickers for Instagram. …
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With so many social news popping up every day that it can be hard to stay up to date. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Have a look at the latest happening in the world of social media: Twitter adds a new option for creating GIFs Twitter…
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Social media is everywhere and it has become one of the primary marketing channels over the last two decades. We are looking at StatusBrew which has shared significant social media stats that marketers should know in 2022. Facebook Statistics 2022 With over 2.8 billion monthly…
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TikTok is no longer a platform just for young people looking to have fun or to find a new dance challenge. It has now become the place where, every day, millions of people decide to make a purchase. It is proven that this social media channel is one…
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It is now just over 11 years since I started my career. Whilst, the vast majority has been spent working inter-agency alongside other agencies from a plethora of various marketing disciplines such as PPC, POS, ATL on integrated campaigns, my entire career to date has been spent working…
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Another week, another Social Snapshot! Sometimes it can be hard to stay up to date with the ever-changing world of social media! Stick with us as we take you through our weekly roundup of everything you need to know 👇 Twitter’s working on another creator monetization option. Twitter…
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There’s been a lot of chatter lately around employee branding on social and rightly so! As we moved out of the crazy times caused by the pandemic, companies within the marketing space are booming, looking for new hires, whilst individuals are looking for their new ventures. And where do they…
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For today’s blog post, I thought I’d take a look at an interesting new change taking place across some twitter users experience. It looks like Twitter is testing a feature that is set to integrate podcasts into their App. According to App researcher Alessandro Palluzi, they are already…
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It’s quite common for brands and organisations to bring their A-game on social media to celebrate and support International Women’s Day with heartwarming messages and campaigns. However, this year, a Twitter bot was responsible for exposing the salary gap that exists within organisations that claim to support women…
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