The IF Blog: Insights and Trends

Social Snapshot – 25.05.2022

Latest social media news and updates in our regular weekly Social snapshot. This week we look at Snap, TikTok Live and Reactions in Instagram Reels
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Episode 1 *spoiler alert* don’t read unless you’ve watched! Even before season 10 of Bake Off started, social was alive with intense anticipation. By 7.45, according to Brandwatch data, there were over 24 thousand posts on Twitter from 7,898 authors – suggesting that enthusiasm for the show had people…
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Whilst most of the population is settling down to our favourite end of summer programme, Great British Bake Off, community managers are poised, fingers on keyboards, ready to work the show to get their brands noticed on social. And it makes a lot of sense after all the first…
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If you’re a B2B marketer, there’s no doubt that you’ve had to sit through countless meetings, presentations and lesson modules that follow the same three-pronged strategy: 1. What’s the buyers’ problem, 2. How does my technology fix it? and 3. How can I prove that my product is…
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Another week has passed, and what a week it has been! We’ve rounded up the best articles and updates from the fast-moving world of social media to get you up to speed in no time.   Twitter launches 6-second video ad bidding, providing new options for video marketers. …
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The future of Instagram looks fun, funky and a whole lot more filtered! That’s because they’ve recently opened up the Spark AR filter creation platform for all users, allowing anyone to create augmented reality filters and publish them on Instagram stories! This will open a whole host of…
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Black Mirror – but IRL. That’s what comes to mind with news of Facebook’s partnership with a University of California San Francisco study with the intent of giving people with serious brain injuries the opportunity to type words using a brain-computer input mode. The research, which works to map…
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  Ahhh Tumblr – what once was a buzzing hive of indie creators, a place to share your work and interact with others and its booming creative community, has slowly been meeting its demise over the past few years when they decided to ban adult content from the…
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It’s always interesting to find out what’s happening in the world of social media, but we understand that sometimes it’s hard to keep up. That’s why we’ve rounded up a range of articles that we just want to shout about! Keep on reading to find out what’s been happening……
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Neuroscience or more aptly neuromarketing is regularly written off as a ‘fad’ by marketers, all the while they respect the uprising of machine AI and big data. If only they realised neuromarketing is an amalgamation of AI, big data and behavioural science, all rolled up into this neat…
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Instagram is perceived as the favoured social media platform by many, and including it within your social strategy is a must. But for years, marketeers (us included) have struggled with scheduling posts due to the app not having its own scheduling tools, turning to external apps and sites.
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