The IF Blog: Insights and Trends

Design Time - Template Edition

Before you even think about design, start off with setting up templates for social. Here's how
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Since the dawn of IGTV, content creators have been battling with whether to post their long-form video content to YouTube or Instagram. To some degree, it makes sense to have these two very different video content platforms – Instagram is mobile-first, but YouTube has…
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We all love a good story, don’t we? Whether we’re sharing or watching, stories continue to have a huge influence on the way we share, market and influence on social media. It’s a deep-rooted feature that all major platforms have at least experimented with, and with Instagram paving the…
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Fallen behind on the past week’s social news? Fear not, we’re here for you with a roundup of the best updates and articles that we just have to shout about!   Instagram’s IGTV copies TikTok’s AI, Snapchat’s design. https://po.st/FrJZ2L Once again, Instagram is caught out stealing other apps’ ideas,…
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We all love a BBQ and with us all staying closer to home, we are set to be in the garden grilling our food whenever we can. But we don’t just barbecue our food outside at this time of year, we also talk about BBQs (a lot, as it…
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Each Spring, the Facebook platform evolves with changes being affected to algorithms, functionality and offerings. It’s routine in the weeks following Facebook’s annual F8 conference that the much anticipated and well-documented announcements are affected to the platform. This year, the volume and impact of changes are more significant than…
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The success of Instagram just keeps growing; Stories, influencers, shopping tags, and engaged communities means it is fast becoming the platform for B2C marketing.   Can the same be said for B2B marketing? In short, YES! Instagram is a great place to spread awareness for any brand and using Stories, UGC…
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When the updates are non-stop it can be hard to stay in the know. But, fear not, we’ve rounded up the best articles for you below ⬇️ Because, you know, we’re good like that!   Instagram looks set to ramp up its efforts against apps selling likes and followers.
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If you spend time on Facebook, you will know that it has become a crowded landscape indeed. Yes, content is largely personalised to the user with prioritised content relevant to their interests, but it has grown so quickly that the News Feed can, at times, feel unmanageable. The result…
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There were lots of announcements to take note of at the latest F8 developer conference, but which are the ones you really need to know, and what do they mean for your social media strategy?   Groups and Events are the new black In an update that Zuckerberg is…
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  Seasonality is a very important factor in the marketing world. Our behaviours online certainly change over the seasons. Only a couple of months from now hits the summer slowdown. Consumers are spending less and employees are holidaying more, and a lot of businesses fall into sloth-mode. But, you…
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