The IF Blog: Social Media Insights and Trends

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The Covid-19 pandemic fundamentally reshaped shopping habits.To remain competitive, eCommerce businesses and retail brands must stay ahead of trends and proactively adapt to changing customer needs. To better understand trends and consumer habits, we reviewed the latest Brandwatch report that analyses online social media mentions about how people…
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There is 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 through our social snapshot: Twitter adds a ‘Super Followers’…
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Most marketers would agree that social media can have a big impact on brands and businesses. But the first step you need to take is setting up the right goals for your campaign. A social media goal is what you want to achieve within your activity as a…
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Is your social media strategy ready for the new normal? How will societal change impact your brand approach to social media now that restrictions are ending? Due to the pandemic, the last two years meant a drastic change in our social behaviour and, inevitably, we adopted new habits,…
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While the act of buying and selling social media accounts is nothing new, we recently stumbled across an account on Instagram that was blatantly selling its account ownership over their stories and it got us thinking: what are the dangers in doing this, and why isn’t it more common?…
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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… Instagram adds new poll options for Instagram Stories. Instagram…
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Instagram is currently testing paid subscriptions with a small group of creators in the US giving them exclusive access to content and features such as subscriber-only Lives and more. In this blog we’ll take a look at some of the features which could become the future of Instagram.
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In today’s blog we’re looking back at the iOS 14 update and its effects on Facebook ads. Stick with us as we take you deeper into the subject, exploring the impacts, changes and how you can handle it. Apple released an iOS 14 update for advertisers (IDFA), which…
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We all love a good avatar, right? And TikTok is no exception. A few days ago, Matt Navarra tweeted a little sneak peek at some new TikTok features, with one being customisable avatars; ⚡️ New TikTok Features Thread1. TikTok is working on a…
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With social news popping up every day, we know it can be hard to stay up to date. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at the latest happenings in the world of social media through this week’s social snapshot 👇🏼 Twitter is launching its NFT…
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When creating strategies for specific platforms, we marketers will always ask the same questions; which audience is on that platform? What content do they want to see? And what are their expectations? To help us, Twitter has released a new report “#RealTalk” that explores how brands can…
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Brands in the food industry, are you still relying on recipe content and fancy photos of your food to generate engagement? This is especially important if your marketing strategy needs to encompass B2C as well as B2B – we’re here to remind you that you’ll need to do…
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Do we all know that video is one of the formats that work best when connecting with your audience on social media? Yes. Are all brands making the most of this content format? Probably no. Now, we have already explained what Reels can do for your brand,…
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With so many social news popping up every day, we know 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 through our social snapshot: TikTok adds insights on…
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The importance of social media is difficult to overestimate- In the UK alone, social media ad spending is projected to reach £5.2 billion in 2021 and increase to £6.5b by 2025. Effective use of social media can not only increase brand awareness but can also boost conversions and…
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