The IF Blog: Insights and Trends

How to Drive Engagement on your Social Media

A strong social media strategy allows businesses to reach, nurture, and engage with their target audience. There are many important factors that marketers should consider when building a successful social media strategy, but one of the main focuses should always be driving engagement. In today’s […]
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Facebook has been positioning itself for a TV and movie offering for a while now. It wasn’t long ago that the social network was rumoured to have shown a lot of interest in winning rights to show Premier League football exclusively…
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As another year draws to an end, it’s time for Facebook to release the annual ‘Year in Review’, taking a look back at the best (maybe most memorable) things to come out of 2018. And yes, I know what you’re thinking, but honestly it really wasn’t all bad!   The…
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  It’s that time again when everyone looks back on the year to remind themselves of all the work they’ve done and look at what performed really well, what shocked people, what didn’t quite work out as initially thought, etc… It’s a time of reflection but it’s also a…
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Often seen as one of the “old school” social media platforms, we just wanted to check in with you to find out if you’ve kept up with what’s great about Twitter and how to use it best. If you haven’t… perhaps we’ve just solved one of your social…
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      I’m not even going to reiterate to you how fast this year has gone by! But, as the year comes to an end, I thought I would share with you some of the most tweeted topics and trends from Twitter’s annual #ThisHappenedReport.
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Over recent months, we’ve seen a bunch of additions to platforms that encourage users to share, engage with and enjoy music via social media. Harking back hundreds of years, people only heard music in concerts, in churches or concert calls with hundreds of other people. Music was inherently a social…
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The latest Facebook feature allows users to curate and share saved posts with selected friends and collaborators. They’ve packaged this latest update as a way to to make organising gift purchases during this holiday season easier for all their users. Of course, the timing of the launch is meant…
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What’s Driving the TikTok Trend? TikTok, the app born out of the online lip-syncing trend, is now the name on everyone’s lips. Just a few weeks ago, it was the top free app on Apple’s App Store, and inspired a new regular segment on The Tonight…
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Instagram is hot property right now and slowly but surely becoming Facebook’s golden goose. So it’s no surprise the social giant is putting more efforts in to make sure people are spending even more time inside the app.   One annoyance when it comes to Instagram Stories is that…
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You know that stage, post break-up, where you change your hair or your clothes to make yourself feel better? Well it seems Instagram is doing just that, with new changes being disclosed every week. Just last week we saw the announcement of fake followers being removed from the platform…
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