Social Snapshot – 23.01.19

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Introducing IF’s Social Snapshot!! A weekly roundup of social media news that we want to share with you. Here you can find a range of sources keeping you up to date with the latest happenings on social and new updates we want to shout about.


Transparency and preventing ad misuse on Facebook

Facebook’s done a lot this year to improve its ad experience over the last year. Here’s a summary of the updates and changes that makes Facebook a better place for users, advertisers and businesses.


The latest social media automation rules to be aware of in 2019

According to Social Media Today, 40% of brands not currently using marketing automation tools will be transitioning in the next year. Here’s a rundown of what you should know before moving forward.


8 Instagram trends to watch out for in 2019

2019 is bound to be a very exciting year for Instagrammers and brands using Instagram marketing. There are more ways to promote and sell your products, more ways to create exciting content and more ways to get your audience to engage and take action.


A new is coming.

Last night Twitter announced they are giving their interface a revamp, including emoji buttons, condensed layouts and keyboard shortcuts.


Facebook is launching a petitions feature.

Facebook is rolling out a new feature ‘Community Actions’, allowing users to create petitions and notify local organisations about actions they want to see happen in their communities.


Instagram will now let you post to multiple accounts at once within its composer.

Do you manage multiple Instagram accounts? Ever get tired of having to post the same content on each channel? Well, you’ll be delighted to know that Instagram will now let you post to multiple accounts at once!


 Netflix now lets you share what you’re binge-watching as an Instagram story.

Collaboration alert Netflix and Instagram have joined forces, allowing app users to share their latest binge on their Instagram stories.


Facebook updates group invites, removing ability to automatically add members.

Facebook has announced yet another update, this time to do with group invites. Here’s a summary of what to look out for in the next few weeks.


A complete calendar of hashtag holidays for 2019.

Hashtags and national holidays are great ways to increase engagement on social channels. Here’s a calendar full of 2019s hashtag holidays that you can use and implement into your content plans.

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