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Instagram “Create Mode”?

  Instagram has started rolling out a new format for Stories called “Create Mode” which will make all of its tools easier to access and apply.   The current highlight of this mode is the “On This Day” option, similar to Facebook’s ‘Memories’. The feature will show users a post that was posted on that…

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Social Snapshot – 07.08.19

Welcome back, to another week of IF Social Snapshot! A wonderful roundup of social media news that we believe you should know. Stick with us and you’ll always be up to date with the latest happenings and newest updates on social!   Facebook adds Instagram scheduling to Creator Studio. https://po.st/iPAcoo Marketeers rejoice! Facebook has finally created a feature…

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Is the Demographic Dead?

Demographic data has always been key to any marketing or social strategy. After all, the most compelling campaigns were based on understanding what makes a target audience ‘tick’ – think of the Dove campaign for Real Beauty, the famous ALS Association’s Ice Bucket challenge or Budweiser Whassup campaign. But times change, right? There’s no doubt…

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Facebook Optimises Pages in time for Christmas Build Up

With Instagram Ads slowly rolling out to engagement-hungry marketers, and Twitter adding advanced coverage of all events as well as upping their game on Windows 10 and iPad Twitter apps – where does that leave the ever-dominant Facebook? With the recent announcement of Facebook reaching just over 1 billion (mainly mobile) daily users, coupled with the…

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The Pros and Cons of 999 Going Digital

The emergency services are being called to modernise their communication strategy to fit in with the smartphone and tablet generation, as we have now become ‘Digital by Default’. The Institution of Engineering and Technology carried out a study that suggested introducing a system that uses texts and apps that could save lives. Furthermore the smartphone…

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Mobile optimisation now mandatory

From 21st April mobile optimisation became mandatory, but we’ve all been doing this anyway right? Well, it appears now, and rightly so, we don’t have a choice as the almighty Google are now favouring mobile optimised and friendly websites over those that aren’t. What does this mean for your marketing, search and social presence? You…

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Snapcash

Snapchat have joined forces with online payments company Square to bring you the latest peer-to-peer money transfer service, Snapcash. Simply put, it means Snapchat users can now transfer funds to contacts as easily as starting a chat, typing a dollar sign followed by an amount and hitting the green button. Once a user registers their…

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Social app splitting and the move to mobile

With the popularity of mobile apps and the development of tablets and smartphones, it’s no secret that businesses (especially social platforms) are focusing their efforts on becoming more mobile. Why wouldn’t they? You go to work to work – you have your mobile device to be ‘social’ outside of work (well that’s how it ‘should’…

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