Social Snapshot – 04.03.20

Here at IF we love all things social. So, we’re always interested in staying up to date with the latest happenings and bringing them to you in our weekly Social Snapshot! Read on to find out what’s been happening in the past week…   Instagram’s testing IGTV reactions. Instagram is testing out a new feature…

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How to up your game on Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories are a great way of creating visually appealing content that invites brands’ followers to engage, whilst still pushing out messaging and driving traffic to their website. But with new features constantly being announced, it can be hard to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and switch up content so it’s not always the…

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Social Snapshot – 09.10.19

Another week has passed and my, what a week it has been! We love staying up to date with the latest happenings in social, and we’re sure you do too. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best articles from the past week we just have to shout about…   Instagram updates its Stories camera with…

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Are still images still important?

It would be hard to make a secret of how far social media and technology have come in the past two decades. But let’s take a moment and look at the evolution and changes we had to go through to get where we are today. With the likes of augmented reality allowing us to filter…

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Instagram is waxing lyrical about taking on TikTok

I mean, it’s been at least a few weeks since Insta copied a feature from another app, so guess what? Instagram is delving into the world of lip-syncing, hoping to one-up the karaoke king of apps, TikTok. TikTok, the social video app where you can watch people lip-syncing or having dance-offs, has 500 million active…

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Make your Instagram Stories POP with latest GIF support

  Instagram is at it again! The latest update includes an integration with GIPHY, meaning only one thing – Stories are going to be a lot more animated! GIF stickers can now be added to all of your Story photos and videos, and the fact that they’re from GIPHY’s database means that there’s hundreds of thousands…

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Top tips for writing blogs

So you’re writing a blog, but where do you start? At Immediate Future we blog professionally for clients and ourselves, but sometimes even we as “experts” get writer’s block. A good place to start is with the audience – what do you think they want to read? It’s simple marketing and psychology; in fact we…

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In search of the value of a story

Ask any PR or advertising professional about the value of having a story to bring a campaign to life and it’s recommended that you be seated comfortably, ready to listen, with a very sympathetic look on your face. Whereas authors and journalists have the pleasure of starting with the story and then working towards a…

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