Monthly archive for December 2017

What were your best nine Instagram photos from 2017?

 You might have noticed a new end-of-year trend on Instagram the past few days. If so, you can thank 2017bestnine.com, a website that lets you automatically collect and collage your most-liked photos of 2017. Best Nine has been around for a while, so many of you may

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Facebook has a 100-person engineering team that helps advertisers build tools and infrastructure

 Facebook says that one of its success stories in recent years involves a relatively small group of engineers. Originally it was just one engineer, Vastal Mehta, who serves as Facebook’s director of solutions engineering and now leads a team of more than 100 people that works with

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OKCupid’s rating sinks as users rebel over new ‘real name’ policy

 OKCupid’s users are angry – very, very angry. Just ahead of the new year, the company made a radical change to its policies, and now requires people to use real names instead of an OKCupid username, as before. The change eliminates one of the biggest differentiators between

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Pinterest adds former CBS Corp. CFO Fred Reynolds to its board

 Pinterest announced today it’s adding former CBS and PepsiCo exec Fred Reynolds to its board of directors. Reynolds’ background includes global financial and strategic planning as well as business analysis, the company notes. He will also serve as Pinterest’s Audit Committee Chair. Prior to joining Pinterest’s board,

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Using Facebook Ads to Turn New Customers Into Repeat Customers

Using Facebook Ads to Turn New Customers Into Repeat Customers

Looking for tips on building customer loyalty? Need innovative ideas to generate more revenue? To explore how to use Facebook ads to turn your new customers into loyal fans and repeat customers, I interview Maxwell Finn. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an

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Snapchat adds a 2017 year in review feature for saved memories

 Snapchat users who snap and save can take a stroll down memory lane with the app’s new feature, “A Look Back at 2017.” If you’re the type that would rather ruminate than remain committed to Snapchat’s previously purely ephemeral philosophy, you can find your 2017 year in

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How to Take 4 Strategic Steps Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Unless you’re living on a trust fund, getting out of your comfort zone is a requirement to making a living. Source: Entreprneur How to Take 4 Strategic Steps Outside of Your Comfort Zone

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How to Repurpose Blog Content Into Short-Form Social Media Updates

How to Repurpose Blog Content Into Short-Form Social Media Updates

Want more exposure for your blog? Wondering how to transform your blog articles into social media content? In this article, you’ll discover six steps to turn long-form blog posts into short-form content for social media. #1: Curate Quotes and Takeaways From Your Top Blog Posts To convert

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Instagram will now add ‘Recommended’ posts to your feed

 Instagram’s feed will now show users recommended posts – a change that earlier this month was spotted while in testing, and has since quietly gone live. The feature, described here in the company’s Help documentation, will suggest posts for you based on those that have been liked

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President Obama warns against getting ‘cocooned’ in bias via social media

 Former President Barack Obama sat down with the UK’s Prince Harry for an extended and far-ranging interview with the BBC this week, and their conversation touched on social media, the use thereof, and Obama’s take on what the current state of social media means for human discourse.

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