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It’s Not The Size That Matters

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Remember when Facebook decided it was all about the images, and started prioritizing posts that had large images over posts that didn’t? The change was supposed to enhance the user experience, but apparently, size wasn’t what Facebook users were looking for. The longer you spend looking at a post the higher priority that post type… Continue Reading »

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Mobile’s Changing Everything – And Not In The Way You Might Think

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Just this morning, I watched one woman, deeply engrossed with her smartphone, walk directly into another woman who was doing the same thing. The collision was relatively minor – and so was each woman’s reaction to the event. There were some muttered apologies from each, and they went on their way. The fact they’d run… Continue Reading »

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The GIFs are Coming! The GIFs are Coming! Get Ready for Facebook’s Next Big Change

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Facebook has announced that it will now support animated GIFs. Animated GIFs are moving images that loop, repeating themselves over and over again. Chances are you’ve seen them on Twitter, Tumblr and other social media sites – but before now, Facebook, in part due to worries that the presence of animated GIFs would ruin the… Continue Reading »

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Pinterest Becomes Even More Powerful with Launch of Buyable Pins

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Pinterest has rapidly become many retailer’s favorite social media site. Pinterest users spend hours on the social media platform, collecting and arranging images of their favorite things. Pinterest’s primary value has been as a discovery tool: people are using the platform to discover brands, designers, and products that they’d not otherwise encountered in their travels… Continue Reading »