Category for "Social Media"

Fact-Checking 101: How NOT to be Part of the Fake News Problem

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If you’re using social media to connect with your customers, the odds are better than good that you’re not creating all of the content you post yourself. Sharing is part of the fun of social media, and it’s so easy. When you find a great post that someone else has created that your audience would… Continue Reading »

Storytelling on Social Media: More Important Than Ever Before

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It’s impossible to overstate how important storytelling is when you want to attract, convert, and retain Millennial customers. Social media has been quick to grasp many people who enjoy creating and telling stories for their own amusement. Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook have all added some form of “Stories” to their platform. People are trying to… Continue Reading »

Instagram Shadowban Keeps People from Seeing Your Posts

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There have been rumors for a while now that Instagram was taking action to limit the reach of popular posts. Accounts that regularly garnered thousands of likes on a typical post found that those numbers dramatically dropped off; further research revealed that impacted posts could not be found by searching the hashtags used. Obviously, this… Continue Reading »

Facebook Is Bad For You: Does This Matter To Your Business?

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By now, you’ve probably heard about the NIH study into the impact of Facebook on people’s mental health. Researchers from USCD and Yale examined the data from 5,000+ study participants and concluded that there is a causal relationship between Facebook use and depression. What does that mean? A causal relationship is one in which a… Continue Reading »