Category for "Social Media"

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 »

How Many Social Media Platforms Do You Really Need For Your Small Business?

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FOMO stands for the Fear of Missing Out, and for a long time, FOMO has had an outsized role in small business’ digital marketing decisions. Brands felt obligated to have a presence on every possible platform – after all, if they weren’t there, they were missing their chance to connect with the customers who were…. Continue Reading »

Pinterest To Introduce Search Advertising

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The lines between search and social continue to blur, as customers seek out relevant product information on every platform. Pinterest has been steadily carving out a dominant role in the bridal, home, and how to marketplace. Now they’ve announced a limited roll-out of search advertising opportunities. Here’s how it works: If you’ve seen product listing… Continue Reading »