Ever since Instagram added stories to their app, the world has been patiently waiting Snapchat’s comeback. This week, Snapchat released a new feature called Snapchat Story Playlist. Continue reading →
Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on August 19. Just five days later, the first phone exploded, thus launching Samsung’s public relations nightmare.
It’s no surprise teenagers love to use social media, they were basically born into it. But what differentiates the channels? Most people know that teens Facebook usage is declining. Piper Jaffray Companies recently completed its 32nd semi-annual “Taking Stock With Teens” research survey. This survey highlights spending trends and brand preferences amongst 10,000 teens across 46 U.S. states.
In this study, Piper Jaffray discovered that Snapchat is quickly surpassing competing channels and cutting into Facebook’s usage. Snapchat is becoming THE preferred social network for teens.
Kim Kardashian West’s social media usage has taken a sudden stop after the incident in Paris. It has been two weeks since thecelebrity was robbed at gunpoint in Paris. Kardashian West’s last social media post was the day of the incident. With 84 million followers on Instagram and 48 million followers on twitter, Kardashian West’s social media has become a huge part of her success. However, police now feel that her social media presence lead to her robbery in Paris. Continue reading →
You might be thinking that nobody pays attention to the descriptions on Pinterest. After all, Pinterest is all about the images, so why bother giving more than minimal attention to the copy? You would be wrong! Understand right now that if you use Pinterest descriptions effectively it will increase traffic to your pins. You want more traffic, right? It only translates to better brand recognition and increased sales, after all. Continue reading →
Are you tired of not being able to choose which stories to watch on Snapchat? Get the new Snapchat update and no time will be wasted on this application.
Snapchat users are thrilled to find out that Auto Advance is being discontinued in the new Snapchat update. This means that users can now go back to watching individual stories of their choosing. The Auto Advance update left users annoyed and dissatisfied. This adjustment made Snapchat stories automatically play one after another. Fortunately, Snapchat is now listening to people’s feedback. The new Snapchat update now offers a Story Playlist in hopes to improve the application.
Pinterest has recently become one of the highest preforming platforms on social media. Even with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as its competitors, Pinterest is continuing to grow. The social outlet now has over 150 million users, with an increase of over 30 percent in the past year. Alongside its number of users, the poential for Pinterst is growing as well. Continue reading →
It’s 7:00 in the morning. Your alarm is blaring as rays of sunshine peek through the window.
If you are like any person in their late teens to early 30’s… you grab your phone. (Let’s be real. Your day hasn’t truly started until you scroll through your favorite social media platforms).
There you go, scrolling through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Correct me if I am wrong, but I bet these platforms are filled with political views every swipe down on your phone.
One tweet is about how satanic Trump is, while another tweet is about crooked Hillary. Your Facebook friends think they are political gurus, writing novels about why one candidate is better than the other. And you cannot get through more than five Instagram posts without seeing @RealDonaldTrump or @HillaryClinton doting on themselves.
George Washington has to be laughing at how these candidates are tweeting their way into the office. Right George? Continue reading →
Social Media is greatly affecting the 2016 Presidential Campaign. Each New Year comes with a plethora of new social media hacks, as well as new social media apps. Continue reading →
How Food Instagrams have Revolutionized Eating
Everyone in the twenty-first century has seen a Food Instagram. Not only are they becoming very popular on celebrity Instagram feeds, they are also becoming popular among high school and college students. So what’s the big deal about a food Instagram?
Ever wonder why the ads you see on Facebook are basically identical to your most recent Google searches? That’s because companies want to show you search history based ads.
Social media has always been a good place for people to share their thoughts and feelings about fashion, food, products, and more. With the rise of social media influencers, the line between someone’s true thoughts about a product and endorsements has become blurred. Continue reading →
In today’s world, digital marketing is an absolute must. Luckily for all digital and social media platforms, this is no big secret to brands. Unfortunately for brands, finding a way to stand out in the digital and social sphere is hard. No matter the size of the company, whether you’re Nike or a Dallas local doughnut shop, these online media platforms have paved the way for affordable marketing. It has become so easy to reach more people than ever. Specifically, millennials.
It is no secret there is probably a decent amount of #foodporn on your Instagram feed. We are all guilty of snapping a pic of our avocado toast before we dig in. However, this fall, you can Instagram for hunger. Or actually, de-Instagram. Continue reading →
The Photo Sharing Brand Explores Uncharted Territory
It is no secret that Snapchat is a leading pioneer in driving social media innovation. Snapchat was the first social media platform to brand themselves on the concept of sending picture and video content for a set amount of time.
Everyone has seen the prevalence of hashtags on social media these days. Every post across Twitter, Instagram and other platforms seems to employ this device. You may have wondered why hashtags are important and what value they add. Continue reading →
Depending on your workplace, being on Facebook at work is generally frowned upon, but Facebook is advocating the use of social media in the workplace with the new app, Facebook at Work. The app will launch October 10. Continue reading →