Author Archives: Addison Ingle

No More ‘Harry Potter Weekend’ on Freeform

Harry Potter Weekend on Freeform will never happen again. It was announced that HBO will be buying all 8 of the Harry Potter movies. This means that for the first time, you will be able to stream the iconic series. This is especially exciting for those who subscribe to HBO already.

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Is Lyft Becoming the New Uber?

Car hiring apps are the new rage right now. Since they started they have just become increasingly more popular. First it was just Uber but now there so many others, one of them being Lyft. Uber began as the most popular app but Lyft is quickly catching up. The question is, is Lyft becoming the new Uber?

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Facebook Does It All? Two More New Features Added to the App

Facebook is an app that has become a staple in the everyday lives of most people with computers. It has become a tool for people to connect, and businesses and companies use it to promote themselves. And just when you thought that there was nothing else to change, two more new updates have been added, proving that Facebook does it all.

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The New Snap Pixel Is Finally Here and We Couldn’t Be More Excited

Snapchat is finally getting with the program. They have created a pixel to help track users after they use an ad. The new snap pixel will be specific to advertiser’s websites in order to give brands a better idea of how their ads are doing. This will help with engagement as well as give insight into what users like.

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Social Media’s Influence on Elections with Russian-linked Ads

Last week, social media sites were questioned in regards to the use of Russian-linked ads and groups and their influence on the 2016 US elections. Most of the attention was focused on Twitter. It was discovered that they offered Russian TV Networks 15% of their share of voice (SOV) for $3 million.

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Instagram Updates Once Again with New ‘Poll’ Feature

The only thing that remains constant about social media, is the fact that it is constantly changing. Last month it was Snapchat next week it could be Facebook, but this week it is Instagram. Instagram has updated its features by adding a poll aspect to its Stories.

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Will the VSCO App Become the Next Big Thing In Social Media?

Apps and platforms for social media are constantly changing and updating trying to become the next big thing, the one that is on the top of all the charts, and that is no different for the VSCO app. VSCO is a social media app that combines characteristics from apps such as Tumblr and Instagram and is slowly becoming more and more popular.

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What do we want? HBO. When do we want it? Now.

HBO used to be one of the most exclusive streaming sites, only allowing its users to stream online if their provider included it as a channel or they paid extra for it. Earlier this year, our prayers were finally answered, in the forms of the new HBO Go and Now options.

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Partnership Between Hootsuite and ReviewTrackers

A major improvement was made to the social media managing site Hootsuite this week in the form of a partnership with the online reputation site ReviewTrackers. Earlier this week the partnership was announced and so far has been met with positive feedback. This partnership provides its users with the opportunity to monitor their online reputation from numerous review sites, while still managing their social media platforms. 

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