Snapchat, Facebook Headed in Opposite Directions — Where Should You Focus Your Efforts?
On the #ContentRadar this week: Snapchat is up; Facebook is down. Also, Instagram forces greater transparency; Facebook Watch is going global; and you probably aren’t persuasive enough to change anyone’s mind on social media.
Report: Young Social Users Would Rather Consume Content Than Create It
On the #ContentRadar this week: Young social users take more than they give. Also, why your email marketing is annoying consumers; which smart speaker is the most popular; and how JOMO is the new FOMO.
Amid Turmoil, Facebook Might Be Messing With the ‘Share’ Button… Again
Catch up with the five notable items on the #ContentRadar this week: Facebook could be preparing for drastic changes. Also, Video Marketing World tickets are on sale; Google adds new analytics features; and Snapchat numbers continue to drop.
The AR and VR Boom Is Real: Who’s Using It Now, What the Next 5 Years Hold
On the #ContentRadar this week: There’s nothing fake about AR and VR growth. Also, Google is calling out non-secure websites; Facebook launches Watch Party worldwide; and LinkedIn introduces voice messages.
Speak Up: Why It’s Time for You to Create a Voice Marketing Strategy
On the #ContentRadar this week: Sounds like it is time to create a voice marketing strategy. Also, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft join powers; cord-cutting skyrockets beyond expectations; and why you may not want to lay off your entire social media team when downsizing.
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Say What? How Emojis, GIFs, and Memes Could Be Your New Marketing Language
On the #ContentRadar this week: You may not be speaking the same language as your desired online audience. Also, YouTube offers a new tool to help catch copyright infringers; Facebook hopes its new Ad Manager tools might enhance your offerings; and your online brilliance doesn’t necessarily translate to offline sales.
Keeping Up With Instagram: 7 Moves the Company Made This Summer You Need to Know About
On the #ContentRadar this week: Instagram stays incredibly busy with new updates. Also, YouTube may be inserting more ads into videos; your social ad activity can now be seen by everyone; and Facebook now lets users “snooze” anything they want.
Is iOS AirDrop Marketing a Creepy Tactic or a Unique Opportunity?
On the #ContentRadar this week: Is ESPN’s AirDrop marketing creepy or creative? Also, millennials want brands to mirror their values; Reddit introduces autoplay ads; and Gen Z may be losing interest in social media.
ClearVoice’s Survey Provides Insights on How Much Freelancers Should Be Paid
On the #ContentRadar this week: ClearVoice takes a look at what freelancers should actually be paid. Also, Instagram may be rolling out much longer videos; Flipboard and Pinterest are gaining ground on Facebook and Google; and you — and your readers—are exhausted by the news.
What’s Trending? The Annual Internet Trends Report Touches on Voice Search, Freelancing
On the #ContentRadar this week: Mary Meeker lets us know what’s trending. Also, iOS12 is trying to help people use their phones less; Instagram finally explains its algorithm, and Facebook isn’t even close to the most popular social apps for teens.
Facebook’s Stories May Have a Fairy Tale Ending After All
On the #ContentRadar this week: Facebook looks to silence Snapchat’s stories. Also, Instagram finally offers advertisers what they have been waiting for; a new campaign exposes the lunacy of reading on social media; and a new study finds using social media on the job is actually good for production.
Social Influence Scores: Dead or Alive? Klout’s Out, But Is Skorr… In?
On the Content Radar this week: Klout is out, but a new app looks to take its place. Also, Google provides more responsive search ad options; YouTube has an insane number of monthly users, and Snapchat throws out its oft-mocked design.
What You Need to Know — And Do —After Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference
On the #ContentRadar this week: Here’s what you really need to know from the F8 Developers Conference. Also, texting may be the answer to your customer service issues; Instagram may soon be a major center for commerce; and Vine 2 is over with before it starts.
Snapchat Hopes to Not Make a Spectacle of Itself With Release of New Glasses
On the #ContentRadar this week… Hindsight is 20/20 for Snapchat Spectacles. Also, Facebook continues to push people to Watch; brands are moving more ad spend to digital channels; and Instagram Stories just got easier to use.
Heinz, M&M’s Show the Power of Including Digital Consumers in Your Brand Decisions
On the #ContentRadar this week… What M&M’s and Mayochup have to do with your marketing efforts? Also, Google AMP stories aren’t quite as amped as publishers would like; banner ads get a second life; and Zuckerberg may have hinted that an ads-free Facebook is in the works.
How Gmail’s Facelift Will Affect Your Email Marketing Efforts
On the #ContentRadar this week: Gmail’s making a few much-requested changes. Also, Instagram is testing its newest “borrowed” tool from Snapchat; MarTech is only a few days away; and people are using Google more — and Facebook less.