From Mobile to Desktop: Threads’ Evolution Continues

In the fast-paced world of microblogging, Threads shook things up when it racked up a staggering 100 million sign-ups within a week of its July launch. Born out of the frustration with Twitter's usage restrictions, Threads, backed by Meta, aimed to provide a fresh outlet for the Twitter user base, now dubbed 'X,' leveraging the Instagram social graph. While the initial hype was real, Threads saw...
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Master social media marketing to boost your business

If you're a small business owner, then you know how important it is to have a strong social media presence. In today's world, potential customers are increasingly turning to social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram to find new businesses. This means that if you want to stay ahead of the competition, you need to make sure you're doing social media marketing right. Here are a few tips to...
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New privacy rules in Europe cause Facebook to withdraw some Inbox features

Due to new privacy rules in Europe, Facebook has withdrawn some business-related Inbox features, and messaging-related insights may be unavailable for messages delivered to or from people or businesses based in Europe. Other messaging features that will be affected include: Messaging-related ad campaigns Messaging-related ad metrics Messaging API features Organic Messaging Features Some organic...
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WordPress has announced a killer new feature

WordPress has announced a killer new feature that provides greater integration for Twitter users. Now, WordPress content creators, with Jetpack installed, can publish an entire blog post as a Twitter thread, with just two extra clicks. The new feature means that integration between the two platforms has come full circle after WordPress announced that entire Twitter threads, also known as...
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Instagram is killing-off its Following tab

Instagram is removing its Following tab, a feature which became better known as a stalking tool rather than its purpose to aid with new account discovery. Instagram says that its Explore tab is the go-to place to find new people, places and hashtags to follow. Meanwhile, the Following tab is now only used by a small number of people on a regular basis. Combined, those factors were the key reasons...
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Facebook continues it’s fight against “fake news” with more page takedowns

Facebook revealed on Monday that it has removed more pages, groups, and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to. The takedown at Facebook and Instagram was described as part of an ongoing battle against "coordinated inauthentic behavior" which has blocked numerous fake accounts from around the world. "We found two separate,...
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Say goodbye to Google+ from April 2nd, 2019

If you’re wanting to read about why Google+ was a bad idea poorly executed, well, just Google “Google+” and you will be treated to more than enough diatribes about why this platform was an eight-year non-starter. But as for our blog, we’ll stick with the impact Google+ had on WordPress, Drupal and websites in general. First things first Firstly, make sure you act now to remove any...
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Social media SEO trends heading into 2019

There’s been talk about social media as a ranking factor for a long time. In 2010, Google said social media was a ranking factor (that means if you're on social media, your website will generally show above similar businesses who aren't on social media - at least in 2010). In 2014, the same search engine said that social media probably isn’t a ranking factor. "Probably" being the key word...
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Instagram unveils new tools to increase safety & access to information

Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app, is introducing three new features designed to provide more transparency and security to its users. The plan includes the introduction of a new section, "About this Account", which will provide more details about accounts with large follower counts. Access to the blue badge verification process is also on the cards for all users, and Instagram is...
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Facebook rolls out new Watch video service in the UK and Ireland

After it's initial launch in the US in 2017, Facebook is rolling out its Watch video service globally one year after it launched in the United States with original entertainment news and sports content to compete with platforms like YouTube. Facebook said Watch creators in four new countries (the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand) will be able to profit from their shows via the "Ad Breaks"...
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