The Running Man Challenge is officially over as the Mannequin Challenge spreads over social. What is it exactly? Short clips are taken of people standing completely still, like mannequins, while Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” plays in the background. That’s it. Although a simple concept, people of the internet have made some pretty crazy videos with some… Continue reading The Mannequin Challenge Takes Over The Internet
Snapchat is not just a millennial’s app anymore. With over 100 million users they have established themselves as a media platform. The Discovery feature on Snapchat is a great hub of news, humor, videos, trends, tips, celebrities, sports and more. Companies can utilize this feature by having their own discovery channel that is updated every… Continue reading A Different Way Companies Should Engage on Snapchat
Earlier this season Vera Bradley launched their new “Its Good to be a Girl” campaign in an effort to rebrand themselves as a brand for all kinds of women and not just for grandmothers. In the wake of Dove’s “Real Beauty” campaign and Always’ “Like a Girl” campaign, Vera Bradley needed to realize that if… Continue reading What Do You Do When Your Social Media Campaign Flops?
WhatsApp announced in August that they were changing their terms and conditions to make way for their plans to help users communicate with businesses using the app. A major part of this involves WhatsApp sharing user data with their parent company Facebook. Once a user accepts the new terms and conditions, Facebook receives the user’s… Continue reading WhatsApp and Facebook to Share Data
On September 19th, the updates Twitter announced early this year are now finally rolling out to the public. The updates change Twitter’s famous 140 character limit so users can say more per tweet. Now lets not get too crazy here, Twitter is not abandoning their original 140 character vision, but have just made some simple… Continue reading Who Cares About Twitter?
Facebook Live is becoming increasingly more popular among individual users. Now that regular Facebook users are on board for the newer feature, it is time for businesses and brands to follow suit. If you are nervous about going live it is time to buck up because data released by Facebook shows that people comment 10x… Continue reading Using Facebook Live For Your Business
Just yesterday, Instagram introduced a new feature available for users. Specifically designed to help users with large volumes in their comment sections, like celebrities, users are more capable of fighting trolls by blocking certain words, phrases, and even emoji’s from being visible under their posts. In the statement on the Instagram blog, CEO Kevin Systrom… Continue reading Instagram Adds New Feature To Protect Users From Trolls