Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in January the platform would be revamping the news feed to prioritize content from friends over content from brands, businesses and publishers. Recent updates to the news feed algorithm has increased ad cost, according to Recode. The algorithm change means...

In marketing, image is everything—especially when it comes to communication. Though content calendars and audience insights go a long way in informing content strategies, one of the best ways to generate high performing content is by following each platform’s best practices. Read on to get...

Facebook is constantly rolling out new ways to reach your audience and earlier this year, we got access to two new Facebook ad units: Tabs for Canvas and Categories for Dynamic Ads. Both are shopping-centric, but each has its own unique way of organizing and...

We understand that chatbots can be a little intimidating and a smidge overwhelming. The truth? These robots aren’t here to take over the world but to make it a little easier. We’ve pulled 3 examples of chatbots that have hit it out of the park! 1-800-Flowers During F8,...

In this edition of Ignite Your Week, we're talking about benchmarks before the impending Facebook algorithm change. So before the change we wanted to take a look at some benchmarks so we could compare once the algorithm actually takes effect. We looked at over six...

In this edition of Ignite Your Week, we take a look at how Twitter updates are aiming to make their network more appealing to brands by sharing insights and addressing their bot problem. First, Twitter has suspended or deleted more than three million accounts in the...

It has certainly been a trying time for Facebook these last few months. First, it was fake news, and now privacy concerns have hit an all-time high. Facebook lost about $100B in market value over these issues. Is the mistrust among users and a significant...

This business with Cambridge Analytica is kind of a mess which makes distilling what’s really going on a challenge. Below I’ve included answers to some key questions to help you make sense of what’s going on. Was it a Hack or a Leak? Neither. At the time...

Sure, you don’t need alcohol to have a good time, but marketers of everything from high-end liquor to cheap mass-produced beer want you to think so. In addition, it helps bring your friends together and make memories, allows you to maintain your healthy lifestyle, and...

A lot happened this month in social media with most of the news centered around the Facebook privacy scandal. If you are just catching up, here are some highlights for April. Facebook Faced Congress During the middle of the month, Zuckerberg spent a few intense days testifying...

Drones and the amazing content they’re capable of capturing are much more attainable these days, so it may make sense to add some sky-high photos and videos to your brand’s content mix. Before you head off to location and take to the skies, make sure...

Having a strong social media presence is mandatory for brands these days. Along with that comes a direct line for consumers and fans to communicate with the brand, which can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, you can form relationships with your fans and...

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