Watch out, YouTube, Facebook is pulling no punches! Facebook is not only expanding their video platform, Facebook Watch, they are also dominating in the branded video space. Facebook Watch In 2017, Facebook launched a video platform called ‘Facebook Watch’ which is a hub for longer-form video...

If you’re a marketer, you’re well aware that the social space is constantly changing. It keeps us on our toes! Facebook is always working behind the scenes to create a better user experience (translate: make marketers want to bang their heads against a wall). In December, the platform announced News Feed...

Facebook recently made an exciting announcement for marketers. Facebook is experimenting with letting brands study people’s posts and comments on the platform. Facebook Audience Insights API is currently in Beta test with limited partners, as one of those partners, Ignite is going to give you...

Just a few weeks into 2018 and we have already heard of at least one major change that Facebook is making changes to their algorithm. But before we get too far down the path of anticipating what is going to happen this year, let’s take...

With 2018 on the horizon, we are looking back on the good, the bad and the ugly 2017 brought us! While social is constantly changing presenting new challenges around every corner, there were some positive developments for the everyday user and marketers alike! While this...

Social media moves fast! Just as you have wrapped your head around the latest platform features or developed a great new marketing tactic, the rules have changed. This year was no exception and in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’re going to recap the three trends...

While Microsoft and Google bet on influencers, the FTC clamps down on influencer marketing; and LinkedIn hedges bets on new audience network… in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. Influencer restrictions are here to stay. Last week the FTC released updated guidelines for how...

Six years ago, I published the post “Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies that Might Change Social Media.” In the summary I projected that “all of these [technologies] are probably 5-10 years out and, admittedly, I have a large imagination.” Seeing as we’ve surpassed the 5-year mark, I wanted to see how it shook out and how accurate each of my predictions were and, also, add something in that I missed.

Last month, we hosted a webinar talking about the past 10 years, the present, and the future of social media. Overall, we had three major predictions on what the future of social media looks like. 1) Data Drives Standards & Sales Anyone who works with data/analytics is hoping...

Pardon me while I use my best grandpa voice.  Back when Ignite started in 2007, social media was a simpler time. Myspace was the top social media site, Facebook was new, and we were fine with it. We didn't have all these newfangled networks to keep up...

We love when brands think outside of the box and try something a little different in their campaigns on social. You may have read our social media roundup of best in class brand social voices. We’ve put together a few brand examples that made us...

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