Facebook this week introduced Lifestage, a new app only available to people in the “high school” life stage. I’ll discuss that, plus improvements that make Facebook video ads much easier and Twitter notifications much cleaner, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Lifestage is Facebook’s New...

Does everyone on your Twitter timeline seem to be obsessed with a new movie, television show, or mobile app? Are all your Facebook friends talking about the next big sporting event, upcoming holiday, or election? Trends can be found everywhere but social media is the...

Imagine a world where computers make decisions about where and who to target on traditional and non-traditional media. They handle the entire media-buying process, from building and maintaining relationships with vendors, to setting up insertion orders, to placing and optimizing ad buys. This may seem...

It’s well known that driving traffic, leads and revenue can simply boil down to the social media content your brand deploys to the digital world. But, only if it’s good content. And, as with most things in life, quality trumps quantity and more isn’t always better. Posting...

Customer Service vs. Reactive Engagement Customer service is playing an increasingly important role to users on social media, and brands big and small are stepping up to the plate to provide support. According to research from Sprout Social, social media is now the top choice for...

Live-Streaming isn’t a new tactic, it’s been around awhile now with companies such as Live Stream and UStream just to name a few. In the past couple years however, live-streaming has become more accessible to the average Joe, making it so that if you have...

Social media is a constantly changing force to be reckoned with. At times the changes can feel overwhelming. It seems that just as you have a grasp on your social media strategy, something comes along that shakes it to its core. At Ignite Social Media,...