The week of October 4, 2021, Facebook's week went from bad to worse when the company's entire family of apps were inaccessible to users with no warning. The massive outage, which impacted Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Oculus, lasted over 5 hours. Both platform users...

While the recent Netflix documentary "The Social Dilemma" hasn't gotten as much attention as previous documentaries, it does raise legitimate concerns about what social media is doing to society. After working in the social media industry for over a decade and running a social media...

The social media landscape has changed over the last several months, especially when it comes to the expectations of social media community management and customer care. If your brand has experienced higher volumes of customer care issues coming in on social media recently, you aren’t...

As 2017 is revving up into full gear, you may find yourself looking at your social media channels and asking, “How can I improve the experience my customers have on my channels?” Having A+ customer service on social media is essential for building a strong...

When I first heard about brands using Chatbots in marketing, specifically on their social media channels, I was skeptical. Maybe it’s because I wasn’t familiar with Chatbots. Maybe it’s because as a Community Manager- where my entire job is to build communities and facilitate authentic...

It can be disheartening opening up your channels on a Monday morning and seeing a wave of negative comments flooding your notifications. Trust me, we’ve all been there before on the community management team — audience negativity is an inevitable part of being in social...

We know, we know. Another day, another post about the importance of online reviews. We could throw out stats like how one negative review can cost you up to 30 customers, or how 4 out of 5 consumers reverse their purchase decisions based off of negative...

If your customers were to grade your customer service on social media, how would your brand do? Would you be an A student? Maybe sliding by with a C? Or would you be trailing behind the rest of the class? If you’re not at the...