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...

Curious about which audiences use Instagram Reels? Our team was eager to learn more about who the users are and what they're interested in. We've broken down 3 recent insights of IG Reels users from GWI below. Overview of Instagram Reels Reels is relatively new to Instagram,...

Running A/B tests is one of the most effective ways of optimizing your social media presence. The benefits of social media optimization run deep. From increasing your visibility to boosting engagement and improving your customer service, optimizing your social media presence can bring about rapid...

Snapchat is a social media network that launched a decade ago, it seemed like it was on the verge of joining many other networks in the social media graveyard a few years back. That said, the network is gearing up to be a powerhouse social...

Social media is meant to be one thing and one thing only - and that’s social, right? A lot of us think that way because we’re used to social media being a place for audiences to interact and engage with brands in a fun and...

The fun of social media (and sometimes the pain) is how fast it moves and evolves. Social media trends that your audience loves and gives you great engagement on Monday may feel outdated a month, a week, or even a day later. Staying on top...

The world of social media marketing is never a dull one, and as the networks continue to evolve and roll out new changes, your paid media strategy must also be adjusted. This has particularly come into play this year with the iOS.14 update. Facebook has...

Many social media platforms are making changes since they're becoming a critical channel for marketing efforts given the global pandemic, so it's no surprise that LinkedIn marketing is already in the works with several changes to compete with other platforms. Will their changes be worth it...

As our teams dove into Q4 research at the beginning of the year, we notice that our data partner, GWI (formerly known as GlobalWebIndex), recently moved YouTube out of the 'social media network' category and into the 'streaming service' category. We asked one of our representatives...

2020 will forever be known as the year that everything changed. A global pandemic, a Presidential election, numerous social justice movements, and more led to a slew of changes to how Americans live their everyday lives… including our social media behaviors. About one month into nationwide...