We had no time to settle back into work after the holidays, when Facebook made their first 2018 announcement. It consisted of a, you guessed it, Facebook Newsfeed algorithm change! Facebook announced that they’ll be optimizing the Newsfeed so that users see more content from their...

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...

Since Snapchat launched six years ago, a lot has changed and not just with app updates. At first it seemed like an app just to send goofy photos back and forth to family members. It evolved into something more that inspired creativity and Snapchat influencers...

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...

It is hard to believe we are already over halfway through 2017. At this point in the year, it is a good time to evaluate key changes in social to date before we look ahead. We will take a look at the current state of...

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...