It’s 2016, which means we’re now officially closer to 2020 than we are to 2010. The future is all around us, but we at Ignite Social Media are obviously most interested in how that future is going to shape our most cherished environment: Social! Few...

Is your brand Facebook obsessed? It's hard to avoid the behemoth social network. Many brands make it their top priority for all of the right reasons. Particularly brands with limited resources who aren't quite sure they are able to spread them across managing multiple channels. However, there is...

Folks, who are both thrilled about the possibilities and/or worried about spam or clutter due to Twitter's recent announcement regarding possibly increasing the platform's character limit to 10,000, don't need to worry or get overly excited. [br][br] [br][br] This has nothing to do with you. [br][br] This is Twitter trying...

It’s that time of year again, folks. Every digital or social media marketer you know is issuing proclamations or social network predictions about what’s in store in 2016. Don’t worry, it’s not the year of mobile again! Jokes aside, it’s true that the social landscape...

Twitter's recent announcement that they are deprecating the Twitter Share Count API is giving some marketers heart palpitations, but to me this is a sign of a company that's finally maturing albeit in ways that will make life difficult to marketers in the short-term. Here's...

This morning I logged into Facebook and  saw that my friend’s baby woke her up at 3:00 a.m. for the day. Another friend came down with the flu and a coworker hurt her wrist in a car accident. [br][br] I found myself torn. [br][br] If I Liked these status updates,...

Not only is LINE one of the largest messaging applications, it is also one of the fastest growing. In fact, Global Web Index reported in a Q2 report on mobile messaging that LINE was growing at a faster rate than Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber and...

[br][br] While Vine is still a relatively new platform, just celebrating its second birthday in January 2015, it’s impossible to ignore the effect the channel has had on pop culture. Terms originated in Vine videos, like “on fleek,” have been used by CEOs of major companies,...

Clients often ask us about hosting Twitter Parties, a new topic for most and one that many aren't always sure about when accessing the time and resources necessary for pulling one off successfully. While Twitter Parties can have excellent results for brand awareness and advocate...