It’s Official – This week in social media –  24 June 201

Your weekly summary of official social media news from the major social media platforms. You can listen to or read this post. FACEBOOK Coming in 2020: Calibra Big news with Facebook announcing Calibra, a newly formed Facebook subsidiary whose goal is to provide financial services that will let people access and participate in the Libra network. The first[…]

It’s Official – This week in social media – 17 June 2019

Your official social media news from the major social media platforms. You can listen to or read this post. There’s quite a bit of news this week from the major social media platforms. In summary: Facebook has introduced blood donation features in the US, extended its Watch offering (that’s watching videos together as opposed to[…]

It’s Official – This week in social media – 10 June 2019

Your weekly summary of official social media news from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google. You can listen to or read this post. TWITTER Inclusion and Diversity Report 2019 Twitter released its inclusion and diversity report on roles at the company by gender and race. Twitter found that the data and insights were too US-centric[…]

It’s Official – this week in social media – 3 June  2019

Your weekly summary of official social media news from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google. You can listen to or read this post. FACEBOOK, LINKEDIN & INSTAGRAM There’s no official news from Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram since last week. TWITTER Twitter launched two special emojis #EP2019 and #EUelections2019 for the recent EU elections, aiming to drive engagement across[…]

It’s Official – This week in social – 20 May 2019

This week in social – 20 May 2019 Your weekly summary of official social media news from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google. Facebook Facebook is working with health partners to create detailed, AI-driven maps that pair health system information with data on human mobility to yield insights about diseases spread by human-to-human contact. This[…]

Time – the most important strategic insight you need to power social media

Around this time most communicators are thinking about how to balance their typically competing priorities and limited resources to deliver the best results for the business. Given that in the last months: The most powerful leaders in the world tweeted personally and/or using online armies; and usurped planned media in favour of live broadcasts on social media; or that[…]

Why you shouldn’t treat or measure social media like Amway

We all know what happens to that network marketing evangelist at the party who sees every guest as a sales opportunity and pounces to sign them up for some or other scheme within minutes of ‘hello’. They stop getting invited. Few people like to be seen as sales prospects or consider meeting someone as synonymous[…]

What the #panamapapers taught me about social media & how we consume news

I’ve been watching #panamapapers play out in social and other media this week and it’s reinforced that we need to stop talking about social versus other media. It’s medias.  Most people are sampling a global information smorgasbord and developing a point of view. This is how I followed the story. I first heard about the #panamapapers on Twitter,[…]