The #SocialSkim – Week of August 13th

#SocialSkim This week in social media: Top Story: Cloud Campaign Launches New Free Tool "Monitor" This week, Cloud Campaign officially launched the new SMM platform Monitor. It's a free tool which will give companies the ability to view all of their audience analytics and insights as well as respond to comments across all the major … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of August 13th

The #SocialSkim – Week of August 6th

#SocialSkim This week in social media: Top Story: Facebook Removes 32 Pages and Accounts From Bad Political Actors With their continued effort to fight 'fake news', Facebook has removed 32 pages and accounts from the Facebook and Instagram platforms. They released a statement saying that these accounts were involved in "coordinating inauthentic behavior". Nathaniel Gleicher, … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of August 6th

The #SocialSkim – Week of July 30th

#SocialSkim This week in social media: Top Story: Facebook Loses $120 Billion In Market Cap Facebook saw its stock tumble by about $120 billion in market cap after a dismal earnings report was released Wednesday. The precipitous 19% drop was the result of missed expectations on revenue, a slowing user growth, and weak guidance. As … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of July 30th

The #SocialSkim – Week of July 23rd

#SocialSkim This week in social media: Facebook Messenger Syncs With Instagram Facebook has launched a new feature which will allow Messenger to pull contacts from Instagram. The option can be enabled by going into the "People" tab on Messenger and syncing their contacts. Once the link is established, users will be able to communicate with … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of July 23rd

The #SocialSkim – Week of July 16th

#SocialSkim This week in social media: Facebooks Tests Branded Content Partnership Labels In yet another move to increase transparency, Facebook has started testing new information labels for paid partnerships. Similar to the political labels, if instituted, a Branded Content icon would appear on images and posts. This icon would be clickable and would provide the … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of July 16th

The #SocialSkim – Week of July 9th

#SocialSkim This week in social media: Facebook Acquires Bloomsbury AI Facebook has announced that will be acquiring the London based Bloomsbury AI. As part of their own going effort, Facebook released that they would utilize the team and the technology to fight fake news and address other content issues.  The statement read: "The team's expertise … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of July 9th

#SocialSkim – Week of July 1st

#SocialSkim This week in social media: Twitter Releases Ad Transparency Center Twitter has launched a new transparency center which will allow users to view all ads being run by any given Twitter profile. As described by twitter: "Similar to the search experience on Twitter, to view ads from any advertiser you will be able to … Continue reading #SocialSkim – Week of July 1st

#SocialSkim – Week of June 25th

#SocialSkim This week in social media: Instagram Launches IGTV for Creators In a bid to compete head to head with YouTube, Instagram has launched IGTV. This new feature within the app will allow anyone to be a creator.  Everyone except new accounts has the ability to upload hour-long videos.  A big increase from the previous … Continue reading #SocialSkim – Week of June 25th

#SocialSkim – Week of June 18th

#SocialSkim This week in social media: LinkedIn Kudos According to  LinkedIn, 7/10 employees who receive appreciation for their work say they are happy with their job.  "Kudos" provides a new fun and easy way to share appreciation for people in your professional community. To use this feature, simply click on the ribbon icon in the … Continue reading #SocialSkim – Week of June 18th