If you spend any amount of time on social media, you’ll see false news stories. They range from minor inconsistencies or misconstrued details to giant hoaxes and pages full of deliberate lies. It can be very frustrating to sort fact from fiction. Sometimes, it’s nearly impossible to tell what’s true. Despite this, users share these fake stories, never questioning their sources.
Facebook is the most popular social platform. It has more than a billion users worldwide and almost limitless content. People connect with one another and share their stories, thoughts, images, and videos. Something you may not know, however, is that LinkedIn is taking steps in this direction too.
In case you haven’t tried it yet, Facebook Live is here, and it’s changing the way brands do business. Let’s break down what Facebook Live is and why it’s relevant to your business. What Is Facebook Live? Facebook Live is a newly integrated video platform designed for users to broadcast to their followers through Facebook. Your followers can receive alerts from Facebook each time you decide to hit record. Why Are Live
From last week, news came in that Facebook would be prioritizing the postings of friends and families over that of news media and brands. As expected, this announcement drew both negative and positive feedback from users. We at SteerPoint figured we’d dig a little deeper in identifying what these changes mean and whether they’re a good thing or not.
The dust has finally settled on the recent transaction by tech titan Microsoft acquiring business-oriented social networking service LinkedIn. Much has been speculated on what will happen from the purchase, and we at SteerPoint figured we’d list the possibilities.
Did you know July 17th was World Emoji Day? Well, if the high holiday of cartoon crying cats, pizza, and emoting faces on them passed you by, you also likely missed the news that Twitter is now allowing companies to target ads to users tweeting specific emojis.
There’s nothing more likely to elicit a riotous response on the internet than when a big tech company changes their logo. And when Instagram mixed up theirs’ recently, well…oof…it didn’t go so hot.
Big news coming from the Social Media Changes Department once again this week, as Twitter announced it will increase character limit in tweets to contain 140 characters while still including pictures and links.
Photo-sharing app Instagram has made major changes to how it’s users will view content moving forward. According to Instagram, the problem is that users aren’t seeing 70% of their followers posts. To fix this, they’ve decided to base the order of their users’ feed on a complicated algorithm determined by who they follow, how many likes certain pictures receive, and more.