How Businesses Can Use the Instagram Graph API

Over the last year, Instagram has started gradually rolling out new features to help businesses manage their organic presence on the platform. Starting in July, businesses could access to view organic insights and moderate comments through the Instagram Graph API. And two weeks ago, Instagram released new features to the API, allowing businesses to schedule…

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MtoM Launches New Women’s Lifestyle Brand

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new venture: a women’s lifestyle maximization brand called and/life! The and/life app is now available on iPhone and Android – and without hyperbole, we can say that it will change your life in a lasting and positive way. What is and/life? MtoM is partnering with fitness…

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How to Avoid the ‘Dark Side’ of Influencer Marketing

When it’s done right, influencer marketing connects people in a meaningful way. It provides interesting and useful content, and it benefits brands, social media influencers, and followers. When it’s done poorly, it brings up serious ethical and legal questions. It confuses fact and fiction, and it makes social media users distrustful of the entire industry.…

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Facebook Update May Lead to a Rise in Influencer Marketing

Since Facebook announced the latest changes to its News Feed algorithm, industry reactions have been mixed – ranging from cautious optimism to full-scale panic. With this recent update, Facebook is concentrating on building more authentic connections and meaningful interactions within its audience. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that news and branded content will show up less…

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What Brands Need to Know about Facebook’s News Feed Changes

Facebook is changing what you will see in your News Feed – but probably not in the way you expect. Instead of expanding its content offerings or advertising opportunities, Facebook is refocusing the News Feed to prioritize personal connections over content from publishers and marketers. In a January 12 post, Mark Zuckerberg wrote: We built Facebook…

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Improve Your Social Media Monitoring

Because of social media’s omnipresence, it’s never been easier for you to connect with your customers. At any moment, you can receive instant feedback on your new product or content, or you can listen in on conversations about your brand or industry. Of course, this constant stream of data from Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube…

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Is Snapchat’s Redesign a Smart Move?

Last week, Snapchat unveiled a redesign in what it hopes will be a successful move to combat stagnant growth and revenue. The new Snapchat design separates social content from media content, so that you see at the top of your feed is most relevant to your interests. In an opinion piece for Axios, Evan Spiegel,…

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Is Organic Reach Dead?

The short answer: no, organic reach isn’t dead. But it has been declining for some time – and it may get more complicated. For marketers trying to get their content seen for free on Facebook, outwitting the News Feed algorithm is a constant challenge. Before 2012, organic reach for Facebook Pages was significantly higher than…

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People Have Mixed Feelings about Facebook… But Can’t Quit It

In the 13 years since its launch, Facebook has become a central part of everyday life… for better or for worse, depending on who you talk to. The social network that has more than 2 billion monthly active users inspires strong emotions in people, from love and loyalty, to annoyance and disdain. A recent Verge…

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Better Engagement with Facebook’s Custom Audience Ad Options

When creating Facebook ad campaigns, you want to reach the right people, and engage them to achieve your brand’s objective. Facebook is continuously fine-tuning its ad targeting to make it more effective – and one option that offers helpful customization is Custom Audiences. What is a Custom Audience? A Custom Audience allows you to target…

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