In an online environment that prioritizes quick results and instant gratification, there is something to be said for slowing down and taking the long view of your influencer marketing strategy. Brands have substantially increased their partnerships with influencers over the last few years. According to Linquia’s State of Influencer Marketing 2018 survey, 86% of marketers…

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Facebook has been in the news a lot in recent weeks – and not just for its latest product releases. Here’s a brief roundup of what’s going on with the world’s most influential social network. Private Data & Politics Facebook is facing a major crisis in the wake of revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a London-based…

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Last month, YouTube announced a new suite of features to enhance the live streaming video experience. The recent additions include automatic captions for live videos, location tags, and live chat replays after a stream has ended. Here’s a quick overview of the new features and how your brand can use them. Automatic Captions for Live…

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LittleThings, a 4-year-old content website focused on producing original videos and positive stories, closed its doors at the end of February. The popular site – which at its peak had 58 million unique visitors – depended heavily on Facebook traffic for distribution. After Facebook’s January announcement that it would be changing its News Feed algorithm…

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At the beginning of every new year, smart marketers set priorities to focus on for the next 12 months. But – like all new year’s resolutions – sometimes these good intentions fall by the wayside before Q2 even begins. Take control of your social media strategy for 2018. With the new year already well underway, it’s…

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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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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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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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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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