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Month: April 2019

LinkedIn Engagement Up 24%

LinkedIn's 2019 Feature Extravaganza Pays Off LinkedIn’s parent company Microsoft has just released its quarterly results, showing a booming platform, going from strength to strength. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: “LinkedIn again exceeded expectations across all lines of business driven by record levels of engagement in the feed, content shared across the platform, and messages sent …

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Instagram Trialling Killing Off Likes

'But How Will We Validate Our Existence', Cry The Instafamous??!?? A leaked Instagram design trial shows the platform is experimenting with obscuring and hiding ‘Like’ counts, as uncovered by reverse-engineering guru Jane Manchu Wong. On the link above, if we view screenshots left to right; you can see on the far left that the Instagram …

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Facebook Redesigns Ads Manager & Business Manager

Facebook Declunks Ads Manager & Streamlines Business Manager  Facebook has announced a series of changes for Ads Manager, with the rollout of a design refresh and improved navigation. The changes form part of a wider update to Business Manager, which is being reworked in 2019. According to Facebook: ‘As digital advertising becomes more complex, we …

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Facebook Launches ‘Click-Gap’ Algorithm Ranking Signal

Updates Lanch As Part Of Wide-reaching News Feed Changes Facebook has just announced one of its most significant News Feed algorithm updates yet, with the launch of ‘Click-Gap’. Click-Gap borrows heavily from search engine algorithm rankings, in principle, with Facebook now putting a much heavier emphasis on off-social quality signals. As of this week, Facebook …

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Instagram’s Latest Algorithm Update Puts Influencers On Notice

New Instagram Guidelines Likely To Hit Influencers & Memes Instagram has this week rolled out a slew of new algorithm updates, effective immediately, with the intent of making it a more wholesome experience. The updates form part of a broader community standards push from Big Blue. Despite having community standards, Instagram is known for having …

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SnapChat: ‘We Own 18 – 24 Year Olds’

Snapchat Ramps Up At 2019 Partner Summit During Snap’s inaugural ‘Partner Summit’ last week in Los Angeles Chief Executive, Evan Spiegel, came out swinging for copycats Instagram and Facebook, alongside announcing a series of innovative new features. Snapchat lacks the comprehensive reach of Facebook or YouTube, which both reach approx. 80% of web users in …

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YouTube Drives 37% Of Mobile Web Traffic

[New Study] YouTube Obliterates Facebook, Instagram & Netflix YouTube is leaving Facebook, Instagram and the rest of the web in its wake, single-handily responsible for 37% of all mobile web traffic, according to a recent report. YouTube gobbles the largest chunk of all downstream mobile internet traffic worldwide, as per a report from Sandvine (a …

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Pinterest Files For Multi-Billion Dollar IPO

100% Ad Revenue Growth Powers Pinterest To 'Unicorn' Status Visual search engine Pinterest has announced details for its April initial public offering (IPO), based upon 100% increases in marketing revenue and burgeoning user engagement. Valued at $12.7 billion in 2017, Pinterest has been attracting marketing investment at an increasing rate for the past two to …

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