Social Media

In the not-too-distant past, businesses relied heavily on network television and terrestrial radio to connect with buyers and tout their products. But with more people fleeing traditional TV and radio for ad-free streaming services like Netflix and Spotify Premium, advertising on those once-powerful mediums has lost much of its luster. Today, there’s another place your
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Twitter is giving brands and users more control over their social narratives with the ability to hide Tweet replies. The feature is rolling out globally after months of testing in some countries, including Canada and the U.S. Twitter made the announcement via a blog post on Thursday. “Currently, repliers can shift the topic or tone
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. LinkedIn cracks down on bad accounts and spam. Last week, LinkedIn released its latest Transparency
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Twitter is experimenting with a feature that lets users schedule Tweets natively on Twitter.com. The company has not confirmed how widespread the test is at this point. Tweet scheduling from Twitter’s TweetDeck is coming to Twitter.com. The test was confirmed by Twitter’s standalone app TweetDeck, which enables users to manage, sort, and schedule tweets across
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Facebook is bringing more machine learning-driven capabilities to its ads platform to improve personalization, the company announced this week. Dynamic formats and ad creative for Dynamic Ads. Advertisers will now be able to automatically serve different ad formats to audiences based on the machine learning model’s prediction of a user’s format preference. Campaign managers can
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Facebook advertising is increasingly playing multiple roles in the retail marketing funnel – not unlike advertising on Google, Amazon and other major platforms. For instance, some marketers opt for a direct response, or mid-funnel, approach with Facebook ads by encouraging users to take specific actions online, in-store, or in mobile apps. Other marketers operate earlier
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This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Facebook confirms Groups data breach caused by API bug. The company said that private Groups
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The Federal Trade Commission released on Tuesday a document and accompanying videos that inform on how and when social media influencers must disclose sponsorships to their followers to comply with federal law. Titled Disclosures 101 for Social Media Influencers, the guide provides influencers with pointers on when an advertisement disclosure is necessary and offers examples
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At Facebook’s F8 developer conference in April the company announced a number of new offerings, among them WhatsApp Catalogs for small businesses. Facebook is now formally rolling it out in selected markets including Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, UK and the U.S., with more countries coming soon. Showcase products or services. Catalog allows businesses on
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Facebook has introduced three new features for Messenger designed to help brands communicate with their customers on the platform: “icebreakers” for business profiles, updates to Click to Messenger ads, and more options for users replying to messages from a business. Icebreakers for commonly asked questions. Facebook is also rolling out “icebreaker” questions that businesses can
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