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Thoughts From VidCon Part 2: TikTokers Unite!

Authors note: In July, I was among the lucky few (thousands!) of professionals to descend upon Anaheim, California for the 10th annual VidCon. For the uninitiated, VidCon is “the world’s largest celebration of online...

Brands Be Aware: Twitter will remove inactive accounts to free up user names

Twitter said this week it will delay its plan to purge accounts that have been inactive for six months following a backlash. Concerns erupted after the initial announcement when users expressed worry that the...

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales has quietly launched a Facebook rival social network — WikiTribune

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has quietly rolled out a new social network that is intended to get right what Facebook and Twitter have so far been getting wrong.  The new social network, WT:Social, which...

D+P Influencer Breakdown: FTC issues rules for disclosure of ads by social media influnecers

Paige Knapp, Devine + Partners’ Influencer expert, breaks down the new rules issued by the FTC for disclosure of ads for social media influencers

The Not-So Hidden Problems with Twitter’s New Hidden Replies Feature

On Sept. 19, 2019, Twitter announced the U.S. rollout of its newest feature: Hidden Replies. Billed by the social media platform as a mechanism to control users’ conversations and limit hate speech, the feature...

Thoughts From VidCon (Part 1): Avoiding the Trap of Influencer Marketing

Authors note:  In July, I was among the lucky few (thousands!) of professionals to descend upon Anaheim, California for the 10th annual VidCon. VidCon is “the world’s largest celebration of online video and digital...

Measuring Social Media Success: 1 reason to support Instagram No Like testing

Testing. 1,2,3… is this thing on? Last week, I decided to focus more of my Instagram posts on Stories rather than the Feed. During a week-long vacation to Hawk’s Nest, Connecticut, a small beach...

Tips for Using Emojis as a PR Professional

Whether you love to use them or stay away, there’s one thing we can all agree on – emojis are here to stay. We’ve grown from creating make-shift smiley faces from colons and brackets...