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Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Instagram Chief Outlines Key Areas of Focus for the App in 2023

December 28, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

2022 was a mixed year for Instagram, with the platform reaching a new milestone in monthly active users (2 billion), while also repeatedly copying TikTok and seemingly losing its own identity, at least to some degree, in the process. The […]


Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

Meta Adds Instagram Audience Targeting for Facebook and IG Ads

December 7, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

This could be a very handy option for social media managers – Meta is currently rolling out the capacity to run ads on Facebook and Instagram that target your Instagram followers. As you can see in this image, shared by […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

TikTok replaces Netflix as second most-popular app for those under 35

October 20, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

It’s no secret at this point that TikTok continues its march to the top of social media. The findings are notable for calling out how the app is impacting the broader viewing experience for younger consumers, a development that has […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Meta Announces New Tools for Facebook Groups at Communities Summit 2022

October 20, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Facebook is holding its sixth annual Communities Summit event today, which brings together group admins and internal experts to discuss the latest group tools, tips and more. And as always, Facebook has also announced a range of new groups features […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

20 Top Social Media Networks of 2022

October 18, 2022

Via: Practical Ecommerce

Businesses can use social media sites to build a brand, connect with customers, and sell products. There are a variety of popular social media networks to explore, with tools and target audiences that may fit your business. Here is a […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Facebook Marketplace Cracks Down on Cars and Rental Listings

September 29, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

Facebook will no longer allow listings for cars and real estate/rental listings using a Facebook Business Page, though it will allow individuals to create person-to-person listings on Marketplace. Instead, it’s pushing businesses to use advertising solutions. In an email this […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Meta’s NFT Display Tools Extend to All US Instagram and Facebook Users

September 29, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

After initially launching its NFT display options to selected users back in May, Meta has now announced that all US users on Facebook, and most people on Instagram, can now post their digital collectibles to each app, with a specialized […]


News

Meta Detects New Covert Influence Campaigns Run from Russia and China

September 27, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

This serves as a good reminder of the need to remain vigilant in policing social media misuse and manipulation, and improving education around the same. Today, Meta has announced that it’s detected and removed two significant new influence operations, stemming […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Meta Announces Facebook Reels API to Enable Reels Sharing via Third Party Apps

September 19, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Meta’s looking to help more creators and brands lean into Reels with the launch of the Facebook Reels API, which will enable the posting of Reels clips via third-party video creation apps and social media management tools. That will complement […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

TikTok brand loyalty soars as Instagram, Facebook lose ground

September 15, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

This year’s list of loyalty leaders in many ways reflects the challenges and opportunities businesses face amid shifting consumer interests due to economic uncertainty and the retreat of pandemic-related restrictions. TikTok, which has quickly become the darling of social media, […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Twitter Shares New Insights into the Role that Tweets Play in the Broader News Ecosystem

September 12, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

You know what really grinds Twitter’s gears? The fact that its cultural influence extends far beyond its 238 million total mDAU, a figure that puts it well behind most other social apps in terms of direct usage. For years, Twitter […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

4 Ways Technology Is Influencing Social Media

September 9, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Social media has transformed from a tool to keep in touch with your friends to a mind-reading app. When you think of a product or service, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok immediately start bombarding you with ads. The underlying technology […]


Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

Meta Launches ‘Creators of Tomorrow’ Initiative to Highlight Emerging Digital Artists

September 6, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Meta is on a mission to provide a better platform for creators to build an audience, and monetize that attention, in the hopes that this will see them increase their reliance on its apps and tools, and keep them posting […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Messenger Adds ‘Group Invite Links’ to Streamline Group Chat Connection

August 31, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Messenger has added a new feature called ’Group Invite Links’, which, as it sounds, gives group admins the capacity to quickly and easily invite people to Messenger group chats. As you can see in this example, posted by new Messenger […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Meta Invites Applications for the Third Phase of its ‘Community Accelerator’ Program

August 31, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Meta has opened up applications for the third iteration of its Community Accelerator Program, which provides training, advice and monetary support for community leaders to help them maximize their use of Facebook’s tools to facilitate growth. As explained by Meta: […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Meta Expands Automated Ad Optimization Options via ‘Meta Advantage’ Program

August 10, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

As it works to mitigate the impacts of Apple’s ATT privacy prompts, which have reduced its capacity for personalization and data-based ad targeting, Meta’s looking to enhance its automated ad tools, and make them more available to more businesses, via […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Meta Tells US Publishers That its Cutting Funding for News Tab Content

July 28, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Amid rising costs, and an increasingly uncertain ad market, Meta has begun informing US news publishers that it will not renew exclusive content deals with them, as it shifts away from its dedicated News Tab strategy. As reported by The […]


News

Meta Reports Slowdown in User Growth and Revenue Amid Shifting Economic Conditions

July 27, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Tough times at Meta, with the company reporting a decline in monthly active Facebook users, and a further slowdown in revenue, as global economic trends continue to impact the company’s overall performance. First off, on usage – Facebook is currently […]


Technology, Website design and optimization

Meta Faces New Challenges in Developing the Metaverse, With the FTC Blocking Its Acquisition of Within

July 27, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Meta could be facing its first real roadblocks in building towards its metaverse vision, with the FTC moving to block its acquisition of VR fitness company Within, and slowing ad revenue forcing it to increase the price of its flagship […]


Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

TikTok Will Provide More Insight into Content Trends and Moderation via New Research Initiative

July 27, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Under increasing scrutiny from regulators, and amid various lingering questions and concerns about its ownership and its content approach, TikTok is looking to provide more assurance that it’s not censoring certain content, or amplifying certain perspectives, via new API access […]