THE SOCIAL GINGER BLOG
Six months ago, we not-so-boldly made a prediction about 2021: “Change will continue to happen across all platforms.” There was so much change that happened in 2020 that it was a very easy thing to say. Sure change is happening, but at the same time there’s a...
Social Media in the News: Podcasts on Facebook; Test Driving on Pinterest; Instagram Algorithm Explained
We’ve changed the format of Social Media in the News, bringing you even more headlines about your favorite platforms!
If you’re finding that social media takes up too much time, or you keep feeling like you don’t “get it,” it’s time to explore hiring someone to help you.
As the official start of summer nears, one thing is pretty clear: your favorite social media platforms are going to be hot with changes!
Even if the stars have aligned perfectly for you to post regularly to social media, sometimes you’re going to hit a wall when it comes to new ideas.
Social Media in the News: Facebook Transparency; Instagram Profile Change; Pinterest Drops ‘Stories’
Social Media in the News is here for you to catch up on your favorite platforms as they make headlines with their changes!
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Pinterest has exploded in popularity. It now has 478 million users every month. Revenue is also soaring.
Social Media in the News: Facebook Newsletter Push; Twitter Misses Mark; YouTube, Pinterest Revenue Jumps
Want to know what’s been happening with your favorite social media platforms lately? Social Media in the News is here to give you a quick recap! Facebook Focuses on Newsletter Platform Facebook says it is giving $5 million to local independent journalists to...
People gravitate to brands because they identify with those brands. If you don’t give an accurate portrayal of who you are as a business (or product) you will quickly find that you are not attracting the type of clients/customers you are looking for.
Social Media in the News: Apple to Enforce Privacy Change; Hiding Instagram Likes; Scheduling Stories
Will you opt out of letting certain apps, such as Facebook, track you?
Social media marketing is one of the most affordable and effective ways to build your brand, connect with customers and increase revenue.
Social Media in the News: LinkedIn Joins Audio Boom; Facebook Changing News Feed; Pinterest Launches Major Campaign
After a little “spring break,” Social Media in the News is back! There’s a LOT to get to, so without delay: LinkedIn Developing Audio Rooms (Too) The trend of audio rooms continues to gain steam this year. Next up in the market: LinkedIn. Beta testing is...
10 billion emojis are being sent each and every day, with 95% of internet users having sent an emoji at some point in time.
When looking for the best social media headlines to bring you every other week, sometimes we come across some stats that are even shocking to us -- across the globe this year, the Earth’s residents will spend 420 million years on social media. 🤯 There are now...
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It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost a year since COVID-19 started taking over the news. The pandemic certainly sparked change among social media platforms, which continues into 2021, as well as our social media habits. Here’s a look at what’s been happening...
What do you do if you have your social media calendar filled out and scheduled, but something trendy happens that you want to be a part of?
Social Media in the News: Instagram Warns Users; Clubhouse Users Soar; Facebook Eases Political Content
While we all start to thaw out from recent wintry weather, grab a cup of coffee and catch up with what’s been happening across social media.
Getting likes, comments, and shares on social media posts can feel equally exciting and worrisome. You’re finally getting noticed, but now what? It’s time to engage with your followers, the fourth step in our series of getting your social media organized this...
Have you ever stopped the endless scrolling on Facebook to ask yourself, “Why did I just see that?” Whether it’s a friend’s baby photo, an ad for shoes, or a video from a news page you follow, there IS a method to the madness to what is shown to you. Facebook...