Have you heard about Pinterest’s new Lens feature? The website giant’s newest visual search tool allows users to get more information about cool things they see in real life by searching via photograph.
Major brands using .SOCIAL link shorteners
Branded link shorteners are quickly being adopted by high-prominence individuals and brands as a simple way to reinforce their brand while sharing links and updates with fans. But we’re also seeing an increasing trend of major players on social media choosing the .SOCIAL domain extension for their custom URLs.
Which social media platforms should your business be using?
There’s no doubt that social media has become an incredibly powerful tool for businesses who want to build their brand. But with so many social media platforms to choose from, how can you be sure that you are selecting the best ones for your business? Use this guide to determine which social media sites and apps are best for your business.
Instagram to add a live video feature in future updates
Instagram has already made moves in the past to dethrone Snapchat as the reigning king of social media, but it sounds like the company is gearing up for another assault. Instagram’s CEO Kevin Systrom has confirmed that they’re planning to add live streaming capabilities to the app in the near future.
So long, Vine, we’ll miss you
If you haven’t already heard, Twitter recently announced that they will be retiring Vine, the social media platform known for its quirky array of 6-second, looping videos. And we, like the rest of the internet world, are devastated. As our own form of goodbye, we’ve compiled our best Vines in one last video tribute.
A look at the live streaming market by numbers
Live streaming has exploded over the past few years, with millions of new users watching and creating streams on a variety of platforms. As the medium continues to integrate itself into mainstream social media, live streaming is beginning to see some impressive numbers in terms of views, revenue, and its impact on customer engagement.
Everything you need to know about Instagram Stories
Snapchat has been the reigning champion of the social media scene for quite some time, but Instagram’s new Stories feature could dethrone them from that coveted spot.
Twitter joins the live streaming fray with an impressive lineup
We’ve said before that live streaming is one of the most popular and fastest-growing ways to communicate with an audience online. So it’s no surprise that Twitter has joined the live streaming bandwagon, debuting the new feature with live streamed coverage of tennis games at Wimbledon last week.
Our 5 biggest takeaways from Social Media Day Denver
Social Media Day Denver, hosted by Colorado Women in Social Media (CWSM), took place just last week and was a great opportunity for local entrepreneurs and marketers to learn how they can make the most of their social media presence. Here are our biggest takeaways from the conference and some tips that can help you create a stronger social following for yourself or your business.
5 reasons you need a .LIVE domain for your live streaming channel
Whether you live stream to thousands of viewers each night on Twitch or just use Facebook Live to show grandma and grandpa what you’re making for dinner, live streaming is the latest social media phenomenon, and it’s growing at a rapid rate. Businesses and individuals alike are now asking themselves how live streaming can be used to build their audience, promote engagement, and help them meet personal or business goals.