Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that it may have used data for personalised ads without a user’s permission due to issues with the microblogging website’s settings. The company said it recently discovered those issues and fixed them on Monday, although it hasn’t yet determined who may have been impacted.... Read more
Twitter is Working on a ‘Snooze Button’ that can Pause Notifications from Hitting for your Phone
Twitter is working on a “snooze button” that can pause notifications from hitting for your phone, according to app researcher Jane Manchun Wong. Wong, who mines app code for unreleased or upcoming features, first discovered the yet-to-be-released snooze button on August 4 while looking at the Twitter Android apps’... Read more
A year after Saudi Arabia has allowed women to get behind the wheel lifting a 30-year-old ban on women driving, women in Saudi Arabia are now celebrating a decision to allow women to travel abroad without male consent. The decision announced on Thursday indicated that Saudi women are now allowed... Read more
Creating an Online Review Management Strategy
Reviews for local businesses are everywhere. As consumers, we search for opinions and ask our friends for recommendations. From the business’ perspective, a review management strategy, or watching these reviews and knowing how to respond to them, is an important piece of your overall marketing strategy. They’re necessary to... Read more
9 Skills Every Social Media Manager Should Possess
A social media manager can be a marketer, a strategist, a copywriter, a designer, an analyst and a customer service rep—sometimes all in one day. As someone who loves a challenge, that variety is one of the things that first drew me to working in social. Managing all of... Read more
How to Create Facebook Reports with Sprout Social
Reporting and analytics are key to any social strategy. Whether it’s reviewing content relevancy, looking at your share of voice or tracking your audience engagement, data helps your brand make smarter decisions on social. Of all the social networks, Facebook arguably gives you the most amount of data to... Read more
Instagram Image Ad Sizes
Last updated: August 1, 2019 The various Instagram ad sizes and specs are daunting to the majority of us. Updates, new feature releases and much more make this a task not suitable for the faint of heart. Some of us have our in-house documents floating around with the appropriate... Read more
Facebook Ad sizes and Specs
Last updated: August 1, 2019 Let’s be real for a second–if you’re spending even a penny on advertising, you should be considering Facebook. Why? Nearly everyone is there. To compare Facebook’s dominance against other social media networks, 97% of social advertisers chose it as their most used and most... Read more
How to Find Popular Twitter Hashtags
Twitter hashtags help make disparate posts and conversations centered around the same topic easier to find and search.  Hashtags are formed by using the pound sign (#) in front of a word with no punctuation or spaces.  Using hashtags, users can find all the posts around a certain event,... Read more
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — On a Monday afternoon in June 2017, Renee Holland was draped in an American flag at Philadelphia International Airport, waiting for a soldier she had befriended on Facebook. The married 56-year-old had driven two hours from Delaware to pick him up. Their blossoming online friendship... Read more