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Fresh From The Press Social Media News: Vol 5

In this week’s edition, we take a look at YouTube’s newest offerings and improvements as well as Twitter’s newest feature for Periscope. We also look at how both sites are trying to curb spamming. More Updates and Features For YouTube Performance Advertising on YouTube Google has been focusing a lot…
Jandre de Beer
February 18, 2019

Here’s What Facebook Really Knows About You

It doesn’t really matter how cautious you are about sharing information about yourself on Facebook, Facebook’s personal file on you is still very extensive and growing with every move you make both online and offline. Facebook has been creating a kind of map of humanity which is in line with…
Jandre de Beer
January 29, 2019

Fresh From The Press Social Media News: Vol 3

Keep up-to-date in 2019 with the latest happenings in the world of social media. This first edition for the new year looks at research findings for studies done on Facebook and even a study conducted by Snapchat. This edition also looks at the new addition to Facebook Page Stories. Research…
Jandre de Beer
January 25, 2019

Social Media Benchmark Metrics (3rd Quarter 2018)

This article looks at the results reported in AdStage's Paid Media report for the third quarter for cost-per-click (CPC), cost-per-impressions (CPM) and click-through-rate (CTR) across Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. While the report mentions other platforms, this breakdown will only focus on these four popular advertising platforms. Instagram sees a…
Jandre de Beer
January 23, 2019

Fresh From The Press Social Media News: Vol 2

This week’s edition looks at all the improvements that Instagram is implementing in order to make the site more user friendly and accessible to all. We also look at the plans that Facebook has in the pipeline for making this popular social media site more interactive for users around video.…
Jandre de Beer
December 10, 2018

Fresh from The Press Social Media News: Vol 1

Keep up-to-date with the latest happenings in the social media realm. This first edition looks at the changes in the pipeline for Twitter, the new ‘stories’ feature being introduced by YouTube as well as the recent updates being introduced by LinkedIn. Rethinking Twitter Twitter Considers an Edit button For Tweets…
Jandre de Beer
December 3, 2018