Social Media

Social Media Tips

  1. Signal Beacon — Team up around hashtags for more retweets, likes & traffic /// via: Product Hunt
  2. New Study: What 100 Social Media Followers Are Really Worth /// via: Neil Patel
  3. Pew: Social media for the first time tops newspapers as a news source for US adults
  4. What stories do well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google
  5. How to Succeed in Social Media Without Posting Any Content
  6. How to Run a (Successful) Cross-Platform Social Media Campaign
  7. Use Zapier: What Is Zapier

Social Media & Kids

  1. Social Media May Sway Kids To Eat More Cookies — And More Calories
  2. My kid is an Instagram Influencer. Here’s what I do with her money


Instagram & Music

  1. New Feature Alert: Lyrics on Instagram Stories | Symphonic Distribution
  2. Insta-Albums: It Pays To Be Social (Sort Of)

Instagram News

  1. Instagram will let you appeal post takedowns
  2. Instagram is an engagement powerhouse
  3. 7 Eco-Friendly Instagram Accounts to Follow
  4. Instagram appears to be testing a way to watch videos with friends


  1. Instagram is using object recognition tech to describe photos for visually impaired users
  2. Instagram now uses machine learning to detect bullying within photos

IG: Checkout, Shopping, Charity

  1. Instagram just made it much easier for influencers to help drive charitable giving
  2. Instagram launches shopping checkout, charging sellers a fee

Instagram For Business

  1. Instagram Lets Users Add Alt Text to Photos by @MattGSouthern
  2. 5 Reasons Why Brands are Using Private Instagram Accounts

Instagram ‘Likes’

  1. The end of Likes? Instagram follows Twitter in mulling downgrade to influencer mentality
  2. Instagram officially tests hiding Like counts

Instagram & #Hashtags

  1. Instagram is Testing a Way to Add Hashtags to Posts Without Putting Them in Captions by @MattGSouthern
  2. Instagram may divide hashtags from captions to end overhashing
  3. Flick — Grow your Instagram with quality hashtags
  4. #HSHTG — Generate and manage Instagram hashtags
  5. Rubric – the_caption_app

Grid Layouts

  1. Cornergram — A simple, beautiful app for a new kind of Instagram layout
  2. How to Create a Visually Appealing Instagram
  3. How to Style Your Instagram Grid Layout: 4 Planning Tools

IG: Links

  1. 3 Tools That Increase Your Instagram Bio Links
  2. 8 Ways to Share Links on Instagram

IG: Tools

  1. 27 Instagram Tools Marketers Should Know About in 2019
  2. 15 of the Best Instagram Stories Apps to Level Up Your Content
  3. 8 Ways to Share Links on Instagram
  5. A Visual Planner & Scheduler for Instagram.

IG: Templates

  1. Instagram Story Templates – Kapwing
  2. Hepburn free Instagram templates


Facebook News

  1. Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app
  2. This supercut of Mark Zuckerberg promising Facebook growth is literal art
  3. How Facebook is designing for an incoming avalanche of dead users
  4. Facebook pivots to what it wishes it was
  5. Old Facebook finally wants you to ‘Meet New Friends’
  6. Facebook is Introducing New Business Tools for Messenger by @MattGSouthern
  7. Facebook Messenger starts rolling out Unsend; here’s how it works
  8. Facebook Explains How its Search Results Work by @MattGSouthern
  9. Facebook Makes it Easier to Find Local News and Information by @MattGSouthern

Facebook For Business Tips

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  2. 13 Facebook Engagement Tactics for Your Business Page
  3. How to Use Event Tracking in Facebook Analytics: Event Source Groups

Facebook Ads News

  1. Facebook relaunches search ads to offset slowing revenue – TechCrunch
  2. Introducing Three and a Half Degrees: A Podcast for Business Stories in the Age of Connectivity
  3. Facebook will reveal who uploaded your contact info for ad targeting

Twitter News

  1. Twitter tests a new way to label replies /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Apple tries out the ‘choose-your-own adventure’ Twitter thread format that recently went viral
  3. Twitter Updates TweetDeck With Support for GIFs, Threads, and More via @MattGSouthern
  4. Twitter Archive Eraser 2.0 — Backup and delete thousands of your old tweets in one go
  5. Twitter gives Retweets an upgrade
  6. 10% of Twitter Users are Creating 80% of Tweets by @MattGSouthern
  7. Twitter’s new prototype app ‘twttr’ launches today
  8. Twitter looks to let you hide replies to your tweets
  9. Twitter testing ‘Original Tweeter’ tag to distinguish who started a thread

Reddit News

  1. Reddit quarantines its biggest headache
  2. Reddit Now Gets 1.4 Billion Native Video Views Per Month by @MattGSouthern


  1. Snap shares its in-house accelerator’s next 10 investments: /// via: TechCrunch
  2. #1 app YOLO Q&A is the Snapchat platform’s 1st hit

TikTok News

  1. Sorry, ads are coming to TikTok
  2. TikTok hit $9M in in-app purchases last month, up 500% over last year
  3. Look out, Apple and Spotify: TikTok’s owner is getting into the streaming music biz
  4. TikTok tops the iOS App Store for the fifth quarter in a row
  5. The Most Downloaded Social App Last Month Wasn’t Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat by @MattGSouthern
  6. TikTok’s next ambitious goal is to discover future music stars

By NYC Joseph

Brooklyn-based web specialist supporting non-profits via affordable, performant marketing solutions