The Weekly Bias: Best Practices for Brands on Twitter

Rachel Majors

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Written by Rachel Majors 

Take a break from thinking about Kanye for President in 2020 to catch up on your social media news. Let us know what you think in the comments!

Instagram Adds Photo Options

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Instagram updated their app to allow full-size landscape and portrait options for photos and video. A new format button allows you to change the size of your images and adjust the zoom to choose the perfect fit for your pictures. To learn more about the update, click here.

Facebook Passes Major Milestone

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, announced that one billion people used Facebook in one day. That’s 1 in 7 people on Earth. Zuckerberg stated in a Facebook post, “A more open and connected world is a better world,” referring to this milestone. The platform is establishing itself as a community to bring people together, and it seems to be working. To read the full Facebook post, click here.

You Could Have Your Own Assistant on Facebook

Facebook recently announced that the company is working on a personal assistant feature, named M, in Messenger. It’s still in the developing stages but the goal of the addition is to give users the ability to make reservations, buy gifts, arrange travel and more by just asking M. There are other apps with the same idea as M, so what makes it different? Money. Facebook has the resources to work on a feature like this and an audience that would use it. Read this article to learn more about M.  

Twitter Best Practices

Twitter has over 300 million users. It’s a powerful platform with several benefits for brands, but you have to know how to efficiently use it. Engaging with your audience through conversation, using relevant hashtags and building relationships are some of the most important things you can do for your brand on Twitter. To learn more best practices for Twitter, check out our infographic.

 

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