Facebook is Testing Animated Reactions

Another exciting update is about to come for Facebook users! Over the past few months, the social media platform has hinted at launching a variety of updates, from promotion tags to image motion effects. This time, Facebook is testing animated reactions to shared posts on the news feed. According to social media expert Matt Navarra’s post, users will have an option to add animated reactions … Continue reading Facebook is Testing Animated Reactions

Why Tone of Voice Matters

The way a brand sounds is just as important as the way it looks.⁠ It’s said that whenever you read something silently, your mind creates a tone and personality based on how you think the text is meant to sound⁠. ⁠So, how can you be sure that you’re giving people the correct impression of your brand?⁠ ⁠Three words: tone of voice What is Tone of … Continue reading Why Tone of Voice Matters

‘Save Worthy’ Posts

Here’s a fun fact: Saves are the new Likes! Scrolling through the Discovery Page and you find a particular insight that you like? Save! Came across an image that might be helpful for your next content? Save! Of course, Instagram Saves are nothing new, but with the platform trying to test out the removal of likes, other metrics are being considered to determine the performance … Continue reading ‘Save Worthy’ Posts

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Twitter Reactions: Yay or Nay?

Look out Twitter users! The internet’s favourite microblogging style social platform might be following Facebook’s footsteps by adding new emoji reactions on tweets. According to TechCrunch, Twitter has been surveying its users about this possible update for the past couple of months. Based on the screenshots a Twitter user shared, the platform has presented new emoji reactions that could include: crying (sad), shocked (awesome), laughing … Continue reading Twitter Reactions: Yay or Nay?

Why Invest in SEO?

SEO sounds complicated but it’s actually very simple. If you find yourself asking “What is SEO?”, “Does it matter for my business?”, “Can I just get by without it?” amongst other daunting questions, then you’ve come to the right place! ⁠ What is SEO? SEO, short for Search Engine Optimization, is the process of enhancing your website’s visibility on organic search engine results which, in … Continue reading Why Invest in SEO?

YouTube To Tax International Creators

It’s official: YouTube’s coming for international creators. The giant long-form video-based platform will start taxing creators outside the U.S. from June 2021 onwards. The amount will be deducted based on revenue generated from creators enrolled in the YouTube Partner Program who earn money from U.S.-based viewers, i.e. any U.S.-based AdSense, YouTube Premium, Super Chat, Super Stickers, and Channel Memberships will be taxed at U.S. rates. … Continue reading YouTube To Tax International Creators

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Social Media’s Next Evolution?

Every social media platform started from a simple – and in retrospect, a tad naïve – ideal: to connect people around the world. Over the past two decades, we’ve seen them evolve from simple text and images to text, images, video, live-streaming, and everything in between as they continue striving towards that goal. Nowadays, though, it seems as though we’re going back to basics aka … Continue reading Social Media’s Next Evolution?

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Are QR Codes Coming Back?

Do you remember when QR codes seemed to be practically everywhere? You couldn’t walk down a street, pick up something in a supermarket, open a magazine, visit a festival or exhibition…well, you get the idea. Then suddenly, they disappeared in almost the same speed as they originally appeared. Now, it seems that they’re making a quiet comeback – quiet until last week anyway. Over 1,500 … Continue reading Are QR Codes Coming Back?

TikTok Introduces Two New Features

TikTok lovers now have another reason to celebrate: the short-video platform’s just released two new features – Playlists and Immersive Music Creative Effects. Let’s take a deeper look at them: Playlists This time, it’s TikTok’s turn to take inspiration from another social media platform’s features. In this case, Instagram’s IGTV series, which allow creators to group content into different themes. TikTok’s Playlist feature is also … Continue reading TikTok Introduces Two New Features