Instagram Announce IGTV

IGTV Launch

On Wednesday Instagram announced the launch of IGTV, a new platform for longer videos that is designed to function like social-media based television. In other words, they have defeated Snapchat with their Stories feature, and now they are looking to steal YouTube’s users too.

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Facebook Data Scandal: What Now?

facebook on mobileOnce again the biggest social media network, Facebook, are in the spotlight- for all the wrong reasons. The drama began when the $500 billion company admitted Friday that data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica, which has close ties to President Trump’s election campaign and right-leaning megadonors, used data that had been collected from 50 million users without their consent. Facebook has since suspended Cambridge Analytica’s access to its platform.

Cambridge Analytica issued a number of press releases in the days following the explosive media reports, saying that it “strongly denies the claims” it acted improperly.

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A 3-Step Guide: Converting Clicks Into Customers

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Getting clicks to your site is easier now more than ever. Anyone can drive clicks using a range of different platforms, from Google to social media sites, on any budget.

But how do you covert these clicks into conversions? This is a different proposition entirely. Getting people to your website is just half of the challenge.

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Grow Your Blog With Social Media

social media blog optimizationBy Tamara Tanney, @itstamaragt

Whether you are a veteran blogger or new on the scene, there is no question that social media plays a huge role in the growth and influence of your blog. Done are the days where traditional marketing is the only way to maximize our reach. The new wave of social media marketing allows blogs, business owners, brands, and individuals share their message and knowledge with a plethora of users from around the world. For those heavily committed to blogging, this also helps them rake in some money!

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