Zuckerberg tells Harvard we need a new social contract of equal opportunity

 Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard commencement speech centered around how we can improve life through big projects, equal opportunity and building both local and global community. He outlined a plan “to create a world where every single person has a sense of purpose.” Read More Social – TechCrunch

10 Things I Learned at Social Shake-Up 2017

Contributor, and ‘Focus on Customer Service’ podcast host Dan Gingiss shares his takeaways from The Social Shake-Up 2017. Social Media Today RSS

You can have your own social media team for just $25,000 a month

Tom Bilyeu has a vision. It’s of a world in which Tom Bilyeu’s wisdom is available to you, aspiring business leader bereft of foresight, at any time, on any platform, in any medium, always and forever. “My product is educational content that changes your life,” says Bilyeu, 41, whose social media feeds are a never-ending […]

3 Simple, But Powerful, Ways to Use Instagram Hashtags for Social Marketing Campaigns

Here are some quick and easy ways to use hashtags on Instagram to boost your on-platform efforts. Social Media Today RSS

8 Fundamental Elements of a Successful Social Media Marketing Strategy

Social media is a staple marketing tactic for nearly every business, helping brands build awareness, share and interact with customers and prospects, and create important touch points in the changing customer journey. However, both green and seasoned marketers are still trying to nail down what a successful social media marketing strategy looks like. According to Social […]

Deciding where to post on social media is too damn hard now

Social media used to be so easy. You put your photos on Facebook and your definitely-not-million-dollar shower thoughts on Twitter. It was nice, simple, and stress-free. It’s not like today where you waste half of your day deciding where to post shit to.  SEE ALSO: Sorry, Apple Photos, but I’m leaving you for Google Photos […]

Ariana Grande shares heartbreaking message on social media after tragic concert

The pain was apparent in Ariana Grande’s words early Tuesday morning.  Only a few hours after an explosion rocked her concert in Manchester, England, Grande reached out to fans with a heartfelt message on Twitter.  Here’s her tweet, sent out just before 4 a.m. local time in Manchester: brokenfrom the bottom of my heart, i […]

8 Tips for Conducting an Effective Social Media Audit

Conducting a social media audit is an essential element in optimizing your strategy. Here are some key tips and notes to keep in mind. Social Media Today RSS

One social network ranked worst for young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Instagram is the most damaging social network to young people’s mental wellbeing, and causes feelings of inadequacy and anxiety, according to a survey of around 1,500 14- to 24-year-olds.  SEE ALSO: The Instagram ‘pods’ using likes to fight the new algorithm Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement (YHM) published the […]

How to protect yourself when social media is harming your self-esteem

Social media can help us feel more connected to our friends, even when we’re far away. But, for many of us, the culture of of oversharing and #humblebragging can have a serious impact on our self-esteem. SEE ALSO: One social network ranked worst for young people’s mental health and wellbeing With 10 million new photographs […]