#SocialSkim: LinkedIn’s New Sales Navigator, Snapchat’s Transformative Feature: 11 Stories This Week

Snapchat launches a feature that will transform how people use the app and discover businesses; LinkedIn upgrades its Sales Navigator; Facebook just surpassed Netflix in online video; Twitter’s bookmarking feature; how and why you should use two-person Instagram Live Stories… Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

Facebook Stories open to Pages, bringing brands to the ghost town

 No one’s posting to Facebook Stories. Only 8 of my 2800 friends have Stories up right now, and 3 came from the new ‘cross-post from Instagram Stories’ feature. Maybe younger or international demographics are, but I’d bet they’re too wrapped up in Snapchat and Instagram. It’s slow adoption for a feature cloned from Snapchat that’s […]

#SocialSkim: Facebook’s Big Swipe at LinkedIn; Instagram Polls: 10 Stories This Week

Facebook takes on LinkedIn via ZipRecruiter integration; Instagram polling via Stories; Bumble’s new professional networking and mentorship feature; Messenger Lite enters US market; Shopify makes it easy to buy on Instagram; Facebook Ads monetize your email list; much more! Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

Ecommerce Tips, Landing Page Designs, and Other Top Stories from September

October is finally here, which means crisp fall evenings, fragrantly spiced hot beverages, and awkward situations in which at least one or two of your coworkers are likely to raise a few eyebrows with costumes of questionable taste at the Halloween office shindig. It also means it’s time to take a look at the most […]

Instagram Stories launches cross-posting to Facebook Stories

 Facebook Stories might not be a ghost town for long. After testing in Portugal last month, TechCrunch spotted the option to syndicate your Instagram Stories to Facebook Stories appearing to US users. Now Facebook confirms this feature is officially rolling out, and everyone should have it soon if not already. The only exception is businesses, […]

Instagram Adds Polls in Stories, New Creative Tools

Instagram has added some new creative tools to Stories, including polls, color-matching capacity and guide frames.   Social Media Today RSS

Instagram Stories mimics Polly with new polls

 Polly blew up with teens last month by tacking multiple-choice polling onto Snapchat. Instagram is following suit with its own polling feature within Stories. Now just like adding a location sticker, you can add a two-answer poll on top of your Stories that friends can answer with a tap. Read More Social – TechCrunch

#SocialSkim: Twitter Tests Longer Tweets; LinkedIn User Content Preferences: 10 Stories This Week

Twitter tests longer tweets (but how long & for whom?); LinkedIn users’ content preferences; Facebook retargeting of physical-store shoppers; Instagram nears 1B users; tbh tops app charts, brings positivity to teens; tools to research competitors’ social strategy; more! Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

#SocialSkim: Facebook Nixes a B2B Feature, Governments Grow Weary of Social: 10 Stories This Week

This week: Facebook pulls an important B2B targeting capability; Messenger hits 1.3 billion users, but not all’s well; Pinterest reorganizes with boards within boards; Twitter pins hopes on a new product director; how Snapchat’s caught between Qatar and Saudi Arabia; and much more. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

#SocialSkim: Snap’s College Play, Facebook’s Tinder Test, LinkedIn’s ProFinder: 11 Stories This Week

Snapchat again courts college audience; Facebook tests a Tinder-like feature, to spend billion on original programming for “Watch”; Twitter’s new account-sharing feature; a year into LinkedIn ProFinder; Facebook’s ad format for print catalogs; Apple partners with Snapchat for AR; much more! Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content