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In case you've been living under a rock and hadn't noticed, Zuckerberg has been taking some heat lately. He testified in front of Congress this week to answer for Facebook's role in a data breach involving Cambridge Analytica. But the Congressmen and women didn't come to play. They wanted to throw in questions about ad […]

4/12/18

The Best Memes From the Zuck/Facebook/Congress Debacle

Amber Ludeman

Social Advertising, Social Media Updates

Over the last few weeks, Mark Zuckerberg has gotten into hot water by admitting that Facebook allowed Cambridge Analytica to have access to personal data from 50 million Facebook profiles. It was without consent, obviously, and it has been linked to the last presidential election. To put it bluntly, Facebook policy allowed for the collection […]

3/27/18

Facebook (Potentially Unknowingly) Gave Away Your Information: Are We Even Surprised?

Amber Ludeman

Social Media Updates

  "It's my opportunity… to correct a wrong."   In an age where we revere any new technology and can’t wait to push past the thresholds we initially had in a long-forgotten life before smartphones, it’s uncommon that we see early social builders questioning the effects of tech. We’re meant to see technology as a good […]

2/07/18

Early Social Builders Are Finally Questioning the Effects Of Tech on our Lives

Amber Ludeman

Social Media Updates

It’s no secret that 2017 brought us many social media gems like the increasing of Twitter characters (yay 280!), Instagram stories, and Salt Bae, but we are excited to talk about what’s coming (and staying) in 2018. It’s important for your business to understand what’s going on in social media even if you aren’t necessarily […]

1/02/18

2018 Social Media Trend Watch

Amber Ludeman

Social Media Updates

Anyone who has started a new Facebook Business Page knows growing a community following can be a challenge and can take a long time. That is, in part, why there are Page Like Ads! A little bit of budget can go a long way, especially when you can consistently decrease cost per like (CPL). Here are […]

12/12/16

3 Quick Tips to Help You Decrease Cost Per Like

Amber Ludeman

Social Media Updates

By now you have probably seen the new Instagram logo, and have formulated a strong apathy about it. But those aren't the only Instagram changes coming to a phone near you. But this is not the only visual change, nor the most important change happening with Instagram. The entire appearance of Instagram is updating to […]

8/24/16

Changes to the ‘Gram

Amber Ludeman

Social Media Updates

Facebook Messenger, available both on the website and as a separate app, has become quite popular with over 900 million active users taking advantage of the messenger service. Messaging, similar to texting, allows for pictures, gifs, and stickers to also be easily sent. Users are also able to send recorded voice messages and videos, all […]

8/24/16

Facebook Messenger

Amber Ludeman

Social Media Updates

  Twitter announced some big news this week: They changed their classic star icon that represented favorites to a heart that represents likes. The heart icon isn’t new. Where have we seen it before? Instagram for one. Changing the meaning behind the shape to "likes" is a big play. Is Twitter just trying to be […]

11/09/15

Twitter’s Shape Shift

Amber Ludeman

Social Media Updates

  Let's be gamechangers. That's the call of Essena O'Neill, popular Instagram model and recent activist for more informed social media users, integrating a new hashtag #SocialMediaIsntReal. Need to catch up? Essena recently took to youtube to voice why she was leaving social media. She had a crisis of conscience about what image she was portraying […]

11/05/15

#SocialMediaIsntReal

Amber Ludeman

Social Media Updates

This Sunday is the 57th annual Grammy awards, and we couldn’t be more excited for music’s biggest night. We spent the past year listening to most of these songs on our collaborative Spotify playlist or on iTunes (lookin’ at you, Taylor Swift), so we feel like we’re pretty acquainted with a majority of the nominees […]

2/05/15

This Year’s Grammy Winners, As Decided By Social

Rachel Davis

Social Media Updates

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