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FACEBOOK LEVERAGED USER PERSONAL DATA- NBC reporting that “documents, which include emails, webchats, presentations, spreadsheets and meeting summaries” show that FB management team, “found ways to tap Facebookโ€™s trove of user data โ€” including information about friends, relationships and photos โ€” as leverage over companies it partnered with.” In other words access to your private info was used to “fight rivals and help friends.” ๐Ÿ‘ More


45 VISUAL CONTENT MARKETING STATS- Even though we are already one quarter into 2019, this Hubspot article compiling 2018 data is still relevant. In fact it is a treasure trove of facts & figures to fuel your visual marketing pitch to clients.

  • Globally, YouTube is consumers’ leading source of video content, at 83% (Facebook is second, at 67%).
  • Tweets with images receive 150% more retweets than tweets without images.
  • 85% of videos on Facebook are watched without sound.

That last one kind of leaves me speechless. ๐Ÿ‘ More...


CROSS POSTING FROM FACEBOOK TO INSTAGRAM- Hallelujah! The heavens have opened. The angels are singing. Your prayers are answered. No 3rd party app needed anymore: you can now sit at your desktop and post from FB to a connected Instagram business account! We have the steps. ๐Ÿ‘ More


AUSTRALIA SAFEGUARDING ELECTIONS- Dealing with disinformation ads & content that might be spread through social media during upcoming elections is a high priority for the Australian Electoral Commission. Major security agencies and government departments are trying to block any outside interference such as Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. presidential election that included use of social media. ๐Ÿ‘ More...


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