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Lead Generation Templates for Messenger- Over 20 billion messages are being exchanged monthly between people and businesses on Messenger. Wow! Too bad you can’t drop your client’s marketing message into that traffic. Wait, you can.

To help businesses better generate leads using Messenger, Facebook is testing lead generation templates in Ads Manager.

Businesses can create an ad that drives people to an automated question and answer flow in Messenger to learn more about what their potential customer is looking for. ๐Ÿ‘ More


Over 300 Million Free Images- Beta testing is over! CC Search is available, offering better results, faster performance, and a redesign to help for better use.

You thought Creative Commons was great before? WERSM reports that materials are “sourced from open APIs and the Common Crawl dataset, including cultural works from museums, graphic designs from sites such as Behance and DeviantArt, photos from Flickr, and even 3D designs from Thingiverse.”

Check it out (link in article). ๐Ÿ‘ More


Brits Have Low Opinion of Social Media- What with global concern over eroding privacy, the harming of children (fake vaccination scares) and online political election tampering, it comes as no surprise. Many nations are less trusting of social media. But the United Kingdom leads the pack: 83% of UK respondents to a survey of 23 nations have little or no trust in platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. ๐Ÿ‘ More


Google Pixel vs. Samsung Galaxy- Business customers, are you curious as to which caters & serves your needs better? We are too. TechRepublic has a comparison breakdown. ๐Ÿ‘ More


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