Social Media Slice for May 28, 2019: Mobile Drives Customers for Brick and Mortar; Keeping Up with YouTube and Facebook Changes; and Cutting Social Media Cord


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Mobile Drives Customers for Brick and Mortar-
The ease of using smartphone apps for store payment information is a big plus to shoppers according to a recent survey. Are your clients taking advantage of ways mobile can help promote their products & services?

“What’s even more interesting is what they are doing with those smartphones. Some use them to access in-app discounts (46.8 percent do this), some use them to look up product information (43.3 percent) and others simply use them to compare prices at competing merchants (33.6).” – PYMNTS. com

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SLICE is a M-F news digest targeted to assist Social Media Managers, Virtual Assistants, and Small Business Owners make sense of all the day to day social media news. Bypass the fluff. Focus on the good stuff.


SLICE SPECIAL OF THE DAY

Keeping Up with YouTube and Facebook Changes-
This week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show looks at a number of changes YouTube and Facebook recently made.

“YouTube introduced a major change to the way real-time subscriber counts are displayed for creators with more than 1,000 subscribers. For example, instead of seeing a YouTuber’s exact subscriber count of 10,500,000, people will see an estimated flat count of 10 million subscribers. This update is expected to roll out in August 2019.” – Social Media Examiner

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SLICE INGREDIENTS

Cutting the Social Media Cord-
For any of a number of reasons (data privacy, bullying, politics, pornography) you may have wanted to delete Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and SnapChat. The Wired team has tips.

“Social media outlets make money off of you and your information, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they don’t want to let you go. Because of this, the biggest networks have made it overly complicated to delete your account.” – Wired. com

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MOTIVATIONAL SLICE

Our #TuesdayThoughts cover image is from a tweet by Amanda Ray @AmandaRay02 (background graphic added).


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