Social Media Slice for July 16, 2019: Gen Z Not Liking Facebook; LinkedIn Updates Pages and Algorithm; and Top 10 Widgets to Improve Your Website


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Gen Z Not Liking Facebook-
Numbers coming in indicate that Facebook is not where you want to be if your client wants the Gen Z demographic. Seems 30% of teens asked about social media platforms previously used but not anymore, named Facebook.

“Some of the young adults surveyed said that Facebook had become ‘boring’ and that they couldn’t use the platform freely as it’s full of family members.” – Mary Hanbury, writing for Business Insider

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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

LinkedIn Updates Pages and Algorithm-
Yes, LinkedIn not Facebook algorithm changes. Those are among the social media topics in this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show podcast.

“According to an exclusive report by Axios, LinkedIn announced algorithm changes made over the past 12-18 months to favor conversations in its feed that cater to niche professional interests, as opposed to elevating viral content.” – Grace Duffy, writing for Social Media Examiner

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Top 10 Widgets to Improve Your Website-
You don’t need widgets for your website to be successful, but they sure do help. For example, Reservio is an online booking widget. Wufoo is an online form-building widget.

“Adding a widget to your site can truly take it to the next level. You can benefit from enhanced functionality and professionalism while improving the user experience simultaneously.” – Quicksprout

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