Social Media Slice for October 24, 2019: Pinterest Updating Pin Format; World’s First Bee Influencer On Social Media; Mozilla’s Firefox 70 Reveals Cookies Tracking You


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📌 Pinterest Updating Pin Format-
Key change is your client’s Pin image will get more screen real estate! The ‘Save’ and ‘Send’ buttons, as well as the options menu, shift to below the Pin image from the top bar in current format.

“When you scroll down … you can see that each section is now more specifically separated, with rounded edges defining each part. That, again, better highlights what you can do with each Pin, what you can learn about each, and then, what other Pins the platform thinks you might be interested in.” – Andrew Hutchinson, writing for Social Media Today

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SLICE SPECIAL OF THE DAY

📌 Meet The World’s First Bee Influencer On Social Media-
Interesting idea to use a bee and Instagram account full of lifestyle poses to promote interest in bees and their value to the eco-culture of the world. Would a mascot work for your client’s smallbiz? 🤔

“Imagined by Fondation de France, an independent administrative agency established by the French government in an effort to stimulate and foster the growth of private philanthropy, B. seeks to meet people where they are at, on social media, to capture their attention and educate them on the need to save bees and the important role they play for biodiversity.” – Geoff Desreumaux, writing for WERSM

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📌 Mozilla’s Firefox 70 Reveals Cookies Tracking You-
It is no longer a societal question IF someone is tracking your online activity, but WHO. Firefox users can view how many social-media trackers, cross-site tracking cookies, fingerprinting scripts, and cryptominers the browser has blocked each day during the past week.

“If Firefox users want to see which specific advertising firms are tracking them across sites, they can click on the shield icon and scroll down to ‘Blocked’ and check which social media and third-party ad cookies are currently being blocked on a site.” – Liam Tung, writing in ZDNet

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MOTIVATIONAL SLICE

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