Here is a regular reminder of things that went on last week that you may or may not have heard about. Just about everything is fair game, but I mostly concentrate on business and marketing related articles, materials and interesting nuggets. I also add my own take on it so that you can quickly determine if you want to read it.
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You Can Now Go Live With Instagram Stories | WIRED
My Take: Well, not quite. the live feature is not quite ready yet, but should be rolling out soon.
Facebook Video Closed Captioning | Instapage
My Take: With so many people watching videos in places that they cannot have sound turned up/on, closed captioning is a great way to capture and keep viewers’ attention, Facebook made it a little easier.
5 Tricks to Maximize Your Reach on Facebook | Social Media Today
My Take: Some quick ideas for getting the most exposure on your Facebook page. Simple tricks like
Can Snapchat be marketer friendly? | Marketing Dive
My Take: A quick article detailing the challenges that marketers have with Snap. A lot of people have asked how to market there and this hits a couple of good points.
STAT OF THE WEEK: Facebook videos are 135% more likely to be viewed than photos according to Social Media Today