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The Ghosts Take on a New Chapter… Streambank Media

from: Nika Stewart July 12, 2019 In 2011, we launched a program called "Twitter Done for You." It was simple. We wrote Twitter posts and helped entrepreneurs manage their Twitter marketing. We bought a URL and called ourselves Ghost Tweeting. Cute name, right? We also registered a limited liability company called Streambank Media, LLC.  Within a [...]

By |2019-07-12T14:59:44-04:00July 12th, 2019|

Weekly Briefing: New ways for creators to make money on social media

Week ending July 12, 2019 ~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ Facebook is taking a page out of Twitch's book with the addition of some new features to attract online content creators. 'Stars' are going to be a new mode of donations to give during streams. For $1.40 you can [...]

By |2019-07-12T13:54:16-04:00July 12th, 2019|

Ghost Briefing: What’s Happening in Social – Week ending in July 7

~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ Facebook is assembling a board to help with content decisions. This is probably related to the flak the platform has been getting regarding the kind of content it chooses to remove (or not). Have you been seeing those little 'top fan' banners over comments recently? [...]

By |2019-07-05T11:43:52-04:00July 5th, 2019|

Ghost Briefing: What’s Happening in Social – Week ending in June 30

~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ Facebook is implementing more new features to make groups more of an attraction. This time they'll be adding parameters that groups can put in place to auto-accept members if they fit certain criteria. Perhaps these parameters could be based on location, or a few [...]

By |2019-06-27T20:21:07-04:00June 28th, 2019|

Ghost Briefing: What’s Happening in Social – Week ending in June 23

~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ Facebook has been very active this week, implementing a 'post to group' option to businesses pages. This addition is just a small part of a larger push by the platform to increase the use of groups. Secondly, as of August 1st, Facebook will be [...]

By |2019-06-21T12:13:40-04:00June 21st, 2019|

Ghost Briefing: What’s Happening in Social – Week ending June 15

~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ What's Happening in Social - Week ending June 15 LinkedIn is adding some initiatives for marketing and promotional efforts, so users can better understand how their connections interact with their content. The platform is launching an ad review program, wherein every month a piece [...]

By |2019-06-14T13:22:33-04:00June 14th, 2019|

Ghost Briefing: What’s Happening in Social – Week ending June 8

~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ First, Facebook has updated their newsfeed algorithm to show more content related to pages and groups that a user follows, in addition to the usual updates from their friends. Secondly, a new feature called Avatars is being rolled out (in the same vein as [...]

By |2019-06-12T11:15:57-04:00June 7th, 2019|

What’s New with Twitter Right Now

Twitter is currently in the process of implementing a slew of new features, changing the ways users are being connected with each other - and brands with their audiences. Not all of these features are available for every user yet (though you are more likely to encounter them through using the new Twitter on desktop), but [...]

By |2019-06-07T10:29:27-04:00June 7th, 2019|

Ghost Briefing: What’s Happening in Social – Week ending June 1

~weekly social media updates to keep you in the know~ For Pride Month this year, Instagram is changing the color of the rings around a user’s profile picture that appear when a story is uploaded. In June, if you use a pride-related hashtag, that ring will turn rainbow-colored. Secondly, it looks like Instagram might be incorporating [...]

By |2019-06-10T09:13:45-04:00June 3rd, 2019|

Know Your Rights When Hiring a Social Media Manager

March 15th is marked as World Consumer Rights Day to raise global awareness about consumer rights and needs. So it's the perfect day to openly share what you have every right to expect when you hire a social media manager, firm, or agency. Social media management is on the rise, as entrepreneurs and thought leaders understand how [...]

By |2019-03-18T09:51:28-04:00March 15th, 2019|
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