New Advertising Tools for Brands

By |2019-08-06T07:56:25-04:00August 6th, 2019|

Week ending August 2, 2019 ~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ Facebook has come out with a handful of changes for advertisers. One of these new tools, called AdInboxMe will allow you to sign up for emails whenever a competitor posts a new ad, allowing brands to stay on top [...]

Facebook Takes a Stand for Privacy

By |2019-07-26T10:27:30-04:00July 26th, 2019|

Week ending July 26, 2019 ~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ This week Facebook, in the wake of reaching a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over privacy breaches, has announced an agreement reached with the FTC to completely overhaul how the platform deals with private information.  LinkedIn has added [...]

The New Twitter for Desktop is Here to Stay!

By |2019-07-19T11:04:08-04:00July 19th, 2019|

Week ending July 19, 2019 ~ weekly social media updates to keep you in the know ~ Twitter has been very busy this week, rolling out and announcing a slew of new and long-awaited features. The most obvious of which is the new Twitter layout for desktop, which is finally rolling out to all users. Another [...]

How to Use Emojis in Professional Posts

By |2019-07-17T12:21:40-04:00July 17th, 2019|

My daughter often rolls her eyes at me 🙄 when I use an emoji in my texts to her. Apparently, kids make fun of adults for trying to look cool. When I explain that I'm not trying to look cool - I'm simply expressing my emotion visually - she rolls her eyes again 🙄🙄. Emojis are [...]

The Ghosts Take on a New Chapter… Streambank Media

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

~ 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? [...]

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

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

~ 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 [...]

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

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

~ 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 [...]

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

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

~ 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 [...]

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