Social Media Update 17.06.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  

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Messaging apps (Messenger, WhatsApp, Slack , Telegram, WeChat and Viber in rank order of interest to marketers) are still not playing a serious role in digital marketing according to Buffer’s 2019 State of Social report. Although those who use them have seen successes—Social Chain’s WhatsApp group “has seen an open rate of over 98% and a click-through rate of 25%”—50% of marketers were not planning to use messaging apps in 2019.

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Yubo

Yes Yubo, a relatively new app for teenagers out of France designed specifically to facilitate more personal interaction rather than passive observation of all the supposedly chill things others are doing. It even includes video rooms in which you can host a group live stream. As Continue reading "Social Media Update 17.06.19"

Social Media Update 13.05.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  

(Having missed my post last week due to travelling in Israel for two weeks, this post will be a simplified summary of major social media platform updates since April 29, 2019. Back to the normal post format next week.)

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What Instagram gains, Facebook loses! Marketers are going to increase Instagram organic activities (as opposed to advertising), while Social Media Examiner’s 2019 Social Media Marketing Industry Report at the same time reports “that 10% of marketers indicated they'll be decreasing their organic marketing on Facebook. This is greater than for any other platform.”

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Facebook

Facebook ‘F8 Conference’ highlights (from Mashable):

  1. “Facebook redesigns mobile app and desktop site around Stories, Groups, and events”

  2. “Facebook is currently testing a Continue reading "Social Media Update 13.05.19"

Bullying, Hate, Conspiracies, Fake News, Negatively Impacts User Experiences and Advertising Value


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“Social media has made too many of us comfortable with disrespecting people and not getting punched in the mouth for it.” – Ice T
In real life… Free speech is not free from consequence. Spreading misinformation whether you aim to sow discord or because you actually believe it, is not free from consequence. Exchanging conflict for views, popularity and financial gain is not free from consequence Inflicting emotional, psychological or emotional pain and aguish on another human being for any reason is not free from consequence Online however, it seems that, for the most part, most of what’s referenced above occurs quite frequently absent of reasonable accountability. For the sake of humanity, we, meaning you and me, have to change. None of this is good for any of us in the short and long term. None of this scales society in any way that’s healthy, productive and meaningful. None
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Social Media Update 22.04.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  

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Distil Networks published its 2019 Bad Bot Report last week that looks at the current state of automated web traffic, both good and bad. “Legitimate bot traffic (like, for example, the scrapers travel sites use to identify flight deals) as well as ill-intentioned bots (like those used to conduct denial-of-service attacks)” are compared in the report. One of the most startling findings, from my perspective anyway, is that most bad bot traffic originates in the United States not Russia as most people assume.

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Facebook

The Verge is reporting that app researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered Facebook testing “a radically redesigned interface for its app, which sees the News Feed and Stories feature combined into a single feed Continue reading "Social Media Update 22.04.19"

SDF Podcast 27: When April Fool’s meets Groundhog Day


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Brexit
So this is the episode when the three stooges of the SmallDataForum were meant to reflect wistfully on what was Great Britain exiting Greater Europe. The irony of recording this on April Fool’s Day wasn’t lost on us. Brexit Fool’s day is every day, these days. Our resident classicist Sam even managed to squeeze in Juvenal’s Satire VI, and even though the reference was in regard to another April Fool’s – Facebook regulation, haha – Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes might just as well mean “who regulates the regulators?” Ah – wouldn’t that be The Great British Electorate? Well, they have spoken, just over 1,000 days ago. And what they said, means what it means. Fool’s Day and any other day. After our recording, the Prime Minister finally reached out to the Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition to figure out how to move forward. Or sideways. Or move at
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Thomas Stoeckle
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Social Media Update 08.04.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  
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Well, there you have it. According to the USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations report ‘PR: Tech, The Future of Technology in Communication’ CEOs believe that the most valuable resources for their organizations in the future will be shared (social and online influencers) and owned (original content distributed through company channels) media — at 74% combined — with earned (media relations) and paid media (advertising) at a woeful 26% combined.

Snapchat

Snapchat owned last week! First it added a location Bitmoji avatar check-in feature called ‘Status’ — “an option to share to the Snap  Map a Bitmoji depicting what you’re up to at a certain place. You could show your little avatar playing video games, watching TV, asking Continue reading "Social Media Update 08.04.19"

Social Web Update 01.04.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  

Two charts this week since the dev teams at all but a couple of social media platforms appear to have taken the week off.

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Love the Numbers

Two things stand out from the report from which these two charts are taken and which was released last week from HypeAuditor on ‘The State of Influencer Marketing 2019’: A significant percentage of influencer accounts (between 40-70%) can be considered inauthentic; The most authentic — or fraud free — influencers are nanoinfluencers; that is, people with between 1,000 - 5,000 followers. Elsewhere in the study the nanoinfluncer sector is also shown to have the most rapid growth rate in followers . . . maybe because we trust them more? ***********************************

Instagram

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FIR 181: Some decisions to consider about social media


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With this episode of The Hobson and Holtz Report, FIR 181, Neville Hobson and Shel Holtz embark on a renewed journey every month with conversation at the intersection of business, communication and technology, just as when they first started out in January 2005. In this episode for March 2019, H&H discuss these stories:
  • Print is still a viable communication tool; Raspberry Pi is distributing multiple print magazines
  • Pandora is the first streaming service to introduce a sonic logo
  • In the aftermath of the terrorist attack in New Zealand, we find ourselves at a fork in the social media road
  • The nature of a news story determines the trajectory of its lifespan
  • Gartner expects AI to assume 80% of all project management tasks by 2030
  • Companies are now mining your voice to learn more about you for purposes both noble and nefarious
  • Facebook just won’t change even though the
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Social Web Update 25.03.19


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Love the Numbers

Heading for the C-suite at an advertising or PR agency? Here’s what you can expect to make according to PR and creative agency consulting firm Gould+Partners in its recently published PR industry annual survey report: The Trusted Authority in PR Industry Trends and Best Practices.

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Messenger

Similar to a feature in WhatsApp, Messenger users now have “the ability to quote and reply to specific messages in a conversation . . . The feature comes as an expansion of the company’s existing reaction emoji. Now, when you hold down on an individual message, in addition to simply adding a reaction, you’ll be able to reply with a new ‘reply’ button, which will attach a quoted version of the original message to your response.” 

Facebook

After pressure form social action organizations, Facebook will now prevented targeted discrimination by advertisers on its platform. According to a report in Mashable “(T)he company Continue reading "Social Web Update 25.03.19"

Social Web Update 18.03.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  
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Love the Numbers

The year 2018 belonged to podcasting, with all the variables in this survey from Edison Research called ‘‘The Infinite Dial 2019’ evidencing significant growth. “This is a watershed moment for podcasting—a true milestone. With over half of Americans 12+ saying that they have ever listened to a podcast, the medium has firmly crossed into the mainstream,” noted Tom Webster, Senior Vice President at Edison Research. 

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Facebook

Facebook pushed out a ’Gaming’ tab in the mobile app’s main navigation last week. “The goal with the new addition”, says TechCrunch’s Sara Perez, “ is to help people more easily find games, streamers and gaming groups they follow, as well as discover new content, based on their interests.” Continue reading "Social Web Update 18.03.19"

The fork in the road for social media and our society


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Christchurch social media
The horror from Christchurch, New Zealand, that exploded across newspaper pages and television, computer and smartphone screens this weekend captured imaginations in ways that no one could possibly have imagined beforehand. The fact that one individual armed with a semi-automatic rifle could visit such an outrage upon people worshipping in a place of religion isn’t the worst of it, awful and distressing though this event is with at least 50 people shot dead and scores wounded, some in critical condition. After all, we’re used to seeing and hearing about such mass shootings in America all the time. And it’s not because it happened in a country like New Zealand, a place many call a paradise on Earth. A place of rich beauty and a largely unspoiled natural environment. A place many of us in the UK see as made up of kinfolk, people with historic links to us, today
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Social Web Update 11.03.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  
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Facebook’s reputation continues to take it on the chin for reasons that are common knowledge, including security breaches, the Cambridge Analytica scandal, facilitating the spread of misinformation during elections and concerns about privacy protection. Which may explain Mark Zuckerberg’s release last Wednesday of what is being called a “privacy-focused vision for social networking.”

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Facebook

Facebook inaugurated a new separate section for ‘memorialized accounts’ called ‘Tributes’ on which people can share their memories of someone who has died. As Mashable explains “When an owner of a Facebook account dies, the social network often turns it into a ‘memorialized account’, a special type of profile which can only be moderated by the so called ‘legacy accounts,’ had Continue reading "Social Web Update 11.03.19"

SDF Podcast 26: To regulate, or not to regulate, that is the question…


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“We can have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we cannot have both.“ So the famous US Supreme Court Justice and ‘crusader for social justice’ and breaker-upper of Gilded Age monopolies, Louis D. Brandeis is said to have said, perhaps sometime in the early 1930s. Today, perhaps the best-known neo-Brandeisian anti-trust advocate is Tim Wu, Columbia law professor, ‘father of net neutrality’ and author of a series of books likening today’s commercial excesses – in particular in the digital space – to the ‘Gilded Age’ of the late 19th and early 20thcenturies. Of course, it is not really an either-or debate. It’s a complex and convoluted, tangled web of interests and angles, and any claimant of simple solutions has likely got a degree from snake oil university. Neville discusses an article in The
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Shoshana Zuboff’s thesis of surveillance capitalism
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Social Web Update 04.03.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  

TikTok

Not only has upstart video app TikTok reached the one billion download mark, but it is also using video tutorials “to help inform users about online safety, TikTok’s  various privacy settings and other controls they can use within its app, and more. . . . The safety series, called ‘You’re in Control,’ will star TikTok users and will make use of popular memes, in-app editing tricks and other effects, just like other TikTok videos do.” On the other hand, TikTok was the subject of $5.7 million settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission “to settle accusations that it was in violation of COPPA, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, which requires that apps and websites get parental approval for Continue reading "Social Web Update 04.03.19"

Does the D in Digital Stand for Dying?


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I’ve read quite a few recent articles in the advertising and marketing trade press suggesting the halo surrounding the magical word “digital” is not only fading, but actually becoming a bit of an albatross. According to this article in Marketing Week, more and more marketers are disbanding their separate digital departments and teams and folding them into the larger marcom group. Why? Because, just as was the case with social media, digital is no longer perceived as a standalone “thing.” It’s now seen as simply one more channel in the never-ending battle to engage with stakeholder audiences in a holistic way. And, as the article points out, we all live in a digital world. So let’s move on and get back to calling ourselves marketers and not digital specialists or influencer specialists or CSR specialists, etc. We’re marketers, pure and simple. This development comes as no surprise to
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Social Web Update 11.02.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  
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According to Crimson Hexagon’s 2019 US Consumer Trends Report, streaming services are trouncing cable. And what genres are people most keen on streaming? Documentaries are by far the most popular. And the least appealing? Romances — take that Outlander!

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Periscope

Remember Periscope, Twitter’s live video app? Not to be outdone by Instagram and Snapchat in offering live-streaming, “Periscope is rolling out a new feature . . . that allows up to three guests join a live stream from their phones. It's the first time the live-streaming app has supported a group feature, and though it's audio-only for now, the service says it plans to add group video in the near future.”

YouTube

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Social Web Update 04.02.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  
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Love the Numbers

Now here’s some good news . . . so to speak. The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer reports that there has been a sizeable — and meaningful — increase in how many of us consume and amplify news on a regular basis. Whether as evidence of maturing news consumption habits, or abject fear of what partisan right-wing politics is doing to our world, it’s good to see we appear to be paying attention!

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Tumblr

Not much usually happens at Tumblr when it comes to new features or updates. But last week it had quite the facelift. Driven by the need to meet higher accessibility standards, Tumblr has made its “inaccessible menus are more accessible, we fixed our poorly described elements, and increased Continue reading "Social Web Update 04.02.19"

Social Web Update 28.01.19


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A weekly annotated curation of significant social web platform developments from the previous week, with links and carping marginalia as needed . . . Posted every Monday morning or thereabouts.  

Instagram

In reality this announcement is a Netflix update. You can now share movies and shows to your Instagram Story directly from the Netflix mobile app. TechCrunch’s Sarah Perez writes that “The feature will add the title’s custom art to a users’ Instagram Story, where it remains visible for 24 hours. The Story can also be customized with other options, like a user poll, for example . . . If the viewer has the Netflix app installed on their iPhone, they’ll see a “watch on Netflix” link in the Story that takes them to the show’s or movie’s page in the Netflix app when tapped.”

Facebook

This could be big . . . The New York Times reported last week that “Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, plans Continue reading "Social Web Update 28.01.19"

For Immediate Release 172: The double-edged sword of a Facebook meme


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Suspicion about the consequences and outcomes of the #10YearChallenge meme on Facebook kicked off discussion in the January episode of “The Hobson & Holtz Report”, aka FIR podcast episode 172. Is it just a harmless meme? Or is it a surveillance nightmare? Shel and Neville weight in. Here’s the line-up of all the topics that caught our attention and prompted lively conversation in this episode:
  • Lost trust in Facebook led to wariness about a user-generated meme.
  • Adobe is bringing part of “Minority Report” to life.
  • The Internet of Things was everywhere at CES.
  • A picture of an egg is the most viewed Instagram post ever. What does that bode for influencer marketing?
  • Picture what Google will look like if the EU implements Article 11 of the Copyright Directive.
  • Brands are weighing in on the U.S. government shutdown.
  • Dan York reports on the web’s growing complexity, Jeff Jarvis’s Facebook screed,
    FIR 172
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