March 13, 2015

Social News Roundup | March 13, 2015

1. Twitter experiments with ‘TV Timelines’

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Think of TV Timelines as TweetDeck (which is owned and operated by Twitter) for TV. The interface is separated into three columns or panes that you can swipe through: Highlights, Media and All. Read more…

  2. Marketers Bet on Clever Hashtag Campaigns to Stand Out at SXSW

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To cut through the clutter, companies are whipping up hashtag campaigns. Read three ways agencies and brands are making the most of hashtags at this week’s conference. Read more…   3. E-Commerce is the New Retail Storefront

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Online shopping has grown consistently over time. Consumers have started shifting to online shopping in most verticals for the convenience it provides, and the ability to shop around without visiting multiple brick and mortar stores. Read more…   4. Brands Are Now Posting More to Instagram Than Facebook

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Brands post an average of 9.3 times a week to Instagram, up from 7.5 posts a year ago. Facebook posts decreased, meanwhile, from 11.1 to 8.8 per week. Read more…   5. Six Ways Your Business Can Use Great Visuals to Get Ahead of the Competition

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Next time you’re gathering images for a blog post, pushing something out on social or sending out a newsletter, remember these situations where compelling visuals can make all the difference. Read more…   6.Why People Unfollow Brands on Social Media

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24 percent unsubscribe because of repetitive/boring posts, 28 percent unsubscribe to rid their inbox of clutter, and 33 percent unsubscribe because they receive emails too frequently. Read more…