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‘Block And Report’ Social Media Trolls, Say Celebrities

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A group of celebrities, politicians and campaigners have made a pledge this week not to publicise online abuse, but instead to mute, block and report social media trolls. This follows the release of the #DontFeedTheTrolls report, published yesterday by new charity, Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH). The report suggests that hate speech including homophobia,… Read more »

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Facebook might hide Post Likes

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A little while ago, we found out that Instagram was testing hiding post likes in several countries. Mia Garlick, a spokesperson for Facebook said at the time: “We hope this test will remove the pressure of how many likes a post will receive, so you can focus on sharing the things you love” but the… Read more »

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Social Proof & Gaining Trust

You may have heard the term ‘social proof’ floating around. But do you know what it means and, more importantly, how to incorporate it into your social strategy? Simply put, social proof is the influence that other can have on our decision making. This could be a recommendation from a friend, checking TripAdvisor for reviews… Read more »

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Instagram Test Hiding Post Likes

How often do you find yourself checking the amount of likes your latest Instagram post has received? Well with Instagram’s latest news, this could be a thing of the past! The photo-sharing app is trialling hiding post likes in a further six countries, after it began tests in Canada back in April.

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3 Years in Social Media

As a social media agency, it’s vital we stay up-to-date with all the latest updates and evolutions in social – fortunately we love it, which makes it easy! As we ‘officially’ turn three this month, we’re taking a look at all the ways social has changed over the past three years.