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‘Block And Report’ Social Media Trolls, Say Celebrities

Silenced - tape over mouth - trolls online

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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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.

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4 Fun and Free Photo Editing Apps

Gone are the days where a fancy DSLR and Photoshop proficiency were required to produce the perfect shot. Thanks to the ever-rising quality of camera phones (we’re looking at you portrait mode) and photo editing options available on the app store, it’s never been easier to create an insta-worthy image. Whether you’re after simple editing… Read more »

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Using Instagram Stories as a Brand

Since their arrival back in 2016, Instagram Stories have quickly taken centre stage and certainly changed the way users now use the platform. Fern, one of our Social Media Managers here at SCS, takes a look at how Stories have evolved over the years and how, as a brand, you could be using them.