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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Rolls Out New Features for Slideshow Ads on Facebook and Instagram: Facebook introduced new features to the slideshow ad product that are “related to audio and text functionality, mobile creation and closer integration with [Facebook’s] Stock Photo and Pages Image libraries.” Facebook also launched a new tool that allows advertisers in emerging and high-growth markets “to take existing video assets and turn them into a slideshow that will play on slower connection speeds – in just a few clicks.” According to the Facebook Business blog, “these updates to slideshow are available globally now” on both Facebook and Instagram.

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Do you create videos for your fans and followers?

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Today, Roberto Blake is with us to explore how quality videos are produced.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

Roberto Blake, a visual and video marketing expert, has a popular YouTube channel where he teaches YouTube marketing and video editing. You can find out more at RobertoBlake.com.

Roberto explores the ins and outs of producing quality videos. You’ll discover tools you need for video production.

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Listen as Roberto Blake shares what marketers need to know about video production, and how to create quality videos quickly.

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social media toolsAre you looking for new ways to create content?

Interested in tools that can help you?

In this article, you’ll discover 19 tools to create and share content on social media.

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Discover 19 tools to create and share social media content.

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social media how toIs your Facebook page ready for the new design?

Wondering what’s changing?

In this article, you’ll discover how to prepare for the new Facebook page layout.

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Discover what marketers need to know about Facebook Page design changes.

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social media how toWhich is best for you: Snapchat Stories or Instagram Stories?

Understanding the unique differences and capabilities of stories on Snapchat and Instagram can help you determine where to invest your marketing time.

In this article, you’ll discover the differences between Instagram Stories and Snapchat Stories.

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Discover the differences between Instagram Stories and Snapchat Stories.

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social media how toDo you want more brand recognition from the links you share on social media?

Have you thought about using a branded link shortener?

Shortening your links can help you do more than save character space in your posts.

In this article, you’ll discover five ways a branded URL shortener can strengthen your social media presence.

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Discover how to use a branded URL shortener to improve your social media posts.

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social media how toDo you struggle to keep up with your Facebook news feed?

Interested in an easier way to quickly see what’s most important to you?

Adjusting your Facebook settings can help you save time, stay on top of trends, and reach more of your audience.

In this article, you’ll discover how Facebook marketers can customize their Facebook news feed to improve productivity.

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Discover how to customize your Facebook news feed to improve your productivity.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Pinterest Introduces Promoted Video: Pinterest rolled out Promoted Video, a new way for businesses to “share their ideas with the people who are looking for them and make it easy for them to give these ideas a try.” Promoted Video builds on the growing popularity of video on Pinterest and “brings together some of the best elements of Pinterest,” especially when coupled with featured pins and the site’s new native video player. Promoted Video on Pinterest is currently only available to businesses with managed accounts in the U.S. and the U.K.

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