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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

Instagram Rolls Out Account Switching: “Starting this week, you can easily switch between multiple accounts without having to log out and log back in” on Instagram.

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Account switching will be available as part of Instagram version 7.15 for iOS and Android users.

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Are you on Snapchat?

Want to know how to use it for marketing?

To discover how to create a content strategy on Snapchat, I interview Carlos Gil.

More About This Show

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.

In this episode I interview Carlos Gil, the head of social media marketing at BMC Software and co-host of the Social 545 podcast. He’s also an avid Snapchat user.

Carlos will explore Snapchat, and specifically, how marketers can benefit from it.

You’ll discover why Snapchat isn’t just for Millennials.

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Listen as Carlos Gil shares what marketers need to know about winning with Snapchat content strategy.

Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below.

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Are you looking for some great social media blogs to add to your daily reading? Look no further!

Our seventh-annual social media blog contest generated over 300 nominations. A panel of experts carefully reviewed the 20 finalists based on their content quality, post frequency and reader involvement.

Here are the top 10 social media blogs you should add to your regular reading list in 2016.

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Discover the top 10 social media blogs for 2016.

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social media how to Have you considered publishing your content on Medium?

Are you looking for a way to distribute your ideas to a larger audience?

In this post you’ll discover what marketers think about Medium, along with a step-by-step guide to using Medium.

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Discover a marketer’s guide to using Medium for business.

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social media how toIs video part of your social media marketing mix?

Looking for tips to get started with video?

Making the right decisions in three key areas will help you create videos that engage people.

In this article you’ll discover three steps to add video to your social media marketing.

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Discover how to add video to your social media marketing.

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social media how to Could your Facebook ad targeting use some refinement?

Looking for new ways to reach your ideal audience with Facebook ads?

Facebook’s new targeting options help you improve the conversion rate of your Facebook ads.

In this article you’ll discover eight ways to optimize your Facebook ad targeting.

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Discover eight ways to optimize your ad targeting on Facebook.

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social media how toLooking for a new way to connect with customers and prospects on Facebook?

Have you considered Facebook Messenger?

Messenger for business pages makes it easy to offer instant one-on-one customer service, while keeping a record of the conversation.

In this article I’ll explain how to use Facebook Messenger with your business page.

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Discover how you can enhance your business with Facebook Messenger.

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social media how to Do you want more exposure for your blog?

Have you tried curating articles written by influencers?

Roundup posts help you gain the attention of influencers who can increase the reach of your content.

In this article I’ll share five steps to creating a curated blog post.

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Discover how to create a curated blog post of influencers in your industry.

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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 Private Message Page Replies: Facebook released “an update to [the] Pages/Graph API which will allow a Page to reply to a comment on a post with a private message.”

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“When a Page responds to a comment left on a post with a private message, a direct messaging session will be opened… and the message will include a link to the comment for reference.”

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