Welcome 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
Twitter Removes 140-Character Limit in Direct Messages: This change is a “big step towards making the private side of Twitter even more powerful and fun.”
— Twitter (@twitter) August 12, 2015
Do you know how to measure your engagement?
These issues and more are faced by many social media marketers.
In this article, I’ll share research and tips to help you overcome common challenges social media marketers face.
#1: Marketers Lack Plan for Negative Comments
When it comes to dealing with negative social buzz, more than half of marketers still aren’t sure what to do.
Research published on eMarketer shows only 45% of marketers currently have an effective strategy to deal with negative social media posts; 23% don’t have any kind of plan; 25% are working on getting a plan; and 8% have a plan that doesn’t work.
Dealing with negative social media posts can be time-consuming and uncomfortable, particularly if you don’t have a written policy for handling them. Rather than waiting until disgruntled customers or anonymous haters (you should be able to tell them apart!) show up, make a plan for handling those situations before they arise.
Welcome 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 Ads Get New Formats: Facebook advertisers now have more options in ad sizes to choose from to best suit their needs. “The changes mostly impact page post link ads, page like ads, offers ads and event ads, because these ad formats weren’t originally designed to work across all placements on Facebook.”