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- Social Media for Executive Directors and Managers– People have been asking for us to do this one for a while, so we’re finally doing it- please note the new date: Thurs 9/13 at 3pm eastern/Noon pacific
What I’m Reading
- Jack Dorsey On Deleting Tweets, Banning Trump, And Whether An Unbiased Twitter Can Exist Dorsey gave a pretty in-depth interview to Buzzfeed News- you’ll want to read this one. You’ll want to read this one as well
- This is what filter bubbles actually look like: Interesting visual representation that shows what the social bubbles look like and demonstrates why they are so hard to break through
- How Nasa is reshaping video, influencers and taking on the world– NASA has long been really good on social media (remember @MarsCuriosity? – here’s a good look at what they do
- PEAK SOCIAL? The major social platforms are showing a significant slowdown in users– Have we reached peak social?
- Read this carefully: New admin authorization for page admins– separate from ad verification- meaning even if you are verified for ads you still need to do this for being an actual admin (tho if you are verified for ads the process is a matter of 2 clicks)
- Big updates to video ad metrics
- Join me in doing the happy dance that one of the worst practices people ever did on social media is no longer possible: FB API change- no more cross posting from Twitter to Facebook
- New group functionalities: Pinning comments on posts and Pixels on Groups
- Now in testing: links in Facebook Stories
- New on Instagram: Verification of Profiles
- Breaking Update: Twitter’s ads verification being implemented for not just candidates with enforcement beginning September 30
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