Where Do Fake Social Media Accounts Come From?

Have you ever received a friend request from someone you were already friends with? Chances are that was a fake profile. According to research, there are now 11% MORE fake social media accounts created for fraudulent purposes just from the years 2014 to 2016 alone. The ramifications of this are huge. It means that it’s no longer a question of if you’ll come into contact with a fake account, but when. 

10 Social Media Marketing Strategies for Companies

Social media is a vital place where brands can have fun and a measurable impact on the bottom line of each business. For this reason, social media can no longer live in a silo and must work in tandem with the whole business strategy. The Team at Social Media Magazine, published this infographic on social media marketing strategies so that you can become serious with getting customers through social media.

Social Media Cheat Sheet 2017

Keeping up with social media changes can be exhausting. It seems like every other month, platforms like Facebook or Twitter come up with a new layouts.The following infographic provides a neat overview of all visual parameters that these popular social networking sites have in place. This makes it easier for small businesses to create visuals for their various pages on social media sites.

A Social Media Guide To Your Wedding

You’re getting married. Congratulations! You might not have thought much about how social media can affect your big day, but unless you put a ban on mobile phones, chances are, there will be photos and comments from your day across different social networks. But do you know your hashtag from your trend? Your retweet from your share? And do you understand just how social media can help or hinder both your planning and the day itself?

Social Media’s Impact On Teens Today

Social media does incredible things for teens today, but can also do harm by lessening a one’s self esteem. This can lead to addictions, mental illness, eating disorders, and other dangerous behavior. By knowing how social media can impact your teen’s self esteem, you can prepare to be more capable of helping your teen overcome and avoid the negative effects.

When to Post on Social Media

Sometimes, social media marketers focus too much on copywriting and forget another important metric that influences social reach: the time of posting/sharing. Several industry players like Buffer, CoSchedule and HubSpot have used their data to figure out when are the best hours to post. This infographic looks at the best times to post to social media.

Social Media Trends in 2017

What are the social media trends of 2017? According to social media marketers – brands are investing in reaching customers where they are – Mobile & Social. A projected mobile ads spend of $ 134 billion is expected this year. Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Messenger, Line & Viber continue to dominate the social scene deemed as the 6 Fastest Growing social apps.

How To Identify Influencers in Social Media

There are influential people in just about every industry. However, because they are generally not household names, you will need to search to find who these people are. They are often relatively easy to find, as they have hundreds of thousands, often millions, of followers on a particular social media platform.

Keyboard Shortcuts Every Social Media Marketer Should Know

Keyboard shortcuts are perhaps the least important thing a Social Media Marketer is concerned about. But did you know that by mastering keyboard shortcuts commonly missed out on social media platforms, you can save up to 60 hours per year? Here is an infographic summing up the most useful and important keyboard shortcuts for various browsers and social media sites.