Category: Social Media


5 May 2020
Social Media Updates

  It has been a crazy month for businesses adapting to working from home. Social media platforms have responded to this by adding a few new features available to users, businesses and marketers.   Messenger for Desktop Just like WhatsApp for desktop, Messenger is now an app you can download on your desktop. It can […]

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24 Apr 2020
Let’s talk about #Hashtags

  Hashtags were used for the first time on Twitter, in 2007. Since then Twitter has remained the most valuable platform to use hashtags on. The purpose of using a hashtag would be as a discovery tool or to participate in a conversation and something known as trending. When people search a specific topic they […]

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21 Apr 2020
Be aware of this 'page like invite' post on Facebook

  I’m sure by now you have seen the post making its rounds on Facebook, where business owners are asking their friends to invite people to like their business page. We would just like to warm you of how this could be damaging to your brand, although the idea behind the posts may be good, […]

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16 Apr 2020
What is Facebook Business Manager?

  Today I’m going to do a quick chat about what is Facebook Business Manager and why you should be using it if you’re a business. So Facebook Business Manager is Facebook’s tool for centrally managing all your business pages, ads as well as permissions for people or agencies who assist you with running your […]

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9 Apr 2020
What is a Watch Party?

  A Facebook Watch Party is a feature offered to users to watch either one or many videos together at the same time. So when a business page or a personal profile has gone Live, you as the user will see a button underneath the video saying ‘Start Watch Party’. As a personal user, this […]

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31 Mar 2020
Why Use Facebook Live Videos?

  Facebook live video was launched in 2016 and since then over 2 billion people have watched a Facebook live video. What this tells us is that this is a fantastic way to increase your social media engagement organically, by using these different tools that Facebook gives us. In fact, Facebook stats tell us that […]

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11 Mar 2020
Facebook Dark Mode

Facebook dark mode has started to roll out in South Africa. What this means is that Facebook is moving away from its white and blue interface and now to black and shades of grey. The benefits of this for mobiles users is that Dark Mode will actually use less battery power when you’re in the […]

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