Good day and happy September to you all. Have you gotten your freshly sharpened bouquet of pencils yet? We do!
We had a great summer and look forward to a fantastic fall. If you were on vacation or just hiding under a rock, here’s what you may have missed in the world of social media:
Instagram now allows horizontal images, adds profile search and new discovery features, making it better than ever.
Google adds Twitter Tweets to native desktop search results
Facebook testing out new Notes to look and feel more like Medium http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2015/08/17/through-the-medium-of-facebook/
Landrover launched their new Discovery Sport model with an interactive Instagram campaign http://www.fastcocreate.com/3047321/land-rover-creates-an-interactive-instagram-adventure
Hootsuite integrates Instagram scheduling and other search tools (but you still have to launch the photo in the app fyi) http://blog.hootsuite.com/schedule-instagram-posts-in-hootsuite/
Periscope map feature released this month, which we’re really liking
Instagram adds carousel ads in Canada http://www.marketingmag.ca/media/instagram-launches-carousel-ads-in-canada-147769
June Trendspotting – a good read for insights and ideas
Now the Social Sesame News and Articles
Social Sesame’s #ThinkSocial Coffee Chat Mini-Series Launches with us sharing how to create a killer editorial calendar. Next Chat is September 22. Learn more about it here.
Join us September 12th for Kensington’s Summer Outdoor Movie Series. This is a rescheduled screening after we got rained out on our original August 15th date. Hope to see you there!
The Rise of Snapchat: Why is it so popular?
How to Engage Your Audience On Twitter
Have a great September!