Social Media Snapshot – August

Social Media Snapshot – August

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.

http://www.wired.com/2015/08/instagram-says-goodbye-square-photos/

 

Google adds Twitter Tweets to native desktop search results

http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/21/google-brings-tweets-to-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

http://mashable.com/2015/06/05/periscope-map/

 

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

http://trendwatching.com/trends/enlightened-brands/

 

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!

https://socialsesame.com/social-sesame-sponsors-calgary-outdoor-film-event/

The Rise of Snapchat: Why is it so popular?

https://socialsesame.com/the-rise-of-snapchat-why-is-it-so-popular/

How to Engage Your Audience On Twitter

https://socialsesame.com/how-to-engage-your-audience-on-twitter/

 

Have a great September!

David

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