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Quick Takes 7/20/16: Twitter’s Verified Application, Snapchat Recommendations and More

Recommend accounts worth following with Snapchat’s new ‘Suggest’ feature (The Next Web, 7/18/16) This is a solid addition to the feature set since finding people is a constant pain and a big barrier to new user onboarding. I wouldn’t be surprised at all if Snapchat in the very near future rolls out “Promoted Suggestions” in … Continue reading

Quick Takes 7/13/16: FTC Fines Warner Bros., Twitter Livestreams and More

As Online Video Surges, Publishers Turn to Automation (The New York Times, 7/10/16) This is so awful I barely know what to do with it. Automating content is bad enough since you lose the heart and soul of the producer, but how these companies are talking about cobbling together videos from existing wire service photos … Continue reading

Quick Takes 7/11/16: Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and More

I’m going to go back to doing a regular series here on recent social media, content marketing and other news that’s caught my eye. This first edition is a bit heavy because I started saving stories last week when I was focusing on other, non-blog stuff, and future posts won’t be quite this robust. Snapchat’s … Continue reading

Twitter Launches Dashboard for Business Accounts

Twitter has announced Dashboard, a new site and mobile app designed for brand and corporate account management. The new tool offers publishing teams a few features that have been common to third party CMS platforms for a while but which are new to the native system. Those include Tweet scheduling, editing of scheduled Tweets (before … Continue reading

Twitter Gets in on the Sticker Action

Twitter announced yesterday that you will be able to add stickers to the photos you send on the network. These stickers then essentially become visual hashtags, where you can click through to see who else is using the same stickers you just used, something that’s meant to foster a community and more engagement since you … Continue reading

Twitter, Vine, Instagram and Tumblr Made Yesterday A Big Video Day

It’s hard to pick just one of the big pieces of news around social – particularly live – video that seems like the biggest change. First there was Twitter, which expanded the length of videos anyone can shoot and share to 140 (natch) seconds. That’s almost a 3x increase from the previous 30 seconds everyone … Continue reading

Twitter, Google Maps and More in PNConnect Weekly Reading

The latest edition of PNConnect Weekly Reading is up on the PNConnect Blog: Twitter Confirms Changes to Character Count Restrictions Twitter has confirmed earlier reports that media will no longer eat into character counts, giving users a clean 140 characters to work with. Notable is that the post announcing these changes does not mention links. … Continue reading

Twitter Confirms Changes are Coming

New from me on PNConnect: Twitter has confirmed earlier reports that media will no longer eat into character counts, giving users a clean 140 characters to work with. Not only media but also @usernames used when replying will not count. In addition to those points Twitter is making changes allowing you to Retweet and Quote … Continue reading

Snapchat, Twitter and More: PNConnect Weekly Reading 5/19/16

New from me on PNConnect is the latest Weekly Reading: Twitter to Drop Media and Links from Character Count Bloomberg report states that Twitter will finally stop counting links and media (like photos and videos) against the 140-character count. Not Shocking: Snapchat Considering an Algorithm Snapchat is, according to publishers and others, working on an … Continue reading

Twitter Opens Up some Space

New from me on PNConnect: A Bloomberg report states that Twitter will finally stop counting links and media like photos and videos against the 140 character count. That would free up between 20 and 25 characters for more copy and remove a frustrating restriction from the network since those ~23 characters can make a big … Continue reading

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