Now that you’ve hopefully started playing around with Instagram Stories, I thought I’d take the opportunity to share one or two features that some may not be aware of. So let’s get into it. Solid background colour. You can create a solid background colour by taking a random picture, selecting the drawing tool, choosing the colour you want and holding down on the screen. Your … Continue reading Some lesser known features of Instagram Stories
Instagram Stories is an obsession for me. Well, maybe ‘obsession’ is a tad strong. Passion, perhaps? Either way, the platform is currently one of the fastest growing and a lot of that is thanks to the Stories feature. But what are Instagram Stories, I hear you scream? Well, it’s basically Snapchat for Millennials. The feature lets you take pictures or videos and post them to the … Continue reading Instagram Stories: It’s Snapchat For Post-Teens
In 2018, Mark Zuckerberg will be making some big changes to Facebook. Gone are the glory days for businesses and brands. Facebook’s News Feed algorithms will have no time for likes and shares in 2018 – this beast can only be fed on conversation. These changes have rattled some. But the updates are in response to the Fake News epidemic of 2016 and 2017. Over … Continue reading From ‘Shares’ to ‘Comments’ – conversation is Facebook’s new social currency
EDIT: I wrote this before Facebook admitted to inflating video metrics, because they’re a bunch of bastards and want your money / content. So please take all of this with a pinch of salt. For our website, IM PLAYIN, me and the chaps have been experimenting with how we create, publish and share our video-content. We used to use YouTube as a way to share our … Continue reading Is Facebook better than YouTube for sharing video?