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Instagram Reaches 500m Monthly Users

Instagram Reaches 500m Monthly Users

By Tess | 14th Jul 2016

For any social networking platform, reaching 500 million monthly active users (MAU) is a major milestone. For Instagram, there are 300 million daily active users (DAU) uploading around 95 million pictures. At just a little under six years old, Instagram surpassed Twitter’s numbers (320 MAU) in late 2014. The year before, Instagram grew by 23%, […]

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Quickies: Instagram Business Profiles

By Tess | 12th Jul 2016

Instagram has announced it will be launching a series of tools aimed at helping businesses using the platform. The series of tools being introduced include Instagram business profiles, insights, and the ability to promote ads. Instagram Business Profiles Switching your Instagram profile over to a business profile is free of charge, and will enable you […]

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Quickies: Make the Most of Twitter’s Character Limit Changes

By Tess | 5th Jul 2016

Twitter has recently made some changes to the platform’s character limits. Media attachments no longer take up character space, and @usernames in replies are also not counted. Twitter has also gotten rid of the need for a full-stop for followers of a particular reply.

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Quickies: How to Use Snapchat Filters

By Tess | 28th Jun 2016

Similar to Instagram filters, Snapchat also lets users add filters to an image. In addition to the Instagram-esque colour filters, there are also Snapchat filters that add the time, temperature, and speed to Snaps. Geofilters Snapchat also offers Geofilters: filters that are only available in a specific place such as a city, festival, or sports […]

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Quickies: Reorder Pinterest Boards

By Tess | 7th Jun 2016

The social media platform Pinterest allows users to “pin” or bookmark images, videos and more to a pinboard, allowing you to curate and share the content you love the most. People typically create different boards for different topics, so pins relating to one topic can be found together. A user’s profile shows all of the (public) boards […]

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Quickies: How to Pin from iPhone Browsers

By Tess | 24th May 2016

With the internet so full of incredible animal pictures, LOL inducing videos, useful home hacks, and irresistible recipes, it’s no wonder the scrapbook social platform Pinterest has more users than ever. The ability to curate all of your favourite celebrity hamsters in one place has never been so essential. Read on to find out how […]

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Render Positive Interviews Danny Denhard (for a second time!)

By Jon | 18th May 2016

Danny Denhard joined us again to give his views on content marketing, Instagram, Snapchat, and a range of other topics. This is a great podcast for anyone really wanting to get to learn great content and social media principles and advice. Danny is an expert in his field, and we were so happy to have him on […]

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Quickies: Posting Links on Instagram

By Tess | 17th May 2016

Instagram doesn’t allow users to add clickable hyperlinks to photos or comments. However, with a bit of a workaround, there are ways of posting links on Instagram. Read on to find out how!

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Render Positive Interviews Charlie Price

By Bree | 12th May 2016

In this podcast we interview Charlie Price, a very interesting 19-year-old who runs his own copywriting agency as well as being a kitesurfing adrenaline junkie. This podcast is one of my favourites, as we end up interviewing each other. He’s achieved a lot in a short amount of time and we talk about everything from how he’s […]

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Quickies: How to Turn Off Twitter’s New Algorithmic Timeline

By Tess | 10th May 2016

Twitter has made a subtle but crucial change to the tweets that appear in your timeline. In place of the original, chronological timeline of tweets, Twitter users now see a new timeline showing “best tweets first”. Twitter’s new algorithmic timeline hasn’t been greeted with the warmest reception. The good news is, there is an option […]

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