Dark social is simply the hidden side of social media: Direct messages between friends, any kind of sharing of content or brands that isn’t out in the open. It’s frustrating for brands because they want to know where people are hearing about them and their products, and they want to help keep customers, fans andMore

As we’ve recently discussed on the blog, numbers are meaningless without context, but getting that context around numbers for your brand isn’t always easy. Here’s a little bit more about how you can establish a baseline for your brand across social. Got questions or something we missed? Find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. First: Be clearMore

The promotions around Jurassic World keep coming, and they keep getting more creative. After Amazon made their “biggest delivery ever”, Doritos is getting in on the Jurassic World marketing collaboration with an extensive, fun campaign that’s meant to be interactive. It’s also perfectly absurd: Fans can actually win (and. . .eat? collect?) the giant DoritoMore

We spend the week reading the best things we can get our eyeballs on and on Fridays we share them here with you as The Week in Social.  Read anything good that we missed? Share it with us on Twitter or give us your thoughts at @UnionMetrics. On GDPR Not compliment yet? Here are 11 PostMore

Influencers are so hot right now. Whether they’re the big-time celebrities, the YouTube and Instagram influencers who have become celebrities in their own right, or the micro-influencers focused on their own little niches, you can’t scroll a social media timeline without seeing a partnership post. So if you’re a brand, how do you not onlyMore

No matter how long you’ve been on Instagram or which industry you’re in, you can pick up some ideas from the examples in this post to freshen up your approach. Let’s dive in! Got questions or something we missed? Find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. Macro shots Lots of different industries go for macro shots toMore

Every 7.3 seconds a man posts a photo of himself without a shirt. Clearly, these men are afflicted by shirts that are falling apart before they can take a photo in them. How are they getting so #ripped? So #shredded? Fruit of the Loom asks these important questions- and of course offers a branded answer-More

We spend the week reading the best things we can get our eyeballs on and on Fridays we share them here with you as The Week in Social.  Read anything good that we missed? Share it with us on Twitter or give us your thoughts at @UnionMetrics. All about Instagram’s algorithm The mysterious Instagram algorithm isMore

Every once in a while it’s a good idea to check in on the routines you’ve established around your social media marketing to make sure nothing has slipped through the cracks, or gotten repeatedly left off of the to-do list. (It happens to the best of us.) Make this that time for your brand. YouMore