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 Instagram things that aren’t API changes Looking forMore

Instagram Stories are a pretty well integrated part of the Instagram experience by now, but there are a lot of features to tap into and some are more well known than others. With that in mind, we wrote up a quick guide to all of the existing features plus what we know is currently beingMore

While we’ve advised against buying followers on any platform for years, a lot of social media users have done so anyway in order to quickly grow their social presence regardless of the consequences. Now that every platform is cracking down more consistently on engagement bait and bots, those consequences are increasingly being paid. So what’sMore

Were you fooled by any brands on Easter Sunday? There were quite a few attempts to fool consumers, many of them starting early since target audiences would presumably be away from phones and computers the day of. So what makes a good April Fool? Obviously humor and cleverness can be subjective, but some basics ringMore

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 brand voice and content marketing Here’s a goodMore

That coveted Instagram #aesthetic: When your posts and Stories are Instantly recognizable because of the style you’ve cultivated on the platform over time. Color palette, fonts, framing and more are all part of the consideration. It’s visual branding at its finest. But sometimes it’s really hard to read. Keep your audience in mind when you’re designingMore

A lot has changed on Twitter over the years when it comes to promotional best practices, but some things have stayed the same (spoiler alert: don’t be spammy). What do you need to know in order to promote yourself or your brand on Twitter? We’re glad you asked. Got more questions or something we missed?More

There are the sophisticated and cool among us who always know about the latest modern art exhibit and have it on their calendars as a must-see event. Then there are the rest of us who ask ourselves, at least internally, if two old vacuum cleaners encased in plastic columns are really art? Some of usMore

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. Influencer marketing and algorithms Which level of influencer isMore

There has been less talk about the Twitter algorithm than the Facebook or Instagram algorithms lately, but it’s still smart to keep up with the latest that’s understood about how it works and what that might mean for your brand’s strategy. Got a question or something we missed? Find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. What weMore