RECAP: Digital Dialogue EP 33: Our Favorite Social Media Tools
May 7, 2019
On this episode of Digital Dialogue, Katelyn and Scott are expounding on social media strategy with the best tools to help you maintain your multiple accounts across multiple platforms. Take a look behind the scenes and see what we think are some of the best tools and services!
First, we present our #socialmediaminute covering two stories that we found interesting from the social media sphere.
Facebook Announces Bans of Well-Known Extremist Commentators
Along with redesigning the app, and working on its privacy, Facebook is removing a number of extremist commentators from the app. It’s a major move by Facebook, underlining the platform’s renewed focus on curbing the rising amount of hate speech on its platform, which is not only causing societal division, but is also leading to increased attacks and violence in real-life.
In recent months, there’s been a spate of horrific incidents linked to far-right activism, including shootings in Pittsburgh, Christchurch and Poway. Facebook, which has been working with a range of third-party groups in developing its platform policies for such, has clearly deemed that it now poses a significant enough risk that it no longer wants to play any potential role or any kind, leading to this new action.
Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for May to Assist with Strategic Planning
Twitter has released the ultimate planner guide for all of the most hash tag-able events happening in May! Just this past weekend we had some very popular ones!
#StarWarsDay (196M Tweet Impressions): May 4th
#KentuckyDerby (100M Tweet Impressions): May 4th
#CincoDeMayo (196M Tweet Impressions): May 5th
#METGala (25M Tweet Impressions): May 6th
If you are looking for more information social media strategy and tips in general, be on the lookout for our full blog post on Thursday in which we will post all of the information you can find in the podcast and more!