Streaming Services Rise in Relevance

Facebook Gaming

Live-streaming is more popular than ever and its’ rising viewership really does lift all platforms – A space that is dominated by Amazon’s Twitch and now Facebook Gaming who just announced their acquisition of popular streaming service Mixer. Live-streaming is a great way to connect with the younger generation while also boosting engagement of your Read the full article... Read More »

Support Boston’s Black-Owned Restaurants Continued

My Post-5

We continued highlighting a few Black-owned restaurants local to the Boston area in this week’s post. For a list of additional businesses to support, please check out our last post here and here. One Family Diner One Family Diner is an informal diner-style place offering hearty omelets, grits & other homestyle American breakfast fare. They currently Read the full article... Read More »

Social Media Round Up: June 2020

Instagram Announces New Way To Monetize On IGTV Starting next week, Instagram will be introducing ads into IGTV their long-form video destination which celebrities and influencers alike can garner thousands if not millions of live viewers when Live. Instagram has created these new monetization opportunities to support creators’ investment in IGTV by sharing advertising revenue Read the full article... Read More »

Introducing Facebook & Instagram Shops

In a move to help businesses transition to online sales during the COVID pandemic, Facebook has released Shops for its platform.  Facebook stated that, “We want to give people a place to experience the joy of shopping versus the chore of buying. And we want to help small businesses adapt and make it easier for people Read the full article... Read More »

3 New Monday.com Features

Slack Integration The key to the perfect remote workflow is making sure the small alignments and chit-chat are not isolated from your project framework. In order to make this possible, Monday announced a new integration with Slack! You can now create new items in monday.com straight from Slack to make things even more streamlined for Read the full article... Read More »

LinkedIn Updates

LinkedIn

Microsoft has reported that growth on LinkedIn continues to rise, with the platform seeing “record levels of engagement” due to the overwhelming number of people who are currently out of work. According to the Microsoft FY20 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call,  “Amidst a changing jobs market, LinkedIn’s role in creating economic opportunity for every member Read the full article... Read More »

Tips For Managing Social Media Strategy During Covid-19

Before the outbreak of Covid-19, social media teams advocated that social platforms can be more than just an avenue for marketing. They presented user data, showed growth, and served as a great form of brand awareness. Now with finding a cure for Covid-19 so prevalent they have become a powerful source of news, knowledge, and Read the full article... Read More »

Social Media Roundup

Zoom

Zoom Hits Milestone on 90-Day Security Plan, Releases Zoom 5.0 With everyone from high schoolers to companies using Zoom as a primary medium during quarantine it was bound to run into some hiccups. So it is great to see that they are making improvements. In a post released on the Zoom official blog they stated: Read the full article... Read More »

TikTok Downloads Increase Dramatically During Social Distancing

If you have held out and not downloaded TikTok yet, then you are missing out. The New York Times even claimed that TikTok is rewriting the world. As more and more people are looking for something to distract themselves Tiktok has seen an exponential growth in downloads and engagement. According to new estimates provided by the Read the full article... Read More »

3 Ted Talks To Watch!

Esther Choo: How Health Workers Are Responding During Health Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic is unlike anything we’ve ever seen in health care, says emergency physician Esther Choo. Sharing insights into how health workers are responding to the outbreak, she explains what makes this public health emergency different from others — and provides a few simple Read the full article... Read More »