• YouTube Heroes Will Let Users Earn Rewards By Flagging Videos, More

      YouTube introduced its YouTube Heroes program, which will allow “Hero” users to earn rewards by flagging inappropriate videos, adding captions and subtitles to videos and more. To start, YouTube said the YouTube Heroes program is available to “a select group of contributors from across the globe who have histories of high-quality community contributions.

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  • Instagram Officially Rolling Out Save Draft Feature

    … update, you can save as a draft & come back to it later. — Instagram (@instagram) September 20, 2016 The Help Center page offered the following instructions for using the new feature: Tap the camera button at the bottom of the screen, then take or upload a photo or video. Add effects, filters, a caption or your location. Go…

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  • The Impact of Instagram Stories on Influencer Marketing

    … Early this month, Instagram launched Stories, a “‘new” feature that enables users to create stories–a feed of photos and videos complete with your own doodles, captions and stickers, and displayed for 24 hours only. Sound familiar? That’s because it is. In what can only be seen as a fairly shameless copy, Instagram Stories replicates pretty…

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  • How Product Packaging Helps Market Your Brand on Social Media

    …, typography used on packaging to tout product benefits and ingredients might not be as readable in real-world contexts as it is in advertisements and in well-lit retail settings. A description—for instance, “body lotion with self-tanners for a natural bronze glow” on this consumer’s Twitter image of a Dove product—that looks elegant and is easily…

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  • The Secret Life of Brands: What Image-Recognition Technology Reveals

    … of the hottest tools over the past 10 years. But as it turns out, social media, being part of the real world, is also wildly unpredictable—and while companies have been investing millions in “listening tools” that monitor for product mentions in tweets, Facebook posts and beyond, consumers have increasingly been moving from text-based social-media messaging…

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  • Instagram Finally Adds iOS Share Extensions

    … opening the flagship app. Now, according to 9to5Mac, Instagram users who have upgraded to version 8.2 have the same capabilities. 9to5Mac reported that users will be able to add captions to photos and videos imported from other iOS apps, but in order to take advantage of Instagram’s photo filters and other photo-editing features, they will have to launch the flagship app. Readers: Why do you think it took Instagram so long to integrate with iOS share extensions? …

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  • Top 3 Facebook Video Ad Formats for 2016

    … Facebook video ads yield amazing results for creators and marketers who leverage the platform effectively. I’m not just talking about fat stacks of cash either - whether your objective is to close sales, build a list, or win a whole bunch of new followers, fans, likes, and clicks, Facebook video ads provide an unmatched ability to target your…

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  • Emojis and Social Video: The Top Emojis on Vine and Instagram 😍

    … as the first non-word to make the Oxford English Dictionary. The following infographic confirms the top emojis used by creators when uploading content to Instagram video:Top Emojis Used on Vine22% of Vine uploads contain an emoji, with creators using the full range available to express a particular intent. It's no surprise to learn that 'Tears of Joy' also…

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  • 10 Tips for Publishing Videos on Facebook

    … helpful for page admins dealing with licensing restrictions. Add captions to tell your story with and without sound: Captions are an effective way to draw the attention of Facebook users who are viewing auto-play videos with no sound. Edit and manage all your videos with your video library: Facebook’s video library enables page admins to organize…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
  • 5 Ways to Hack the YouTube Description Box for Better Rankings

    … is, the description box is a crucial player in your YouTube marketing strategy because its contents (along with your titles, tags, and captions) help YouTube to determine if and where your videos rank on search or as related videos. The html-ready box can also include clickable links which appear in search engine results. This is where you will optimize your…

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  • JW Player on The Latest in Video Technology Innovations

    Jeroen “JW” Wijering, founder of JW Player, and a pioneer of the online video player, highlights the best in state-of-the-art video technology for 2014. JW walks us through the current industry standards, how HTML5 is changing the way video is consumed, how adaptive streaming works, and why you should be captioning your video content.

    Carla Marshall/ ReelSEOin SEO Google YouTube- 9 readers -
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