Next time you’re curious about what you see in a Snap, new context cards from Snapchat will have the answer.The post Snapchat’s New Context Cards Make Snaps Searchable by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
In the latest update for Instagram, the app rolled out a polling feature in its Snapchat clone, which allows a user to ask their followers to vote between two choices. While polls aren’t groundbreaking on social media, (Twitter rolled out polls in 2015), there is one thing different about Instagram polls that you should probably know before you vote your heart out: They are not anonymous. SEE ALSO: Woman Instagrams her catcallers to prove an important point Image: bkurbsYes, for reasons unknown, Instagram decided to make the results of the poll visible to the person who ran it, which is somewhat of a breakaway from what you would expect on an internet poll. While it’s nice to see how your followers may truly feel, you would have no idea that polls are not anonymous unless you ran one and checked for yourself. Read more…More about Instagram, Social Media, Polls, Instgram Stories, and Culture
This wasn’t supposed to be how it ended. What should have been a triumphant finish to a momentous career ended in injury when Usain Bolt fell to the track in the midst of his last-ever race at the IAAF World Championships in London on Saturday. SEE ALSO: Usain Bolt’s favorite fitness app is Kevin Hart’s Snapchat Bolt had apparently developed a cramp in his left hamstring just after taking the baton in his anchor leg of the 4×100 relay and was unable to finish. The United Kingdom went on to win the race, and America and Japan took second and third as Bolt’s teammates helped him limp off of the track. Read more…More about Usain Bolt, Entertainment, and Sports
Here’s how you can leverage Snapchat Spectacles to produce quality social media content and boost your engagement.The post 6 Things Marketers Need to Know About Snapchat Spectacles by @searchmastergen appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Every April Fools’ Day joke this year is pretty bad. Snapchat’s, however, isn’t. It’s true. Snapchat has an actually hilarious prank in a year when it’s pretty much impossible to outdo the jokes of our daily lives. The app is offering a filter that lets you make any Snapchat look like an Instagram post. If that weren’t enough of a prank against the app that copies every feature Snapchat creates, the filter also makes it look like your photo was liked by three people — “my_mom and 2 others.” AKA the people Snapchat thinks are using Instagram. The photo also has the hilarious, Instagram-appropriate caption: ???. Read more…More about April Fools Day, April Fools Day, Instagram, Snapchat, and Business
Here are five interesting marketing trends from a new Snaplytics report, which analyzed 271,000 snaps comprising 24,000 stories from 500 brands.The post 5 Interesting Snapchat Trends Brands Need to Know by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Snap, parent company of Snapchat, is going public. Here are six statistics from Snapchat’s IPO filing that marketers will find interesting.The post 6 Surprising Stats from the Snapchat IPO Filing by @DannyNMIGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Video is one of the search marketing trends to look forward to so now would be the perfect time to add video to your marketing strategy. But what’s the best platform to publish videos? Look no further because we’ve got answers from our #SEJSurveySays poll!The post 85% of Digital Marketers Publish Videos on YouTube [DATA] by @rinadianewrites appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Snapchat has finally introduced one of its long-awaited features: Groups. Snapchat users can now create a group chat with up to 16 friends. You can create a Group by starting in the Chat part of the app and clicking the upper left corner button to start a new message thread. SEE ALSO: This is getting ridiculous. Facebook just ripped off Snapchat’s navigation. After selecting up to 16 users, you can choose a name for the Group. Within the Group chat, you’ll see each participant’s name at the bottom. Like in other Snapchat messages, chats sent to the Group are deleted automatically after 24 hours. You can also send stickers, Bitmojis, Friendmojis, voice notes and video notes. Read more…More about Shazam, Tech, Business, Apps And Software, and Snapchat Groups
Behavioral targeting is coming to Snapchat. That means advertisers will soon be able to target users based on their Snapchat activity.The post Report: Snapchat to Add Behavioral Targeting by @DannyNMIGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.