Category Archive for 'Visual content'

Live video has been something reserved only for significant occasions in the past, whether it be a big TV event or an important news story. This is all changing now as social media gives the power to the people and makes it easier than ever to broadcast without a TV deal. So where are we currently? […]

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“People don’t read anymore. It’s a fact!” Oh, how many times this has been uttered in the digital sphere, with complete disregard for context. People read! It’s just that on social media, images and words are interconnected in a way we’ve only ever been used to seeing in comic books and graphic novels.   As […]

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Every day, every hour and every minute, overwhelming amounts of data is being generated as consumers hit the internet to connect with each other, search for information, watch clips, be creative, download entertainment, shop and do much more. Excelacom recently released new numbers and despite the fact we have all gotten used to enormous volumes […]

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Nearly 6 years after its initial release and 400 million users later, Instagram is fast-approaching the ad-supported dominance of Facebook. Last week, it introduced its very own algorithm, following in the footsteps of Twitter and its parent company Facebook. Whether this is an enhancement is debatable and many seem to be divided on the matter as it […]

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Emojis: Another language that is easy to learn but hard to master for brands. Whether we like it or not, the way we communicate on social media is changing. Just last year, Oxford Dictionary named “Face with Tears of Joy” Word of the Year 2015.  SwiftKey also found it to be the most popular emoji across […]

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Last week Twitter launched the new video feature making it possible for users to easily capture and share videos without leaving the app.
The launch comes in a time where the social platform has been struggling to keep up with Facebook-owned and video-enabled Instagram. Furthermore, a new group direct message feature was added, which appears to be an invite for the mobile-focused millennials who seem to prefer group messaging apps such as WhatsApp (another Facebook property via acquisition) as well as Snapchat.

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With the growing number of social platforms, businesses have numerous ways to communicate with their customers.
 Today we are taking a look at the mobile app ‘Snapchat’, that allows for its users to send images that automatically delete themselves a few seconds after being viewed.

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Most brands today are active on Facebook, Twitter and maybe Instagram. But if you’re one of the cool kids now, you rule Tumblr! Because Tumblr has potential. Today there are more than 170,000 million Tumblr blogs with 200,000 visits each month. Why are they so popular? Tumblr is a platform based on visual context rather […]

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Visual content is with out a doubt the catalyst of audience engagement on social media today. Similar to a gourmet meal your content must allow your audience to eat with their eyes first, which is probably why photos tend to receive twice as many likes as text updates. Pinterest is a great platform for brands to be featured on; the platform allows you to display non-tangible aspects all of which can be related to your product or company through lifestyle portrayals and inspiring mood boards. Here is the lowdown on Pinterest accompanied by a few of our best tips on how to strategically incorporate the platform with your branding efforts.

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Instagram has been part of our lives for four years and most of us use it either privately or for business purposes. We fell across some pretty interesting facts on Expanded Ramblings and Inside Facebook about how instagram users behave and which content performs well. Our guess is that some of the results may surprise you, so we’ve decided to turn all of them into this awesome infographic with some useful (and some useless) facts about Instagram!

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