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22nd June 2020
Success Through Lockdown #2: Pivoting your social media marketing
Find out how a company whose primary products are tea towels, adapted their marketing message and saw double on year-on-year increase in sales.
7th January 2019
The powerful social media campaign kickstarting 2019
In a dark and dreary January, Greggs offered the nation refuge last week with their campaign surrounding the launch of the new vegan sausage roll. Tasty.
10th September 2018
Becca’s Hype: Twitter Updates, Snapchat Bouncing, And Instagram Rumours
Welcome to this week’s edition of Becca’s Hype, a weekly post containing all of the latest social media stories from the last week. Here are Becca’s faves:
2nd July 2018
Becca’s Hype: A Look Across All Networks
Welcome to this week’s edition of Becca’s Hype! After weeks of Facebook and Instagram stealing the limelight, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn have started to shake things up.
21st May 2018
Becca’s Hype: Story Updates And Twitter’s Healthy Conversation
This week we’re seeing a lot of change in Instagram and Facebook Stories, as well as some good news from Twitter in regards to dealing with harmful content on the platform.
8th May 2018
Becca’s Hype: F8 Roundup
Hello there! We’re all back from a very sunny bank holiday weekend and have quite a few social media updates for you.
19th March 2018
Becca’s Hype: Facebook updates AR Studio & Twitter tests breaking news module
This week we take a look at a test run by Twitter to display the latest news directly in your timeline, plus, a look at Facebook’s AR Studio.
12th March 2018
Becca’s Hype: Twitter makes a stand against ‘Tweetdecking’
Happy Monday! Ready for this week’s social media hype?
This week on social media there has been an influx in updates, Twitter has been cracking down on accounts guilty of ‘Tweetdecking’, Facebook has been making minor tweaks, and Snapchat is now letting you tag users in Snaps. Let’s get on with it.
5th March 2018
Becca’s Hype: Twitter and Facebook lead the way with updates
Welcome to Becca’s Hype! Did you survive the snowy conditions last week? Thankfully that’s all over now and the weather is back to normal. Let’s get on with some Twitter and Facebook updates.
26th February 2018
Becca’s Hype: Quick Updates & A New Social Platform
Today’s hype is a quick-fire round containing all the best nuggets of info you need on social media this week.
20th February 2018
Do you know how to use Twitter?
I’ve got a couple of questions for you. How did you stumble across this post? A Google Search, browsing our website, or perhaps via Twitter? If so, I’d like you to have a think about how easy to use the platform is, or isn’t.
18th December 2017
Becca’s Hype: My Favourite Updates of 2017!
To celebrate the end of the year, I thought I’d pick out some of my favourite, most notable changes to social media platforms this year, as well as making a prediction or two about what might happen next year. Ready?
20th November 2017
Revamps, merging, a test, and a new way to upload – this week on Becca’s Hype
A quick look at this week’s changes in social media.
13th November 2017
Becca’s Hype: Changes on Twitter, an update for bloggers, and a Snapchat rumour
After a stressful morning frantically refreshing half a dozen tabs to get BrightonSEO tickets, I’m pleased to say that eventually, we got some! Hopefully you did do, April’s conference is going to be a good one, trust me, I know it.
For this week’s hype I’ll be looking at Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Yep, Snapchat are still battling away for social media success.
30th October 2017
Becca’s Hype Halloween Edition
Welcome to this spooky edition of Becca’s Hype! This week I delve into the latest scary announcements from Twitter and Facebook regarding transparency.
23rd October 2017
Becca’s Hype: Facebook shakes things up
This week I talk a lot about Facebook with a touch of Twitter at the end for good measure.
16th October 2017
Becca’s Hype: Twitter Add a New Feature & Snapchat Try to Stay Relevant
Welcome to Becca’s Hype, the weekly bubble of social media news from the top platforms.
2nd October 2017
Becca’s Hype: Big Updates to Live Streaming Across the Web
Welcome to Becca’s Hype! This week Twitter have expanded their character limit, Snapchat have launched sponsored World Lenses, and Vimeo have launched a live streaming service.
25th September 2017
Becca’s Hype: A Week of Updates
This week I take a look at Apple’s new Intelligent Tracking Prevention, action taken by Twitter on pro-terrorist accounts, and updates made by Facebook and Instagram.
11th September 2017
Becca’s Hype: Facebook Needs A Helping Hand
This week Facebook gets a helping hand from Instagram, as well as trying out some very colourful tests…
6th September 2017
5 Ways to Make the Best Use of Twitter Lists
Twitter is a great place to meet & talk to others in your industry, but your stream can quickly become cluttered and full of noise if you follow a lot of people.
4th September 2017
Becca’s Hype: Make sure you read T&Cs!
This week we have a reminder of why you probably should spend time reading terms & conditions!
21st August 2017
5 things you should NEVER do when running a Twitter account
Running a Twitter account takes time and patience. You’ve got to be in it for the long haul and you’ve got to be ready to react at any moment.
31st July 2017
Becca’s Hype: Autoplay Everywhere
This week, everyone jumps on the autoplay bandwagon.
17th July 2017
Becca’s Hype: Everyone goes crazy for notifications
This week, social media platforms have been going wild for notifications – but not in the way you might expect.