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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:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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. Ready?
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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…
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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.
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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!
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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.
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Becca’s Hype: Autoplay Everywhere

This week, everyone jumps on the autoplay bandwagon.
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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.
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