Three juicy bites this week:

  • Twitter’s New Rules for Social Scheduling
  • Instagram Usage Trends
  • Instagram Insights Help Manage IG Stories

With more on Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and all that.

Plus a call for all who are interested to put your virtual hand up to be a Featured Reader!

 

Top 3 Stories This Week

What Twitter’s New Rules Mean for Social Media Scheduling

In February 2018, (Twitter) announced a few policy changes meant to prevent the types of behaviors that hurt the overall user experience.

But at the same time, this change to Twitter’s TOS should make the network a lot more useful for everyone in the long run – because honestly, less spam and fewer bots are pretty good things to work toward.

New Report – Instagram Usage Trends, & How Brands Can Tap Into Shifts

Andrew Hutchinson

…Instagram (the fastest growing social network) notes that some 200 million of the platform’s daily users visit at least one business profile in the app every day, while more than 25 million brands have signed up for business profiles on the platform, two million of them running ads.

How to Analyze Instagram Stories with Instagram Insights

Olga Rabo

Are you using Instagram Stories in your marketing? Wondering where to find metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) for Instagram Stories? In this article, you’ll discover how to use Instagram Insights for Stories.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Update

AI Belongs to Everyone, Not Just Tech Giants

Ashley Sams

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The democratization of artificial intelligence was a resounding theme at this year’s SXSW event and one that Google Cloud’s chief AI scientist Fei-Fei Li discussed heavily on stage with former White House CTO Megan Smith and Foundation Capital partner Joanne Chen. Recounted by VentureBeat, Li’s main hope is for a more human-centered approach to artificial intelligence.

This Space For You?

Would you like to be featured in the next issue?

As mentioned in a previous Bites, it’s a long time (I suspect a very long time), since I ran the occasional Featured Reader section in this newsletter. I enjoyed that, and I hope others did, so I’d like to do that again.

It’s no biggie in terms of what you have to do to participate. All I need from you is a photo – preferably a headshot such as you use on Facebook or LinkedIn, a very short bio, no more than 300 words, and a link to your web site, or Facebook profile, or LinkedIn profile. Is that easy advertising, or what?!

Just send me an email to [email protected] tell me you’re in, and I’ll be in touch.

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Des Walsh is a business coach and social media strategist. He helps owners of small and medium business meet confidently the special challenges of this age of rapid transformation, deliver great results and stay balanced and happy in the process. Des has been actively engaged for over 20 years in promoting the business opportunities of the digital economy, is a certified specialist in social media strategy, a blogger, podcaster and co-author of the best-selling book LinkedIn for Recruiting.

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