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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Enables Continuous Live Video Support and Geogating: “Facebook will now allow non-stop, long-form broadcasting.” TechCrunch reports that the only tradeoff for the Continuous Live Video API is that “unlike [the] normal Facebook Live stream, there’s no option to let people replay the stream later or rewind to earlier.” Facebook also rolled out a new geogating feature to the Live API, which allows publishers to “make a video visible only to people in a particular location if that’s where it’s most relevant or they only have limited broadcast rights.”

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Explore.org uses Facebook’s Continuous Live Video API to power its nature cams.

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Do you use Instagram to showcase your business?

Have you heard about the new algorithm and other changes?

Sue B. Zimmerman joins us to explore the latest Instagram updates.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Sue B. Zimmerman, the Instagram Gal. She’s the author of the ebook, Instagram Basics for Your Business, and has taught Instagram marketing for small businesses on CreativeLive. Sue helps businesses leverage the power of Instagram.

Sue explores the latest Instagram features, and you’ll discover how marketers should respond to the Instagram algorithm changes.

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Listen as Sue B. Zimmerman shares what marketers need to know about the Instagram algorithm, and how to adjust your strategy.

Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below.

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social media how toDo you need to create content on the go?

Looking for mobile apps to help?

A number of mobile apps let you create professional-looking images, animations, and video using only your mobile device.

In this article, you’ll discover six mobile apps to create content for your social media profiles.

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Discover six mobile apps for creating your social media content.

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social media how toDo you want more followers on Snapchat?

Are you taking advantage of every connection option?

Using the right tools to their fullest potential will grow your following and increase the chances that others will discover your Snapchat profile.

In this article, you’ll discover three ways to grow your audience on Snapchat.

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Discover three ways to grow your audience on Snapchat.

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social media researchDo you wonder how your peers are using social media?

Wondering if you should focus on Instagram or Snapchat? Thinking of getting into live video?

In our eighth-annual social media study, more than 5,000 marketers reveal where they focus their social media efforts.

This industry report also shows you which social tactics are most effective and how content plays a role in social media marketing.

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Discover how marketers are using social media to grow their businesses.

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social media how toDo you want more exposure for your blog content?

Have you thought about cross-posting your blog content on Medium?

Republishing your WordPress blog posts on Medium gives your business another incredible source of traffic to your site.

In this article, you’ll discover how to automatically publish your WordPress blog posts on Medium.

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Discover how to connect your WordPress blog to Medium.

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social media how toDo your Facebook ads generate leads and sales?

Want to scale your success with Facebook advertising?

By working with audiences and ad set structure, you can improve the performance of your Facebook ads exponentially.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use Facebook Audience Insights to improve the performance of your Facebook ads.

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Discover how to improve the performance of your Facebook ads.

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social media how toDo you want more exposure for your content?

Have you considered publishing your content on Apple News?

Apple News lets you deliver both visual and text-based content directly to a growing number of iOS mobile devices.

In this article, you’ll discover how to become an Apple News publisher.

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Discover step-by-step how to publish content on Apple News.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Rolls Out Interactive Live Broadcast Map: Facebook introduced an “interactive map that shows you [public Facebook Live] streams that you can tune into in real-time” from all over the world and “who’s watching the video you’ve selected.” The Next Web reports that this new feature “has been around for the past month, but it’s now easier to find on Facebook’s desktop site.” The interactive map is rolling out slowly throughout the world, but there’s been no word on when it will be available globally.

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Facebook rolled out an interactive map that shows you public Facebook Live streams from around the world that you can tune into in real time.

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