#SocialSkim: Facebook Nixes a B2B Feature, Governments Grow Weary of Social: 10 Stories This Week

This week: Facebook pulls an important B2B targeting capability; Messenger hits 1.3 billion users, but not all’s well; Pinterest reorganizes with boards within boards; Twitter pins hopes on a new product director; how Snapchat’s caught between Qatar and Saudi Arabia; and much more. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

VRChat grabs $4 million in a rare bright spot for social VR

Startup VRChat raised a million Series A round of funding led by HTC. The money for the social VR startup comes in the wake of AltspaceVR running out of cash and the earlier closure of Convrge, though Altspace found a lifeline of sorts. There’s still High Fidelity running strong and Linden Lab continues building Sansar, the successor to one of the longest-running virtual […]

Social media ad fatigue: How to combat it without spending all day making new creatives

Ad fatigue is a problem we’re all too familiar with, so how can you avoid it? Contributor Laura Collins shares key techniques to refresh your creative efficiently and effectively. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Setting Social Media Marketing Goals

In today’s digital landscape, chances are social media is a vital piece of your marketing mix. After all, people live on social platforms these days and projections show that worldwide social media users will surpass 3 billion by 2021. But as brands and marketers fight for visibility in crowded, “algorithm-enhanced” news feeds, how many of […]

How to Utilize Social Data to Enhance Your Marketing Process [Infographic]

This infographic from Salesforce outlines some key ways you can use social data to enhance your sales and marketing process.​ Social Media Today RSS

15 of the Best Social Media Monitoring Tools You Can Use in 2017 [Infographic]

This infographic highlights some of the best social media monitoring tools to consider to help maximize your social media marketing process. ​​ Social Media Today RSS

Here’s how to become a social media marketing guru for less than $35

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Internet history was made on May 22, 2005, when YouTube co-founder Steve Chen posted a video of his cat called “Pajamas and Nick Drake.” That 30-second clip was the very first cat video ever uploaded to the video-sharing site, according to The […]

Even more US adults now getting news from social media, says Pew

 New research by Pew suggests there has been another increase in the proportion of U.S. adults getting news via social media platforms. Read More Social – TechCrunch

Scandal prompts FTC to crack down on social media influencers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settled charges against individual social media influencers for the first time Thursday, setting a new precedent: influencers need to unambiguously disclose their connections to brands and companies they are promoting. Thursday’s settlement specifically requires two YouTubers — Trevor “TmarTn” Martin and Thomas “Syndicate” Cassell — to clearly disclose relationships with […]

Social Media Influence Rising, According to New Pew Research Study

Social media is becoming an increasingly important news source for Americans, according to new data from Pew Research. Social Media Today RSS