Don’t Know Yik Yak? Ask your kids. (Or someone else’s)

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Let’s have a little chit-chat about the super hot mobile app Yik Yak. Only a year old, this anonymous messaging/forum app allows users to communicate and interact with anyone else on the platform within a 1.5-mile radius of themselves. While combining the power of twitter’s quick communication, and restricting interactions within an area defined by […]

Anatomy of a Community Manager

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The components required to make a community manager are varied- a diverse experience and skill sets is key to a successful candidate and on top of that a certain temperament is required to navigate the fluid social media landscape. Here at Community, we’ve discussed and  distilled the following must haves in potential CMs. 1. Prioritize: When […]

Instagram introduces Hyperlapse

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Recently, Instagram launched ‘Hyperlapse from Instagram,’ a simple and powerful tool that is redefining mobile video photography. In contrast to Instagram video, the app does not have a social network functionality ingrained in it ( ie. no username sign up or privacy settings to deal with) or any editing functionality outside of frame speed. Hyperlapse […]

#InstaBoasting

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Have you noticed lately that the quality of your Instagram feed is increasingly looking more like an art exhibit than a regular ol’ photo album? It seems that Instagram is moving from a mere photo sharing platform to a competitive feed, with the goal of boasting about what you do in your free time, but […]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Twitter’s video beta?

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As you may have heard, Twitter is working on their very own video player. And as hard as it may be to believe that this functionality doesn’t already exist, Twitter has taken the time to make sure this tool is both effective and cool for users and advertisers. While the rest of the world waits, […]