The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week

by • November 9, 2014 • Top 5 NewsComments Off on The Top 5 Social Media News Of This Week3644

This week was all about great social media marketing: From the end of like-gating on Facebook to some of the most impressive social media campaigns we have seen to date. When C&A brings Facebook to a paper magazine,  or when Taco Bell dares to “black-out” all its social media, we feel our industry is going forth.

We read a lot about tips on how to get more followers on Twitter. This week we decided to take the matter in our own hands, with a true story and tips on how to really increase your following. It’s a true story and we know it, because it is our story.

Are you ready for this week’s Top 5 news on We are Social Media?

Are You Ready To Say Goodbye To Like Gating? – A few months ago Facebook announced that Like Gating was to be banned. That day has now arrived and, since November 5th, social media marketers are no longer allowed to “force” users to like Facebook pages.
How We Increased Our Twitter Following By Over 400% In 1 Year – Getting good Twitter followers takes time, yes, but it should not be about investing money. It should only about showing who you are, what you do and how much you care for the people who follow you.
Why You Should Have A Portfolio If You Work In Social Media – Having a portfolio has become norm in the creative industry, however it’s not just designers and photographers who can benefit from having one. Recently, we were asked whether Social Media professionals should have a portfolio. Our answer? Yes!
Taco Bell Wipes Out Social Media Presence To Launch New App – You might have missed this, Taco Bell did something crazy. It wiped out its social media presence on FacebookTwitter and Tumblr – erasing every Facebook posts in its timeline and getting rid of over 1.4 million Twitter Followers.
What If You Could “Like” Things From A Paper Magazine? – Social Media may occupy a very important part in the clothing and retail industry, but fashion magazines are still what most women will rely on when it comes to discovering new trends. This is the reason why C&A decided it was time to bring social media inside paper magazines.

Have a great Sunday and week ahead!

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