Welcome to the latest edition of this week’s top social media trends! It’s only week 1 of 2017 and there are already been so many exciting new things to talk about! But if there is one thing to remember from this week, it’s that it really confirmed 2017 will be the year of Instagram!
Instagram is not only growing in numbers, it also is becoming a platform that can pretty much do everything. Thanks to the company itself of course, but also thanks to third-party apps that really bring Instagram to the next level. For example, having a problem linking out from your Instagram account, try Linktree, you will love it, guaranteed. Want to generate more traffic and sales from your photos? Give Yotpo a go!
This week Facebook also finally made its automatic caption generator available to all pages. It’s a brilliant voice recognition tool that will make captioning your video easier than ever.
Ready for some super cool new features and top trends? Read on.
|Here’s How To Add Multiple External Links To Instagram – Instagram is not known for its ability to drive traffic or conversions. This is mainly due to the fact that one can’t send users to multiple external links, or add links on posts. With Linktree though, viewers who click on the link in your profile, can choose to visit any collection of links you specify.|
|How To Automatically Generate Captions On Your Facebook Videos -Research has shown that when sound starts playing unexpectedly, 80% of Facebook users will react negatively, and scroll past your video. This is the main reason why silent videos tend to perform better on the platform. The tool is powered by Facebook’s voice-recognition software.|
|The Kentucky Fried Football Challenge Is The First Real Instagram Game – KFC launched the first-ever football video game on Instagram. Called “Kentucky Fried Football Challenge,” the game comes just in time for the college championship game on January 11, and the NFL kicking off its playoffs. It is not the first time KFC is associated with American football, as the brand has consistently showed its love for the game in the past.|
|Here’s How To Turn Instagram Photos Into Traffic And Sales – With only one link allowed on your Instagram profile, driving traffic and conversions is a challenge. With Yotpo‘s Visual Marketing tools however, you can identify and collect the best user-generated content from Instagram, to effectively promote your products and to create shoppable Instagram feeds for your customers.|
|3 Motivational Books Everyone Should Read This January – It’s during January that we all commit to become better and do greater things. You’ll probably hit the gym, or even start running again. But what will really make 2017 a success, is your capacity to stay motivated and make a real difference. These 3 books are all about helping you do just that.|
Tune in next Sunday for a new edition of our weekly social media trends! Enjoy the week ahead!