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What’s New in Social Media This Week?

My latest healthcare social media newsletter has gone out to subscribers. In this week’s round-up of news and tips:

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Emerging Tech: Shifts for 2020

Last month, Facebook released a new research report as part of its “Shifts for 2020” series, which looks at how emerging tech is influencing user actions. The full research report and data is available on Facebook’s IQ Insights blog. For a snapshot of the findings check out my latest Medium post.

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Snapchat Adds Links, Voice Filters, and Backdrops to Snaps


Snapchat is breaking its long-standing “no links” rule while also providing some novel new creative tools to keep it one step ahead of Instagram. The new features are rolling out globally on iOS and Android.


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Are You Accidentally Using Banned Hashtags on Instagram?


Instagram is now demoting content that utilizes particular hashtags that have been hijacked by bots.


Facebook Pages Can Now Create Linked Groups


Facebook continues to put increased emphasis on Groups, with Chief Product Officer Chris Cox this week announcing that Groups for Pages are now available for all Pages worldwide.


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LinkedIn Tests New Mentor Matching Feature


LinkedIn is testing out a new free service for members that will match them with other professionals who can give them career advice.




Your weekly cool tool recommendation, social media quote of the week, and six things you should know in the world of social media.

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