Welcome to our 16th social media round-up (we can’t believe it’s already number 16 – where does the time go?). We know how hard it is to keep up with all the changes and new features in the world of social media, so we do the hard work for you. Here’s the latest social media news and what it means for your cause.
Last week, our very own social media manager Tereza Litsa was invited to take over the @NonProfitOrgs Twitter account for the day to talk about #ReclaimSocial, a campaign of ours that has also evolved into a podcast series – emphasising the importance in spreading positivity on social media.
Welcome to our 14th social media round-up! It’s hard to keep up with all the changes in the world of social media, so we scour the internet for you and bring you all the latest social media news and updates.
Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms when building your charity’s social presence. However, it can be challenging to improve your engagement, especially when you’re not sure how to start.
The charity sector is of course very serious business – with charities addressing issues such as poverty, inequality, abuse and health conditions to name a few. Once a year though it’s perfectly acceptable for charities to have a laugh and not take themselves too seriously. I’m talking about April Fool’s Day, of course! Here are some of the best charity April Fool’s jokes we spotted:
Welcome to our 12th social media round-up. Keeping up with all the changes to social media platforms is hard so we’ve done all the hard work for you! We’ve scoured the internet to find, and curate, the latest social media news – and what it means for your charity.
What’s Giving Tuesday, I hear you ask? Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving and takes place on Tuesday 27th November. It follows after Black Friday and Cyber Monday to counteract the consumerism of those two days. It’s about making one day count by giving time or money to good causes and it’s really easy to get your company involved. Last year it raised over $300 million globally! In the UK it always trends all day long on Twitter and this year over 2,000 charities have signed up to take part. So how can you get involved?
Twitter has around 330 million monthly active users, making it one of the most popular social media networks. It’s a micro-blogging site where tweets happen in real time. Unlike Facebook, most people on Twitter have public accounts, meaning it’s easy to engage with them directly. Twitter is all about conversations.
Twitter recently announced that they’re cracking down on automation and the use of multiple accounts to share the same message. They said in a statement, ‘Twitter prohibits any attempt to use automation for the purposes of posting or disseminating spam, and such behaviour may result in enforcement action.’
A quick look at the most popular social platforms shows that social media has become more visual through the years. As it becomes harder to stand out on news feeds, images and video can help you create more appealing content.
The Social CEO Awards are fast approaching and we are delighted to be a sponsor this year! The awards shine a spotlight on, and recognise those, CEOs and leaders who are using social media for social good. The awards look to inspire and encourage other CEOs to see the benefits of using social media and how it can help their charity. We thought we’d share ten top tips with you to get you started.
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