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This week on the Social Medal Weekly Brief, we have stories about fake Instagram accounts, a Twitter campaign, and the Facebook donate button.
On Fake Instagram, a Chance to Be Real
What this means for your church: Interesting development. Basically, people are getting so tired of always being “on” with their Instagram account that they want another account where they can just be themselves. So how many people in your church are putting on fake face when it comes to Instagram? Are they getting tired?
Justin Bieber Used Twitter To Win Over Fans For Purpose Release
What this means for your church: Feel free to dislike Justin Bieber all you want, but his social media strategy for his album release was brilliant. This article outlines eight different things that Justin did to promote the album on Twitter. Each idea is really smart and worth taking a look at for your next church promotion.
Twitter is testing multiple emoji reactions to tweets
What this means for your church: It looks like Twitter is moving beyond just the heart button and soon will let you react to tweets with different emojis. While I’m not an emoji user, I’m glad we’ll have another option besides the heart which seems to confuse things for most people.
Facebook aims to boost charities with improved ‘Donate’ button and new tools
What this means for your church: Hmm… I’ve been reading that this feature has been coming for quite some time and it looks like we’re getting closer to the day when your church can have a donate button on its Facebook page.