Happy Thanksgiving! Since a lot of us are enjoying time with our families, I’ll keep this week’s Social Media Weekly Brief short and to the point. This week we have stories about new Facebook Messenger features, Instagram poetry and new call to action buttons.
How do I love thee? Let me Instagram it
What this means for your church: It’s good to see people using social media for more than just selfies and cat gifs. For me, I wonder if most Christians can move beyond posting scripture or quotes from Charles Spurgeon.
Facebook starts testing Snapchat-style messaging in France
What this means for your church: Facebook is experimenting with disappearing messages for Facebook Messenger. I think this is one small example of how Facebook is trying to recapture the younger adult market which is leaning more towards Snapchat.
Facebook Testing New Call-to-Action Buttons for Video Ads?
What this means for your church: I like the direction that this is going. However, I hope that these call to action links remain unintrusive.