The months have flown by and we already find ourselves halfway through 2017, which means winter in Australia and heaps of internet and social media news to share!
We are well into the year and there's no signs of slowing down with Social Media! Especially for Facebook, who announced heaps of now features and initiatives at their F8 conference.
March is popularly known for St. Patrick's Day, the beginning of Autumn here in Australia and after this year will be known as the month that Facebook officially took on Snapchat.
This month in social media, we continue to see other platforms taking a page from Facebook (pun intended) but not to slow it down, Facebook continues to innovate with new services and features. Perhaps the biggest trend over all social networks has to be the Oscars with hashtags trending #Oscars and #FakeOscars, in the latter part of February, we couldn't help but giggle as we saw our newsfeeds flooded with Oscar memes.
With each new year, marketers are having to adapt and expand their skills to the grow with the ever-changing market. It’s not enough to be a one-dimensional marketer any more, you need to be proficient across multiple platforms, technologies, and methodologies.
Welcome to the new year! We're off to a great start, with social media hitting the ground running and updates sure to make both the general user and the digital marketer happy.
We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and a smashing New Year! Before we dive into all the awesome opportunities 2017 has for us, it's time to review last month's social media stats!
Last month may have a been a little quiet in terms of plaftform updates, but there is still alot of shifts going on in the background that will influence usage. Australia is consistently adding more users to social media platforms every day as demonstrated by the numbers in this blog.
We hope you all had a frightfully wonderful Halloween! Last month didn't scare social media though, it may even have inspired some cool new updates to the various platforms:
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