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Spare a thought for poor ‘Henry’. Rumour: He’s still waiting for Facebook Support to reply.
🔥 GEEKOUT HOT 5
- Instagram is killing IGTV (sort of) [LINK]
- UK regulator reveals new rules for TikTok, Snapchat, and others [LINK]
- Snapchat is handing out cash to creators (again) [LINK]
- Twitter will now help you avoid intense conversations [LINK]
- Facebook‘s got a big problem attracting younger users [LINK]
When Facebook goes down, I will often have friends and family message me saying “you must have had a tough day” or words to that effect. Personally, I love it.
It always brought out the best in my work as a social media manager. All bets are off, and the rulebook sort of gets pushed to one side. I get the sense many social media managers feel the same way judging by the fun brands had on Twitter
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WORTH A LOOK…
Daily Mail turned a guy’s tweets into a column without permission [LINK]
LinkedIn ‘Thought Leaders’ mostly talk bulls**t [LINK]
A round-up of the best Facebook outage tweets + memes [LINK]
Why use of the sparkle emoji is rocketing in 2021 [LINK]
How DownDetector became the goto tool to check if Facebook is down [LINK]
Enough with the fun stuff… Let’s dig in to the stories making the most headlines this week 👇
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