Happy New Year, and all that jazz!
Hope you all had a chance for mini digital detox. I surprised myself at how easy I found it to switch off from social media these past few weeks. I think I was just fed up of reading about Covid-19, tbh. Anyway…(rolls up sleeves) let’s get back to it, we have a lot to catch up on!
I see 2021 has started with a (social media) bang, what with Trump FINALLY getting banned or restricted on most of the major social platforms. Loooong overdue. It feels like the beginning of the end for him. I give it two weeks before Trumpy starts promoting his presence on Gab, Parler, or any shady, dark corner of the web that will host him. We will dig into all this in a moment.
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Meanwhile, Facebook has killed Page Likes. A new ‘Pages Experience’ was officially launched this week, bringing a host of changes and new features. The focus is now on follows, instead of Page Likes.
This change makes sense given I myself often want to follow a Page, but I don’t want to express I ‘Like’ the Page. The other changes all feel fairly incremental and useful. Check your Page now to see if yours has been switched to the new design yet, and let me know what you think
Here are a bunch of other things spotted in the past few weeks:
Consider that your starter. Here comes the main course. A lot of new social stuff went down in the past few weeks. I will bring you up to speed and make you look good when your boss or colleagues ask for an update on social.
Let’s do this!
P.S: I have hidden a magic-link to access Geekout on Discord somewhere in this week’s newsletter. Be quick…The link expires after 100 uses! Can you find it?