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Publish Posts Instantly With Your New Instant Publishing Feature

#Update — Publish Posts Instantly With Your New Instant Publishing Feature

Yes, Loomly is a social media scheduler that lets you plan your content in advance. But sometimes, just sometimes, you need to publish a post right away, and scheduling it for 5 minutes in the future may not be the most convenient hack. Enters your brand-new instant publishing feature, which simply publishes any unpublished post immediately for you on all your

Calendy Is Becoming Loomly

#Update — Calendy Is Becoming Loomly

TLDR: Calendy is becoming Loomly & everything remains the same for you! Love is all you need You may not know this story, but Calendy was actually born out of love. Back in May 2015, our Co-Founder Thibaud was looking for a solution to make his business & life partner Noémie’s job easier. As a Social Media Manager, Noémie had

Animate Static Photos In Seconds With Plotagraph

#Tool — Animate Static Photos In Seconds With Plotagraph

When it comes to photo effect & enhancement, some apps add filters while other apps generate short videos from photos: now, Plotagraph lets you animate static photos. For instance, you can turn this static photo: Into this animated photo: Click here if you cannot see this video Here is how Plotagraph works: Upload a photo from your library or take one

Customize Facebook Link Previews With Pretty Links (And With Caution)

#Tip — Customize Facebook Link Previews With Pretty Links (And With Caution)

Earlier this week, we were telling you about the latest Facebook Link Preview update, which now prevents you from editing metadata in your posts, and we have disabled this feature in Calendy as well. All over the web, social media managers have been expressing their frustration with this Facebook update — although in fairness many also understand what’s at stake here —

Launch An Instagram Contest With Tagwin

#Tool — Launch An Instagram Contest With Tagwin

If you’ve already run an Instagram contest, you know it’s a powerful strategy to get new followers, engage with your existing audience and even drive revenue. You also know how challenging the logistics of such a marketing event can get, as you need to save all contestants details into a spreadsheet and use a random number generator to determine a

Emoji Trends On Facebook & Messenger

#Data — Emoji Trends On Facebook & Messenger

Yesterday, to celebrate World Emoji Day (that’s a Post Idea in Calendy), Facebook shared a great infographic about emoji trends on Facebook & Messenger, including: The top 10 most used emojis on Facebook & Messenger. Countries that use emojis most on Facebook & Messenger. The number of emojis used daily on each platform: 60 million on Facebook & 5 billion on

Learn About The Upcoming Facebook Link Preview Update

#New — Learn About The Upcoming Facebook Link Preview Update

Starting July 18 (tomorrow), a Facebook link preview update will enforce a new rule preventing customization of link metadata included in Facebook posts. What does it mean, exactly? This means it will no longer be possible to edit the meta title, description & image associated with a link in a Facebook post. Posts including custom metadata will automatically revert back to

Play Fake News, A Game Of Facts & Falsehoods

#Fun — Play Fake News, A Game Of Facts & Falsehoods

Let’s end the week on a fun note, and celebrate both Bastille Day and POTUS being in France for the occasion, with a fun game to play called Fake News. The concept is simple: you are presented with a series of news headlines and you must determine which ones are actual news and which ones are fake news before you

Observe How Facebook Is Challenging YouTube

#LongRead — Observe How Facebook Is Challenging YouTube

As we’ve seen earlier this week, beyond Facebook — and Facebook’s other apps such as Messenger & WhatsApp — only YouTube has more than one billion monthly users: this may be the reason why Facebook is challenging YouTube on the video area, chasing online stars. In this New York Times piece, Daisuke Wakabayashi gives us a backstage access to Facebook’s