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Facebook Avatars, which are definitely not Bitmoji, are rolling out in the U.S. (Thu, 14 May 2020)
Facebook Avatars, which are definitely not Bitmoji, are rolling out in the U.S. Facebook's Avatars have finally rolled out in the U.S., providing a useful new tool to socially distanced Americans worried they'll forget what their friends look like. Much like Bitmoji or those pixellated doll makers from the '90s, Facebook's Avatars let you create a cartoonish likeness of yourself which you can attach to your instant messages. You can choose between a variety of expressions for your Zucksona as well, all the better to convey sarcasm with. It's basically a personalised emoji for when you're feeling a bit too fragile to send a selfie. "There are so many different ways you can use your avatar including in comments, Stories, Messenger — and soon text posts with backgrounds, too," wrote Facebook's Fidji Simo in a post on Wednesday. Read more... More about Facebook, Emoji, Social Media, Bitmoji, and Avatars
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Instagram introduces new features to help create a more positive space (Tue, 12 May 2020)
Instagram introduces new features to help create a more positive space Instagram is continuing to fight against bullying on its platform, this time by making it easier to control negativity with the help of a few new features.  You'll now be able to delete negative comments in bulk, as well as block or restrict multiple accounts.  Deleting negative comments is now quicker than ever. Deleting negative comments is now quicker than ever. Image: instagram Of course, this is more useful for those with larger followings who tend to get thousands of comments on just one post. Rather than having to sit there and delete each comment individually, they can now take care of all of them with a few taps. Those with iOS can enable the feature by tapping on a comment and then the dotted icon located in the top right corner. From there, select the Manage Comments option and choose up to 25 comments to delete simultaneously. You can block accounts in bulk by tapping on More Options. Read more... More about Instagram, Bullying, Social Media, Tech, and Consumer Tech
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Marketing

The 13 Best Email Template Builders for Any Budget (Fri, 29 May 2020)
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The Ultimate Guide to Podcast Audio, According to HubSpot's Podcast Experts (Fri, 29 May 2020)
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How to Run a Successful Grassroots Marketing Campaign [+ Examples] (Fri, 29 May 2020)
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Blog | 60 Second Marketer @AskJamieTurner

4 eCommerce Retail Predictions for 2021 (Wed, 27 May 2020)
It may feel like time is passing more slowly in this time of social distancing, but the pace of eCommerce change has been increasing – by necessity if nothing else. While there the continuance of existing trends will shape eCommerce in the near future, it is the enforced shift in consumer behaviours that will be […] The post 4 eCommerce Retail Predictions for 2021 appeared first on 60 Second Marketer @AskJamieTurner.
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Guidelines for Monitoring and Maximizing Remote Team Productivity (Tue, 26 May 2020)
Remote working is changing the dynamic of the workplace. Recent data shows that 18% of the workforce works remotely full-time. This data was published before the COVID-19 crisis erupted, which means that society was shifting towards teleworking before social distancing became mandated. The pandemic is likely to make remote working even more common long after […] The post Guidelines for Monitoring and Maximizing Remote Team Productivity appeared first on 60 Second Marketer @AskJamieTurner.
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5 Digital Marketing Tools Startups Can Leverage For Growth And Success (Tue, 26 May 2020)
Positioning a startup in any market can be challenging. You may have a strong offering, but if you can’t get your product and/or service message to the masses, your startup may fall short of success. This is when digital marketing makes a big time impact.  Digital marketing tools come in all forms, and not all […] The post 5 Digital Marketing Tools Startups Can Leverage For Growth And Success appeared first on 60 Second Marketer @AskJamieTurner.
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ProBlogger

How to Create Products and Sell Them on Your Blog (Wed, 27 May 2020)
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9 Blogging Hurdles I’ve Faced as a Blogger and How I Got over Them (Thu, 21 May 2020)
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A Tour of My Home Live Streaming Studio (Wed, 20 May 2020)
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