Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Social Media Podcast 72: The Apple Watch finally arrives

It’s a full house in Social Media Podcast 72 as Gordon is joined by three members of the fatBuzz team, Cameron Wilson, Zara Cameron, and making her podcast debut, MJ McNally, for more discussion around the latest news and topics in social media.

In this episode we discuss how more brands are turning to Instagram for better reach, with more and more users turning to alternatives to Facebook, we ponder what is next? 

As always, we also discuss the latest and curious news surrounding social media. 

Everything from Facebook’s new takedown guidelines and what our take is on the social networks latest step to remove any potentially offensive material appearing on your news feed, Twitter’s new quality filter feature, the removal of the “feeling fat” emoji, Facebook’s ever changing algorithm and we also get Gordon’s thoughts about the Apple Watch replacing traditional watches! 

Here are the main topics and links relating to them from this episode:
  • 01.35 - Facebook revamps its takedown guidelines, what posts are now deemed offensive by the social media giant? - Read more... 
  • 06.26 - Twitter introduces a new quality filter button, is this taking away the original appeal of a non-censored platform? - Read more... 
  • 14.41 - Twitter turns 9, what have they changed about social media in that time? Read more... 
  • 18.25 - The Apple Watch, with long battery life and more integration into wearers lives what does this mean for businesses using social media? 
  • 27.50 - The teams take on Facebook removing its “feeling fat” emoji” - Read more... -
  • 29.52 - Facebook has tweaked it’s algorithm once again, what does this mean for the type of content you create? Read more... 
  • 33.30 - Main discussion - More brands are turning to Instagram for better reach, what next? - Read more... 
  • 51.30 - Tinder users are falling in love, with this brilliant piece of viral marketing… Read more... 
If you would like to share your thoughts on any of the topics, suggest a topic, or be featured on an upcoming podcast, please get in touch at with the topic “Social media podcast”. For more updates follow us on Twitter @fatbuzz

You can also reach those on the podcast from the fatBuzz team at:

Gordon - - Twitter @gordonwhite
Cameron - - Twitter @wildsunn
Zara - - Twitter @myfascinationZC
MJ - - Twitter @JaryMulie 

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