Poynter: How 3 local newsrooms grew exponentially on Instagram. “This summer, three young journalists went to work in local newsrooms. But they weren’t there to report, photograph, video or edit — they did it for the gram. University of Missouri Journalism School graduates Emily Dunn, Grace Lett and Magdaline Duncan worked at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Boston Globe and the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune specifically to test and create Instagram strategies to attract younger audiences.”
Nerd4 .life: WunderBO, a new online video game that promotes Bologna and its museums. “WunderBOi s a game to learn about and explore the cultural heritage of Bologna, an adventure full of puzzles, trivia and hidden object in which the player is called to collect the remains coming from the Medieval Civic Museum and the Museum of Palazzo Poggi in Bologna for the descrambling of a real Wunderkammer , or ‘wonder room’ (the Wunderkammer is unfenomeno collectors of the seventeenth century, typical of the area, cultural centre-european mixed natural and artificial objects, with a particular penchant for the bizarre and the wonderful).”
MakeUseOf: Spotify Wants to Help Podcasters Get More Listeners . “Spotify has launched Spotify for Podcasters, a dedicated platform just for podcasters. With podcasting growing as a medium, streaming media companies are desperate to become the home of podcasts. Hence Spotify reaching out to podcasters in this way.”
Social Media Examiner: How to Use Memes: A Guide for Marketers. “Looking for a fun way to engage people on social media? Have you considered using memes in your marketing? In this article, you’ll discover how your business can use memes to engage and connect with people.”
Social Media Examiner: How to Create an Instagram Content Plan for Your Business . “Do you want to improve your organic Instagram content? Looking for an Instagram content marketing guide to follow? In this article, you’ll find out how to plan, create, and optimize Instagram content for your business.” This is really for anyone who wants a more systematic way of planning out their Instagram content.
Search Engine Journal: Your Simple Guide to Twitter #Hashtags . “Twitter infamously helped create the hashtag in 2007, first used by Chris Messina, which changed not just Twitter, but all of social media – and much of the world around it – in a big way.”
RIT Scholar Works: Ask Me Anything: Promoting Archive Collections On Reddit. “Social media is an important marketing and outreach tool for many libraries. While Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are commonly used, Reddit is underutilized despite its popularity and high user engagement. Special collections can use Reddit to reach and engage with their target audiences, no matter how niche. This article explains how to use Reddit and host an event called ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA), using as a model a successful AMA hosted by archivists at the Rochester Institute of Technology.”