How to keep up with social media news and trends

If you’re a social media marketer, there are two things that are certain: that you spend most of the time on your phone and you spend even more time trying to teach friends and colleagues how to use the newest apps and features…

Social media is constantly developing. For example, Snapchat’s parent company, Snap Inc., unveiled nine huge new features in 2016 alone. This makes marketers question: How do I keep track of everything that’s changing -and still have time to do my job?

Create a stream on Twitter with popular hashtags

The best place to find out the most up to date news about social is-you guess it-on social media. Start off by creating a stream on Twitter with popular social media hashtags. Most used terms that can be used are #socialmedia, #smchat, or #inboundmarketing – if you need more ideas, check out Hashtags.org.

Subscribe to social media blogs.

As a blogger, ideally, you should subscribe to a few blogs that post content about social media so you don’t miss anything. If there’s a new feature or trend, it will be written about in detail on these blogs.

What’s trending

Try out some of our suggestions and we would love to hear if they help keep track of the latest social media news. I’ve made some predictions about how social media will evolve in the future, so keep an eye out for more news and trends on our website – they’re right around the corner.

How to keep up with social media news and trends

 

What are your plans of action for keeping up with social media news and updates? Share with us in the comments below.

How to keep up with social media news and trends