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Removing Likes and Why We Are Fine With It

by Kate Durkin and Bailey Roy| November 26, 2019

A few weeks ago, Instagram announced that they will test hiding like counts in the United States. Eight other countries have been like-free for over 6 months—and now the process is expanding due to heightened scrutiny and a push to depressurize the platform for youth audiences, prioritizing connections over popularity. Instagram’s CEO Adam Mosseri told […]

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A TikTok Primer: What it is and why you should care

by Kate Durkin| August 29, 2019

With 1.2 billion installs globally and over 800 million monthly active users, TikTok is the newest social platform grabbing massive consumer attention – especially among Gen Z, with 80 percent of TikTok’s user base under 34 and 69 percent under 24. The platform growth has been rapid, to say the least, boasting a 275 percent […]

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6.5 Billion Reasons Why Influencer Marketing is Here to Stay

by Kate Durkin| May 9, 2019

With influencer marketing showing no signs of slowing down, and on track to reach $6.5B in marketing spend in 2019, here are a few key trends to keep an eye on… Reaching, Beyond Reach: With follower fraud a major concern in 2017, and platforms spending much of 2018 rooting out millions of fake accounts, brands are […]