What’s new in Social Media this week

Building a powerful LinkedIn profile, using GIFs to effect and YouTube ads update

Building a powerful LinkedIn profile, using GIFs to effect and YouTube ads update

How to build a powerful LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has created a new infographic which outlines the core elements of an effective LinkedIn profile. One of the key and most useful updates of the user interface is the ‘suggested summary’ option, which creates a summary for you – all that’s needed for you to do is personalise it.

Key reasons to incorporate GIFs into your social media strategy

Words and photos are the staple to great storytelling, but it’s sometimes difficult to find exactly the right ones to convey your message. The GIF is the perfect medium for combining image and text in one short form communication. To ensure you make the most of GIFs in your social media strategy, here’s a handy guide.

 YouTube ditches unskippable 30-second ads

Some great news was announced this week for YouTube fans. Google confirmed that the platform is to scrap “unskippable” 30-second advertisements on the video-streaming service, from 2018. Long unskippable adverts are seen as a nuisance by many viewers, and Google has introduced shorter formats making the experience better for all.

Gordon Ramsey Twitter comedy

People are having lots of fun this week on Twitter with the foul-mouthed chef. People are sending pictures of their cooking to Gordon Ramsay to rate and it’s pure comedy. Gordon famed for his no-nonsense approach is cutting no corners in his feedback. Check some of them out here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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