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Friendemic's Big News

January 26th, 2017 – Friendemic and GoFanbase , two fast-growing leaders in the social media and online reputation space, announced today that they are merging.  The combined company will be among the largest providers of social and online reputation software and services in the automotive dealership space, with experience serving over 1,000 dealerships, including dealers from among many of the leading automotive groups. The combined […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: August 7th-13th

Top Stories: #Campdemic2016 was a blast! Check out our Friendemic adventure here. Forget ad blockers! Facebook is now showing advertisements on its desktop site to people using ad blockers. Facebook has fueled the feud with Snapchat by testing selfie filters. Instagrammers rejoice about the upcoming Instagram draft feature! Employee Spotlight: Crawford Gates — Intern If you’re looking for someone to answer the phone, vacuum the floor, […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: JULY 31ST-AUGUST 6TH

Top Stories: Oh snap! Instagram creates a “story” feature similar to Snapchat’s! Pinterest is rolling out new targeting features. Marketers can now target users by email or device ID. Facebook Messenger allows you to speak with your customers through chat bots! Go for the gold by utilizing the #Rio2016 flag emojified hashtag on Twitter. There’s one for every country and event! Employee Spotlight: Kelsey Dickson […]

#FriendemicFriday — Stories: Who Wore it Better?

People may say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but we’re not convinced that Snapchat will be sending a thank you card to Instagram any time soon. Facebook (who owns Instagram) has a long history of copying other platforms’ tools—and the newly released ‘Instagram Stories’ feature is no exception. Facebook has been coveting Snapchat’s loyal army of millennial users since the app’s launch […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: July 24th-30th

Top Stories: Instagram finally came out with business analytics! Pinterest snatched Snapchat’s chief analytics guru. Changes must be on the horizon! Twitter advertising is falling behind. Start thinking of where else you want to put your budget. Square-shaped videos have a 67% completion rate on Facebook! Instagram has always known what’s up. Employee Spotlight: Alli Vankleeck — Graphic Designer Alli’s main life goal is to […]

Join us at Digital Dealer, August 8-10 in Las Vegas

Join us at Digital Dealer, August 8-10 in Las Vegas! Stop by booth #445 to catch the latest social media news, or better yet to pick up a new color of Friendemic sunglasses. In addition, our very own CEO, Steve Pearson, will be presenting on online reputation and what it means for your business. Click here to register!

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: July 17th-23rd

TOP STORIES: Facebook 360 and an inside peek of the Salt Lake City Friendemic office. Facebook Messenger is the second most popular iOS app with 1 billion users. Pokemon Go recruits its first paid sponsor — a McDonald’s in Japan! Instagram comes out with a new analytics feature. EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Spencer Jack — Account Manager Spencer is a numbers enthusiast (we know, weird). He finds joy […]

#FriendemicFriday – A 360° Look of Your Brand

Scrolling through your newsfeed recently, you’ve probably noticed interactive photos where you can either click and drag, or physically move your phone (in Pokémon GO fashion) to “look around” a panorama/photosphere. It’s been nearly a month now since Facebook released this 360-degree photo tool to the public, yet somehow it’s flown under the radar for a lot of businesses. How you take advantage of this […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: July 10th-15th

TOP STORIES: Pokémon Go and why it’s all the rage. Facebook Live and ROI. Scheduling Instagram posts with Buffer. Twitter strikes another live-stream deal. EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Robert Grange – Account Manager A Salt Lake City native, Robert feels most at home when he is outside and on his next adventure. He loves breakfast foods and Star Wars, cocktails and rock climbing, as well as clever wordplay and […]

#FriendemicFriday – "Catching ‘em All": Potential Customers

As a twenty-something-year-old, I’m not ashamed to admit that over the past week I’ve dedicated more hours to Pokémon GO than I have to sleeping—and it turns out I’m not alone. GO has taken the mobile world by storm, and its influence is quickly overflowing into the social media and marketing sphere. According to Survey Monkey, the augmented-reality (AR) game became the biggest mobile game […]