Aswin Lutchanah

Hybrid Social Media Manager

Facebook

Panicked giphyDid you ever panicked when you noticed that the photos of your Facebook post had disappeared?

I DID!!! ūüėĪ

What was most frustrating was that the post had a high potential of engagement as it already had more than 50 likes in less than 15 minutes. So, I didn’t want to delete the post and make a fresh one with the lost photos… Consequently, I tried to find a workaround to solve the disappearing photos on Facebook posts issue and this is what I’ll share with you in this article. (more…)

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Twitter has evolved from simple textually hashtagged tweets with mentions to multimedia tweets. Now, tweets may include photos, a video, a location, a gif & even a poll. Here’s a quick infographic guide about tweet character limits.

The microblogging platform has changed the character limits for a tweet. So, I’ve updated the infographic which now illustrates that adding¬†photos, a video, a location, a gif or a poll to a tweet still allows you to write a tweet of 280 characters. Note that historically, ¬†the length of a tweet was 140 characters. The move from 140 to 280 characters created a lot of debate as any major change on Social Media platforms.

Tweet character limits infographics

Infographic of Tweet Character Limits (v3)

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Testing Facebook Live

Posted by Aswin Lutchanah on Saturday, March 12, 2016

After seeing the Facebook Live¬†option on my iPhone, I decided to test it with my personal profile. But it’s also ¬†available for Facebook pages. Facebook is challenging Periscope. While you are live, you can see people joining and commenting your live stream. You may also like their comments by tapping on the transparent thumb which then becomes blue. You may remove comments after you publish the video. Below, you can find some screenshots. This provides new opportunities to Community Managers, right? How are you going to use this option? (more…)

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6 new reactions' buttons on Facebook

More than a like,¬†Reactions’ buttons allow you to show your emotions more appropriately on Facebook. Long awaited, those 6 buttons have been making the buzz today as they officially rolled out. Mark Zuckerberg said that it’s an alternative to the dislike button requested by the Facebook community. In fact, the new Like button gives you the possibility to react in 6 different ways, 5 of which are new:

  • Like
  • Love
  • Haha
  • Wow
  • Sad
  • Angry

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KayaKaya était un grand chanteur,
Mais aussi un grand penseur.
Kaya chantait une société,
Qui sombrait dans la facilité.
Personne ne voulait l’√©couter,
Sous pr√©texte qu’il √©tait un fumeur.
En vérité, ils avaient tous peur,
De voir de pr√®s cette dure r√©alit√©. (more…)

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