Twitter is a strange place.
It’s a place where Big Ben (yes—the clocktower) tweets every hour on the hour and any user can be retweeted by the President of the United States. It’s where we all dumped buckets of ice water over our heads in the name of ALS in 2014 and are currently sharing photos of each other photoshopped with wrinkly features (#faceappchallenge). Only adding to the increasing absurdity of it all: the presence of corporate-owned accounts. Here’s why mimicking the strategies of these well-known profiles might not be the best method to boost social engagement.
For civilians (or as they might prefer to be called, redditors), Reddit is a vast and intriguing world where you can find a place to talk about almost anything (here’s looking at you r/FakeBeesRealTopHats). For marketers, however, it might appear like a confusing, never-ending maze of random topics and snarky internet trolls. But after doing some digging and first-hand investigating, you might not necessarily need to brace for impact. Here’s how you can welcome Reddit into your social strategy with open arms.
In his annual start-of-the-year Facebook Missal, Mark Zuckerberg brought down some hard truth about the state of the blue-and-white kingdom: trust between Facebook and users is at an all-time low.