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Social media cannot believe what Anthony Taylor did whilst sending off Fabian Delph vs Wigan

Social media cannot believe what Anthony Taylor did whilst sending off Fabian Delph vs Wigan

Sports
In the replay of the historic 2013 FA Cup final, Wigan Atheltic have again matched Manchester City blow for blow, with both sides currently all square. Towards the end of the half, however, like in 2013, City were reduced to 10-men, following Fabian Delph’s reckless challenge Max Power which referee Anthony Taylor deemed to be worthy of a red. Controversial decision Referee Taylor has put himself at the middle of huge controversy after changing his mind from showing Fabian Delph a yellow card to a red one instead. As the game moved into the second minute of added time in the first-half, Delph’s poorly-timed, two-footed lunge on Power caused huge uproar amounts the Wigan players. So much so, as when the referee went to show the 28-year-old just a yellow card, he instead changed 
61 Social Media Statistics to Bookmark for 2018

61 Social Media Statistics to Bookmark for 2018

Social Media
Right when you think you’ve grasped your demographics, buyer habits and social advertising strategy, something new changes and turns your data into old news. That’s why it’s so important for marketers to stay up to date with the latest social media statistics. Don’t believe us? Statista recorded new Twitter users grew by 43 million year over year in 2014, but only by 9 million in 2016. On the other hand, new Instagram users increased by 150 million year over year in 2014 and has since successfully grown by 100 million new users each year. While these social media statistics might not be shocking, it does show how the landscape of the industry drastically changes in a just a few years. To help you out with your current social media marketing efforts, we’re goi...
7 Steps in Creating a Winning Social Media Marketing Strategy in 2018

7 Steps in Creating a Winning Social Media Marketing Strategy in 2018

Social Media
Just a few years ago, you could get away with building a social media marketing strategy on the fly. As long as you were present, you were doing more than your competitors–right? Well it’s 2018 and not much of the same logic applies today. With 30% of millennials saying they engage with a brand on social at least once a month, your strategy can’t be only about existence. Brands must be fully invested in their social media marketing strategies and focus on engagement. Otherwise, you’ll lose out on real customers, which means serious effects on your bottom line. We’re not here to scare your brand into the world of social media. Instead, we want to provide your marketing team with the right steps to take toward a successful social strategy so your brand isn&rsqu...
Photo of Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool target published on social media

Photo of Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool target published on social media

Sports
Jurgen Klopp takes photo with ex-Liverpool target Sardar Azmoun Rubin Kazan striker linked with Anfield move in January 2017 Uncertainty surrounding how recent the photo is SEE MORE: Liverpool to give 25-goal forward mammoth contract at Anfield Meaningful meeting between the pair or lucky coincidence? The latter seems most likely.The post Photo of Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool target published on social media appeared first on The Empire of The Kop.
Bernie Sanders Says His Social Media Person Warned Clinton About Russian Efforts

Bernie Sanders Says His Social Media Person Warned Clinton About Russian Efforts

Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said on Meet The Press that his social media person in San Diego went to the Clinton campaign in September and warned them about weird Russian efforts to use his Facebook pages to say horrible things and undermine democracy. Video: A Bernie Sanders social media person warned Hillary Clinton campaign about […] The post Bernie Sanders Says His Social Media Person Warned Clinton About Russian Efforts appeared first on Politicus USA.
8 Of The 10 Republican Senators With The Highest NRA Contributions Shared Disingenuous Condolences On Social Media

8 Of The 10 Republican Senators With The Highest NRA Contributions Shared Disingenuous Condolences On Social Media

Politics
After the Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida resulted in the deaths of 17 people, most legislators in Congress went on social media to offer their condolences. Posts by Democrats usually emphasized the need for gun control reform. Posts by Republicans, on the other hand, offered nothing more useful than “thoughts […] The post 8 Of The 10 Republican Senators With The Highest NRA Contributions Shared Disingenuous Condolences On Social Media appeared first on Politicus USA.
Trump spokesperson defends Russia, blames election interference on the mainstream media

Trump spokesperson defends Russia, blames election interference on the mainstream media

Politics
Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley claimed during an appearance on Fox News on Saturday that Democratic politicians and the mainstream press have done more to interfere in the electoral system than Russia has. Responding to a question about the indictment handed down by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday — which accused 13 Russians and three Russian companies of a coordinated social media campaign to bolster Donald Trump and undermine Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election — Gidley brushed aside the allegations against Russia, and quickly pivoted to other scapegoats. “What the Russians were trying to do, as outlined by Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, was create chaos in the American election system,” Gidley said. “And I will
How to Maximize Your Social Media Budget in Pay to Play World

How to Maximize Your Social Media Budget in Pay to Play World

Social Media
If you’ve been in the world of social media marketing within the past five years, there’s no doubt you’ve noticed that most platforms have been shifting toward a pay-to-play model. Whether it’s Facebook’s shrinking organic engagement or Instagram switching away from a chronological feed, the days of scaling organic social media engagement for free are going away. Aside from your engagement numbers going down, another area that has been impacted is social media budgets. In Q1 of 2017, social media ad spend increased 60% YOY. Whether it’s due to the decreased organic visibility or the general growth in social media marketing, it’s clear that brands are getting more serious with how they budget for social media. As a result, a lot of marketers and br...