#SocialSpeak – What’s Hot in 2019

January 15, 2019

Another year, a host of changes in the world of social media is sure to follow! Social media is always changing and with new algorithms and updates, the landscape is sure to shifts again and again.

As we kick things off in 2019, here are the top trends that will keep every marketer on their toes for creating the best social media content and advertising. Continue reading

#SocialSpeak: Instagram and Twitter: What’s New?

January 3, 2019

Social Media platforms are always searching for new ways to let you connect with your friends, family or even people with the same interests as you, whether it is by posting or sending pictures surrounded by bursting hearts or a fake crown upon your head and even engaging in discussions with your followers through the “ask me anything” feature that was recently deployed and they aren’t stopping here. Continue reading

#SocialSpeak Explores Transformative Storytelling

December 24, 2018

In last week’s edition of #SocialSpeak, we assessed the social repercussions of the transformative product. All of the rage in the modern-day market, products are coming out that entice consumers to commit to a change in behaviour. And a product is not released, does not exist, if it is not paraded on social media. Continue reading

#SocialSpeak – #UAE47, Twitter’s crackdown and Watch Party

December 10, 2018

As we reach the tail end of 2018, social media networks are coming up with new updates like there’s no tomorrow! Some like in Twitter’s case have been long overdue and make the platform much more open and inclusive free from hate, while a long-standing Facebook update is now available for everyone.

Delve in as we take a look at the highlights from the celebration of the UAE’s 47th National Day celebrations across social media, breakdown the latest updates and gauge the questions you should be asking yourself before posting on social media. Continue reading

#SocialSpeak – We Love It When A Good Video Comes Together

November 5, 2018

A perfectly laid out plan is good, but when that leads to the creation of a video that gets the entire nation talking, that’s great.

Fitness is an essential part of all our lives and ensures a better you, yet most people in today’s world barely get any exercise at all due to time limitations and a variety of myriad reasons. In comes the Dubai Fitness Challenge. An initiate launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Deputy Ruler and the Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates that inspires and engages people across Dubai to get at least 30 minutes of exercise daily for 30 days.

The challenge is open for all but plays a very important role in bringing together the various government entities and services across the city. Team members from these offices vow to take part and crush the challenge successfully. Working with a lot of clients in the governmental sector we had a variety of requests to create something special and accept the challenge. Continue reading

#SocialSpeak: Voice Commands Coming to Facebook Messenger

October 29, 2018

Future improvements for the Facebook Messenger app will include the test voice commands feature. An “M” Messenger assistant button will be available in future versions of the app and will appear atop the message thread screen. This button will activate voice commands for chat and calls.

You will be soon able to use your own voice to initiate voice calls, dictate and send messages, and create reminders.

This new update will not distract users from the main experience they get from using Facebook Messenger, unlike other updates the app has introduced like integrating games into Messenger.

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