Social Media Sites in 2020 And Facebook Goes To Court. Today on Webcology Jim is joined by Michelle Stinson Ross, Director of Marketing at Apogee Results. Michelle is a recognized authority on the search and social media both within the industry and in the greater business world. Besides being a fairly frequent guest on this show, listeners might have read her columns at Forbes, Search Engine Journal, The SEMPost, and Marketingland. She is a regular speaker at events like the Digital Summit Series, SMX, and PubCon.
While Instagram might be a powerhouse for one brand, it’ll do nothing for another – and while one business might have tons of engagement on Facebook, another business will gain more traction on LinkedIn. The best move is to have at least a presence on each of the major platforms, and from there, strategically choose which ones to double down on. We’re going to take a look at each of the seven major social media platforms in our social media guide: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, and Reddit. Canada’s Privacy Commissioner takes Facebook to Court.
The court action stems from a probe into the data scandal surrounding Facebook. This is centered on allegations Facebook had allowed an app to gather personal information which was then shared with Cambridge Analytica. This company is the political consulting firm founded by former U.S. President Donald Trump chief strategist Stephen Bannon and billionaire Republican donor Robert Mercer.