15Oct

What is a #hashtag? Hashtags are used all over Social Media, it’s almost a sin not to use one now. Companies regularly create their own for their brand as well as advertising campaigns, so they  can gather momentum over time. They are usually keywords but can also be slogans and adding the # hashtag symbol […]Continue Reading

13Oct

Facebook has begun rolling out 3D photo upload capability from your mobile phone and here at Social Progress we’re very excited about that. But it’s not yet available to everyone. If you have an iPhone with dual-lens camera, which has been in place since the iPhone 7 Plus, you’ll be able to use this new […]Continue Reading

31Aug

With the new educational year about to start and students moving up to high school or going back to school, we wanted to revisit the topic of the impact that Social Media now has on our children as well as how safe they are online. We’re fairly certain that the majority of parents will use […]Continue Reading

28Aug

As a business, you may be on various Social Media platforms and try to use them to connect to your primary audience in different ways. If you’re already on Instagram, have you gotten involved in stories yet? If not, maybe you’re still waiting for someone to tell you why they’re a good tool to use […]Continue Reading

06Aug

Social Media is becoming more and more a visual experience. Instagram is the fastest growing platform out there and continues to dominate with the introduction of Instagram Stories and now, IGTV (Instagram TV). When you’re scrolling through any social feed and you see an image, there’s a good chance you ignore the text that accompanies […]Continue Reading

30Jul

I feel comfortable in the Social Progress office already, just as I did the day I had my interview. Janet and Becky remind me of my mum and my sister; whether that’s good or not I have no idea, but it feels familiar and I don’t feel out of place. The only thing that bothers […]Continue Reading

06Jul

I’ll say it once, but I’m sure that I’ll say it another 1000 times before the end of the week. Asking people to ‘Like and Share’ is stopping your business being seen on Facebook. This is just a little unknown fact that every small business needs to know. There is a crucial reason why Facebook […]Continue Reading

08Jun

Until now, the Social Progress Team has been well known to love #cake. It’s someone’s birthday – let’s have cake! We have a team meeting – let’s have cake! We’re out for lunch – let’s have cake! Clients have also been known to BRING us cake to some meetings and training! (It’s part of the […]Continue Reading

13Apr

We’re sure that you’re aware that there’s been a lot of talk recently about the use of personal data from Facebook and Instagram and how this is shared with third party apps. There is no denying that Facebook is now desperately trying to harvest back some control and regain the world’s trust on what happens […]Continue Reading

01Apr

Felix’s global popularity goes stellar It was announced earlier today and exclusively to Social Progress that the European Space Agency have allowed British Astronaut Tim Peake to take social media sensation Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat on his next mission to the International Space Station later today. Training has been completed, with Huddersfield’s favourite feline […]Continue Reading