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Metter Media Social Report, February 17, 2017

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In this week’s #MMSocialReport – Snapchat original shows are a thing, Musical.ly is aiming to take over the social media world, you can learn a new language from GIFs, and Facebook updates galore!

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#MMSocialReport Feb. 10, 2017 | Metter Media Blog

#MMSocialReport

Two major efforts to undermine online harassers, the Super Bowl’s takeover of social media, Mark Zuckerberg’s new focus on video, and the Snapchat IPO—read about it all on this week’s #MMSocialReport. 
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Self-Love in the Time of Overwhelming Social Media

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We feel you: social media — our usual happy place — has been heavy lately, to say the least. While still an exciting medium to share ideas, make connections and post the latest Rupaul’s Drag Race reaction gifs — the trending news, trolls, and echo chambers have become… let’s just say a lot.

Metter Media has pledged to do more to make a positive impact and create a future we believe in, but even we need a break sometimes from the endless deluge of unhappy notifications that get thrown at us each day.

We’re not going to sit here and tell you to log off completely from the networks that we hold so dearly, but we are going to offer some actionable respite for when it feels like it’s way too much to deal.

So that brings us to this blog post full of things that can help you get through it all. From our Social Media Cooldown Spotify playlist to our favorite apps to help us obtain a much-needed level of zen, this blog post – much like Twitter and Facebook nowadays – has plenty of helpful tools. The internet likes to use the term ‘safe space’ as a pejorative, but when the world seems to turn upside down, you need to grab a hold of something. Grab hold of this.

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Some Of The Most Powerful Tweets From The #WomensMarch And What You Can Do Now

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This weekend, America made history with its largest protest of all time. An estimate of over 3 million marched in the #WomensMarch in all 50 states, with thousands joining in cities across the globe. The march, which was kickstarted on social media, led to some of our favorite tweets of all time. Here are some of our picks for most powerful tweets from Saturday.

Want to help support the cause? Click here for a list of action items following the Women’s March.
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