Facebook Stories: Imitation, But Not Flattery

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They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. That may be true in some situations, but when you’re one of the most successful social media networks in the world, does imitating your competition help or hinder your success?

Don’t get me wrong, I love a good Story — but when I want to post a Story, I go to Snapchat, because that’s what it’s for.

Working in the social media world, I spend a lot of time thinking about and posting content. But lately, I’ve been finding it difficult to decide which app to post to, because they all have overlapping features — and, frankly, overlapping audiences.

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Dear Santa: A 2016 Social Media Wishlist

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It was almost Christmas time and all was bright
As Santa sat by the firelight.
He sat in Santa HQ, preparing with cheer,
wondering, “What could I do different this year?”

He heard a tap on glass and a faint hoot
Saw an owl with a scroll about as big as his boot
“Come inside, little one!” Santa jollily boomed
Unrolling a scroll the length of the room.

“What do we have here!” He cried, chuckling some
“What? Facebook can be really dumb!
Who is this from, Metter Media in Cambridge, MA?
A social media wishlist, they say.”

Then Santa’s eyes did sparkle bright
He looked out into the dark night
And vowed to make each wish come true
If Facebook can’t fix it, Santa can do!

Introducing…

Metter Media’s Social Media Wishlist

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