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NEW! Video Crossposting Available in SND Dashboard

Crossposted video is one of the secret weapons of major media groups on Facebook. Basically, it allows you to repost an already-posted video without having to upload it again, either within the same Page, or across multiple Pages you admin. The biggest benefit of Crossposting is Facebook’s consolidated view counter that counts video views across all … Continued

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Great Ways to Use Post Meta-Tagging in SND Dashboard

Now you can use SND’s new Post Meta-Tagging feature to categorize, sort and filter your social media content. This is a clever way to identify sponsorable content franchises, reuse high-performing content or simply improve your social strategy within certain content verticals. Use (and Reuse) Your Best Evergreen Content One of the most clever uses of post mega-tagging … Continued

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NEW! Post Meta-Tagging in SND Dashboard

One of our most-requested features ever is now LIVE in SND Dashboard – Post Meta-Tagging! This new feature allows you to tag posts by category, subject, or post type. There are two ways to tag a post: when creating content, or after content has been sent out. To tag a post when you’re creating it, … Continued

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NEW: Post Multiple Images to Facebook

Hot off the request line, the Facebook API finally allows us to allow YOU to post up to twelve images at once in a Facebook post! I know, right? Upload, Post Now, and boom – you’re posting multiple images. All individual file size restrictions and file types still apply. And FYI, if you try to … Continued

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ALERT: Facebook “Security Issue”

Facebook has discovered what it calls a “security issue” impacting almost 50 million accounts. If yours is one of them, you might have noticed that your accounts are requiring reauthorization inside Social News Desk and anywhere else you’ve used your Facebook credentials. Of the breach, Facebook VP of Product Management, Guy Rosen wrote: “Our investigation is … Continued

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You’re Invited: Twitter’s News Team to Host Webinars for Journalists

Midterm elections are just around the corner! And Twitter’s News team is conducting a series of webinars to share their latest updates, best practices and #protips for journalists. These webinars are open to everyone in your newsroom, so please feel free to share the sign-up links with them so they can participate.   Video & … Continued

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#FixItFriday – Bug Update

We’ve been hard at work here at #teamSND. Please see below for a list of recent fixes. You can report any bugs or issues you are experiencing at Bug Fix: Fixed a bug related to AutoPilot stopping intermittently Bug Fix: Fixed a bug related to the removal of social accounts from active widgets once … Continued

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How to register your Facebook Page as a news source

If you work in a newsroom, listen up – Facebook has a new way of identifying “news pages” and you’ll need to go through a review process to be sure your newsroom’s Facebook Page is included on the list. In this week’s announcement, Facebook calls it a foundational step toward determining what is “news” on … Continued

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Why should I “give away” content to social media?

Social media is great for brand building and despite significant algorithm changes on Facebook, it still drives significant traffic to the web. Yet some newsrooms continue to struggle with the question – how much is too much content on social? And what are the ramifications of “giving away” so much content for free on social … Continued

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SND Dashboard is for small market newsrooms too

If you’re like most newsies in small markets, you’re juggling a dozen jobs at once. But don’t let that dissuade you, Social News Desk has tools that take the edge off of at least one of your many “duties as assigned.” And it only takes thirty minutes to learn how to use it! So no matter … Continued

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