Mobile video has exploded: mobile video consumption is increasing exponentially on Facebook and mobile is where customers watch everything from video adverts to branded content – so it’s time to adapt your content to match. People overwhelmingly prefer shorter adverts to longer ones. But on mobile, consumption is fast and attention is short, so the […]
A guide to creating engaging vertical videos for Instagram
Seven tips for adapting TVCs and creating thumb-stopping seasonal campaigns for Facebook and Instagram
A step-by-step guide to promoting your creative work using Canvas Folio – a quick-loading, full-screen mobile portfolio
In the past 12 months, there has been a 20% increase in conversations about make up and a 21% increase in mentions of skincare on Facebook and Instagram. Beauty shoppers are increasingly looking to the social media platforms to discover new products, trends and techniques and to research items before making a purchase. How beauty […]
Tips and advice for engaging with car enthusiasts on Instagram – from a look at the most popular hashtags to the top influencers and the most effective automotive campaigns
A guide to using Collection – a new Facebook ad format that aims to provide mobile shoppers with a more seamless and engaging experience
Refinery29’s UK art director Anna Jay and SVP/Head of International Kate Ward explain how distinctive visuals and innovative social content have helped the brand stand out in a crowded market
A young photojournalist from Mumbai has been using Instagram to tell the story of the city’s local trains. Her account is real, intimate and poetic.
Instagrammers @geo_fleur and @hopeinthewoods have turned side projects into successful ventures through posting their products on Instagram. We spoke to the pair about launching a new venture on the platform, and asked Instagram’s head of small and medium business for some tips and advice on promoting a business through the site
Instagram account @swissposters highlights Switzerland’s rich and varied graphic design scene, with images of posters found across the country
Instagram account Geometry Club collates symmetrical photographs of buildings shot from a single perspective. We speak to its creator, Dave Mullen, about how the project got started
In the first of a series of articles looking at creative talent on Instagram, we speak to artist Gill Button, who received some unexpected commissions after posting personal work on the site…
Since September last year, graphic designer Halima Olalemi has been cataloguing outstanding magazine ads from the 80s, 90s and 00s on her Instagram account, @adarchives. Here, she reflects on some of her favourite finds and a time when fashion ads were more experimental…
The musician is the latest to get playful with social media in the run up to a new release.
Laura Bradley is editorial director at Dazed Media Studio. She’s also an Instagram consultant and has helped businesses from Dover Street Market to M/M Paris get started on the platform. We asked Laura to share her top tips for using the site and some of her favourite accounts.
In this feature from our social media issue, Jill Gray, creative strategist at Facebook’s Creative Shop in London, talks us through the dos and don’ts of advertising on the platform
Brands are all over Valentine’s Day this year. Here is one of the sweeter offerings out there – a series of amusing love-themed illustrations from Ikea Singapore, released via Facebook.