The best WhatsApp alternatives

The best WhatsApp alternatives

 

Invitations to dinner parties; updates about work; an away day with the college football team: if you’re not using WhatsApp, you run the risk of missing out on important information. With more than a billion worldwide users to date, the app is more popular than almost any other...

 

How to delete your Instagram account

An Instagram account only takes a few seconds to set up and can be deleted just as quickly – provided you know how. The function to delete the Instagram account is not so easy to find. We show you how to permanently remove all your images and videos from the web as well as social signs and comments on your content. Alternatively, Instagram also offers the option to temporarily disable your...

The best alternatives to Facebook Messenger

Facebook's messaging function has long become indispensable as a means for many people to keep in touch with friends and colleagues – even on the move. Using Facebook Messenger app on your phone tends to use up a lot of battery power and internet data. Fortunately, there are good alternatives that allow you to navigate Facebook chats just as easily and quickly, and that often also help to protect...

How to become an influencer

Influencers are modern, digital trendsetts whose YouTube videos and Instagram posts are viewed, shared, and liked millons of times. These people are icons to their fans, and have a considerable influence over their consumer behavior. Influencer marketing relies on this as an effective form of advertising and makes it a lucrative profession. However, the path to becoming a social media influencer...

Facebook competitions: how to make them successful and legally compliant

Whether a tricky quiz, soccer betting games, advent calendars, or contests for creativity: Facebook competitions reach lots of people and encourage them to participate. The promising advertising campaign can often be implemented without much time and budget expenditure. If you proceed strategically, you can achieve its full potential and therefore the desired effect. Our guide will help you do...

Facebook lead ads: gain valuable data, and new customers!

Whether contact data for more newsletter registrations or demographic information for individual customers: with the Facebook lead ads format, you will be able to collect valuable user information. The trick: based on the user profile, Facebook automatically completes a question form so that impatient users do not have to enter the data manually. Interested parties only need two clicks to...

Deepfakes: the next generation of counterfeits

Thanks to deepfakes, the internet is experiencing a new generation of counterfeits: they enable realistic video manipulation with little effort involved. This is due to pioneering technology. Machine learning and neural networks are able to portray people in situations that they’ve never actually been in e.g. in porn. This is how deepfakes on Reddit became so popular. In the future, these...

The most popular hashtags: extend your reach

Hashtags – keywords for social media posts – bundle content together and enable internet users to take part in public discussions with their own posts on various topics. Hashtags are relevant when it comes to social media marketing. By adding keywords to posts, it enables you to specifically address interest groups. We will tell you what to consider when selecting and using hashtags and will...

Social bots – the technology behind fake news

Sensational election results and influencing public opinion – these are both associated with social bots. They are known as being digital opinion leaders that represent extreme political positions on social networks or to simply start disagreements. This technology influences what we think and feel. But what is the real danger of social bots? How influential are they, and how can you protect...

Vero – True Social: a closer look at the hyped-up network

Where has this Vero – True Social suddenly come from? The social network has been experiencing a remarkable hype since the beginning of the year. Numerous influencers and companies have jumped on the bandwagon and more than 3 million users have followed suit. Vero’s greatest strength is its completely ad-free and chronologically-ordered timeline. However, the app has attracted controversy...

How to delete your Facebook account: a step-by-step guide

Recent scandals with Facebook’s data protection policies have left many users feeling betrayed by the social networking giant, which has been facing accusations of failing to protect personal information from third-party use. Deleting your Facebook account is the best and most permanent way to protect your data from prying eyes. So how exactly is it done? This guide walks you through the steps to...