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September’s Most Memorable Moments

To quote Earth, Wind And Fire, do you remember? Narrowing down the vast alternative universe of social media to our personal favourite moments throughout September is no easy feat, especially when it’s all been a bit of a blur! Nevertheless, here are DMT’s most memorable tweets and posts from the past month. 1. Ronaldo’s Red Card […]

8 Animal Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow ASAP

It’s safe to say that we’re all passionate lovers of a Pet Instagram account here at DMT. Our feeds are mostly full of snapshots of adorable animals, followed by the odd meme or Kim Kardashian selfie. And these pet Instagram accounts are a serious business; some of them have more followers than celebrity royalty, like […]

How to get a verified badge on Instagram (or at least apply for one)

How to get verified on Instagram

Instagram made yet another well-received update this week, after it added the ability to request verification directly from its mobile app. This simple process puts the platform ahead of Twitter, who have been struggling with who they verify after controversy in the past.     Blue ticks are few and far between on Insta – some […]

How User Generated Content Creates Engagement For eCommerce Brands

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There’s a real buzz around User Generated Content at the moment and marketers are only just realising how influential it can be for eCommerce brands. UGC can be any content created by a company’s audience, which shares the brand through the use of a consumer’s own social media. Consumers are an incredible source for championing […]

F8 Conference: The Future of Facebook

F8 Conference

In Mark Zuckerberg’s latest efforts to turn the Internet’s attention away from the data debacle, he has unveiled several new updates at the F8 Conference yesterday for Facebook and Instagram. Causing the biggest stir is the introduction of “FaceDate”, a new dating service which runs entirely within Facebook. Zuckerberg is targeting this at the 200 […]

Do Instagram Filters Signal The End For Snapchat?

In yet another blow for Snapchat, Instagram Stories has just added an eerily similar feature – augmented reality selfie filters. Should Snapchat be quivering in its narcissistic boots? What is it? The latest Instagram update has seen eight initial ‘face filters’ introduced to Instagram Stories, allowing you to add pointless decorations such as bunny ears, […]

Hashtag 101: How to Hashtag Correctly on Social Media

In this day and age, hashtags are everywhere. Since their introduction to social media way back in 2007, they have exploded in popularity and are now fixed in our culture. However, many people still get hashtags wrong, and a badly-used hashtag is a big social faux-pas. When used properly, hashtags can help individuals and brands […]