9 New Instagram Features and How to Use Them

Instagram is one social media platform that is evolving at a rate of knots. Remember when all you could do on Instagram was share oversaturated images of your food? (Love you, Lo-Fi filter.) Now the social network lets you do everything from broadcasting to your followers to creating your own stickers with AI, with a…

50 AI Prompts for Better Social Posts

Most weeks, I stare blankly at my LinkedIn channel, wondering what on earth I should post. It’s hard. Coming up with new content on a weekly or even daily basis isn’t just time-consuming, it can be infuriating. Fortunately, Buffer’s AI Assistant can help. But there’s a secret you need to know if you want to get…

Meta's AI Celebrities, TikTok's Legal Tussles, And Gen Z's Love of LinkedIn: Monday Social Media News Roundup

Get the need-to-know highlights from the social media industry that happened the week of October 9-13. Meta Creator Compensation for AI Chatbots Meta is investing heavily in creators, with a whopping $5 million deal for a top creator’s contribution to AI chatbots. Explore Meta’s creator programs to potentially monetize your contributions. AI Celeb Backlash Meta's…

How I Designed a LinkedIn Thought Leadership Content Creation System

I am a professional writer, took LinkedIn personal branding courses, and joined their official creators’ program – and yet, I struggled to consistently post my entrepreneurial journey of building Merrative. At Merrative, we help brands and creators publish thought leadership content formats like interview-based blogs, narratives, non-fiction books, webinars, and data stories – and LinkedIn…

It's a Subscription Model Market, Facebook's Pivot to Professionals, X Targets Streaming: Monday Social Media News Roundup

Get the need-to-know highlights from the social media industry that happened the week of October 2-6. 1. Agencies Rethink Meta’s Platforms Digiday reports a decline in agency investments in Meta due to diminishing returns. This could lead to lower advertising competition and costs on Meta platforms. 2. Meta’s Subscription Model WSJ unveils Meta’s ad-free subscription…