Social Media Trends Report: Q2 2016

Posted on: 08/16/16

Q2-2016-Social-Media-Trends
We’ve sorted through the latest and greatest social media trends and platform updates to produce a new Social Media Trends Report. The deck describes the major social media updates from Q2 2016 and what they mean for your business.

[slideshare id=64030041&doc=tsl2016q2trendreport-160714152514]

What’s Trending on Social Media This Year?

Livestreaming
From Chewbacca Mom to political protests, livestreaming is gaining traction with users who are captivated by the immersive and unpredictable experience it provides.

Snapchat 
Snapchat introduces Memories, redesigns Discover, and shows no signs of slowing down with their platform updates and new advertising opportunities. [Our friends at Snapchat gave us a sneak peek, but we can’t share the news quite yet.]
Snapchat-Swag-2

Facebook Video
From debuting the ability to leave video comments, to favoring video content in the newsfeed, Facebook is betting big on video, and brands are following suit.

Musical.ly Gains Traction With Teens
Ever heard of it? Just ask a teen. The app has gained over 60 million teenage users in just two years time.

Here’s the full Q2 2016 Social Media Trends Report.

Want to stay informed of the latest social media trends? Subscribe to our blog and you’ll be one of the first to know when we publish the next trend report.

Recent Posts

5 Strategic Thinking Insights from the Minnesota Marketing Summit

Last week, we set aside our nine to five so we could soak in all that the Minnesota Marketing Summit had to offer. Not only were we proud to serve as the exclusive sock sponsor […]

5 Social Media Strategy Mistakes Brands Are Still Making in 2018

By Ben Nesvig Social media isn’t the new kid on the block anymore. You don’t have to traverse the landscape blindly hoping to find success. Yet, there are necessary things that many brands large and […]

4 Insights Digital Marketers Need to Know from INBOUND 2018

Forgoing a typical Labor Day Weekend at the lake, Account Managers Katie and Kelsey headed East to attend the Hubspot INBOUND Conference in Boston, Mass. The weeklong conference took place from September 4-7 and “celebrates the […]

5 Ways To Get and Share UGC on Instagram Stories

By Hanna Leadstrom Let’s begin with a much-expected fact about millennials — they trust user-generated content (UGC) 50% more than any other media? You know, essentially 50% more than seeing your TV commercial or billboard? […]