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Auto-Scheduling Is (Finally) Coming to Instagram Business

Late Wednesday, Facebook announced via Instagram’s Business Blog that it plans to enable post scheduling through the Instagram Graph API - allowing all business profiles to schedule their posts to publish at certain times. The update will eliminate the current roundabout process, which requires user to schedule posts via the dashboard, wait for a push notification approval, and then publish posts manually via mobile. Instagram says the API changeRead more

Facebook’s Recent News Feed Update and What it Means for Multifamily

Facebook plans to radically change what appears in users’ news feeds, and the update could impact multifamily social media strategies. To bring you up to speed on the crucial details, we put together the following summary of what’s happening, why Facebook plans the changes, and - most importantly - how the updates could affect social media for apartment communities. What’s Happening?   Last week Mark Zuckerberg shocked Silicon ValleyRead more

How Facebook’s Newest “Engagement-Bait” Penalty Impacts Apartment Social Media Strategies

Facebook plans an algorithm change that could negatively impact apartment social media strategies, according to a Monday announcement posted to the company’s Newsroom blog. The update aims to penalize what it calls “engagement bait,” a practice commonly used to game the current News Feed algorithm.   The following paragraphs highlight the summary of the change, why it’s necessary, and what actions Respage users and other multifamily marketers can takeRead more

Facebook Is Placing Major Bets On Chatbot Technology And Multifamily Should Pay Close Attention!

Facebook recently extended its “Click to Messenger” button to Instagram, further signaling the social network’s push towards a universal use of its Messenger app. The move coincides with an industry trend that shows social users increasingly prefer personalized experiences over standard, static pages, and suggests that Facebook foresees a future where online experiences heavily rely on chatbot technology. But before we get into why that is and how multifamilyRead more

Want a 39% Lift in Social Post CTR? Try This Apartment Marketing Tip!

Ever notice how the links you post to social media pull text and images from the linked page? If you’re an apartment marketer, the answer is a definite yes. But you’ve probably also experienced times when social links don’t pull anything at all. This may not seem like a big deal. But the truth is link presentation can make all the difference in your social media exposure. In thisRead more

8 Senior Living Social Media Strategies Proven to Boost Resident Happiness

It’s not unusual for older adults, even those living in senior living communities, to feel isolated. Those lonely feelings can lead to depression and other health concerns, like memory issues. But it doesn’t have to be that way. More and more seniors are becoming tech savvy — in fact, this demographic is embracing social media at a faster rate than any other age group. And, as a result, aRead more


How to Build a Senior Living Social Media Strategy Residents Will Love to Like!

When Facebook launched in 2004, only students at certain universities could join. What a difference a decade makes. In recent years, adults aged 74 and above have become the fastest-growing demographic on social media, according to the Pew Research Center. About 39 million people aged 65 and older use Facebook, Twitter and Skype, with Facebook taking first place. Not only are they using Facebook to keep up with familyRead more

3 Useful Facebook Advertising Tips for 55+ Communities

Apartment marketers who work with 55+ communities don’t have too many options when it comes to social advertising. After all, it’s quite uncommon for a Baby Boomer to have an Instagram account. And you can completely forget about Snapchat. But there is one social network that has captured the attention of Boomers: Facebook. As of 2016, roughly 30 percent of Boomers had active Facebook accounts, and that number isRead more

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4 New Time-Saving Updates Now Available on Respage!

It’s good to be a Respage user this March. Last week, we released four new updates that will help Respage users build better social media profiles and save a ton of time. Here’s a quick look at these updates: Video Integration – Social posts that contain videos have higher engagement rates than posts that contain text or images alone. And because posts with higher engagement rates receive more likesRead more

How is Facebook Handling Fair Housing Act Concerns?

Last Fall, we covered how Facebook’s ethnic affinity feature had drawn criticism from civil rights groups who feared it could be used as a tool for discrimination. The news was particularly important for Multifamily marketers, as Fair Housing laws were a primary source of concern. Recently, Facebook took several actions to prevent its advertising platform from violating FHA laws. Here’s a quick look at what the company has changed:Read more

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