#Newsfeed: Facebook news feed change is death to small businesses; Spotify announces program to ‘identify and break’ new music superstars; Twitter to livestream 2017 Melbourne Cup
Plus how Beyonce mastered the Instagram grid (according to W Magazine).
We announced the arrival of Facebook’s “Explore” tab last week, but Medium has done a deep dive into the effect that this new Newsfeed structure will have on business pages – namely, there will be far less organic reach for pages from now on. The publication argues that, despite the fact that organic reach has been on the decline for a while now, you will now have to pay more to reach people who already liked you.
Read more about yet another change to your Facebook feed here.
God bless W Magazine. The US publication has closely examined Beyonce’s Instagram account and highlighted all of the ways that Queen Bey rocks the platform’s grid layout. “In these posts, she’ll typically give us a pose on the left, a pose on the right, and sandwiched in between is the video collage, which is usually (but not always) set to the sounds of whatever Queen Bey presumably likes to bop along to in the car with Blue,” the writer deduces.
If you want to read how to deconstruct an Instagram account, see the example of perfection here.
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