Text overlay is a key strategy in social media video because it makes content accessible for all users.
Social media platforms are emphasizing videos, but high-quality graphics remain a best practice that you shouldn’t overlook.
These are topics I am asking myself about as I look for answers to define what my job will be in the next year.
Even now, I’m not sure I can process everything that happened during the 15 weeks of trial or weeks of planning that proceeded it. But I do have some preliminary thoughts about personal and technical lessons that I believe are ripe enough to share.
If we want a serious topic to do well on Facebook video, we need to find ways to make it sticky to the viewers. Here are some strategies to help accomplish that goal.
As I spoke on the #JournalismRedefined panel about social media in local journalism, I found myself putting into words ideas that hadn’t been conscious before.
In Twitter parlance (twarlance?) the @ symbol always precedes a name and the # always precedes the subject. So why do newsrooms try to turn their own name into a hashtag?