5 things you should never do on social media

by WF- Enzo Administrator
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We all run social media pages here, and has undoubtedly helped our business grow and attract new leads. But use them wrongly, and it'll do the opposite - repel people. Don't do these five.

Posting insensitive jokes and content
There's a fine line between social media humour and sheer insensitivity. It's basic common sense - if you feel like your meme evokes a social issue, don't post it.

Hard-selling content tone
We don't want salespeople constantly bugging and pushing us to buy their product, right? Sometimes, it's best to keep a neutral, conversational tone instead of saying something like, "Why don't you try Product A?" or "Hit the link so I can discuss more about our product."

Buying followers
While it's a common strategy for marketers to buy a number of social followers, this is equivalent to saying you bribed people to buy your product. It's better to have just five followers constantly engaging with your pages, than 500 bought followers who aren't even doing anything at all.

Not using hashtags
Hashtags help your post become more discoverable and relevant. And if you're on Twitter, you can even pay for a promoted trend.

Limiting yourself to just one platform.
Facebook isn't monopolizing the social media sphere. There's Twitter, Instagram. Even Tumblr. Diversify your platforms, and invest in sponsored ads in each platform you sign up.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mayank Ranjan
    I think, be more relevant to the topics, and discuss more it on social media.

    Plzz, Don't argue on some sensitive posts.

    I think most importantly, Respect the niche of particular groups
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  • Profile picture of the author iwantbreakin
    Most important of all is do not highlight your personal life on social media to an extent wherein people get to infiltrate your lives that can lead to unpleasant repercussions.
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  • Profile picture of the author FYRE BUNNY
    1-never share anything about yourself
    2-never upload your real picture because anyone can misuse it.
    3-Never talk to unknown people
    4-never link your phone number on any social media platforms.
    5-Never click on any spam link it may get your id hacked.
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    • Profile picture of the author smithmary01
      Yes I agree Fyre ... In any case hacker is Hacked your profile and collect the all important details.
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    • Profile picture of the author MatthewLiow
      It is true. Imagine the worst fear when you can't delete the posts off internet.
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    • Profile picture of the author agmccall
      Originally Posted by FYRE BUNNY View Post

      1-never share anything about yourself But that is the purpose of social media
      2-never upload your real picture because anyone can misuse it. But that is the purpose of social media
      3-Never talk to unknown people But that is the purpose of social media
      4-never link your phone number on any social media platforms. I agree
      5-Never click on any spam link it may get your id hacked.But how do you know if it is spam
      My thoughts in red

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  • Profile picture of the author stiger
    I agree with all 5 of those points, also I would like to include another point which is you should not post too many details about your present life as well as your current behavior on social media sites.
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    • Profile picture of the author agmccall
      Originally Posted by stiger View Post

      I agree with all 5 of those points, also I would like to include another point which is you should not post too many details about your present life as well as your current behavior on social media sites.

      Again, this is what social media is all about, being social. Too many people here think social media is strictly a marketing vehicle. That is why so many fail in its use

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  • Profile picture of the author natostanco
    I'm going to share this on my social media. I'm sure there's a select few that really need to read this.
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