This Week On the Web: GIFs on Facebook, RIP Google Keyword Tool, and the Hating Haters

What’s been going on in the web world this week?


It’s (finally) been scientifically proven: haters, well, they’re going to hate. In a study, it was shown that people who have a generally negative outlook are more likey to have negative responses to any new provacations.  tumblr_ms7dk5XCVY1qe6jr8o1_500

Brandwatch analyzed 250 brands on Twitter and found that those brands tweeted on average 30 times a week or more, a 4x increase since 2012, along with some other interesting Twitter stats.

Our beloved keyword tool is officially gone now, replaced by the Google AdWords Keyword Planner. We think it’s going to be a love/love relationship once we’ve adjusted to it. How about you?

We’re pretty excited that we can now share GIFs on Facebook. All made possible by our new best friend, Giphy. Facebook remains adamant, however, that it does not support animated GIFs itself. But all the same, we can’t help but express our joy:

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Sydney Banks

Sydney Banks is one of the Social Media Coordinators at Customer Magnetism. She spends her days in the office strategizing social media content, managing ad campaigns, and generating reports. Away from work, she stays busy entertaining an active Golden Retriever and being a wife and mom. She is only slightly obsessed with Minions and it’s not unusual to see minion paraphernalia close by at all times.