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Webinar Replay: CrowdTangle is Going Away…Now What? (And Other New Features in SND Dashboard)

Support is winding down on Meta’s CrowdTangle platform and it’s one of those tools that most newsies can’t live without. Team SND has gleaned the most used features from CrowdTangle and integrated them into SND Dashboard to keep you informed without any hiccups. Search & Listen is among our newest features. Here’s the webinar replay…

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Traffic Drivers: 10 Ways to Get Clicks (Alternate Title: How to NOT Depend on Organic Facebook Traffic)

Notice your traffic from Facebook is in steep decline? It’s by design. News has been de-prioritized in the Feed (notice, it’s not called News Feed anymore). But, you’re the master of your own domain and there are other ways to get clicks. SND is bolstering you with 10 ways to drive traffic without being at…

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Instagram Reels are now live in SND!

Update: Things change quickly! As of July 26th, All vertical videos that are less than 15 minutes will be published as Reels. Only videos between 5-90 seconds will appear in the Reels tab. You no longer have to specify ‘also publish as Reel.’ It happens automatically. Adding Reels to your Instagram account just got easier!…

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Hook new audiences with Instagram Reels

Meta recently released Instagram Reels publishing capabilities to its API – and now we’re excited to bring Reels publishing to you right inside the SND Dashboard! Reels have been available in the Instagram native platform for just about two years, and many newsrooms have already been taking advantage of this vertical short video format. What…

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Share more with Instagram Carousels in SND

Having trouble picking just one picture to share with your Instagram followers? No need to choose! SND Dashboard now supports Instagram Carousels, allowing users to publish up to 10 photos, videos, or a combination of media types. Instagram Carousels offer users a more interactive experience, and generally get more engagement than other post types. When…

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SND Ads drives huge results for Sinclair’s The National Desk

Sinclair Broadcast Group recently expanded The National Desk, a national news broadcast, to 20 new markets across the United States. With goals of driving additional website traffic and increasing awareness of the broadcast, they enlisted SND Ads to get the word out. Our Meta-certified ads team quickly launched a large-scale campaign that promoted local tune-in…

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