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This is the front page you’ve been looking for. Packed with leading-edge ideas from industry insiders. Find out what’s next for Social News Desk, how to use your favorite new feature or come here to keep up with the latest social-media trends and data relevant to your media org. This blog is made for news people, by news people. And that means, we never bury the lead.

3 Reasons You’ll LOVE New SND

Our team has been hard at work, taking your suggestions and feedback – it’s one of the most important jobs we have. And we’ve made so many improvements to Social News Desk that we’re calling it New SND. Here’s a few things you’ll notice – and we think you’ll love them, too! Better, Faster, Stronger…

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HOW TO: Curate YouTube Content in SND Dashboard

We’ve showed you how to add Reddit RSS feeds to your SND Dashboard, but what about your favorite content from YouTube? Yep! You can add that, too. Here’s how: In the SND Dashboard, select the “Add RSS” option on the left toolbar. Paste this link into the RSS Field: https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?channel_id=YOURCHANNELIDHERE (the bold text will be…

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Reddit Now Live in Social News Desk

(Spoiler Alert: No, you can’t publish to Reddit through your SND Dashboard. That’s not a thing (for now).) Did you know you can add Reddit feeds to your SND Dashboard? This powerful integration allows you to view any Subreddit and even put content from Reddit into a display using SND On Air. Here’s how it…

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Social News Desk Master Class

One of the comments we often hear from new users of the SND Dashboard is, “There’s just so many bells and whistles!” It’s true, there’s a lot to take in when you’re first introduced to SND Dashboard. It’s easy to start publishing right away and quickly forget some of the other helpful features that are…

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SND Auto Pilot for Power Users

We’ve heard a lot of great feedback on our automated publishing solution: SND Auto Pilot. Newsrooms tell us it’s saving them tons of time by automatically sending content from their RSS feeds to their social accounts on any interval they choose. And, because it’s tied in with your SND Dashboard, it buffers the publishing cadence…

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SND Reports: Better, Faster, Stronger (SEE WHAT’S NEW)

What defines social media success for your newsroom? It’s a big question that doesn’t always have a simple answer. Measuring goals across markets, talent, communities – it’s a complicated equation. And social data is changing all the time; which is why SND Reports is launching this major feature update to help you keep track of…

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Custom Intervals Available for Auto-Pilot

Newsrooms tell us SND Auto-Pilot is a great tool to fill gaps in the daily posting schedule or simply get more content out to the audience. And now – thanks to your feedback – it’s getting even better! Numerous users have asked for the ability to customize the posting frequency instead of choosing from a…

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NEW: Instagram Analytics now LIVE in SND Dashboard

Instagram analytics are here! Thanks to an API update and hard work from our development team, you can now view analytics for your Instagram accounts in stream columns and the Post Manager. You can see the number of likes and comments accurately displayed on your posts in the “User Posts” stream for your connected accounts…

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Why’d We Change the Post Scheduling Interface?

We know news people are creatures of habit – they thrive on rundowns, morning meetings, A blocks, B blocks, layouts, predictability. But we also know news people like to have control over everything, and they want to do it quickly – without anything getting in their way! You may be aware that we’ve done a…

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It’s About Time: New Scheduling Options in SND

Hi! It’s been a minute since my last blog post. How the time flies. But now the gears have turned and the time has come to hand out another great announcement. Watch closely… Remember how you could schedule posts only in five minute increments? Well times…they are a-changin. Now you can schedule down to the…

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