Social media advertising is projected to generate $11 billion in revenue by 2017. I’ll just let you get your head around that figure for a sec. From that statistic alone, it’s evident that social media will continue to be a huge player for people, brands and businesses in the coming new year. I think it’s […]

About Olwen Shaw

Olwen is OVG's Communications Director and has a particular interest in all things social media. She's a fan of nana-ish activities, running (sort of) and really wants to own a dog named Atticus.

If you were a teenager between 2003 and 2008 then you almost certainly had a MySpace account. With the ability to change your theme, add songs to your profile page and experiment with animated icons, MySpace was once the cherry on top of the the social media cake. But how did MySpace go from being […]

About Suzanne Goddard

Suze has been part of the OVG Content Team since June 2015. She can usually be found at the theatre enjoying the latest musicals, in the Disney Store spending way too much money or baking tasty treats at home. She is also a massive fan of Harry Potter, French bulldogs and tea.

Since its small time launch in 2004, Facebook has become the largest social network and by the second quarter of 2016 it could boast 1.71 billion monthly active users. In 2006 Facebook ads were launched in partnership with Microsoft and that’s when the game changed! Advertising on Facebook can be hugely effective, however it’s important […]

About Leah Bradburn

Leah just wishes that everyone could get along, like we used to in middle school. She wishes she could bake a cake filled with rainbows and smiles and everyone would eat and be happy.

Facebook has made a controversial announcement this week: to essentially block ad blockers from its site. In a blog post yesterday, Andrew Bosworth, Vice President for Ads & Business Platform said the site will “begin showing ads on Facebook desktop for people who currently use ad blocking software.” Ad Preferences In a poll run by […]

About Hannah Field

Hannah is a passionate fan of modernist literature and can usually be found curled up with a cat and a book, a steaming mug of tea within reach. Though she tolerates living on land, Hannah feels most at home underwater SCUBA diving, hoping to see turtles.

Social Media Image Sizes 2017 Optimising social media posts and images can be the difference between having a good social media profile and a great one!

About Olwen Shaw

Olwen is OVG's Communications Director and has a particular interest in all things social media. She's a fan of nana-ish activities, running (sort of) and really wants to own a dog named Atticus.

Back in March, Instagram announced that it would be changing the way it presents its viewers feeds. Instead of placing posts in chronological order, Instagram have been developing an algorithm to optimize the order.  

About Hannah Field

Hannah is a passionate fan of modernist literature and can usually be found curled up with a cat and a book, a steaming mug of tea within reach. Though she tolerates living on land, Hannah feels most at home underwater SCUBA diving, hoping to see turtles.