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April 2018

Instagram’s API limit is down, affecting thousands of 3rd party apps.

2018-04-03T19:25:27+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog|

In a shocking move over the Easter Holiday weekend, Instagram decided to reduce API access to 3rd party app developers. Instagrams' API limit was reduced to a mere 200 API calls per hour, a shockingly low number, considering that before the weekend the API limit was set at 5000 calls per hour. Without any official warnings, [...]

March 2018

What to look for when buying social media account influence

2018-03-27T11:44:02+00:00March 27th, 2018|Blog|

The following article is a guest blog post by one of our readers. Thank you! So here's the thing, if you want to get ahead in the Social Media world, buying influence is arguably one of the best and fastest ways of doing it. However, there are some key things to look for when you [...]

Facebook Fanpages are nearly worthless.

2018-03-21T13:05:28+00:00March 21st, 2018|Blog|

OK, perhaps the title is a little clickbaity, but believe us when we say, we have never seen prices of Fanpage influence drop so low. This article is directed mainly at our sellers, so they understand the current situation and the turmoil Facebook is in. Here are the reasons why Facebook Fanpages won't yield you [...]

January 2018

Facebook is rolling out a major algorithm update.

2018-01-15T10:56:09+00:00January 15th, 2018|Blog|

Facebook announced that in the upcoming weeks, the company will be making changes to their News Feed algorithm. What's the big deal, right? Facebook is known to tweak their algorithms from time to time. Well, apparently this upcoming update is the mother of all updates, and it will come with pretty significant changes. Mark Zuckerberg announced [...]

December 2017

Twitter warns that on December 18 their purge could shut down lots of people’s accounts! Are you at risk?

2017-12-18T16:13:38+00:00December 18th, 2017|Blog|

  2017 wasn't a good year for Twitter. From shutting down Vine, to laying off 9% of their workforce, to removing millions of verified accounts, and even deleting @realDonalTrump account (temporarily.) Even though there are only 12 days left in this year, Twitter is still willing to make significant changes to their service. So, what [...]

November 2017

SWAPD is slowly becoming a success!

2017-11-28T15:57:07+00:00November 28th, 2017|Blog|

We are happy to say that after just six short months, our recently launched community marketplace is becoming quite popular. OK, so maybe we didn't break any records, but we're inching on 1000 members, and we think this is fantastic. If you haven't seen our new service yet, we invite you to visit SWAPD today! [...]

Verified Twitter accounts will be tougher to keep and obtain, says Twitter.

2017-11-17T20:13:14+00:00November 17th, 2017|Blog|

The social network reported that it will remove the little blue check mark (verified icon) from users who violate its policies. "Twitter verification is not forever," this appears to be the new motto over at Twitter Inc. The social network recently reported that it is reviewing the process by which it gives high-profile users the [...]

September 2017

“How I constantly get one million views on a 10K Instagram account”

2017-10-23T14:08:34+00:00September 1st, 2017|Blog|

The following is a case study taken from SWAPD.co Knowledgebase. It was written by a SWAPD member named LushClass. We thought it was an excellent write-up, so we decided to share it with our readers. This is basically an overview of the current way the Instagram algorithm works, and it explains how little accounts are [...]