BREAKING – You can now schedule posts on Instagram!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in blog

BREAKING – You can now schedule posts on Instagram!

It finally happened – you can now schedule posts on Instagram.   No more awkwardly excusing yourself at work to post that photo to Insta at the most engaging time.   No more frantically trying to get good enough wi-fi to post in between subway stops, because 6pm is your account’s peak engagement time.   No more paying companies extravagant sums of money to post on your behalf. It’s here.   Previously, several social media management platforms such as Hootsuite had launched a work around where you needed to download an app, and a notification would prompt you to post at the time scheduled. But not only was  super convenient, it also was super glitchy.   Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, finally announced today that they have launched full scheduling integration, meaning you can schedule in Hootsuite and your photo and caption will automatically post at the desired time (more geeky details here). At least, that’s the idea.   We tried scheduling an image in Hootsuite for Instagram, but it didn’t work as well as expected.   Here’s a quick step-by-step guide:   Connect your Business Instagram Account to Hootsuite (on desktop) Connect your Facebook page that is attached to your Business Instagram Account Download the Hootsuite app (on mobile) Enable notifications in the app Schedule your post within Hootsuite   After we tried it out, the post disappeared from the “scheduled” stream in Hootsuite at the right time, but it didn’t actually post to Instagram.   Have you tried out Hootsuite’s new feature? Did you have better luck than us? Let us know below in the...

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Here’s How You Can Become a Virtual Ghostbuster at The Rec Room

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in blog

Here’s How You Can Become a Virtual Ghostbuster at The Rec Room

Virtual reality has hit the mainstream, and the Qode Social team had the chance to try out the fun new VR experience at The Rec Room in Toronto. The Ghostbusters: Dimension is a unique experience created in partnership between Cineplex and The Void, and it’s a heck load of fun! You can experience the exciting Ghostbusters: Dimension world with up to 3 other friends. Strap on your proton pack, put on your headgear, grab onto your plastic gun, and get ready to blast like a true ghostbuster! The experience allows you to move between real rooms and elevate between real floors, all while seeing it in a Ghostbusters-themed world. The best part of it all is being able to see, hear and touch your friends and blasting ghosts together! Admission is $24 a person and the experience lasts about 15 minutes. There are tons of fun arcade games at The Rec Room. Here’s the team competing in a motorcycle racing game! Have you had a chance to check out Ghostbusters: Dimension VR experience at The Rec Room yet? Tweet us or tag us on...

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