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Do Ya Know?

Check your answer below!

According to their parents, Gen Alphas spend most of their screen time on THIS device.

Top Posts of The Week

🦌 Was the Dunkin Facebook hack real or just a smart marketing play?

⏰ Finite five-letter words could spell the end for Wordle.

👶 Report: Gen Alpha is very online. Here’s what they’re doing.

😳 Cereal brand Surreal went viral on LinkedIn for sharing embarrassing social stats.

🏀 Dude Perfect is winning the creator economy by building an empire.

👩‍🍳 Infographic: Cooking is the most popular form of influencer content.

What We Learned

Monday: SocialInsider has compiled some 2024 stats to guide your LinkedIn strategy. The sweet spot? Multi-photo posts with captions under 19 words generate the highest engagement rate (over 5%).

Tuesday: Jake Abrams shared these 5 whitelisting strategies with Buyology: Post boosting, traditional influencer whitelisting, branded content site whitelisting, true publisher whitelisting, and brand-created publisher whitelisting.

Wednesday: Investing time and resources in building rigid social playbooks that can’t keep up with platform updates and the speed of culture is OUT. Investing in a living, breathing social philosophy that guides your brand’s approach to any trend is IN.

Thursday: YouTube has announced new features to enhance its shopping ecosystem this spring in response to 30+ billion hours of views on shopping videos in 2023.

The Conversation

Sarah asked, “Pulled 3 client GA4 reports this week and noticed a large drop in engagement rate across the board. Has anyone else noticed this or heard of anything causing this?”

Christie asked, “Alright… who has innovative/creative company email signatures? Let’s see ’em 👀”

Melissa asked, “What platform have you all used for printing and mailing full color B2B postcards?”

BobbieAnne asked, “Looking for an influencer marketing workshop/webinar.
So far I haven’t been able to find anything useful via YT or LI.”

Carnage Connections

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Pocket Stats

Here’s what we learned about The Daily Carnage community this week:

  • Our TikTok covering Instagram’s interest in private engagement features went viral this weekend, sparking a conversation about the platform’s waning performance as a marketing tool and a social network. So, we asked subscribers how satisfied they are with Instagram. Here’s what we found:
    • Extremely satisfied: 10%
    • Very satisfied: 15%
    • Satisfied: 29%
    • Somewhat satisfied: 40%
    • Not satisfied at all: 6%
  • 79% of marketers report that they would NOT pay for AI features in Google search results. The historically ad-funded search engine is allegedly exploring the option to paywall results that use generative AI technology.
  • 74% of marketers work from a dynamic social philosophy to guide messaging instead of adhering to a rigid social playbook.
  • The majority (63%) of marketers like the new Disney+ branding, which incorporates Hulu green into a new color, named “Aurora.” The refresh has been more controversial with traditionalist Disney fans.

Disney+ Logo Refresh

April Showers Cocktail


  • 3 oz gin
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp agave nectar
  • 6 oz ruby red grapefruit juice
  • Edible flowers for garnish, optional

April Showers Cocktail


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, lemon juice, agave nectar and grapefruit juice, shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
  2. Pour into a coupe or martini glass. Garnish with edible flowers.

Recipe by Culinary Ginger

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Did Ya Know?

Answer: Desktop computer.

According to their parents, 49% of Alphas own a tablet, but they spend the most time on desktop computers (and VR headsets).


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