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Chart: Consumer Attitudes Toward Brands' Social Media Behavior

Whether it’s using GIFs or the latest slang, brands do what they can to stay relevant on social media. But despite their best efforts, many people find these behaviors more annoying than cool.

In fact, nearly seven in 10 US internet users surveyed by social media analytics and monitoring service Sprout Social in April 2017 were annoyed when brands used slang on social media.

Similarly, more than four in 10 respondents (42%) said they found it annoying when brands used GIFs.

And that’s not all. Many internet users also didn’t like it when brands made fun of their competitors on social media. And politics? That was another behavior respondents found frustrating. More than seven in 10 respondents found it annoying when brands got political on social media. Read the rest at eMarketer.