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TSU Has Started With Groups - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Since this feature is in BETA the TSU people require applications to create a tsūGroup; in the first hour itself they have received several hundred applications before the official Announcement! When you submit your application you will choose the group type: Public, Closed or Private. Public groups are the only groups that will be monetized and a portion of the proceeds will automatically go to the group's affiliated charity. Group owners will be required to select an admin before the application goes into a queue.

Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open

SocialFish

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has launched the application process for the new Community Engagement Fellows Program, which will provide professional development for engagement experts in the scientific community. Applications will be accepted through Sunday, October 16. Learn more about the purpose and timeline of the fellowship program here.

Review of the Online Group Buying Industry

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Group buying is a trend that had incredibly growth throughout 2010. Group buying, which refers to social buying or collective buying as well, is the buying an offer which has been significantly reduced, due to the fact that it is only valid if enough buyers are found. Here is a short review of these 2 key players in the online group buying industry. Enter: Google Offers.

Facebook Opens Doors to Marketplace

SocialTimes Facebook

Over the next few days, users of Facebook’s iPhone and Android applications in the U.S., Users can post items to Marketplace and buy-and-sell groups  simultaneously, and the “Your Items” section in Marketplace allows them to view all current and past transactions, saved items, products posted for sale and messages between buyers and sellers. Decided that you want it? Your Items

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Now Accepting Applications for Human Followers

TwiTip

A couple of weeks ago, I tweeted the message “Now accepting applications for actual human followers. At that point, I went through the same paces most new folks do – trying to build up a nice group of followers. By the way, if you happen to be a photographer, interesting or just willing to interact – we are still accepting new follower applications: @larryphoto. Now Accepting Applications for Human Followers. No bots please.” I was half-joking, but had several people reply with “I know what you mean!” WHO I WANTED. MY PLAN. PLAN B. SO WHAT NOW?

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

Product manager Andy Huang announced in a Newsroom post  Thursday that 360 photos are currently available for viewing via Facebook on the web and the latest versions of its flagship iOS  and Android  applications, adding that the tools for users to share their own 360 photos will be made available “over the next few days.”. Woods  for Time. It’s a great shot of a great city.

Facebook Announces New, Improved Share and Save Options, Social Plugins

SocialTimes Facebook

Sharing is caring, and Facebook Tuesday introduced several improved ways for developers of applications and websites to enable their users to share (and save) to the social network. Share to Facebook will give people more options to share any link on the web with their friends to Facebook, groups and Messenger. ShareToFacebookChromeExtension from SocialTimes on Vimeo.

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Videos Can Now Be Added to Facebook Comments

SocialTimes Facebook

Videos  are everywhere on Facebook, and they can now be included in one more place: comments and replies to posts from users, pages, groups  and events. little past midnight, we had the feature mostly working on both desktop and mobile applications. Facebook Web Video Android Applications apps bob baldwin Comments Events Groups hackathons iOS Pages Videos

Users Testy Over Twitter Test of Removing Handles From Replies

SocialTimes Twitter

Cara McGoogan of The Telegraph  reported that some users of Twitter’s flagship iOS application are not seeing other users’ Twitter handles when replying to users or groups. Tressie McMillan Cottom , assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University , is one of the users in the test group, and she told McGoogan: When I try to respond to a tweet, I have no idea to whom I’m responding. Twitter is testing a way to pack more content into its 140-character limit , but this particular test hasn’t been very well-received. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Lite , Facebook’s lightweight Android application for emerging markets, was used by more than 100 million people. And also there’s a range from private one-on-one type sharing to small groups, all of your friends at once, large interface communities and then ultimately fully public. The fastest growth regions for advertising revenue in the second quarter were the U.S.

Adjectives are Cheap: Sell Yourself with Nouns and Verbs

Waxing UnLyrical

” ~Alan Weiss, principle, Summit Consulting Group. Career Client Relations Communication Guest Posts adjectives job applicants odesk Guest Post by Ann Wylie. “Adjectives are cheap. Everyone is a ‘best selling’ author or a ‘sought after’ speaker or a ‘world class’ coach. My long-term webmaster is leaving for greener pastures — Sniff!

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Facebook Announces Several Measurement Products, Integrations

SocialTimes Facebook

Oracle Data Cloud Partner Lift API: Oracle Data Cloud  became the first partner to integrate with the lift application-programming interface  Facebook introduced in March , and this integration will give CPG marketers more accurate measurements of every campaign. The test group sees an ad, while the control group does not. The difference between the two groups is the lift in sales from the ads. Lift tests can only be performed when both groups have the same characteristics, and this can only be done reliably when the measurement is people-based.

When Dreams Come True: I got a Job at @Linkedin

Koka Sexton

Dreams do come true and I am moving on to focus a whole lot of energy for LinkedIn to grow their social marketing groups. In For the past 2 years and 4 months I have been doing what I love. made the decision to work at InsideView because for the first time in my career a CEO to whom I had no connection told me to ‘follow my heart.’ Thank you! If not, ask for help! xD_9dc.

Altimeter Report: the Convergence of Paid, Owned and Earned Media

Conversionation

Altimeter Group just released a report, written by Rebecca Lieb, Jeremiah Owyang, Jessica Groopman and Chris Silva, shedding more light on the evolutions in these areas. It also contains an overview of some players in the converged media vendor ecosystem (yes, it’s about applications as well). Easy, although media proliferation made it look harder. Just two considerations.

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Instant Games: Facebook’s New Cross-Platform Experience for Messenger, News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Ju said developers interested in onboarding their game titles to Instant Games can register here , adding: Instant Games, launching in closed beta, opens up a unique opportunity for game developers to lower the friction for people to discover and instantly enjoy playing games without having to install new applications. Galaga , Bandai Namco Entertainment. Arkanoid , Taito. Hex, FRVR.

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Being a Social Strategist – What Does It Take? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

It creates an overview of what characteristics that are important to consider when hiring a social strategist, and thereby what skills are required for the applicant. The statistics in the infographic were pulled from LinkedIn data, job listings for positions in the field and a report by Jeremiah Owyang of Altimeter Group. That is what the infographic below tries to answer.

More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at F8 in March 2015 , and updates have included the addition of custom audiences and lookalike audiences  last October and a long list of new features  earlier this month: people insights, push notifications, in-application notifications, sharing insights, breakdowns, improved event trends and an app events export application-programming interface. Businesses using the Facebook pixel that want to combine their web and app data to view cross-platform analytics can use event source groups, which we’re also launching today.

Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook said it is beta-testing the new application-programming interface with “a small group of advertisers,” including Mondelez International  and Anheuser-Busch InBev , adding that the Audience Insights API will be available to partners in early 2017. Advertisers can now share their Canvases with stakeholders to simplify the review process.

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Twitter Adds Read Receipts, Typing Indicators, Web Link Previews to DMs

SocialTimes Twitter

The features—similar to those found in messaging applications such as Facebook Messenger  and WhatsApp –will be rolled out to iOS and Android users “over the coming days.”. Read receipts allow users in group chats to see when their messages have been seen by all the other participants. Apps Twitter Android direct messages Facebook Messenger group chats iOS links messenger Read Receipts Settings Typing Indicators Web Link Previews WhatsappTwitter announced  three new features for its direct messages: read receipts, typing indicators and web link previews.

Facebook Adds Polls, Payments Chat Assist Function to Messenger

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook continues to pack features into its Messenger  application, introducing polls and a chat assist function for payments. In a group conversation, just tap the Polls icon in the composer or tap More and select Poll. Apps Facebook Android Debit Cards Facebook Messenger Group Chat iOS IOU Josh Constine Machine Learning messenger payments polls Send Me Techcrunch Uber You Owe Me

Twitter Gives Advertisers More Klout

SocialTimes Twitter

versions of its Gnip application-programming interfaces  were generally available. Analyze the conversation about your products or brand to determine affinity groups. Advertising/Marketing Twitter APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Demographics Gnip Greg Lyon Influencers Interest Topics Klout Klout Enrichment 2.0 Twitter provided more details on the Klout enrichment  that it discussed in its announcement earlier this week  that the updated (2.0) Gnip product manager Greg Lyon said in a blog post  that Twitter’s Klout enrichment 2.0

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Social Media App: Virtual Contact Twitter Application

Bill Hartzer

I recently sat down with the folks at eMarketing group, the makers of the Virtual Contact Twitter app. BlackBerry App World ™ gave Virtual Contact a top rating of 4.5/5 stars and thousands have since become satisfied users of our application. The following are notes from our discussions. – Manage automatic tweets (automatic-messages). – Shorten your URLs.

Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

But you often do want to socialize and share daily which is what you can do on Twitter or Facebook” and “There are better niche communities where you can get your questions answered, for example specialist communities or LinkedIn groups.” Social Media Marketing Ashley Reed Brian Whalley Dave Chaffey LinkedIn Groups Quora for SEO Quora guides Quora tips Tad Chef Tom Demers

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Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been beta-testing Gnip’s Audience API  since last October, and the social network announced Tuesday that the application-programming interface is now available to all advertisers. Realizing that these models also power Twitter’s suite of advertising products, it has never been easier for brands to understand target audiences and create content that resonates with each group.

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Facebook Takes Scissors to Paper App

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook’s stand-alone Paper  application, which debuted amid much fanfare in February 2014 , will be sent to the recycle bin after July 29. Facebook Creative Labs apps that are still thriving include Facebook Mentions , Groups  and Moments. The first section in Paper is your Facebook News Feed , where you’ll enjoy inspiring new designs for photos, videos and longer written posts.

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Six Seconds? 30 Seconds? Try 140 Seconds for Twitter, Vine Videos

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter is also experimenting with a huge change to its Vine  video application, expanding the time limit for videos from six seconds to 140 seconds for “a small group” of creators. Twitter Web Video Android Applications apps iOS Jeremy Rishel Videos Vine Watch MoreDoes 140 seconds of video trump 140 characters? Twitter is encouraging its users to find out. https://t.co/DFsuvnXkuL.

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It's A Small (And Strange) World After All, Brands

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place where anyone - in text, images, audio and video - can create content, applications and communities about anything and everything. Imagine waiting in line for the It''s A Small World ride at Disneyland , and suddenly coming across what looks like a Harley Davidson meets Fall Out Boy group of Disney fanatics. This group of rag tags are more than 30 strong and were recently featured in an in-depth editorial piece by Vice called, The Punks Of Disneyland. In the case of the Neverlanders, this group formed through social networking. applications. apple. brand.

How to Use Social Strategies to Drive Business Goals

Convince & Convert

Brian Solis, Altimeter Group @briansolis. Brian Solis , principal analyst at Altimeter Group , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the biggest challenge most businesses face when integrating social media and social business, plus his views on narcissism and how it affects businesses’ abilities to reach people. Please Support Our Sponsors. Listen Now . Holy Social!

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Five Forms of Mobile Media

Geoff Livingston

Long live the mobile page view. 3) Applications : iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows… You name the OS, it’s hard to imagine that an application hasn’t been developed yet. As Ken informed me, the applications marketplace is not the same as the smartphone market. Marketing centric applications rarely take off. Image by Paul Swansen.

5 Ways to Use Automated Internet Marketing Software in Managing Social CRM and Sales Leads

Koka Sexton

Through these automated analytics tools, they are able to capture information about the traffic and further analyze it in different demographic attributes such as location of the traffic and the different age groups. Businesses that embrace social customer relations management generate more traffic due to enhanced communication strategies. Classify and categorize the traffic.

Discovering New Applications for Data and Analysis

Net-Savvy Executive

Put together a random grouping, and you have the beginning of a story. Here's how it works: First, remember the basic building blocks of social media analysis : data, analytics, and application. Applications In a software business, this usually refers to the product, its features and their benefits. That's sort of how I look at data and analytical methods. It's comfortable.

The Rise of #SocialSelling

Koka Sexton

There are blog posts like  5 Tools To Help You Close Sales Deals  and  3 Potent Ways to Use Social Media in Sales   that give sales people a starting point on applications they should look at using. decrease among Laggards “Social Selling: Best-in-Class Targeting of the Right Message, at the Right Time, for the Right Person” Aberdeen Group; 2012. Books like Sales 2.0

How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout

Unspoken

2011: BE AWARE that scores of so called "disabled" profiles on Klout.com can still be visible with Klout browser extensions on twitter.com, and in 3rd party applications such us MarketMeSuite and HootSuite. The Real question now is, how can the scores of disabled accounts be seen in 3rd party applications? LATES UPDATE. October, 31. Klouts disabling is deceptive. FACEBOOK.

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Comparison of 100 Top Companies on Social Business and Corporate Culture

Convince & Convert

To search for a correlation, I turned to the Dachis Group Social Business Index , which ranks companies in near real-time based on the ongoing social media conversations about them from internal and external audiences. For each of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, I matched up their Social Business Index ranking (where applicable). social business Best Companies to Work For dachis group FORTUNE FORTUNE Best Companies to Work For 2012 Fred Reichheld mitch joel Social Business Index The Ultimate QuestionAre social business and corporate culture inevitably linked?

5 Common Forms of Facebook Spam

Geoff Livingston

Here are five common forms of Facebook spam: 1) Group Additions. There’s nothing worse than getting added to a busy Facebook Group, and suddenly having dozens — even hundreds — of emails land in your in box. Worse, Facebook does not allow you to control notifications before getting added to a group. Applications ? Image by Christian Barmala. Notes?

Case: The Swedish Army Makes You Think outside The Box – from within The Box!

Mindjumpers

At least, this was the starting point for the agency DDB’s target group understanding when the Swedish Army released their new recruitment plan: engagement on partly the technological terms of the target group as well as the physical reality of the company. Furthermore, they more than doubled the number of targeted applicants from a goal of 4,300 to an actual 9,930. Who cares?

Changing Trends in Social Media Can Influence Your Business Model (part II)

Mindjumpers

Facebook group applications can be used to invite like minded people to share their thoughts on a subject. Do not set yourself away from the group. Community building- The impact of group communication. Social groups or group communication is the answer to this. She is trying to help people connect – and you can connect with her on Twitter @nabanita_roy.

Social Branded Applications – build it once and leverage on several social networks

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The new ad model will be about creating social brand loyalty by creating Social Branded Applications that allow users to interact with your brand attributes. That's when we make the pivot from finding a target audience and moving messages to them – to creating Social Branded Applications that give away the message and letting the audience tailor it to the social graph.

How to Ignite Your Brand Ambassadors

Spin Sucks

Open application process. Promote the application process on your website, blog, and social networks. The first email should go out as soon as someone applies so they know you received their application. The second email should address expectations: When they can expect to hear if their application was accepted and when you’ll announce the brand ambassadors.

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Facebook Applications Adding Embarrassing Content to Your Profile

Kikolani

When I first started out on Facebook, I got really into some of the many fun applications, adding various ones to the Boxes tab of my profile. And after a bit, I got away from using the apps and focusing on other areas of Facebook like the groups, pages, etc. Needless to say, within minutes, I removed that application (along with another similar one) from my Boxes tab. Share.