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We've come a long way - Disqus is Now as big as Youtube

Stay N' Alive

It seems like just yesterday that Robert Scoble invited me to go with him to visit Disqus Headquarters with their founders Daniel Ha and Jason Yan out at their new offices in San Francisco. Just today, Disqus announced 1 billion monthly unique visitors -- yes, that''s as big as Youtube! The cool thing about Disqus is they''re a social network of blogs and blog readers.

Sponsored Comments: Is the Web About to Get Uglier?

Spin Sucks

Back then, we did things such as leave the comment and then all of our contact information at the end: Gini Dietrich, CEO, Arment Dietrich, [link] Of course, commenting systems such as Livefyre and Disqus and a Gravatar rendered that unnecessary as that information is automatically collected and people can find you fairly easy with a few clicks of a button. And then they weren’t.

Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

Ari Herzog

Scroll below his post to add a comment — and be forced to comment through Facebook. Whether or not you choose to share that comment on your Facebook wall is up to you, but it’s either comment with Facebook or don’t comment at all. His readers preferred Disqus. I’ve asked you before which commenting system you prefer best. Media comments Facebook

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.

Facebook’s New Comment System: All You Wanted to Know

The Marketing Blog

Were you gearing up for the upcoming Facebook page updates for 10th March? The latest comes in the form of Facebook’s newly launched comments plug-in, a powerful system that is bound to re-define how users comment on Blogs and other social media sites. How and where do you install Facebook plug-in? Cross-post Your Comments on Facebook Profile. What is the Good Part?

Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

Facebook has announced a new version of its Comments Box plugin – its social plugin that enables Facebook-connected commenting on a website. Facebook’s Comment Box plugin. Among the features Facebook has revealed: Social relevance – the new plugin uses what Facebook calls “social signals&# to prioritize comments on posts. Facebook myopia.

Shutting Down Blog Comments

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Our team is going to check out Livefyre and Disqus to see which solution might best remedy our current situation (and, if you have any thoughts, please do shoot me an email). I''m hopeful that it will happen soon/fast, but I can''t be sure. typically post to Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn when I publish a blog post, and I would love to hear from you there (or even on your own blog, if something inspires you to write). disqus. facebook. I think that I provoked the blog comment Gods today. It''s not you. It''s not me. and then this happened. Every day (or almost).

44 Powerful Marketing Tools for Facebook Ads, Websites, CRM and More

Jon Loomer

Whether it be for managing Facebook ads, CRM, podcasting, webinars or my website, people are curious about the software behind this business. I’ve written on this topic before , but it’s been two years since the last time I’ve discussed the tools I use. Facebook Ads. Disqus Comment System : I’ve used Disqus pretty much from the jump. Great tool.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler for Maximum Effect

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Did you see those silly cats on Tumblr, that breaking news on Twitter, and those photos of your friend’s kids on Facebook? Facebook. Facebook traffic peeks mid-week, 1 to 3pm. Traffic from Facebook fades after 4pm. This network shows a drastically different pattern of usage from Facebook and Twitter. blog comments powered by Disqus. bitly blog. May 8, 2012.

Herding Comments In The Digital Wind

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For a content creator, you have to spend a ton more time in places like Facebook , Twitter , Google + and more, if you really want to be a part of a conversation. went through this exact same issue for months on end, and we wound up ditching our original comment system to bring in Disqus. disqus. facebook. The ability to understand the community and engage in the discourse is hitting an all time low (and high) at the same time. Here''s a truth: I truly miss the power of the community in social media. It''s not that there isn''t a community. Yes, THAT Chris Brogan.

One Last Comment About Blog Comments (Hint: They're Back)

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Some notable sites had decided to shut their comments down, and allow the discourse to flow wherever it may (on Twitter , Facebook , someone else''s blog, etc.). With that, we have decided on Disqus to moderate the blog comments. I''m hopeful that this will help keep the spammers away (I''ll keep you posted). I''m also hopeful that this new system will enable me to interact a whole lot more with you. Yes, the links were shared on Facebook, Twitter and beyond. disqus. facebook. I''ve missed you. How have you been? What did I say? That was my true hope. blogger.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. I had many friends just like that. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically. Facebook is mostly used for professional use. MySpace?

How Not to Add a Comment Right Now: Install Disqus, Intense Debate, Echo, or LiveFyre

Ari Herzog

applaud Marian Schembari for sharing why commenting is best with Disqus , Zac Johnson for explaining why Intense Debate commenting is the best , Guy Kawasaki for showing why the Echo commenting system is for you (formerly called JS-Kit), and Danny Brown for opining why LiveFyre commenting is better than the rest. Requiring someone to be logged into a Twitter account, Facebook account, Google account, or some other account as a prerequisite to leaving a comment on your blog is no different than the New York Times requiring someone to log in with a username and password.

Is Facebook building the new community-driven question-and-answer.

Social Media Citizens

Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio Is Facebook building the new community-driven question-and-answer platform? June 15th, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share Is Facebook building the new community-driven question-and-answer (Q&A) platform? Economics? Skydiving? Relationships?

Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. If you do so on Facebook, your account will likely be terminated especially if Facebook receives reports of misrepresentation. Facebook is a great tool for marketing your business , but only if you use it correctly.

3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook Likes and Shares

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Olive Garden on Facebook: How To Not Use Social Media.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Olive Garden on Facebook: How To Not Use Social Media | Subcribe via RSS Olive Garden on Facebook: How To Not Use Social Media March 30th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share UPDATE: It appears this is actually a scam.  The official Olive Garden Facebook Fan Page posted such. 

Olive Garden on Facebook: How To Not Use Social Media

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Olive Garden on Facebook: How To Not Use Social Media | Subcribe via RSS Olive Garden on Facebook: How To Not Use Social Media March 30th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share UPDATE: It appears this is actually a scam.  The official Olive Garden Facebook Fan Page posted such. 

Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Average Age of a Facebook User? Infographic] by Pam Dyer on September 14, 2010 Share The demographics of the most popular social networking sites are changing quickly and, once again, the team at Flowtown has done a great job of compiling the latest statistics about Facebook users and social network usage in general. 

Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Facebook Marketing: Now Available! Written on June 24, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , books , facebook 32 Comments - Leave a comment! What is Facebook Marketing About? Facebook Marketing is a deep dive into how Facebook can be leveraged by your company starting TODAY.

My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system

The Way of the Web

There’s been a lot of debate around Facebook’s new commenting system, particularly due to the fact it is currently being tested on Techcrunch. There are various reasons for allowing a choice of commenting profile, whether or not that includes the facility for anonymity in an easy or more complicated manner – such as creating a fake Facebook account. You may want to keep Facebook personal, and use Twitter/LinkedIn/your blog or site as your professional reference. You may not your Facebook profile to be a mess of comments you’ve left around the web.

Calculate the Value of Your Facebook Page

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Calculate the Value of Your Facebook Page by Pam Dyer on May 19, 2010 Share Marketers are clamoring for data to determine the ROI of their social-media efforts, and a new free tool called the Social Page Evaluator , from social media management company Vitrue , is here to help. Average Age of a Facebook User?

Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.

Pamorama

Twitter or Facebook? Facebook or Twitter? According to a recent report (PDF) from digital direct marketing firm ExactTarget that compares Facebook and Twitter to e-mail, “e-mail, Facebook, and Twitter offer unique strengths to marketers and consumers alike”. Feature winners of Facebook competitions in your e-mail newsletter. Host videos on your Facebook page.

3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website | Social Media Marketing.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search R.I.P. 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website August 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet The game used to be relatively simple. Facebook, of course. Ironically, Facebook itself started as humble website. Facebook is waging a three-pronged war on websites. Bingo!

Why Mashable’s Comment System Fails

Ari Herzog

But if you are inspired to add a comment (either to the author or an existing commentator), you must have either a Twitter or Facebook account and be willing to sign-in to Mashable through that third-party channel. Comparing the commenting abilities on Disqus vs the new Mashable Follow system, founder Pete Cashmore explains : The benefits of the new comments system are: 1. Until now.

Facebook launches “Facebook Places”

Social Media Citizens

Previous Entry: The Social Network – the story of Facebook Next Entry: Interview with Social Media Citizen Posted in Social Media News Tags: Facebook places location based network location based social networks social media network You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 Personally, I believe it can affect Foursquare quite a bit, but let’s wait and see.

18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

WordPress Plugins for Facebook. WordPress Plugins for Facebook. 3. Facebook Page Promoter Lightbox. If your website isn’t bringing in new Facebook fans, using this lightbox plugin could improve your conversions. Facebook Page Promoter Lightbox displays a pop-up that puts your page front and center for the reader. Facebook All. Facebook login.

Facebook Lite or Facebook Throwback?

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook Lite or Facebook Throwback? by Jesse on August 12, 2009 I’ve seen several articles posted today about Facebook testing a new version of it’s service, Facebook Lite. About the author Jesse Sevier wrote 18 articles on this blog. Media. Marketing.

Facebook Places Explained

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Spacebook and Danceroulette Music Video Flowtown – an Interesting Social Marketing Tool » Facebook Places Explained Posted by Anne Herngaard Aug 30th, 2010 Tweet Are you wondering what all the talk with Facebook Places is about? Here’s an explanation by the people at Facebook.

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The Business Behind Facebook

Mindjumpers

Viral Video Ad Update: Hip Hop Hamsters Closing In On Old Spice » The Business Behind Facebook Posted by Anne Herngaard Aug 10th, 2010 Tweet A new infographic by Phd Online sums up the story behind Facebook. The success of Facebook is rather indisputable with an estimate of 1 billion $ revenue in 2010. You can read more about Facebook on their press site.

Reviews for Facebook Marketing

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Reviews of Facebook Marketing Written on July 11, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , facebook , reviews , social media , video 3 Comments - Leave a comment! If you have already read Facebook Marketing , would you mind leaving a rating and review over on Amazon ? Thumbs up. Enjoy!

Urban Outfitters Likes Facebook

Mindjumpers

» Urban Outfitters Likes Facebook Posted by Anne Herngaard Sep 2nd, 2010 Tweet Urban Outfitters is making the most of their Like buttons as the official US website now invite visitors on the from page of the website to see the most Liked products. This way, Facebook is central to the company’s marketing of online products. Will iTunes’ Ping Be a Success?

Facebook Becomes Most Popular US Web Site

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Becomes Most Popular U.S. New data confirms that Facebook is a key platform that is changing the landscape of audience engagement and customer loyalty. But for the week ending March 13th, the Web measurement firm reports , Facebook accounted for 7.07% of all U.S. Average Age of a Facebook User?

Facebook Marketing Drive Sales | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Having a Facebook community allows the brand to listen to what the customers are saying real time. They also express how the marketing efforts on Facebook will make their fan base grow. Each of the four brands have used Facebook in different ways that has been able to lead to in store traffic and ultimately to an increase in sales in the stores. 

Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on April 21, 2010 Share Back in March 2008, Facebook was poised to overtake MySpace, but it wasn’t yet the most popular social network in the world. Average Age of a Facebook User? Now it’s obliterating everybody.

Evolution of Privacy on Facebook

Mindjumpers

During the last couple of years, Facebook’s default privacy settings have become more and more permissive – and often with great confusion to the users. have found this chart that illustrates Facebook’s evolution of privacy from the early days in 2005 up until recently. Rather I encourage people to go through their privacy settings.

Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places Twitter Tales – A Bunch of Twitter Cases » Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel Posted by Marlene Friis Aug 20th, 2010 Tweet Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has recently launched Facebook Live.

Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places Twitter Tales – A Bunch of Twitter Cases » Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel Posted by Marlene Friis Aug 20th, 2010 Tweet Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has recently launched Facebook Live.

Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places

Mindjumpers

Now Facebook is following their footsteps and introduces their own location service called ’Places’. Foursquare has been exploding in number of users the last year or so, but still doesn’t reach anywhere near the amount of users that are using Facebook. It will be highly interesting to see how location will be used from now when knowing how comprehensive Facebook is.

Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places

Mindjumpers

Now Facebook is following their footsteps and introduces their own location service called ’Places’. Foursquare has been exploding in number of users the last year or so, but still doesn’t reach anywhere near the amount of users that are using Facebook. It will be highly interesting to see how location will be used from now when knowing how comprehensive Facebook is.