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Facebook Eyes Clickbait-Free News Feed

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Facebook hopes to catch clickbait  in the algorithm net it is using to clean up its News Feed. Research scientist Alex Peysakhovich and user experience researcher Kristin Hendrix detailed the latest change to the social network’s News Feed algorithm in a Newsroom post , saying that the tweak was a response to feedback from users. They described the update to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm as follows: We’ve heard from people that they specifically want to see fewer stories with clickbait headlines or link titles. This is similar to how many email spam filters work.

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Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

Some of the biggest news in the blogging world over the last week was without a doubt Google’s announcement that on June 1st, they’re closing Google Reader. Reader simply isn’t paying for itself. Here’s the jist of it: Reader’s closure is going to hit a lot of us very, very hard. Step One: Find Another RSS Reader You’re Happy With.

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

If you’re like me, you write a lot of posts for sites other than your own and want to be able to share those posts with your readers. Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. Creating a Custom RSS Feed. Creating the full feed can be time consuming.

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RockMelt – The Social Browser

Mindjumpers

– On the right side , you have all your feeds collected, including Twitter. This way you can keep track of your Facebook news feed, your notifications, your Twitter feed or favourites blogs. Technorati Tags: browser , Facebook , Feed reader , Rockmelt , social browser , Twitter. It would require a lot to make me impressed with such a project. visible.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. not via an RSS reader). Five feeds???

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5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business | Main | The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind » March 05, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. You have to focus on Universal Search, Real-Time Search, Social Media and the Mobile Web. Where do you start? 2. million TV ad, ABCs going rate this year, is just a start.

What are feeds and how do I use them?

Social Media Network Marketing

A feed is a regularly updated summary of web content, along with links to full versions of that content. When you subscribe to a given website's feed by using a feed reader, you'll receive a summary of new content from that website. Important: you must use a feed reader in order to subscribe to website feeds. When you click on an RSS or Atom feed link, your browser may display a page of unformatted gobbledygook. RSS and Atom are the two feed formats. Most feed readers support both formats. What are RSS and Atom?

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On | Main | Toyotas "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign » February 12, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. Heres how to customize and use Buzz--or opt out of its inbox-cluttering updates completely. 3. billion worldwide in 2010 and $1.3 billion in the US.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle | Main | Social Media & The Super Bowl » January 29, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. Using a database of over 30,000 accounts that have been analyzed with TweetPsych, the first dimension I’ve looked at is “Social Behavior”. 3. Please try again.

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Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22

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Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) | Main | Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation » January 22, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. Why Augmented Reality Will Change The World As We Know It By Giedrius Ivanauskas Augmented reality is clearly the buzz word of 2010. Is Advertising on Facebook Really Effective?

Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 4 Ways To Celebrate MLK Day With Social Media | Main | Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience » January 15, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. It makes for great reading and there are some tips in there for all small businesses to use about the social media channels that work best and how to use them effectively. 3.

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Google Spreadsheets Update: Blessing in Disguise for Marketers…

The Marketing Blog

While scanning through the feeds in my ‘RSS Feed Reader’ , I discovered an interesting update in Google Spreadsheets. Home About In the Media India’s Buzziest Media Brand Condolence February 20, 2008.3:10 pm Google Spreadsheets Update: Blessing in Disguise for Marketers… Jump to Comments Web-based productivity tools have been around for quite a while, but their usage and focus has primarily been limited to a very niche audience. On digging deeper, it appears that the update has solved a big problem for market-researchers and statisticians. Theme: Pressrow

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

Reaching out to six random email subscribers spread across the planet (courtesy of Google’s Feedburner application which displays email addresses of anyone who subscribes this way) and asked for their insights, they were more than willing to share… Mark Harai, a business development consultant in Costa Rica: RSS readers just don’t work for me. devour email.

The Most Profitable Year of My Life, Thanks to Google [Webinar Replay]

Viper Chill

If you’re reading this in your inbox or a feed reader, click here to go to the post. A few weeks ago I did my first ever Webinar in the marketing world after being asked to speak to members of a community called Link Club. This is 80% of what I spoke about on that live webinar, replayed for you here in a new video. Exact backlinks to one of my websites. Social Media

Feedly and Lazyfeed Help You Navigate the Information Rapids

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So, those of us who are information junkies and who try to get as much of the good information as possible resort to using a feed reader, like Google Reader , to connect to blogs that we like, ones that typically have the types of information we are looking for. And, you can tell it your interests by inputting your blog(s), Twitter accounts, and Delicious feed.

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

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Find the RSS feeds for each source. RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication, and is a sort of live news feed  for various websites. Most people connect these hoses to a feed reader, where all these updates are aggregated to read, like a subscription. BTN.com totally has their act together and has a nice feed directory page with feeds sorted by school, sport, etc.

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It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. A favorite hobby of many in this industry seems to be telling people that they’re doing “it&# wrong, whatever “it&# is in the given conversation. Some people want to debate the technical aspects of the platforms.

Finding Fresh Voices

Justin Levy

have been seeking out fresh voices in two main ways: Google Reader – A few days ago I went through all of my feeds, analyzed the stats and unsubscribed from blogs that weren’t providing value to me any more. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader.

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The Next Chapter: Joining Citrix Online

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. A little more than 2 years ago Chris Brogan and I were both attending the first Social Media Jungle event in New York so we decided to carpool down together. With the new job comes a new place to explore. Photo Credit: Amanda Breann.

14 Situations When You Shouldn’t Tweet

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. As has happened before, I was busy writing a tweet while trying to walk down the steps. With a 60 lb dog charging ahead, I missed a step and stumbled a bit. and what some others who responded thought. Driving. Walking your dog.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader. have been using various RSS readers for nearly five years now - Ive tried them all. However, none matches the power of Google Reader. Some of these may work with RSS readers from Newsgator, Bloglines and others but they are written with Google in mind.). Continually add tons of feeds in organized, methodical way.

The 9 Deadly Sins of Facebook Pages and Their Administrators

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. When I speak to groups or am interviewed about Facebook, I am often asked to provide examples of companies that are “doing it right.&# It’s only natural. There is no strategy. No goals. No content calendar. Inconsistency.

Poke the Box – Book Review

Justin Levy

As an avid reader of Seth’s, both his books and his blog, I was excited to read it. That last point is really important to me as a reader. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. This is never the case with Seth’s books. Photo Credit: Jeff Hester.

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

Justin Levy

million people if 100% of all readers read that article on that day. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. One thing that has struck me lately is the reliance on “media impressions&# as a measure of success in PR campaigns. How about on your Facebook Page.

Sharing Content in Another Stream

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. On a daily basis I will generally run through between 400-800+ feeds.  Of those, I share the top posts, usually around 30 or so, that I think will be useful for you.  Sure, I push my Google Reader shared items through FriendFeed and I share a handful of posts daily through my Twitter account. 

8 Tips to Get More Out of LinkedIn

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. When we talk about social media platforms there is a tendency to point to Twitter and Facebook as the platforms where we all agree that we spend a majority of our time online. When we need videos we go to YouTube. Here are a few.

Simple Tool, Small Wonder: Buffer App

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OK, Buffer might be a one-trick pony right now — but what a trick! I’m a voracious web surfer and RSS feed reader, and share a lot of content that I find interesting and actionable. Today’s guest is post is written by Jay Pinkert. We can get so focused on mastering the “next big thing” that we overlook applications that might seem basic to some. Before you leave!

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Get 25% Off the Genesis Theme

Justin Levy

If you’ve stopped by the blog recently instead of  only catching up via a feed reader such as Google Reader then you noticed about a month ago I switched over to the Genesis theme framework (affiliate link) and chose to use the Prose child theme. It also allows you to choose how much control over your website you care for. Just want to set it up with the basic settings?

Recharging and Disconnecting

Justin Levy

Oh and if you wanted to see photos from my sailing trip, check out the below slideshow: If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Many of us work long hours, often times deep into nights and over weekends. Not just from my connected world but from  everything. And guess what?

How To Write A Killer Headline and Make Your Post Shine

Kikolani

Attractive headlines are enough to make your readers open and check your content. Try to hook your readers with your headlines. Remember: Most readers will see your headline in a feed reader, email, on social media, or in a link on another blog. How do you hook your readers? Your readers are busy, so try to make it easy for them to read it. 4.

This Week in Social Media - 3/19/2013

Social Media Marketing

Of course, Google put the social world abuzz with its announcement that it would be retiring Google Reader in July. Ditch the feed reader." — Pinboard (@Pinboard) March 14, 2013 Industry What's the difference between viral and spreadable content? Spreadable content will effectively feed an aligned, collective audience and grow your presence online. These are those links.

Getting Overwhelmed? Get Organized!

Kikolani

The latest News Feed can be confusing if you are friends with a lot of people but only want to really keep an eye on certain people. Once you have added friends that you want to follow, you can simply view your custom list in the News Feed, hiding all of the updates by those who you have befriended but don’t necessarily want to follow closely. Hide people or apps that annoy you in the News Feed by hovering over the item and clicking Hide and selecting your preference. My Google Reader is sorted by topic, plus a special folder for commenters on Kikolani.

Is Google becoming evil?

The Way of the Web

‘Anti-social Google Reader’ There’s been a pretty big uproar regarding the redesign and loss of features which has been rolled out to Google Reader, despite the paltry week’s notice given to users. Individuals can no longer have a basic sharing and following network within Google Reader. That’s entirely lost now.

How Four-Numbers Can Send You Millions of Visitors from Google in 2016

Viper Chill

Note: You may have to click through to this post to see if it if you’re in a feed reader. I know I’m sharing this at the point of the year when everyone is winding down and preparing for the holiday season, but that’s exactly why I’m sharing it: So you jump-start your success in 2016 in a way you never thought possible. know my headline may make you skeptical, but I will back up the title in a very big way. I don’t believe in writing a headline to get your attention and not fulfilling the promise in the following content. What holiday? greatest.

11 Steps to Developing a Digital Crisis Communications Plan

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. What separates an elite military group such as the Navy Seals from others? They train non-stop. They train for every situation imaginable. They train for what happens when the plans fail. Choose and set up your monitoring platform(s).

Being a Big Deal Isn’t Such a Big Deal

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. When I talk to my family, friends, colleagues or community and ask them how they’re doing, usually they respond with some variation on being too busy, tired and in need of a vacation. What are your thoughts? 

8 Tips for Successful Business Blogging

Ari Herzog

You really have to put a lot of time and effort into your content so that your readers find it useful and worthy of sharing. This helps engage your readers and gets them excited for each day that you deliver new content. 6. Make it easy for readers to share your content across the web, increasing your inbound traffic and expanding your company’s reach. Image by G.I

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

went from having over 150 blogs in my feed reader in the last few years to just 12, purely because I was seeing the same content over, and over (and over) again. Head on over to their homepage and enter the niche that you’re writing in or even the RSS feed of one of your favourite blogs and you’ll instantly see their blog posts which went viral. Home What the F ?

Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! I bet if you were just cruising through your tweets or feeds, this probably caught your eye huh?  You might be thinking that I’m just trying to create a catchy title to get you to stop on by, right?  Gary definitely does. 

Official Google Docs Blog: Live blogging with Docs

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted by: Amit Agarwal , a professional technology blogger at Digital Inspiration and an exceptionally creative Docs user We were first introduced to Amit Agarwal when he sent us a video , detailing how to use Docs as an RSS feed reader (check out the accompanying and instructive blog post , as well). When you add new content to your “live blog&# document, switch to the previous window and hit “Republish Post&# – Google Docs will overwrite the previous version of your blog post so you readers will always see the latest version. Site Feed. RanMan.