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Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. Please email if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks. YouTube and Twitter are a close a second.

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter & Politics In 2012, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Twitter & Politics: A 2012 Recap. tcot (top conservatives on Twitter). teaparty.

The 4 Social Networks I Use Most

Ari Herzog

I started 2014 with a mission to use social networks without rules. On Google+, Pinterest, Twitter, and other sites, I wrote that anything goes; and that I would find order in chaos. People follow my feed there and like/comment when inspired. Twitter is the social network that I use the most these days. Curious? Ditto me on their photos.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks


Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. The reason?

Top social networks: Guide to images for company pages

The Way of the Web

Are you setting up social network profiles for your business? Or maintaining social media which already exists? If you’re updating your company logos, re-branding, or simply want to change images to give your page a refresh, then it’s important to ensure you know the right image dimensions, file sizes and positioning for each social network.

Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots

Spin Sucks

To understand the growing power, here are ten social media truths about chatbots. The post Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories How Political Posts Will Quietly Kill Your Network The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Gerry Corbett How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter.

Introducing Ello, the New Ad-Free Social Network

Bill Hartzer

Ello is a new social network that has literally exploded onto the social networking scene. Think Facebook and Twitter combined into one social media network–without all of the ads, retweets, and “likes” And there’s no algorithm behind their newsfeed or timeline. Ello is just like a lot of other social networks.

Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Make Sure That Your Social Profiles Are Cleaned Up And Ready For The Coming Year When my sister and I were growing up, as soon as the weather started to be consistently warm, we'd spend a weekend helping our mom with "Spring Cleaning." Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter and SEO.

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10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

You’ve realized that Twitter isn’t just people sharing what they ate for breakfast and that there might be some real value to engaging with the 100 million active users that might give you valuable insights about your products, services, and competitors. Tools like HootSuite and TweetDeck make Twitter much easier to use and manage. So, you’re ready to Tweet, right?

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. It’s as if the Twitter board of directors has spent the last two years pining to be as big as Facebook, and has consistently concluded that mimicking elements of that platform will unlock that secret code. An Incomplete History of Facebook Strangling Twitter. 1. Twitter rolls out Vine.

Klout and Peerindex – social network loyalty cards?

The Way of the Web

Both Klout and Peerindex require you to hook up various sources in order to calculate your influence – Klout includes Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Foursquare, Youtube, Instragram, Tumblr, Blogger,, and Flickr. Again, there’s an approved list of networks to plug-in, and there’s also the option to hook in a number of RSS feeds.

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How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks


We tend to use social networks as channels that feed into each other, with certain channels for posting content and others for re-publishing it. Widgets and apps can help pull a Twitter feed to a website, or a blog RSS feed to a LinkedIn profile or Facebook profile. Thankfully, several people have found ways to create a feed from a Google+ profile.

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. When this happens online, it takes the form of email, newsletters, Facebook mail or direct messages on Twitter. On  Twitter, this is one of many reasons I will immediately unfollow you. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! Uh…ewww.

Twitter Dashboard App Launches for Businesses

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Tuesday announced the launch of Twitter Dashboard , an iOS  and desktop application aimed at helping businesses on the social network better connect with users. Pepper wrote: Easily engage with your audience: Create a custom feed to find out what’s being said about your business. Readers: What are your initial impressions of Twitter Dashboard?

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become  the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? The Real Life Social Network I’m excited to share a thought-provoking presentation about Real Life Social Networks from Paul Adams , a blogger and researcher at Google.

New Twitter Features Summed Up


Tweet Last week, Twitter announced some major changes that will affect how both users and businesses use and spend time on the site. In general, Twitter is being designed to make it easier for people to follow and discover stories, news, debates or other things they care about and over time giving better opportunities for brands to connect with consumers. Launches brand pages.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More


If you want people to share it, you must consider the dynamics of each of your social networks and optimize your posts for each. Employing these tactics will help your social media marketing efforts pay off. Optimize your Twitter posts. Add links to your website and social channels. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. Optimize your LinkedIn posts.

Front-Loading Branding Makes Twitter Video Ads More Effective (Study)

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter touted the recall and memorability of its video ads , citing research it conducted with IPG Media Lab. The study by Twitter and IPG found that: Approximately one-half of Twitter users recalled video ads on the social network after viewing just one second. Readers: What did you think of the findings by Twitter and IPG Media Lab?

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Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business


What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. News networks (like @AP and @CNN ) will post breaking news announcements, companies may hold giveaways, celebrities post announcements on what they’re working on and everyone has conversations! Twitter is Viral.

Twitter Adds New Featured Stickers for Dog Lovers

SocialTimes Twitter

26, Twitter released a new set of featured stickers in a “We Love Dogs” category. Twitter introduced the stickers feature to users in July. The feature allows users to decorate their pictures with stickers before sharing them on their feeds. Twitter (@twitter) August 22, 2016. Twitter’s stickers are “visual hashtags,” so users can tap a sticker on a photo to see other public photos that include the same sticker. Readers: Do you use stickers on Twitter? Ahead of National Dog Day  Aug. Go mutts!

The Twitter Best Practices Handbook

Sprout Social

With a limitation of 140 characters, Twitter instills users to be creative and succinct with social media. Following the most essential Twitter best practices can make you more visible to your customers. But much like your product launch or social media marketing strategy , you have to know where to start before you can see any success. Going into Twitter blindly as a marketer can lead to time-wasting efforts that don’t bring real results like traffic and faster customer support. Search & Add Valuable Twitter Followers. Then follow them on Twitter.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. How social are they? Wide reach.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. 16 Social Media Tools The Experts Swear By by Social Fresh.

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Twitter Etiquette: Outside Voices, Inside Voices and Whispers

Almost Savvy

Little did I know these voices would come in handy when thinking about Twitter. I had a recent conversation with Laura of EzraTech on Twitter about the practice of sending DMs (direct messages) to new followers. Your Outside Voice on Twitter. Constant republishing of others’ content (RSS feeds, quotes, etc.). Your Inside Voice on Twitter. It is intimate.

Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

Social Share Buttons. But the social share buttons are not on every blog. ” When we looked at her blog, they didn’t have the social share buttons or comments enabled. This means you should set up your plugin to have your Twitter handle in it and an easy way to grab the headline. Set up your social share buttons and enable comments. RSS Feed.

How to Increase Your Twitter Impressions Organically

Sprout Social

When it comes to Twitter marketing , one of the key metrics brands measure is engagement. Before people can interact with your Tweets, they need to see them on their feed. In order to figure out how many people are seeing your Tweets, you need to track Twitter impressions. What Are Twitter Impressions? follows user No. 1, so they saw the Retweet in their feed.

5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level

Webbiquity SMM

If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam. How can you break through a Twitter plateau and take your account to an even greater level of success? highly powerful yet underused optional feature of Twitter is the Twitter card. Follow him on Twitter @LM_Strain.

Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth

Qantas Airways published a photo of two fans with blacked out faces and wigs on, causing a controversy on Twitter, in spite of Radike Samo not minding at all.  My view is that there are deeper issues here -Qantas brand voice on social media is not their traditional marketing voice. Staff should be backed on social media and the Community is NOT always right! VALUE SYSTEMS.

How to deal with Twitter overwhelm

Absolute PA

By the way, (d) is not a valid reason to following someone on Twitter, especially if you have no interest in them and they tweet nonsense. Activate the Twitter filter feature! The best way to filter your Twitter stream is with Twitter lists. My TDF list feeds my habit for one month without clogging up my stream the rest of the year). Are you drowning in tweets?

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You Suck! So I Unfollowed You On Twitter!

SocMed Sean

For those of us who take social media seriously,  it’s not a game. In fact, for me I make my living from social media and I take it very seriously. So, to be brutally honest, I don’t care how many followers you have. I don’t care about how many tweets you have. I don’t care how long you have been on Twitter. I don’t care whether you #followback. unfollowed you on Twitter! Do you think that announcing it on your Twitter feed is going to shame me back into following you again? That’s not how Twitter works.

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20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers. ” How can you grow and maintain an active, relevant Twitter following? Twitter Tips and Guides.

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Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second


Tweet Twitter is now the fastest growing social networking site among U.S. The overall social networking population across mobile devices increased by 37% to 72 million people – about 31% of all U.S. Perhaps more importantly for marketers, daily use of social networking sites by mobile users has grown 58% in the past year to 40 million people.

PB134: How to Decide if You Should Start on a New Social Network or Medium


How to Decide if a New Social Network or Medium is Right for You. Today I’m going to help you decide if you should start on that new social network or that new medium like a podcast or a YouTube channel. People are wondering if they should get on different social networks or take advantage of new mediums. Is the network/medium trending up or down?

How to Analyze Twitter Followers Effectively

Sprout Social

To get started, you can analyze Twitter followers to learn more about who’s following. You may think you know what to share, but until you analyze your Twitter followers you’re just making assumptions. Instead, use a tool that’ll allow you to analyze Twitter followers. while back, Twitter revealed that over 20 million of its users were bots. Buzzsumo.

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter A few years ago, critics said Blogging was a fad. Managing these multiple login systems from all these social networks is cumbersome due to changing APIs, protocols.

Twitter for Lawyers

Janet Fouts

It’s a big topic, and there’s no way I can cover Twitter for lawyers in the allotted 10 minutes plus Q&A, so I thought I write up a bit more here for those who attended and those who didn’t. Twitter and privacy. Do some searches on Twitter , SocialMention and TweetBeep and set up alerts for anything new that may come up. Twitter resources for lawyers.

Thank you Google, for the Antithesis of a More Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

We agree mutually to allow someone to consume our feed of information, while consenting to consume theirs. That is, assuming we haven’t hidden/blocked them from News Feeds. Fair enough? (By the way, the  argument of pitching Facebook against Twitter, that the former could be made asymmetric by hiding feeds is rather pointless. Amrit Pal Guest Posts Social Media

PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich The business world, in the last seven or so years, has been upended with the introduction of social media and access to better data. On the contrary, paid media for a PR program is social media advertising, sponsored content and email marketing. Shared media is also known as social media. Twitter. On  Feedly , create a list of bloggers to watch.

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