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Periscope Introduces Superfans, Groups, More

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Next, a new Groups feature will allow users to broadcast videos that are shared with specific groups of people. For For instance, a user could create a group that contains only their closest friends, while another group may contain their coworkers, and so on. Once Once a group has been created, a user can broadcast specifically to the group.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. wrote about how the changes would likely impact associations on Mizz Information ; in short, here’s an overview of the new Groups features and what associations need to know about each: Member Approval in Standard Groups. Better Content Filtering.

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Why is Twitter a crucial channel for trade associations and advocacy groups?

SocialFish

—————— During major political events like the State of the Union address or presidential debates, Twitter serves as the national town hall: a place to learn about and debate issues in real time. This dynamic makes the platform a prime marketing channel for trade associations and advocacy groups seeking to shape the national dialogue. https://t.co/1nPMSEKptB.

Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features

Mindjumpers

Last week Twitter launched the new video feature making it possible for users to easily capture and share videos without leaving the app. Furthermore, a new group direct message feature was added, which appears to be an invite for the mobile-focused millennials who seem to prefer group messaging apps such as WhatsApp (another Facebook property via acquisition) as well as Snapchat.

Why the Changes to LinkedIn Groups are Better for Your Users – and You

SocialFish

LinkedIn groups, I assure you, are not on the brink of going up in flames and burning group owners to the ground in their wake. And Twitter’s not going to crumble away like a withering leaf over a backlash against its rules and terms of service. The Changes to LinkedIn Groups Streamline its Top Functions. LinkedIn Groups Aren’t Your Bulletin Board for Sales.

Grow Your Twitter Following With Chats

Janet Fouts

Oh boy, another “ how to grow your Twitter following ” post! If you really want to grow a Twitter following that has any value as a network,  there’s no way around it. What’s a Twitter Chat? Twitter chats (AKA Tweet Chats) are simply a group discussion that takes place on Twitter. You’re in the wrong place. Why  a Tweet Chat?

Twitter Debuts Promoted Stickers, Starting With Pepsi

SocialTimes Twitter

Pepsi  is the exclusive launch partner for Twitter’s newest advertising option, promoted stickers, which was introduced Monday. Head of product, brand and video ads Ilya Brown  revealed promoted stickers in a blog post  Monday, saying that brands can take advantage of the stickers feature Twitter debuted in July  and create and promote custom stickers for users of the social network. Brown added in the blog post: Starting today, brands can create and promote custom stickers for anyone on Twitter to use. Twitter Advertising (@TwitterAds) August 15, 2016. https://t.co/wIIDHAC0KK

The Demographics of Twitter Users [Study]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Twitter has more than 500 million users and is continuously growing, but who are all these new tweeters? Pew Research Center has released an Internet study that focuses solely on Twitter and includes some great user demographics. Twitter is soaring among young adults. use Twitter as of February 2012, and 8% are daily users. 15% of all online adults in the U.S.

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Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. will continue to interact with like-minded individuals on groups and in the Q&A section. Twitter in 2013. Related, I intend to publish an e-book on my Twitter evolution in the coming months… Other Applications in 2013.

Twitter Takes the Election Outdoors

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter continued its out-of-home advertising efforts in New York  with a focus on the upcoming presidential election. Global group creative director Jayanta Jenkins detailed the new outdoor advertising campaign in a blog post : The election is playing out live on Twitter, where people can hear directly from the candidates, their supporters, the media and everyone in between.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time. How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?

Twitter Adding Custom Filtering, Custom Metrics to Ads Manager

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been beta-testing a new version of its Ads Manager with plans to roll out a public beta “in the coming months.”. Senior product manager, revenue Christine Lee  said in a blog post that the revamped Ads Manager provides one place for brands to plan, manage and report on their campaigns, adding that campaigns, ad groups, promoted tweets  and other ads can be viewed and optimized. Use custom filters to more quickly find your campaigns, ad groups or even ads. Twitter advertisers: What do you think? Twitter Advertising (@TwitterAds) July 29, 2016.

How Political Posts Will Quietly Kill Your Network

Spin Sucks

Comments Comments Related Stories How NOT to Build a Following on Social Media How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter Google+: The Social Platform We All Love to Hate. David (DFish) Fisher makes the case on why you shouldn't share political posts on social media for the mere fact that you will always anger someone.

200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)

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Charles Cooper, The Rockley Group. Kathleen Gossman, EnVeritas Group. Dominik Grau, Ebner Media Group. Joey Hall, EnVeritas Group. Ahava Leibtag, Aha Media Group. Rebecca Lieb, Altimeter Group. Ann Rockley, The Rockley Group. Bo Sacks, Precision Media Group. Aubrae Wagner, EnVeritas Group. Adam Witty, Advantage Media Group.

How LinkedIn Groups can Explode your Blog Traffic

ProBlogger

Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram are free and work well if you have the time to organically grow a following. The answer is LinkedIn Groups. What is a LinkedIn Group? LinkedIn defines LinkedIn Groups as “a great way for organisations to keep in touch with their members about current events and to discuss issues of common interest.”. It’s social.

Users Testy Over Twitter Test of Removing Handles From Replies

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter is testing a way to pack more content into its 140-character limit , but this particular test hasn’t been very well-received. 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.

Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

We’ve wrapped up our reports overhaul with an update to our Group Report. The report combines a variety of social media analytics from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to benchmark your business’ overall success on social. The Group Report allows you to compare and analyze your social strategy across networks by aggregating common metrics across channels and timeframes.

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole. This should be the most obvious and important use of a private blog group. Therefore, one of the most important way a multi-author blog group could be used is to encourage all contributors to help push posts on social media. link].

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? Where Twitter for PR usually begins… and ends. Pitching journalists on Twitter. ” 3.

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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. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week.

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Connecting Twitter to LinkedIn: Just Say No

Almost Savvy

There will be a handful in the middle; those who can see both sides, but there won’t be many of you in this third group. Just over a year ago, LinkedIn introduced a feature allowing users to post all of their Twitter updates , also known as tweets, to LinkedIn. Business LinkedIn Social Media Tips Twitter connections etiquette organize technologyMaybe.

Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Bing , Facebook , Google , Groups you admin section , install-app ads , linkedin , MoPub , new twitter profile , news feed algorithum , rich LinkedIn snippets , Twitter , youtube Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place. Blog Facebook Google Social Media Marketing Twitter Bing Groups you admin section install-app ads linkedin MoPub new twitter profile news feed algorithum rich LinkedIn snippets youtube

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Why This Successful Solopreneur Uses Facebook Groups to Grow His Business – Daniel DiPiazza [SSM011]

Buffer Social

How many Facebook Groups have you joined that you don’t check regularly? Imagine my surprise when I joined the Rich20Something Facebook Group and was constantly excited to see all of the new, value-packed content being shared by both the founder, Daniel Di Piazza , and all of the other group members (now nearly 15,000.). Entrepreneur Lifestyle Group  on Facebook.

MUST READ new Pew survey about groups on the internet

SocialFish

There is a brand new Pew Internet Research survey out called The Social Side of the Internet which is all about the impact of the internet on GROUP-FORMING. There’s lots of data in here about internet users joining groups, including associations. It is hard to underestimate the impact of social media and internet use on group engagement.  As noted [.], See what you think.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. As the CEO and Founder at TalentCulture Consulting Group, Meghan connects talent with technology companies as well as being an accomplished speaker and author.

How to Optimize Your Brand’s Twitter Presence [infographic]

Mindjumpers

And like Facebook users, 50% of the Twitter users access the network via mobile. This means that your Twitter followers will tweet and RT anywhere, anytime – and they’ll expect you to be ready. In the following blog post, I will share some pointers on the basics that brands will have to understand in order to engage successfully on Twitter. Just imagine that!

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The Not-So Secret Guide to Twitter Lists

Janet Fouts

What are Twitter lists anyway? A Twitter list is a curated group of users on Twitter. Basically it’s a way to group interesting people on specific subjects or other groups (clients, friends, competitors, movie stars) to more easily follow whatever topic brought them all together. You know how people complain about how noisy Twitter is?

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5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Take a look at UNICEF’s Twitter page and you’ll see that they’re rather disciplined with their posting – they share one tweet almost every two hours.

All Twitter Users Can Now Create Moments

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter announced  Wednesday that its Moments  feature is now available to all users. — Twitter (@twitter) September 28, 2016. Twitter rolled out Moments last October , and it expanded access to the feature in August , saying at the time: We’re excited to announce that a broader group of creators will be making Moments, including influencers, partners, brands and, in the coming months, everyone. The coming months” are here, as Twitter said in a tweet  Wednesday: For everyone who wants to make a Moment–starting today you can! uk9v6I2znW.

Twitter Insiders: A Research Hub for Brands, Agencies

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Wednesday introduced Twitter Insiders, a single destination for brands and agencies to fill their research needs. Research manager Gemma Proctor said in a blog post  that Twitter Insiders is a network of more than 12,000 users aged 16 and up from the U.S. When online, Twitter Insiders are always available–so they’re ideal for performing fast, continuous research.

Twitter Adds Conversation Ranking, Direct Reply Count to Mobile Apps

SocialTimes Twitter

A feature Twitter introduced on desktop in June 2015  has finally made it way to the social network’s mobile applications. Twitter announced via a Twitter Support tweet (embedded below) that it has added conversation ranking and direct reply count to the replies section of its apps. — Twitter Support (@Support) November 29, 2016. GM7DBEZbJr.

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

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter announced  three new features for its direct messages: read receipts, typing indicators and web link previews. — Twitter (@twitter) September 8, 2016. Read receipts allow users in group chats to see when their messages have been seen by all the other participants. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s new DM features? Apps Twitter Android direct messages Facebook Messenger group chats iOS links messenger Read Receipts Settings Typing Indicators Web Link Previews Whatsapppic.twitter.com/VEU92V5Gqj.

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Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

Waxing UnLyrical

My experience is that Twitter has become very intertwined with primetime television. So when NBC Universal Research Chief Alan Wurtzel had this to say about Twitter and the Olympics , I was shocked. My point is this: If social media has zero effect on drawing eyeballs to their shows, why are the networks (NBC included) so intent on promoting them on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.?

PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: The Arguments On Each Side — And What’s At Stake

The Realtime Report

Yesterday, a San Francisco court gave PeopleBrowsr, an provider of Twitter analytics services, a temporary restraining order against Twitter. The court ruling forces Twitter to maintains PeopleBrowsr’s full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. The uneasy relationship between Twitter and the third-party developer community has been well documented.

As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them

Spin Sucks

It won’t come to a surprise to many of you that I  love Twitter. In the early days, I created a group of friends who we still refer to ourselves as the posse. Without the social network, I would have never met some of these people and the idea makes me very sad. I’ve always contended Twitter wouldn’t last forever. As they should. IFTTT. So What? Imagine that.

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Facts About Consumer Behaviour on Twitter [Study]

Mindjumpers

Tweet In a recent study made by Constant Contact and research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey , some useful findings have been made about Twitter users. What is especially interesting to emphasize from this study, is that people who follow brands on Twitter are more likely to both buy and recommend the products of these brands. Twitter users = frequent online users. infographic].

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The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D. She heads up Adams Consulting Group, a technical services firm specializing in Apple Macintosh desktops, servers and laptops. She’s an informative and prolific Twitterer, and active in Twin Cities social media. And she’s energetic and inspirational on Twitter.

3 Ways to Use Context From Twitter Profiles

SocialTimes Twitter

report from Spredfast offers insight into how Twitter profiles can be used to uncover deeper audience context. Twitter’s bios may be short, but users provide clues into users’ self image: A 160-character open field (for information like “loves dogs” or “digital marketer”) and free-form location field (resulting in text like “Paris”, “Berlin”, or “the 512”). This data gives other Twitter users context around who they’re following, points of origin for different opinions, and insight into potential connections. Job pride and family ties were also high in the U.K.,

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats

Sprout Social

Twitter chats are a great way to gain exposure, grow your following and engage with your audience. Jumping into a Twitter chat can be a little intimidating and challenging at first. Why Twitter Chats? One of the biggest challenges for businesses on Twitter is building an active following. Hosting a Twitter Chat. Choosing a topic for your Twitter chat is key.

Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

agora pulse

Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends. But for businesses, Twitter is an opportunity to build relationships with customers and cultivate brand awareness. So is it really possible to use Twitter for sales? Research reveals that 80% of Twitter users have mentioned a brand in a tweet. Selling on Twitter.