Mark Zuckerberg Announces Major News Feed Changes

Myrland Marketing

If your Facebook News Feed has historically been dominated by updates from brands, businesses, and news media, get ready for a major shift. More on that in a moment… The Explore Feed on Facebook . Fast Forward One Week To Mark Zuckerberg’s News Feed Announcement .

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Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes.

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Six Stellar Twitter Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Thanks to its brevity and informality, Twitter has become a phenomenally successful social network, particularly for sharing news and updates, with more than 560 million active users collectively posting 5,700 tweets every second. Expert Reviews of Top Twitter Tools.

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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Best Practices for Twitter

Ignite Social Media

With more than 50,000 active monthly users , this platform has grown into a popular spot for users to catch up on news, sports and entertainment. Twitter gives users the ability to stay in touch with their favorite brands, in a “happening now” atmosphere.

How to Increase Twitter Engagement Levels – Get Active!

Devumi

Everyone using the 140 character or less platform wants higher Twitter engagement levels. Unless you’re, say, Justin Bieber, you have to actually work for your Twitter engagement. If you’re not doing that already, please give your Twitter account to someone else.

Twitter Tip: Discover The Activity Tab

Absolute PA

Have you checked out your Activity tab in Twitter recently? Especially when you’re looking to refresh your news feed with new people to follow. Twitter recommends people you might be interested in following but they usually get it wrong.

FTC Cracks Down on Instagram, Twitter Starts to Grow | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

While Pinterest embraces its search engine reality, the FTC proves it knows how social networks work and Twitter starts to grow again, all in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. Twitter Is Finally Growing Again, Sort Of.

Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are.

Why You Should Stop Following Inactive Twitter Accounts Right Now

agora pulse

Have you been using Twitter for a while? If so, you are almost certainly following inactive Twitter accounts. Inactive Twitter Accounts Make You Look Less Popular. They are not only following back but are actively finding and connecting with this person.

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 to Derive Inspiration from an Active Fan Base

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. Seeing how fans interact on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram lets her team take a real temperature on Dunkin’s brand advocates. Jessica Gioglio, Dunkin’ Donuts @savvybostonian.

The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Twitter launched “ While you were away ” to show tweets you may have missed since you last opened the app.

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Proper Care and Feeding of a Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Blogging is a social activity. When someone is thoughtful enough to link to your blog, show your appreciation: leave a comment on their blog, link to their post from your blog or from Twitter, Digg their post, send them a quick note, do something to affirm the recognition. By following these tips for the proper care and feeding of your blog you’ll increase your odds of blogging success. My daughter is hooked on those pet rescue shows on Animal Planet.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 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. Products , RSS & Feed Management.

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How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

From our State of Social Media 2016 report , we found that 93 percent of marketers are actively using Facebook for their business. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them). News Feed. View other feeds.

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How H&R Block Activated 90,000 Seasonal Tax Pros in Social Media

Convince & Convert

This week: From ExactTarget , a free white paper called “ 3 Truths Every CMO Needs to Know About Social Media and the Customer Experience “ From Expion , a case study about how H&R Block mobilized 90,000 tax professionals in social media using Expion to guide their activity.

How Are Associations Using Twitter?

SocialFish

——— Have you ever thought about all the goals your association has and how Twitter can help you achieve those goals? For many, the association Twitter account is treated like just another promotional channel. Guest post by SocialFish contributor Amanda Kaiser.

Activation, Comfort, and Other Secrets of Online Community Management

Convince & Convert

Jay: One of the things that I see all the time, and you do as well I’m sure, now that many companies have come around to the belief that they should have a community, there isn’t a lot of community activation, or perhaps not as much as there should be.

What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed

Kikolani

So, as a change of pace, here are some gems that have come about from the latest updates that are actually pretty cool from the news feed to the new Facebook Timeline Profile. The Best Facebook News Feed Setting. By far, of all things they have done to the news feed, I love this!

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How to View & Measure Your Tweet Activity

Sprout Social

Unfortunately a lot of businesses don’t know the answer to this question because they aren’t measuring their Tweet activity. If Twitter is a big part of your social media marketing strategy, you need to get familiar with the analytics dashboard. The Tweet activity section is where you’re going to spend most of your time. In this post we’ll break down how to view your Tweet activity and how to use the data to improve your Twitter marketing strategy.

The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. That might be about to change -Twitter just reported a dismal Q4 for 2016: 16 cents per share on revenue of $717 million. Journalists on Twitter.

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. Get your team involved in your Twitter campaigns.

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more. What’s more, I hadn’t actively used it in at least two years.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. does for Twitter and carries it across LinkedIn and Facebook”).

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News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers? Time appears to have the most active profile. Creating a Digg-specific feed that includes only select content might be the best approach.

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Twitter Caroling

Almost Savvy

To leverage the medium, the opportunity to connect with someone new and in the spirit of the holiday season, I invite you to come Twitter caroling with me. a little bit contest, a big bit fun and a chance to meet someone new You and one other Twitterer will work together to write a Twitter Carol (rather than a traditional Christmas carol). Carols will be a maximum of 280 characters (2 x normal Twitter limit of 140). UPDATE: Here are the Twitter Carols you are wrote.

How to Drive Twitter Traffic to Your Website

agora pulse

Twitter is an awesome place to follow the latest trends, network with influencers and even tweet the odd celebrity (@jk_rowling for me). Writing about how to drive #Twitter traffic to your site. Data shows that the average Twitter CTR is 1.64%.

3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? Now, if you’re ready to proceed, Twitter marketing could be just what you were looking for. Even the real people on Twitter are too busy for you.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. Twitter Tips, Tactics and Techniques.

Twitter Basics – How To Get Started On Twitter

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are.

The 5 Best Tools for Twitter Chats

Razor Social

Twitter chat is a conversation or a discussion about a certain topic organized by Twitter users.The topic is defined by a unique hashtag and you can take part in the conversation by following that hashtag. Here are our picks for Twitter chat tools.

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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. Get your team involved in your Twitter campaigns.

An Unkindness of Ravens: Thoughts on Twitter Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter. ” So #4 got me thinking about #3 – how “Twitter,” as an anthropomorphic name, perfectly describes that chaotic, disparate, competitive, showboating raucousness of #1. I can find examples of each group in my own feed.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

Use the Twitter Discover Tab to get More Twitter Followers

Devumi

The absolute worst thing your Twitter account can be is boring. If you’re not engaged, and using Twitter to its full potential, your enthusiasm for Twitter will plummet along with your follower numbers. The Twitter discover tab is there to help you.

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. ” Twitter Tools.

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Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

Last week, it introduced its very own algorithm, following in the footsteps of Twitter and its parent company Facebook. Twitter jumped onto the algorithm bandwagon only last month and has received its own amount of backlash from it.

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.

12 Twitter Tips For Lawyers

Myrland Marketing

12 TWITTER TIPS. Well, it’s no secret I’m talking about Twitter because I’ve made that obvious in the title of today’s post. There are 645,750,000 active Twitter users, sending an average of 58 million Tweets a day. SHOULD LAWYERS USE TWITTER? .

What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?

Waxing UnLyrical

around the Twitterverse last week with the news that Twitter is in talks with TweetDeck to purchase the ridiculously popular third-party service for the low, low price of just $50 million. Rarely do I see the “from web&# tag in many tweets in my feed. Rumors ran rampant.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks. Twitter SEO.

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What Twitter could learn from Facebook Deals

Direct Marketing Observations

I know that the comparisons between Facebook and Twitter are not justified. Facebook is really about developing deeper relationships with friends and family whereas Twitter is more about sharing and consuming information with people in a quick and easy fashion.