Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Tuesday rolled out an online application process for verified accounts , giving individuals and organizations the chance to join the social network’s nearly 187,000 accounts with the blue badge icon. Verified accounts launched on Twitter in 2009 , but there was previously no way for account holders to request verification. More information is available via Twitter’s Help Center , which stated that necessary information includes: Verified phone number.

New Twitter Updates Allow for Easy Account Verification

Ignite Social Media

As the Original Social Media Agency®, we’re frequently asked about how to get verified on Twitter. Without further burying the lede: The big news from Twitter yesterday is that now, users can apply directly to Twitter for verification. DO: Be active on Twitter.

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Periscope Introduces Support for Live 360 Video

SocialTimes Twitter

Periscope launched support for live 360 video in its livestreaming application. The update will allow users to watch live 360-degree broadcasts on both Periscope and Twitter. With this update, live 360 videos are marked with a special “Live 360” badge.

A Surefire Way to Get Verified on Twitter

agora pulse

Twitter recently announced a “verified” button and the Twittersphere is buzzing over which users can get it and how. In this article I’m going to explain how to get verified on Twitter without any hiccups along the way. Why Should I Bother to Verify My Twitter Account?

Periscope Unveils VIP Program, Will Reward Popular Broadcasters

SocialTimes Twitter

Periscope announced that it is rolling out a VIP Program , which will give popular broadcasters access to special rewards, including a VIP badge for their profiles. In addition to receiving a VIP badge, VIP users will have the chance to be included in a “rotating list of broadcasters for people to follow.” VIP users in the Bronze tier will receive the following rewards: Bronze badge on your Periscope profile. Silver badge on your Periscope profile.

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6 Ways Web Check-ins Can Benefit Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Whether it’s big players like Foursquare inking a new loyalty rewards program with Pepsi, or niche developers like Untappd , addressing the beer drinking vertical with a mobile application that let’s you spread the word about the particular brew you are sipping upon, check-ins are on fire. In the interest of full disclosure, I work for a company with a new application called MOJO that provides free web-based check-ins.

Private Eyes Are Watching You: Twitter Oversharing and Its Bizarre.


Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Jeff Ramone @TheUngayGuy TheUngayGuy lives in Chicago. This whole has actually made me re-think using these kinds of applications.

I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Facebook , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on March 31, 2010 | 16 responses Hey, you! We’ve been connected for awhile on Twitter and Facebook. The results of my absolutely unscientific poll on Twitter and Facebook were unanimous.

Realtime Olympics: 60% of London 2012 Visits Came Via Mobile; Facebook Was 2nd Highest Traffic Source

The Realtime Report

The Games organizers also used a remarkable array of platforms, strategies and applications to drive fan engagement around the games. million social media followers across Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Foursquare. London 2012 on Facebook, Twitter and Beyond.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Branded Hashtag

Sprout Social

Chris Messina, currently a Developer Lead at Uber, is credited as the inventor of the hashtag on Twitter. In 2007, anyone on Twitter could type in #SWSX and see what events at the Austin based conference were trending. Twitter bio.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Twitter. This post explores YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr. Twitter.

Tips for Starting a New Facebook Fan Page


At the bottom of it was a badge saying it was created with the free version of Pagemodo. There are over 50 links to informative articles, measurement tools, and custom content applications as well as some sweet bonuses. Twitter Lingo & Tips For New Twitter & Facebook Users.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here are some applications of meta tags and arguments as to why you should be using them. 9 Ways to Start a New Local Business Using Facebook, Twitter, Groupon, and Google : These easy (and mostly affordable steps) can put your local business on the map.

Mobile Necessary Now for Brand Relevancy

Geoff Livingston

That is comparable to the number of Americans that actively use Twitter. Here are four suggestions to help you begin experimenting with mobile media: 1) Start Playing with Group Texting Applications. Pre-order Geoff Livingston’s Welcome to the Fifth Estate today!

Guess Who is Back on Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Recalling the ensuing storm of comments my action caused in the fall of 2010, it was evident some people were passionate I made the right decision and others felt I should give the location-based application a second chance. People like merit badges such as that of Mayor if checking into a location more than anyone else. Will the difference in applications and the progression of 14 months make a difference?

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Ed Shahzade and others. It’s more than just market research, it’s the practical application of [.]

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter?

Here are 10 Utah Entrepreneurs You Need to Know

Stay N' Alive

Despite never having been on the list before, these are some of Utah's finest tech professionals and entrepreneurs (in no particular order) - chances are most of these never even asked to be on this list (and some have never even met me): Allan Carroll, CTO, - Allan is former CTO of FamilyLink and helped them get to one of the top positions in the Facebook Application directory. He is @allanca on Twitter. Joel is @joeldehlin on Twitter.

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100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Don’t forget the conversations hiding in Twitter (use and Friendfeed. The applications here work for both the individual or the organization. Got this link via Twitter and since I am just starting out in the blog world (wrote my first post this week!) maybe we can create a list of web applications that people should use first? twitter. HERE STARTS THE BADGES SECTION. When adding new badges, make sure to wrap them in tags.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary


A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z A Application Programing Interface (API) : An API is a documented interface that allows one software application to to interact with another application.

Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

Read on for insights from Maria, and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : are Facebook and Twitter like the Tortoise and the Hare?). Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week: Are Facebook and Twitter Like the Tortoise and the Hare?

Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh'My

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh’My I’ve become obsessed with location based applications for my iPhone. Yelp was my first introduction to using an application to share my whereabouts with my friends.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh’My I’ve become obsessed with location based applications for my iPhone. Yelp was my first introduction to using an application to share my whereabouts with my friends.

Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

You can also find me on Twitter before during and after. This post was mentioned on Twitter by prblogs, twitips MV. twitips MV said: Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st: There are regular chats on Twitter, and then there’s… [link] [.]

Unlocking the value of Foursquare « The Cube

Gemma Went

You can earn points and unlock badges as you discover new things. There is a competitive edge to it (the more you check in at locations, the more points and badges you win – there’s even a leaderboard), however I believe the true value is in the word of mouth opportunities they offer.

I Will Not Write About Old Spice

Adam Cohen

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Adam Cohen and Joshua Titsworth, Vijay Kaundal.

Intro to Foursquare, Brightkite & Location-Based Social Media


Location-based services — applications that “know” where you are and can use that information to connect you with people, places and things — are one of the hot new classes of social media applications. Check the application developer’s site for compatibility.


Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Like last year, I enlisted in help from my followers on Twitter, many of whom gave me some great posts to add to this list. Like last year, if your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, there’s a badge for you to proudly celebrate this achievement on your site.

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Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I thought I would put together a post for people to reference on everything you need to know about Twitter. Twitter Tracking A great way to find people on Twitter that have the same interests as you is to use the Twitter Tracking feature. Don’t bash other Twitterers.

What Websites Are You the One True Fan of?

Justin Levy

They all allow you to check-in to different locations and, some of these applications, have gaming features to keep you hooked with sharing your location with everyone. They are, after all, a location and these applications are location-based applications.


52 Types of Blog Posts that Are Proven to Work


Instead of saying “some Internet marketing tips published online have very few possible applications in real life,&# say “every Internet marketer knows nothing about real-life business&# —strong, to the point, and easy to disagree with. You can do a twitter interview (tweeting back and forth questions and answers). Twitter posts. Just go to twitter search and find some interesting tweets about the topic.

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

Justin Levy

If you’d like to retweet this post or take the conversation to Twitter or FriendFeed, please use the hashtag #10Ways. These are social networks or applications specifically built with non-profits in mind. These badges generally serve one of two purposes (or both).

Could Google Wave Be One Of The Many Social Media Networking Sites

Social Media Network Marketing

While Facebook and Twitter are getting onto various methods like providing follow badges which can be put up on the sites and blogs Wave does not have this as yet. Have been sharing a lot on my Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Social Media a CRM perspective

Social Media Network Marketing

Businesses also need to monitor social networking sites, recognizing and rewarding - often with badges, stars or other low-cost measures - those who are most proactive and communicative about a company's products or services.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, November Discounts & Life on Facebook


5 ways to create welcome tabs for Facebook – a look at five applications. How to get your community to build links for you – ways to motivate your community to link to you with badges, leaderboards, and more. Twitter. Why I auto follow and direct message on Twitter – my personal strategy, and how it works for me. Increase your influence with Twitter lists – a guide to how and why you should be using them!

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

New for 2008: If your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, we have badges for you! 7 Social Media Websites and their Impact on SEO explores Mixx, Sphinn, Twitter, Digg, delicious, StumbleUpon, and Reddit and shows the positive and negative impact of using each.


Social Media Predictions for 2010

Social Media Marketing

Those included: Twitter will continue to achieve legitimacy. There's no question that Twitter became mainstream in 2009. I won't rehash all of the examples, but suffice it to say that when your local news outlets are suggesting you follow them on Twitter, it's mainstream.

Why Keepstream has Promise as a Curation Tool

Whatever tools we use need to have the ability to search for content across all platforms on the internet including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, blogs, news sites, streaming media, etc. I have a hunch you're going to be as good a blogger as you are Twitter user and human being.

Using Social Media to Promote Your Event: Step 2

Bare Feet Studios

We used Spreadshirt , because it is a social web application. Begin announcing them on Twitter and tap into your network to do the same. Create Badges for Others to Post on Their Sites Many bloggers love badges as it’s a way of strengthening their personal brand. Badges make it easy for those who love you to easily tell their connections about our event. Tell her she can also follow PodCamp Hawaii info on Twitter at

Social Media Club Hawaii Celebrates Ma Ka Hana Ka ?Ike

Bare Feet Studios

We had 15 applicants and over 1000 votes. A Twitter account: @hanabuild. We also hooked up their Twitter and Facebook accounts so the content cross-posts to both social networks. Today on Beach Walks with Rox Testimonials from Twitter aaavious @kierantong Yes it was good!