Facebook Adds More Page Badges to Encourage Engagement

Social Media Today

Facebook has added some new Page badges as it seeks to encourage greater participation and engagement

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Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?

SocialFish

So when I read this article about digital badges and DIY learning, I was intrigued. But equally interesting to me is the Badges for Lifelong Learning concept–acquiring badges from online learning venues as proof of a learned concept.

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What If Social Media Users Had Expertise Badges?

Forbes Social Media

Social media represents an anarchistic free-for-all in which all voices are equal and wild unfounded rumors can be published just as easily as extensively researched and verified fact, raising the question of whether social platforms should institute some form of “expertise badges

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Free Badge and Button Set for Your Website

Navolutions

Today we’re giving you a free set of buttons (the kind you click) and badges (the kind you show off) to use on your website. The post Free Badge and Button Set for Your Website appeared first on Navolutions.

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Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?

SocialFish

So when I read this article about digital badges and DIY learning, I was intrigued. But equally interesting to me is the Badges for Lifelong Learning concept–acquiring badges from online learning venues as proof of a learned concept.

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Facebook Announces Change to Organic Page Impressions, Removal of Gray Verification Badges

Social Media Today

Facebook is removing its gray verified ticks for Pages, while its also making a change to how organic impressions are calculated

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Twitter Badges For Brands Who Want to Avoid Narcissism

Adam Cohen

I propose the following to the Twitter Pantheon: Get rid of “Follow Us&# signs on web pages, blogs, email, direct mail, catalogs, billing inserts and anywhere else a business wants to use a badge.

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How to Get Verified on Instagram

Later

Here’s everything you need to know about how to get verified on Instagram: Table of Contents: How to Request a Verified Badge on Instagram. How to Request a Verified Badge for Your Instagram Profile.

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Google+ Growing With The Times – Are You Badged Yet?

Small Business Mavericks

These changes include: the ability to configure a badge to a suitable width. As a marketing tool, website owners have nothing to lose by including a badge on their sites. Google+ looks to be one widget that’s here for the long run – are you badged yet? Social Media google website badges widgetsThere are some marketers that are quite sensitive when it comes to any foray into social media by Google.

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Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Rosemary McKee is an Account Manager at Rocket Badge , the UK’s leading badge manufacturer. With more than 22 years of experience, clients have come to depend on Rosemary’s efficiency and outstanding product knowledge to help them select the ideal badge for their promotional campaigns.

Snapchat’s New Plans for Bitmoji and Twitter Verification Opens Up to All Users | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

The blue “verified” badge once reserved mainly for “accounts of public interest”, is now open to everyone.

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Happy Groundhog Day, Grab your Foursquare Badge

Jeff Esposito

badge. You heard me you can get your hands on your very own Groundhog Day badge. foursquare Groundhog Day Groundhog Day Foursquare badge LBSI am not going to lie, but Groundhog Day makes me smile and giggle like a. schoolboy.

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Classic Badges of Americana – the devil’s in the details…

The Way of the Web

Badges: 1960′s Dodge Challenger RT Badge. I had a rare trip out with my dad on Saturday – cramming in the London Motor Museum , a quick Mexican meal at Wahaca, and finally seeing Looper at the cinema.

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How To Create a Conference Badge Page

Bare Feet Studios

You can use FTP to create a custom directory for your badges or you can also use the image up-loader that comes with your blog site. This is what you would place in your Event’s Badges page (assuming you replace the appropriate URLs and file names as outlined above: Step 5. Since you already have the code for your image, it’s a snap to add your graphic(s) to your badges page right above your TextArea source code. See the PodCamp Hawaii Badges page for examples.

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Confirmation That We Kick Ass

Waxing UnLyrical

I desperately wanted one of those badges. A badge in and of itself doesn’t really mean anything. There aren’t a lot of badges I aspire to – I got over my Girl Scout days a long time ago (yes, I was a Girl Scout) – but this one, I did. Well, whaddya know?

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Twitter Creates a New Tool for Brands and Snapchat is Changing up Their Game | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Twitter is also beta testing a ‘Most Responsive’ badge and a ‘Featured tab’ on select brand pages, for mobile and web. Twitter has created a new dashboard for brands, Facebook changes their algorithm again, amongst other things, and Snapchat is changing up their game in a big way.

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Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0 Daniel proposed that we set up Foursquare style badges to encourage staff to contribute and use the internet. Badges for levelling rewards.

How Businesses like Sylvan Learning Center and Computer Explorers.

Saying It Social

Foursquare awards points and badges when users check-in at locations (check-ins can be done via a mobile phone with internet access or a computer). Businesses can engage and reward consumers by providing deals and discounts to Foursquare users that hold certain badges for checking in and patronizing their business.

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Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match

Adam Sherk

6 Ways Web Check-ins Can Benefit Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Instead of “checking in&# at a restaurant or coffee shop via a mobile application, MOJO (and others) let you “check-in&# to a particular piece of Web content (blog post, video, photo, graphical badge), and assign points and other rewards for an array of marketer-determined behaviors. And it’s a lot more than just giving out some badges. Badging for the sake of badging is wasteful and annoying.

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Why marcoms pros should get Facebook Blueprint certification

Sherrilynne Starkie

Those who pass the exam, get the badge to prove it. This digital badge can be shared readily on social media, websites or even on a resume and email signature. Training for Facebook Blueprint Certification gives marcoms pros the skills to maximize business on Facebook. It provides the confidence (and credentials!) to promote a message, product or service by understanding who, when and how to connect – strategically and effectively.

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Canada’s most trusted magazine

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Trust is vital in an environment that sees customers’ expectations increasing every day, and competition is fierce, so this recognition from Canadians that Canadian Living is their most trusted magazine brand is a badge of honour,” says Lyne Robitaille vice president, TVA Group.

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The Gamification of News

Social Media Marketing

This week Google announced the launch of their Google News Badges. Edition of Google News now lets you collect private, sharable badges for your favorite topics. Keep your badges to yourself, or show them off to your friends.

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The Baconator on Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

We bloggers like badges. Right here on WUL, there are a few that I’m proud of (you’ll remember how thrilled I was when we finally got the Alltop badge ). But today I’m exceptionally proud to unveil my newest badge and, perhaps, my favorite of all: the Baconator.

Essential Tips for How to Get Verified on Instagram

Sprout Social

As you’d expect, securing something like a verified badge on Instagram is not easy and not available to everyone, for obvious reasons. If you feel confident in your ability to be verified, you can cut right to the chase and actually request a verified badge for your Instagram profile.

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Open Community: Talkers Toolkit

SocialFish

On that page, you’ll find some of our cool badges… Get this badge. Get this badge. Spread the Word about Open Community. Do you believe in the concepts in our book, Open Community , as passionately as we do? Do you have an example of Open Community in action?

How to Get Verified on Instagram in 3 Simple Steps

Hootsuite

An Instagram verified account gets a verified badge. After all, according to instagram itself, the verification badge is evidence that you’re “notable.”. Even if you already have a verified badge on Facebook, that doesn’t mean you will be eligible to get verified on Instagram.

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MLB Introduces Social Layer to Online Viewing

Jeff Esposito

Similar to collecting badges for check-ins, people logged into the Gameday platform can receive virtual tokens of players. social media Badging MLBBaseball is America’s sport – no matter how boring or long it may seem at times, we are drawn to the sport in some way shape or form. I like listening to baseball over the radio as it paints a picture and you can have it on in the background.

Socialized Joins Social Media Informer August 25 Launch

Socialized

If you're a regular reader of this blog and you're very observant, you may have noticed the Social Media Informer badge on my right sidebar. I was asked to participate in this week's launch of this new site which looks to have a great strategy for aggregating and distributing social

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The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

Automation tools available in some community tools allow organizations to create a lite LMS type experience: watch a video and earn a badge. participate in discussions and earn a badge. complete a quiz and earn a badge. gather all three badges and earn a designation.

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5 Ways to Elevate Loyal Customers on Social

Likeable

On Facebook natively, the platform will identify who your Page’s top fans are with “Top Fan Badges.” Users can earn these badges by being the most engaging members of the community, and then they can accept their badges.

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LinkedIn’s new skills assessments

Sherrilynne Starkie

Once candidates have completed an assessment, a badge will be displayed on their profile in LinkedIn Recruiter and LinkedIn Jobs so hirers are able to quickly identify and verify skill proficiency.

Top five: Women rule content marketing!

Sherrilynne Starkie

Also a new blue ‘verified’ badge will start appearing on the profiles of notable public figures. This week’s top five social media must-know news sees Instagram and Google working to raise standards, shows how podcasting continues to grow and new innovations from Facebook.

A Surefire Way to Get Verified on Twitter

agora pulse

The blue verified badge on Twitter (seen in this example from @americanart) lets people know that your account is authentic. First, this badge tells the Twittersphere that you’ve made it and your content is worthy of public interest.

New Twitter Updates Allow for Easy Account Verification

Ignite Social Media

DON’T: Campaign publicly for a verification badge. Yes, the check mark can be a status symbol, but what you do with your verified account is much more important to your followers than simply having a shiny new badge.

How to Get Verified on Instagram

Ignite Social Media

Having that verification badge can help give your profile a boost. Getting verified on Instagram and across social media is one of the ultimate signs that your channel has ‘made it’. That blue check mark means so much to public figures, influencers and brands.

You Can Now Create Your Own IGTV Series

Later

The new tool let creators organize their videos on a separate page, and includes a badge with the series name to separate it from other IGTV videos. To set up notifications, just click on the series title (or badge) and hit “Turn on IGTV Notifications” in the bottom right corner.

Social Media Updates: August

yMarketingMatters

Responsive Pages: Have you seen this badge on your Page yet? Pages that respond to 90% of messages and have a median response time of less than five minutes will now have a “Very responsive to messages” badge on their profiles.

Myspace Integrates Facebook

Mindjumpers

Another new feature that we know from Foursquare is earning badges. The more you use Myspace, the more badges you’ll earn. Tweet Until now, the integration between Myspace and Facebook has been limited.

Facebook Launching Community Actions Feature To News Feed

Socialmedia.biz

Since the platform wants to prioritize local Actions, where community members are the primary stakeholders, users will be assigned ‘constituent badges’ so the elected officials don’t confuse them with distant rabble-rousers.

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