How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically.

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

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BIG NEWS: Google | Facebook | Mark Zuckerberg | Android | Smarter Ideas | More. Today MySpace is reborn as a content centric discovery platform. Theres one word that sums up the new MySpace says Music Chief Courtney Holt: "Curation." Share your Comment: Post to Facebook.

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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. Facebook. One of the biggest complaints about Facebook is of course its constantly changing interface , and its convoluted privacy settings have also repeatedly come under fire (as have changes to its privacy settings ). Granted, even with its never-ending UI changes, Facebook is easy enough to use even for technophobic grandmas.

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com 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+. Today, MySpace can be grouped under this category.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. Which blog post promotion tactics are most effective?

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After all, Facebook could eat the web. In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Don’t use a Facebook Group. I am new to your blog.

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The Missed Opportunity: How Brands Are Missing Out on Facebook

Jon Loomer

By now you know about how powerful Facebook can be for brands. Those who kept predicting “the next MySpace” have all crawled away to their caves. Billion people on Facebook now. That doesn’t mean that success on Facebook comes easily now.

12 Most Common Elements of Effective Social Media Policies

Unspoken

Use of social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and now Google+ has become prevalent in people’s lives and in their workplaces. Facebook has more than 700 million users — that is one in every nine people on earth — and half of them log in daily. Blog Policy Social Media employment policy facebook policy linkedin policy myspace policy social media social media policy twitter policy

Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination

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Is Facebook a valuable Marketing tool? The general discussion (or debate - depending on which Blogs and/or articles you read) about Facebook as a marketing engine seems to be both a little misguided and a little shortsighted - all at the same time. I hear a lot of Marketing professionals talk about loosing interest in Facebook (some of them have even pulled the plug on their profiles). There's this feeling of Facebook becoming the next Friendster of MySpace.

What Facebook Knows About Innovation (That Every Brand Should Pay Attention To)

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Blogs posts, articles and books have been written about Facebook and their ability to grow. " There''s no doubt that it takes a certain type of individual to work at Facebook, and it takes a certain type of online social network to have broken through like they have. It''s easy to argue that they simply had a strong product, but it met with a certain zeitgeist and luck that others (Friendster, MySpace , etc.) Users complained, but Facebook wasn''t focusing on it.

Slapped! Facebook Blocks Me For 14 Days

Ari Herzog

I am seeking re-election to the Newburyport city council and actively sending Facebook messages to people who live in my town to 1) introduce myself and 2) inquire if they would like to be my friend. Rather, I’ll bet Facebook the system marked me a spammer for sending so many messages to non-friends in a short amount of time. The question is whether Facebook will enable me to confirm it. Facebook Blocks Me For 14 Days in your browser. Media Facebook

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Marketers love Facebook. The best place you can place your brand on Facebook is through a Facebook Page (that’s with a capital “P&# , not to be confused with your personal Profile). Facebook has also enabled the use of a subset of FBML in the Static FBML application.

A More Elegant Question About Facebook

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Facebook wants to connect everybody. . Whether he knew what Facebook would become is questionable, at best (who could know that Facebook would have the profound effect that it has had on our society?). At the time, Facebook was not a better mousetrap or something original. It was (if we're going to be honest) just another online social network in a world where MySpace was dominating. Facebook is a dominant force. Facebook will evolve their "ecosystems.".

Facebook Timeline: First Impressions

Firebelly

Developers got first access to the new Facebook Timeline profiles, and even non-developers are trying to get in on the action. Since I’ve already had a developer account and app made through Facebook, I noticed a pop-up inviting me to be one of the first to try it out.

The Paradox Of Leadership

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In that last Blog post, Craig Peters ends his thoughts with, "My advice: Calm down. As a platform, we're comparing Google+ to Facebook and Twitter but forgetting that if Google deploys Google+ throughout all of their platforms ( Gmail , Android , YouTube , etc.) Is it taking off like Facebook has? Do you remember what people said about Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and even Google in the early days? facebook. myspace. When you're right, you're a hero.

Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

Freelance Social Media

Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives also have been busy taking meetings with the major record companies about the strategy. Record execs protested that Facebook was engaging in “massive infringement,&# reports Post writer Brian Garrity.&#

Social Class Distinction Between MySpace and Facebook » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? It’s a lot easier to do on MySpace than Facebook.

Content Sharing Trends in 2010 [Infographic]

Pamorama

Facebook. In an interesting snapshot of the evolving world of media distribution, AddThis reports that Facebook’s piece of the sharing pie grew from 33% last year to 44%. And MySpace, though it’s in sharp decline (-27%), remains very popular. The data helps drive home the importance of making it easy for your Web and blog visitors to share your content by by many different means. Infographic Social Media MySpace Sharing Twitter

Social Media Stock Talk: Five Reasons to Buy Facebook

Waxing UnLyrical

The biggest news in the history of social media took place Friday when Facebook had its IPO, becoming the biggest social name ever to join the public market. What has surprised me a bit is the amount of negative comments in the Facebook conversation. Facebook is the standard.

21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Despite a shaky IPO last spring, Facebook remains the 800-pound gorilla of social media marketing, as it now approaches the billion-user mark. Though often associated with bands and brands, Facebook is viewed as the most effective social media tool (by a fairly large margin) by both B2C and bB2B marketers. So what are the best tactics for marketing and advertising on Facebook? Facebook Guides, Tips & Techniques. Facebook Apps and Tools. Facebook Changes.

You've Heard the Rumors. Here are a Few Predictions That "Just Make Sense" For Facebook's F8

Stay N' Alive

Facebook's developer conference, F8 , is coming up this Thursday, having developers like myself drooling at what Facebook might be launching. I've said frequently that Facebook would do well if they had some sort of control of the client, and launching such a platform makes sense.

The Ultimate Guide to Making an Affiliate Income from Your Blog

Viper Chill

A few years ago I wouldn’t have written a blog post about affiliate marketing. These days it’s all about trust and authority – you need your readers to see your blog as an authority and you need Google to trust your SEO strategy. Deciding before you start your blog.

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Uncoupling Everything

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As Social Media gained traction, it seemed like MySpace and Facebook were just the next generation (or next iteration) of the portal - with the big difference being that it wasn't about the edited content but rather about the connections that individuals have to one another. It titled a little bit more when Facebook allowed people to put a "like" button next to anything and everything. facebook. myspace.

Are You Too Focused On One Social Media Platform?

Small Business Mavericks

All to often a business will focus on one or two social media platforms, particularly Facebook and Twitter since they receive the most mentions. Facebook, despite the hype, is not necessarily right for every business. If you are trying to target young music fans, then Myspace may be a better option. At the very least you gain an insight into what people are talking about, and that’s a great source of fodder for your blog (if you have one).

Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further

ProBlogger

Use BuzzSumo to gain insights into what your competition is blogging about. It is therefore a good option for those people or businesses that have either multiple accounts on one social media network or accounts across multiple networks – for example Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Working and Facebooking: No Longer Impossible

SocialFish

Having Facebook open was a waste of time. MySpace (which was still popular at the time) was a HUGE no-no. Fast-forward 7 years, and now if Facebook is NOT open on my desktop I’m not doing my job. But there is still a huge stigma about having Facebook open at work.

Google+ Gets A Facelift, But How Social Is It?

Small Business Mavericks

I checked out the new look on Google+ and, for some reason, my first reaction was how ‘Facebook’ it looked. Perhaps I’d spent too long on Facebook. Sure, you can create your circles, and you can share content, but it doesn’t have the same social feel as Facebook, or Twitter for that matter. Facebook – the social media channel of choice for those that want to engage with a broad audience.

Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Like Stuff On Facebook? Apparently there are four ways marketers and brands can turn your Facebook activity into ads, as Ad Age tells us: 1.

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The Five-Year Marketing Plan: Looking Beyond Facebook

Idaconcpts

MySpace ruled the social media roost, fending off a feisty underdog called Facebook that threatened to steal a share of its influence. Within half a decade, most social networkers have fully abandoned MySpace. So is Facebook in any real trouble of becoming irrelevant?

The Five-Year Marketing Plan: Looking Beyond Facebook

Idaconcpts

MySpace ruled the social media roost, fending off a feisty underdog called Facebook that threatened to steal a share of its influence. Within half a decade, most social networkers have fully abandoned MySpace. So is Facebook in any real trouble of becoming irrelevant?

Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

When you have a fairly popular blog, you have to deal with comment spammers. Unfortunately, blog comment spamming still works apparently, or at least the blog spammers haven’t learned that it doesn’t work. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments.

22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog

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Includes multiple account and platform support, social CRM and ecommerce for Facebook, email marketing and mobile features. MediaFunnel – Offers a Business Social Media platform for Facebook and Twitter supporting multiple users per profile and editorial review.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Dear Blog Comment Spammer, who just left a comment on one of my recent blog posts: I think whatever software tool or script that you are using is broken. I don’t even think an automated bot of some sort would allow comments like these on a blog. I’ve loaded your blog in 3.

Media Redefined

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Answers to client''s challenges, answers to this itch of a next book that''s about to be scratched, answers to help write the next blog post and more. Think about the amount of links that are shared daily on Facebook and Twitter. facebook. myspace.

New Changes on Facebook: Thumbs Up or Down?

The Social Media Incubator

If you’re one of the 750 million (and growing) Facebook users who logged into your profile recently and noticed some changes with the top stories on your news feed and other areas, what do you think about them?

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Inside Kikolani’s Twitter Management for Blogging in HootSuite.

15 Blog Design Hacks to Maximize Social Sharing

Writtent Blog

While those three are definitely all very important factors of a successful social media marketing strategy, there’s still one important component we often forget to consider: blog design. Nobody uses MySpace anymore. Complementary Button & Blog Designs. Image source.

3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook Likes and Shares

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Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. If you do so on Facebook, your account will likely be terminated especially if Facebook receives reports of misrepresentation.

The Most Important Blog Post You'll Probably Never Read

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You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Most Important Blog Post You’ll Probably Never Read The Most Important Blog Post You’ll Probably Never Read Written by Glen, this post has 148 Comments This blog post is quite long so you probably shouldn’t read it.