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Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How secure should I feel when using Facebook’s privacy settings to determine which groups of friends can or cannot see particular photos? Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far.

Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth

Also a diagram on private to public social networks. And I know that it will sound odd to those who assume that “everything that goes online is for public broadcasting&# but my experience of Facebook is that it was the most private, gated social network online.

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays!

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

She stays on message – online communities are good, broadcasting spammy advertising is bad. We’ve used them since day dot (well, since I’ve been in online communities, anyway, around the end of the 1980′s). Bottom Right Hand Corner – Market Intelligence.

Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Along the same lines, periodically, it's a good idea to take stock of your social profiles and do a little Spring Cleaning of your own. Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.

A Social Media Status Quo Pt.1-Japan

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series t hat examines the state of social media around the globe. Mindjumpers’ global network consists of local country community managers, creating a platform of multinational professionals. Japan’s social status quo.

Mastodon: What to Know About The New Social Media Platform

Ignite Social Media

Every so often a new social media platform arises and one cold day while I was sitting in the Toronto airport, Mastodon came to my attention. Since my co-workers had flown out earlier than I and I had some time to kill, I decided why not sign up and see what the new social platform was about.

Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Nearly four months later, the social features appear to be here to stay. As Digg becomes more of a social network and less of a social news network (or a hybrid that incorporates both elements), it has a lot of obstacles it needs to face.

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15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. Facebook presents tremendous opportunity to nurture relationships, establish and grow community, increase brand awareness and even your business bottom line.

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NOT hiring someone based on Facebook or Twitter

Laurel Papworth

Now I’m not a lawyer – I don’t even charge $$$ like one – but what he had to say about the Privacy Commission was interesting: collecting tweets – e.g. copying and pasting them into a personnel file or a blog post is uncool. copyright – using material from the social networking site for business purposes might contravene Facebook etc. Social media-minded as ever, he checked out her Twitter profile. What are social networking sites?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. 2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution.

Google+ v. Facebook: The Battle For Our Love

Waxing UnLyrical

So far, G+ has only been handy if I want to chat with social media marketers, educators who are using social media in the classroom, and the few friends of mine who are early adopters. (We We haven’t started referring to non-social media enthusiasts as “normies.”

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Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Social media companies, like Facebook, who choose to trade on the exchanges are going to have to walk a fine line between serving their members and their shareholders. Heck, Bono was a huge pre-IPO investor in Facebook but still isn’t an active participant in the social space.

Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Facebook Marketing: Now Available! What is Facebook Marketing About? Facebook Marketing is a deep dive into how Facebook can be leveraged by your company starting TODAY.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing. So how can marketers and PR professionals use Twitter more effectively? Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people.

How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

It’s everything from your privacy policy, social media policy to the amount of spam email you send. They care about their needs, wants, problems, desires and offering them real value, not just non-sense marketing tactics. Social Profit Factor Training System + Member Community .

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Everything Social Marketers Need to Know About Generation Z

Hootsuite

Your boss is about to ask you how to market to Generation Z. But how do you start marketing to them? And the answers will help you do more than just market to Gen Z. They’re protective of their privacy. They use different networks for each stage of their shopping journey.

Invasive or Indispensable: The Case of Permanent GPS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This isn’t a real post about social media strategy, but it’s an important issue that follows from our social media behavior online. A member of my religious community disappeared. This gave the social network a true exclusive feel and made people long for access.

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Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 17 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. 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?). Welcome to Social Pros number 17.

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Influencers- Friend or Stranger?

Laurel Papworth

When it comes to social media and the influencer who wins – those you know but aren’t experts or those you don’t know who are? They need the most active friends as possible, so expect people who currently are, or want to be, power users to be more social from day one.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

Here are some social media courses for you (or perhaps, for someone you know) for June and July. All social media training below is held in Sydney – please contact laurel [at] communitycrew.com for other locations and inhouse corporate training.

You don’t have to bare all to be seen online (here’s what to do instead)

Absolute PA

If the thought of baring all on social media makes you want to hide under a big rock, for a long time, with a strong drink. You can still show yourself, your personality and your brand without compromising on your personal life or privacy. Privacy is a hot topic, and in the modern world it can feel harder than ever to keep hold of a bit of it for yourself. Some people are happy being totally, 100%, warts and all open on social media.

2012 in Recap: The Year of Visual Social Media

Mindjumpers

Brands quickly picked up on the importance of visual communication and started building Instagram communities. Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram triggered an outrage against the world’s biggest social network when Instagram during December made two announcements.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Also included are a few posts from Facebook proponents, and skeptics, to help you determine if you even really need to be concerned with any of this — or if your social media marketing efforts might be best directed elsewhere. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics. How to Better Engage Facebook Fan Page ‘Fans’ by Social Media Examiner. Facebook Marketing Tips: Make the Most of Your Fan Page by TopRank Online Marketing Blog.

Event: Customer Service Call Centres and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

I’ve been asked to speak in Melbourne on April 15th (evening) about the impact of social media, online communities, social networks and call centres. As you probably know, I believe that while marketing and PR want social networks to be about them and their needs, the customer usually has a specific question they want answered, best suited to Customer Service engaging on support and FAQ issues. Is your Social Media Policy relevant?

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How to build your social media marketing strategy for 2019

Sprout Social

Do you have your social media marketing strategy squared away for 2019? Because 2018 was a whirlwind year for social marketing to say the least. Facebook was shrouded in controversy due to its algorithm changes and privacy concerns. Last years happenings combined with this year’s emerging trends have left marketers with a sense of analysis paralysis. First things first: you need to figure out what you want out of social media at large.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late… posted in Uncategorized |. I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was.

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3 Major Changes Coming to Facebook in 2019

Later

There are some big Facebook changes coming soon in 2019, with the company’s focus shifting to community and privacy. Here are the new features and changes coming to Facebook in 2019: Facebook Update #1: A New Mission and Focus on Privacy.

9 Things to Include in Every Speaker Request

Almost Savvy

Professionals, Business Owners, Students, Marketers, etc.? Note: While I understand the desire to market events in such a way that they appear to be “must attend&# opportunities, if it does not set realistic expectations, we run the risk of disappointing particpants.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Let’s just take a look at the potential of Facebook for business for a moment here and review the various options business owners have in order to be effective with Facebook business marketing. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.)

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care? 30 Tips: The Productivity Guide of Social Media by WebStudio 13. Social Media Tools.

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In Time of Social Media Crisis – How Do You Respond?

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Charity & Technology in the Online Universe How To Post Effectively on Facebook » In Time of Social Media Crisis – How Do You Respond?

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Social Pros Podcast 6 – Chad Pollitt, Kuno Creative

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 5 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Chad Pollitt , the Director of Inbound Marketing for Kuno Creative. Social Pros Transcript For Your Reading Enjoyment. Social media has gotten past the hump.

Firm Leaders: Are You Social?

Myrland Marketing

Hootsuite, the Social Media management tool, recently published a post by Shawn Neumann , President and Founder of the web agency Domain7 , and a contributor to the HootSource Blog. It was called The Social Executive: Are You A Social CEO?

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Social You Should Know—April Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

A lot happened this month in social media with most of the news centered around the Facebook privacy scandal. What we learned from that experience is that many people in Congress do not understand how social networks work and that Facebook has a lot of action items to follow up on.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites?

How to Be Great at Social Media for Financial Services

agora pulse

The industry has seen an average year-on-year growth of 31% on social media with companies waking up to the fact that a digital presence is good for business. Online marketing for finance across multiple channels is not easy, however. Leverage Social Proof and Influencer Endorsements.

YoMacha: India's Hot or Not ?

The Marketing Blog

A brief look at YoMacha tells you that it isn’t exactly a run-of-the mill social networking portal with typical Web2.0 While going through the initial research we bumped into few Indian rating sites, which did not take care of person’s privacy and safety. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm.

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

And just like that, the photo sharing app market is up for grabs. Instagram was all the rage, and I've even heard from a number of sources that it is now one of the definitive social networks for the teen and tween demographic.