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Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet , Social Media > Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion by Tamar Weinberg on January 11, 2008 Share When Digg came out with its new social features , some folks applauded the move while others despised it. My current Digg settings prohibit anyone from seeing my Digg shouts.

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Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. Let me start off by saying that I am still a top Digg user (#42) even though I haven’t submitted in 3 months. I may even actually return to Digg to submit stories again.

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Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite by Tamar Weinberg on November 7, 2007 Share You know what I find funny? Infraction #1 : Digg’s FAQ (Submitting Section, Question #3) says that duplicate submissions are bannable violations. He thought it was Diggbait, so he submitted it to Digg.

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A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up by Tamar Weinberg on December 17, 2007 Share When I was at Pubcon last week, Digg launched its highly anticipated images section. And while you’ve all come to expect my rants about Digg , I simply cannot deliver that this time around.

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Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints by Tamar Weinberg on January 24, 2008 Share After Kevin posted to the Digg blog Wednesday evening that there were algorithmic changes to affect the impact of stories that will be promoted to the front page of the site, a “ revolt &# ensued and an open letter was written.

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23 Reactions to the New Digg, and It's Not Good » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since the Digg submission of my story was already buried , I sincerely hope that Digg listens to what their community members have to say. By trying to make Digg more social, it really became less social. Michael via Twitter ) [Today is] the day that Digg died. Did Pownce do so badly that Kevin and crew had to merge Digg and Pownce into Digg? Rhea Drysdale via Sphinn ) The Digg front page is already being impacted. Digg 3.0

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Digg vs. Reddit: Reddit's Staff is Better » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Opinion , Social Media > Where Digg Fails, Reddit Succeeds Where Digg Fails, Reddit Succeeds by Tamar Weinberg on September 25, 2007 Share A few weeks ago, the Bounty Fishing blog came out with an excellent and well-thought-out blog post about 27 Aquatic Lifeforms You Never Caught While Fishing. First of all, Digg is slow. I mean the digg comment system is broke.

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The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s a screenshot of a story that became popular with a whopping 235 Diggs. It was taken the night of January 28, 2008 (approximately 11PM EST): While Digg typically allowed stories to hit the front page within 80-120 votes (the latter being more rare than normal), it’s now requiring almost double the number. This is a Digg submission from August 17th: The problem is quite evident that the most dedicated and seasoned users are feeling the brunt of the impact.

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Mixxing In, and Why Early Adoption is Important: A Review of the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Already, however, it’s gaining momentum among “Digg refugees&# and folks who don’t feel comfortable on other social networks. Tagged as: digg , mixx , social media , social news , web 2.0 { 16 trackbacks } share.websitemagazine.com November 28, 2007 at 9:42 am SEO 2.0 | 12 Reasons to Join Mixx and Abandon Digg November 29, 2007 at 4:00 am I Love Mixx, but I’m Still a Digger November 30, 2007 at 4:02 am I Started to Mixx it Up a Bit.

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

As adoption skyrockets, marketers are striving to optimize their use of the world’s most popular microblogging platform. Digg this! Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises.

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Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Such was the case for this Digg story , which compared multiple web hosting companies and watched as these hosts handled the traffic spikes that resulted from the Digg effect. Digg is the social media network of tech geeks, and the Digg statistics should not be too surprising: 39% of Diggers publish their own blog. One of the non-convinced individuals who found the Digg story took the liberty to look further into this company, Burton Hosting, and the study.

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Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. If you’ve studied a social site like Digg long enough, you’d know that the users there are receptive to blogging but not necessarily blog monetization or paid-services. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

by Tamar Weinberg on February 22, 2008 Share This is a guest post from Pierre Far, who recently launched a very cool program called Social Alerter which notifies you as soon as your website has a solid chance of hitting the Digg or del.icio.us Anyone can visit online meeting places like Digg and Reddit and promote the voices and opinions of others, and anyone can mobilize a group of people around a common cause on Facebook or elsewhere.

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14 types of social media every marketer should know

Sprout Social

Microblogging platforms. Microblogging platforms. Overview: Microblogging is a type of social media marketing that allows users to post short updates or messages. Twitter is the most famous example of microblogging, allowing users to tweet in 140 characters or less.

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Social Media and the Contact Center for Dummies (Wiley)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing the flow of information about their brands, products, and services that occurs in social media channels, including microblogs (such as Twitter), social networking sites (such as Facebook), blogs, and online forums. Digg this!

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UberMedia, Mixx, And Twitter | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Mixx is popular, but it’s not as popular as, say, StumbleUpon, Digg, Facebook, or Twitter. And any competing microblogging service is going to have an uphill battle against Twitter. About Us What’s a Maverick?

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Social Media for the Boardroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

They identified around 60 Million conversations (per year) across blogs, microblogs such as Twitter, discussion forums and social networks like Facebook and other enabling technologies such as YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr relating to Energy. Digg this! At a recent BlogWell event I got a chance to hear Robert Raines from Chevron present his Social Media program and how he reports their activity into the Boardroom.

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Journalist Social Media Usage Increases, Concerns About.

Adam Sherk

Blogs were by far the most used social media tool (I’ll avoid the discussion on whether a blog is a publishing platform or a social media tool – or both), but microblogging and social networking sites also had significant usage: Social networking sites like LinkedIn and Facebook were particularly utilized by journalists writing for websites (71%) as opposed to print magazines (61%) or newspapers (49%). A similar difference exists for microblogging sites like Twitter.

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Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The only similarity is a 140 character limit for posts — so Plurk is essentially a microblogging platform. Plurk: Real Nested Conversations Brought to the Microblogging Platform A few days ago, I noticed via Twitter search tool Summize that Aaron Brazell had been talking about me on his Twitter stream. When Twitter first came out, its earliest adopters weren’t entirely sure about the fate of the microblogging service either.

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Twitter's Retweet feature (beta)

The Marketing Blog

Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 1 Comment Filed under Web 2.0 Tags: microblogging , microblogs , retweet , retweeting , RT , twitter , twitter.com 1 Comment market research India December 9, 2009 at 3:44 pm Hello, Please check it ,i think its better for Business. Home About In the Media Basics of Search engine optimization (SEO) Entrepreneurial resources November 11, 2009.7:19

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Social Media Listening for B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing the flow of information about their brands, products, and services that occurs in social media channels, including microblogs (such as Twitter), social networking sites (such as Facebook), blogs, and online forums. Digg this!

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Social Customer Support delivers Strong ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Tactics like providing free support forums, peer to peer collaboration and discussion threads on social networks and support through microblogging can act as a string of defensive before a person calls into you contact center which is the highest cost support vehicle any company can have. Digg this! In a recent poll by the TSIA o f firms using social media – 68% of companies don’t know or can’t measure the ROI of social media.

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What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

blogs, microblogging sites, social networks, etc.). Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites. Digg this! Until fairly recently, keeping track of your organization’s online presence was relatively easy. Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites.

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Internet Marketers of New York Charity Party: March 18, 2008

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Microblogging sites (e.g. Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit, etc.). Digg this! Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. Even without any formal plan to use social media, every organization with more than a handful of employees (and many under that benchmark) is present in social media because people are talking about them.

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Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tagged as: communication , facebook , Internet , microblogging , social media , twitter { 4 trackbacks } Pour la promotion du cne extreme, devenez ralisateur et crez un film. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

What the executives at these companies are failing to realize is that more and more of their employees are reading and contributing to the Websphere via blogs, microblogs, forums, etc… and they are often shaping their decisions at work based on the most up-to-date analysis that they get from these interactions. Digg this!

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Plutter Kite: The Ultimate Micro-Blogging Service

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Which can be used as – a part of – a checklist, when developing the ultimate microblogging application. billion, especially when its a rip off of Twitter, straight down to copying the way twitter defines itself (in a dictionary format) Reply Gaurav November 4, 2009 at 7:22 am I want to bring to your attention [link] Emote is a concept of sharing emotions, built over microblogging with full functionality of a social-networking site and a beautiful scrolling TIMELINE (www.emote.in/misc/images/timeline.JPG)

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11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing > 11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands 11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands by Tamar Weinberg on October 7, 2010 Share This is a guest post from James Adams.

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Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Networks like Digg, FriendFeed, and Facebook are seeing huge growths in value, but the little guys, the ones actually providing the meat and potatoes for those operations, rarely see a nickel. Just like it’s not uncommon for someone to click the “Digg&# button on Digg without ever visiting the site. When contrasted with the StumbleUpon model, the FriendFeeds and Diggs of the world seem to have the process backwards. Digg is the same way.

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Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

and obviously more recently sites such as Digg. Digg: Newsworthy, Informational, and Funny Chris also mentions that he has used Digg as a news source. Twenty-two minutes after it hit the front page, it sat at 2099 Diggs. Seven minutes after that, it had 2661 Diggs. A day later, it had over nineteen-thousand Diggs. (A A regular Digg user would consider this a record of some sort.) The right news will hit the front page of Digg quickly.

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Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The blogger (Professor Jutras) posts his ideas, occasionally throws in some editorial and takes some light, widget-fed microblogging (the current events some students share). Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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I Invented Facebook » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Ideas vs. Execution: The Facebook Fiasco Ideas vs. Execution: The Facebook Fiasco by Tamar Weinberg on September 4, 2007 Share I’m getting a bit frustrated with the hundreds of posts that speak about individuals who claimed to invent Facebook before Mark Zuckerberg.

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can search for related groups and Fan Pages through Facebook, start accounts on social bookmarking sites such as Digg or StumbleUpon, and check on who is linking to your site to find out who’s interested. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned by Tamar Weinberg on April 20, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Todd Mintz. Opinions expressed in the article are those of the guest author and not necessarily Techipedia/Tamar Weinberg.

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Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

She provides an excellent taxonomy of the social media landscape, categorizing the different types of social media tools into: • Social News Sites (Digg, Reddit, Kirtsy, etc.). Microblogging (Twitter, Jaiku, Identi.ca; Li helpfully notes that “the power of microblogging for a business can be huge, if you add personality into your Twitter stream and not just allow it to be automated.&# Digg this!

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What Chris Brogan and Gary Vaynerchuk Have in Common, and What You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg is now part of social media and will be explained in the final chart. Digg is by far the largest; as a former “top user&# of the service , I built strong relationships with employees and users of the social news site. Given that LinkedIn and Facebook are “social networks,&# whereas FriendFeed and Twitter are more of microblogging platforms, if I’m going to choose a social network to defer the relationship to, it’s going to be LinkedIn.

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20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

blogs, microblogging sites, social bookmarking, images, video), and shows associated metrics like sentiment, top keywords, top users (who’s talking about this topic most actively) and sources. A real-time search engine that displays results from blog posts, articles, blog comments, microblogging sites (e.g., Digg this! Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget?

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The Importance of Networking on the Internet

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Specifically, 89% said they turn to blogs for story research, 65% to social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and 52% to microblogging services such as Twitter.” Digg this! Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. And as any blogger can tell you, PR pros understand this, as witnessed by the incredible increase in blogger outreach “pitches&# from corporate PR departments and firms over the past two years.

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself by Tamar Weinberg on June 16, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Kwame Boame. Follow him on Twitter.

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca