Fri.Apr 12, 2019

LinkedIn Begins Rolling Out its Own Version of Reactions for Posts

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is now rolling out its own variation of Reactions for posts, providing more ways for users to quickly respond to updates

Brief is the new black: Why brands are tweeting just one or two words

Unmetric

Gone are the days where tweets with perfect grammar and full sentences were the ones that got all the attention. Nowadays, brands have jumped onto a new social media bandwagon: tweeting single words or even seemingly random words. We decided to dig deeper into these brand tweets to see what exactly they were doing. Were the words actually making sense? Did these tweets get them higher engagement? Here’s what we found.

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The Ultimate LinkedIn Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to maximize your LinkedIn performance? Check out this huge list of profile and platform tips

Making Your Employees Feel Appreciated Is Good for Business

The Realtime Report

Making Your Employees Feel Appreciated Is Good for Business. By David Neagle. Some companies believe bringing in morning donuts, having a catered lunch or celebrating birthdays will make their employees feel appreciated.

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

Facebook Launches New Brand Safety Controls to Better Protect Advertisers

Social Media Today

Facebook has updated its Brand Safety tools in order to help businesses ensure their ads don't appear alongside potentially offensive content

The Key to Creating GIFs That Explode Your Content

Cortex

I’ll just get this out of the way quickly- according to the creator of the GIF, it’s pronounced with a soft g (like jiffy) not a hard g (like great). GIF Business Implementation of Content Intelligence

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BUNZ Pays Users For Their Personal Data - Google and Facebook Be Warned - This Is The Future

Forbes Social Media

Social media and digital platforms like Google and Facebook be warned. Bunz pays users for their personal data and attention with a cryptocurrency called BTZ. This is one of the first ripples of a much larger consumer wave that is coming

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Pinterest Adds Conversion Optimization, New Video Ad Options

Social Media Today

Pinterest has added some new ad options, including Conversion optimization and Promoted Video for Conversions

YouTube TV Joins Netflix, DirectTV In Raising Monthly Fees Before Disney Slams Them All

Forbes Social Media

YouTube TV has moved the needle up on its pricing to $50 a month, joining Netflix and DirectTV in recent price hikes, but with Disney+ coming soon - does it really matter

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The 5 Minute Guide to Mastering Audiences on Twitter [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Twitter can be an invaluable resource for market research and audience targeting - if you know what you're looking for

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

You Probably Shouldn't Copy Jack Dorsey's 'Wellness' Habits

Forbes Social Media

Jack Dorsey recently revealed that he only eats one meal per weekday and fasts all weekend. Here's why you probably shouldn't model your diet after the one put forth by Twitter's CEO

Let's Get Visual: How Search is Changing [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Visual search technology is improving, which could have significant SEO and data analysis implications in the near future

New AI Algorithm Brings Super Slow-Mo To Standard Speed Recordings

Forbes Social Media

Kandao has developed a new algorithm capable of slowing down captured footage by up to ten times while retaining smooth motion

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Ikea Creates A Satellite Showroom to Navigate a Niche Market

Forbes Social Media

Ikea creates the next iteration of retail that blends the physical with the digital. This non-stocking showroom concept synthesizes all aspects of planning a compact living environment

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Was Actually Detected By A Weather Satellite

Forbes Social Media

Did you see this cool image of a weather satellite detecting SpaceX Falcon Heavy? Here's how it did it

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Porn Is The Only Streaming Service That Really Matters

Forbes Social Media

With the all the streaming options available, one thing is for sure - porn will always be there. Apple, Netflix, Disney, Hulu and the rest will always be supplemental content services. Porn will outlast them all

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings To Leave Facebook Board In May

Forbes Social Media

The departure of Hastings from Facebook's board is the latest sign of the growing competition in the video streaming market

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This Week In XR: The US ARmy, Alexa Earbuds, Snap Steps Up And More

Forbes Social Media

In addition to HoloLens, Alexa, and Landmarkers, location based VR continues to grow its offerings

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

The EU's False Terrorist Takedown Requests Remind Us Why Bad Internet Legislation Is So Dangerous

Forbes Social Media

The EU’s demands on behalf of a member state for the Internet Archive to delete its primary indexes of hundreds of years of science, mathematics, medicine, history and scholarship reminds us how dangerous bad internet laws can be

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