Twitter Moments Goes Mobile

SocialTimes Twitter

The social network said in an email to SocialTimes that the extension of the Moments feature to its mobile users marked “an effort to give people, brands and creators a new and dynamic way to tell their stories,” and it shared the news via tweet (embedded below): With Moments, you can bring together favorite Tweets to tell richer stories – rolling out on mobile starting today.

Embedding Latitude, Longitude and NAP Data into Image Files to Help Local SEO

Bill Hartzer

When you take a photo using your iPhone or Android mobile phone, the location data (latitude, longitude) of where that image was taken is usually saved in the photo file. For this test, I made up a word and embedded or “saved” that word in the EXIF data in the image file itself.

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Twitter Adds Conversation Ranking, Direct Reply Count to Mobile Apps

SocialTimes Twitter

A feature Twitter introduced on desktop in June 2015 has finally made it way to the social network’s mobile applications. Twitter announced via a Twitter Support tweet (embedded below) that it has added conversation ranking and direct reply count to the replies section of its apps.

Twitter Testing Mobile App Design With No Retweet Button

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter confirmed to Ingrid Lunden and Jon Russell of TechCrunch that it is testing a tweak to its flagship mobile application in which the retweet button and reply arrow are replaced with a circular icon that brings up sharing options and a speech bubble. Lunden and Russell also shared the tweet embedded below from Twitter user @lasersushi , which displays the available options in the new sharing options menu being tested: retweet, quote tweet, send by direct message and share tweet.

3 Ways To Improve Mobile Email Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Chris Crum recently shared what not to do in mobile email marketing on WebProNews. This is important, because mobile is how many of us read our emails and respond to them. If you are going to use email marketing, and I hope you are, it’s a very good idea to make sure your emails are mobile-friendly along with your website. embedded video. If your business is going to be competitive in the coming year, mobile email marketing is going to play a big role.

Facebook’s Latest Blunder and the Elephant in the Living Room

SocialTimes Facebook

The Wall Street Journal reported last Friday that Facebook has been inflating a key performance metric relating to its mobile video ads. In order to perform, mobile ads must be welcomed by consumers and highly relevant. billion in ad revenue, 80 percent of which was from mobile.

E-mail Mysteries, Facebook Mobile and Other Quality Content

Writtent Blog

This week’s marketing news discusses the ways to increase e-mail deliverability, improve motivation for writing, Facebook Mobile App content optimization and tips on how to create high quality content. How to Optimize Your Social Content for the Facebook Mobile App.

Facebook Announces New, Improved Share and Save Options, Social Plugins

SocialTimes Facebook

Additionally, new versions of all our social plugin buttons are now available with the following improvements: Mobile-friendly: The original like button was designed when mobile was in its early days.

Smart Monetization for Publishers in a Facebook Instant Articles Era

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook opened Instant Articles to all publishers in April, and Google introduced Accelerated Mobile Pages last October. Facebook Instant Articles, Google Accelerated Mobile Pages, Apple’s News app, etc.–we

Blogging On the Go: Are Mobile Apps Up To It?

ProBlogger

With the rise of mobile technology and citizen journalism, being able to blog while on the move is increasingly important. Unfortunately, many blogging apps are limited, clunky, and make updating from your mobile smartphone or tablet inefficient. What mobile blogging apps do you use?

The Digital Reality

Twist Image

A place where information and interaction is simply projected or embedded everywhere. We don''t need any technology physically on us, because it is (somehow) embedded in everything. mobile. Do you really think that Google Glass is a flop? I don''t.

Twitter Allows Retweets with Comments

The Social Media Incubator

After entering comments and retweeting, your tweet shows up with the retweeted message in an embedded box below your comment. Monday, April 6, Twitter revamped its retweet feature. It is now easier for users to retweet others and add their comments along with the retweet.

New Instagram Embedding – Great News for Businesses on Instagram!

Devumi

The new Instagram embedding tools and features made available this week are offering businesses on Instagram some incredible new ways to share their content. New Instagram Embedding feature – What it means for your business on Instagram. Responsive and mobile friendly.

Apps Are Media

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There is no denying that mobile devices have become the consumer's primary screen (as the PC has been relegated to an accessory device). We have all seen the stats on mobile traffic, mobile advertising, and where consumer's time is now spent. are all mobile-first (meaning, the experience is fundamentally better on a mobile device than on the Web browser). mobile. mobile advertising. mobile app. mobile application. mobile first.

Hugo Barra to Lead Virtual Reality Efforts at Facebook

SocialTimes Facebook

He was a co-founder of mobile speech-recognition software company LOBBY7 in 2000. Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg welcomed Barra to the company in a Facebook post (embedded below): I’m excited that Hugo Barra is joining Facebook to lead all of our virtual reality efforts, including our Oculus team. Facebook has a new lead for all of its virtual reality efforts: vice president of virtual reality Hugo Barra.

Facebook Names New Managing Director for India

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is where people and businesses connect on mobile, and with close to 150 million monthly active people in India, we see significant opportunities to help Indian businesses–large and small–deliver against their business objectives in the mobile world. And Bedi said in a Facebook post (embedded below): Really excited and energized that I’ll be joining Facebook, where I will get the chance to work with some of the best talent across the industry!

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

In 2013 Could Be the Year eBay Takes on Amazon for Real , Wohlson traces eBay’s amazing recent rise, in part, to the increased use of mobile applications. This is why, instead of simply catching up with the Jones, e-bay became an “early leader” in mobile commerce.”.

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“Digitally Mature” Companies Make More Money

The Realtime Report

These companies are “using technologies like social media, mobile, analytics and embedded devices to change their customer engagement, internal operations and even their business models.

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

Mobile ad revenue represented 89 percent of total ad revenue. The company said mobile MAUs represented 82 percent of total MAUs. Anywhere a tweet can live and be embedded, you can actually see a live Periscope. 80 percent of them are on mobile.

Do Shopping Centers Have A Future?

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It's no surprise that mobile changes everything. The bigger deal here isn't how retailers combat this constant, persistent and mobile barrage of consumers being able to buy when, how and where they want. "Simply sell" means that the e-commerce department is not a department unto itself, it's a horizontal activity that sits embedded within all of the selling activity - as one. mobile. mobile device.

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Why the Rebirth of Email Is Coming in 2016

Convince & Convert

The Rise of Mobile. Email marketing has also become central to mobile strategies. This holiday season has been a breakout one for mobile shopping and the momentum will carry into the New Year. Prediction #2: The majority of email opens will occur on mobile devices in 2016.

Facebook Caffe2Go Deep-Learning System Powers Video ‘Style Transfer’ Test

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network announced that it began testing a new creative-effective camera feature within its flagship mobile application that applies “style transfer” technique to users’ videos via a Facebook-developed deep-learning technology called Caffe2Go. We’ve developed a new deep-learning platform on mobile so it can–for the first time–capture, analyze and process pixels in real time, putting state-of-the-art technology in the palm of your hand.

9 Videos on the Digital Future

Geoff Livingston

Given how much of the current web — social and content marketing included — revolves around search, voice search represents a game changer, especially given mobile use with Siri and Google Voice Search. Responsive Design and Experience in the Mobile Era. Happy April Fool’s Day!

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What Is Code?

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It's for you to understand what lies beneath these words, your website, that mobile application, Facebook , YouTube and more. for mobile, Beverly Hills for finance programmers, and all of Orange County for Windows. There are lots of other neighborhoods, too: There are people who write code for embedded computers smaller than your thumb. mobile. mobile application.

Expect Big Changes At Facebook

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In preparation for the IPO, Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg , embedded a "letter to the shareholders" within the SEC filing (to read the full letter, please go here: Fast Company - Mark Zuckerberg Hacks S-1 Filing With Letter To Shareholders On Eve Of Facebook IPO ) that stated: "Facebook was not originally created to be a company. Mobile. To stay competitive, Facebook is going to have to up their game when it comes to both mobile devices and smartphones.

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Business Transformation. From Marketers To Makers.

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The frustration of brands having to revisit their various platforms (Web, mobile, apps, etc.) But, the underlying reality is that consumers are now mobile. The business transformation is in building a marketing infrastructure that understands that mobile is a strategy/way to move consumers, not a channel. Having a mobile strategy isolated from a social media, e-commerce, etc. The brand is now mobile with the consumer. mobile. Imagine. .

F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

Jon Loomer

Instant Articles allow publishers to share content from their website that loads immediately from a mobile device when a user on Facebook clicks a link (the average load time for a link clicked on Facebook from a mobile device is eight seconds). Better Embedded Posts.

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How Much Google News Traffic Do Publishers Get? Here’s Data on 80 News Sites.

Adam Sherk

The figures include traffic directly from Google News and well as traffic from embedded news oneboxes in the regular Web search results. Related posts: Mobile Visits Account for 40% of All Traffic for Publishers.

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Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

Mobile Strategy for Small Businesses (Moz Blog). Do not be fooled by the title, this is essential reading about mobile strategy for ANY business. Google+: author attribution & embedded posts (Google Developer Blog).

The 1 App Every NFL Fan Needs

Convince & Convert

In Youtility, I talk about my favorite mobile app Run Pee , which tells you when it’s okay to get up and go at the movies. I also love the funny demo video for the app (embedded above), the witty-yet-informative FAQ , as well as the wise “we’ll hook ya” pricing model.

Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

Mobile Strategy for Small Businesses (Moz Blog). Do not be fooled by the title, this is essential reading about mobile strategy for ANY business. Google+: author attribution & embedded posts (Google Developer Blog).

Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks

Firebelly

If they can come up with a solid mobile plan they could overtake all of them, in my opinion. Mobile usage continues to climb with smart phones and tablets flooding the market. We currently have over 25% of our web traffic coming from mobile. 2014 is upon us.

17 Productivity Tools for the Ultimate Business Gain

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I also use Dropbox to automatically save my screenshots and my cell phone’s camera automatically uploads the pictures taken to Dropbox with the Dropbox mobile app (I get backup redundancy on camera uploads by using Google as well). They have great mobile apps too.

Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Translation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the things I wanted to see Tom Carey explore in his talk today is the concept, suggested in this title, of knowledge mobilization. From iisd , "Knowledge mobilization addresses how external knowledge (outside of the organization) is sought out and combined with internal knowledge to create new knowledge that meets the needs of target users/clients." But it's not clear that knowledge mobilization and knowledge translation are (for lack of a better word) benign.

Vine Adds Loop Count, Updating Video Views in Realtime

The Realtime Report

Michael Kelly, senior/media consumer communications manager at American Licorice Company, which owns Red Vines (a regular user of Vine) says: “With digital/mobile spend being under intense scrutiny, the ability to measure the performance of content is key.

Facebook Lead Ads Simplify Opt-in Forms, and They Will Be AWESOME

Jon Loomer

Especially Helpful for Mobile. While mobile is great for engagement, many advertisers see a lower conversion rate. Not only is the user now not redirected to a site that may not be mobile friendly, but two taps is all it will take to complete the form.

Social Media News Ticker: Sum Up 2013 with Facebook Year In Review, Google+ Auto Awesome Movie

The Realtime Report

Twitter appears to be testing app store links and other customized links within promoted tweets – Twitter is testing out a new type of ad unit on mobile; promoted app installs on the Twitter mobile app (The Next Web). Facebook Year in Review. Happy New Year!

Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

agora pulse

Below is an example of a promoted tweet from T-Mobile. The mobile communications company announced a live webcast for followers to attend. Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends.

25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

creates lists that can be shared easily, edited quickly, and embedded anywhere. Useful for all companies — from startups to enterprises — KnowledgeVision helps you create video and audio presentations and make them available via Web browsers and mobile devices.

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How to Build Trust in Your Brand Using Video

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It takes less time to engage the user than reading, and the user is then engaged until ready to follow an embedded call to action. The video chat/recommendation also works on several mobile devices. This is a guest post by Neil Davidson.

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