Psychology of social networking

Sherrilynne Starkie

Scientific Socializing Infographics – The Psychology of Social Networking Chart is Fascinating (TrendHunter.com). Facebook Featured Social Media infographic Psychology Social network TwitterWe tend to over think some things in life and here’s proof. Do you suffer from high levels of narcisim or low self esteem? Or, maybe you use Facebook, because it’s just a fun way to keep in touch with friends?

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle. How relevant is social media life cycle for a business?

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The Misnomer of Social Networking

Ari Herzog

It is a fallacy to suggest social networking is about networking, opines Jeff Hurt. Identity comes first, relationship building second, and networking with the community third. Social networking sites are social identity sites. Musings networking

5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. ” Unfortunately, there are far too many “experts” online touting that you must be on every new shiny object and social network. Stop only playing around with the social networks.

Social Networking to Advance Your Career

Janet Fouts

Silicon Valley Tech Women held a panel at the shiny new SalesForce offices in downtown San Francisco entitled Leveraging Social Networking to Advance Your Career. Global Social Media Marketing, Cisco Systems. The size of your network should not be a primary focus.

How to Choose the Best Social Network for Your Audience

Simply Measured

There are plenty of social media platforms to choose from , and I need to stress the word “choose” here. Just because a social network exists does not mean that your brand needs to be on it. 4 Ways to Make Social a Critical Part of Your Marketing Strategy Download.

Amazon.com As Social Networking

Small Business Mavericks

Did you know you can use Amazon.com as a social networking tool? Amazon.com can be your niche networking space. Here are some tips to help make Amazon.com a social networking application for you: When you read a book, listen to music, or try out a new product, leave a review. Amazon also has a cool feature for reviewers called Real Name. Amazon can be used for social networking. It’s an online department store with social benefits.

The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. There’s so much to consider in creating great images for social media —for me, the size and shape tend to get locked in before I even realize what’s happened. Ideal image sizes for social media.

Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media is an interesting animal. And that made me think some more: what is the hidden remarkability in the lives of those we encounter every day – or, at least, every few days – in social media?

[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!

SocMed Sean

Contrary to popular belief, Facebook is NOT the largest social network on the planet. So the numbers are clear that more transactions are sent via email every day, but is email really a social network?

RIP: Social Media Networks & Features that Died in 2016

Ignite Social Media

The social media space saw many changes as well. Social media networks constantly have to improve and evolve in order to stay relevant. This post will revisit some of the social media networks and channel features that didn’t make it to 2017.

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Social Network: The Movie

Social Media Marketing

If they were holding open casting calls for extras and you were going to be featured, what famous person, dead or alive, would play you in the movie? To get you started, here are ten individuals in the social media space and their Hollywood doppelgängers.

The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift

Buffer Social

Instagram changed its logo on Wednesday, and as with almost any significant change to a popular social network, the internet was split. But why do social networks feel the need to change their core functionality and design? Why social networks need to change.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Report an Issue With Location Features.

Nurture Your Social Network By Helping Someone Else

SocMed Sean

Keep in mind that your social network largely consists of your in-person connections, as opposed to just your online fans, followers, and subscribers. So, today I challenge you to reach out to someone in your network who you haven’t spoken to in a while.

6 Facebook Features Marketers Overlook

Sprout Social

What began as a simple platform for specific college networks has grown into a hub of social activity for 1.65 Popular Facebook features like Pages, News Feed and a suite of advertising tools have made this network a must-have for marketers and advertisers.

Facebook Removes Maps From Nearby Friends Feature

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook’s Nearby Friends feature is providing less specific information these days. Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing this feature. Readers: What do you think of Facebook’s changes to its Nearby Friends feature?

Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced its Slideshow feature last October, allowing brands to create video ads out of groups of still images, and the social network announced a host of new Slideshow features Tuesday.

Social Networking Stats: 70% of Snapchat Users Are Women, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . half of Snapchat’s users have tried out “stories,” a new feature that links multiple messages together.

China: The Most Popular Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Facebook is a “one size fits all social network” for much of the world. It does not matter what age or social background you have, you are on Facebook. The networks in China are much more fragmented. Web-based social networks. Specialized networks.

7 Important Instagram Features Your Brand Should Know

Sprout Social

For some businesses, it’s hard to stay up to date on the latest Instagram features. Social networks are changing all the time. By the time you get comfortable, an update occurs and changes your social media marketing strategy.

Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features

SocialTimes Twitter

detailed the social network’s and apps’ Rio 2016 features in a blog post. Twitter, Vine and Periscope are ready for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games from Rio de Janeiro. Twitter senior director of Latin American media partnerships Carlos Henrique Moreira Jr.

3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Implementing new features on social media can be an intimidating task to take on. The moment you see that buzzworthy headline about a new feature on social media during your morning coffee, you’re likely asking yourself the following questions.

How to Use Pinterest And The New Rich Pins Features

Mindjumpers

Pinterest is especially a platform where people go and find inspiration, collect items found on the web onto boards to share with their network. Pinterest is one of those platforms that has now become established among prime players such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

Facebook Testing ‘Send a Wave’ Feature Within Nearby Friends

SocialTimes Facebook

Readers: Would you like to see Facebook roll this feature out? Poke + Nearby Friends = Send a Wave?

Facebook Launches a New Social Network | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

This week we see Facebook release a brand new social network aimed at white-collar enterprise workers, proof that Messenger bots are going to be the latest rage (whether we need them or not), and data showing us how many users are viewing Instagram Stories.

New Twitter Features Summed Up

Mindjumpers

As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content. Similar Posts: Why do People Engage With Brands Socially (Infographic). Tweet Last week, Twitter announced some major changes that will affect how both users and businesses use and spend time on the site.

Which social network would you quit?

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you had to quit one social network, which would it be? Six people would leave the most popular of social networks. Many people fail to find value in participating in these two networks. Related posts : Social Media Informer. The ROI of social media.

Twitter Expands Mute Feature to Notifications, Updates Safety Initiatives

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter updated its efforts to enable users to avoid seeing abusive content and content they have no interest in , highlighted by expanding its mute feature to notifications.

Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced a host of features in advance of Friday’s Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The social network will do the same prior to the Aug.

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How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply. BuddyPress markets itself as “social networking in a box.&#

Twitter Debuts New Customer-Support Features for Brands

SocialTimes Twitter

Social media users who are dissatisfied with customer support from brands often cite lack of response , and Twitter Thursday introduced two features to help businesses combat that perception. Readers: What do you think of Twitter’s new customer-service features?

Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking

Ari Herzog

Tweet Share The following is a feature article by Rob the Web Guy. Here’s my problem: No one touched on the fact that most users access these social networks with their mobile devices! What about your personal profile pages on other social networking sites?

Feature Friday: Social Media Marketing Across Global Cultures

Ari Herzog

The following is a feature article by Christian Arno. The Social Network might have hammered the Facebook brand even further into the public consciousness but, even without this rush of publicity, the bigger social media sites are difficult to avoid.

Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features

Mindjumpers

Last week Twitter launched the new video feature making it possible for users to easily capture and share videos without leaving the app. The launch comes in a time where the social platform has been struggling to keep up with Facebook-owned and video-enabled Instagram.

7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Pinterest is an amazing platform that surpassed more than 10 million users faster than any stand alone social network in history. Pinterest is different than some social networks though in that it requires both art and science even more so.

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Facebook Debuts Featured Events on iOS App in 10 U.S. Cities

SocialTimes Facebook

gained access to a new Featured Events feature Monday. Josh Constine of TechCrunch reported on the launch of the feature, saying that the events are curated by Facebook employees, and categories include art, entertainment, family, festival, fitness, food and drink, learning, community, music and sports. As for why the social network is not planning a stand-alone events application, Koolwal told Constine: The cost to installing an app is high.

Twitter Releases Featured Stickers for Lady Gaga’s Joanne

SocialTimes Twitter

To celebrate the release of Lady Gaga ‘s latest album, Joanne, Twitter introduced new featured stickers in a Joanne category. A million reasons to unleash your inner #JOANNE with featured @ladygaga #Stickers. Twitter launched its stickers feature earlier this year. Mobile Twitter Android android apps Featured Stickers free apps Google Play iOS iOS apps iTunes App Store Joanne Lady Gaga Social Media Social Networking stickers Twitter Stickers Visual Hashtags

How many social networks can you handle?

Jeff Esposito

I like to consider myself pretty tech and social media savvy. However, I have recently found myself pondering how many networks I could realistically handle on a personal basis. We’re social beings so adding another network can’t hurt right?

Twitter Adds New Featured Stickers for Dog Lovers

SocialTimes Twitter

26, Twitter released a new set of featured stickers in a “We Love Dogs” category. Twitter introduced the stickers feature to users in July. The feature allows users to decorate their pictures with stickers before sharing them on their feeds. Ahead of Friday’s #NationalDogDay , add some bark to your photos with pawsome new featured #Stickers. Ahead of National Dog Day Aug.