Psychology of social networking
SEPTEMBER 2, 2012
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? Related posts: Are professional communicators normal? Infographic: Twitter facts. Wikipedia rules the waves. Related articles.
The Life Cycle of a Social Network
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Varghese.
The Misnomer of Social Networking
JULY 11, 2011
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. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit The Misnomer of Social Networking in your browser.
Social Networking to Advance Your Career
APRIL 29, 2013
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. Most of the panel chunks up time throughout the day to manage their social networks. The size of your network should not be a primary focus. Twitter.
5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
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. You do not need to treat every social network equal nor spend the same amount of time and investment on every social network.
Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social?
JANUARY 13, 2011
The following is a feature article by Christopher Roberts. Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, LinkedIn, MySpace, Foursquare… These are examples of social networking sites, but you knew that. You can become ‘super social’ talking, sharing, commenting, and constantly updating the ‘internet you’ for all to see. Humans are built to be social creatures ; it’s in our genetic makeup, it’s what makes us different from other animals. Is social media that good? To be fair, social media can help you organise more. Why Social Media Does Not Bring Us Closer.
Amazon.com As Social Networking
Small Business Mavericks
AUGUST 4, 2011
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. Social Media Amazon.com social networkingAre you a big reader?
RIP: Social Media Networks & Features that Died in 2016
Ignite Social Media
DECEMBER 27, 2016
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. Meerkat was another social platform that went under in 2016. Twitter as a Social Network.
Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks
MARCH 10, 2011
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? So I asked the question: “What remarkable thing have you done that your social networks do NOT know about you?. Image: digitalbob8 via Flickr, CC 2.0.
The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift
MAY 12, 2016
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 change (and why we keep coming back). Why social networks need to change. Some loved it. Over to you.
Facebook Removes Maps From Nearby Friends Feature
DECEMBER 23, 2016
Facebook’s Nearby Friends feature is providing less specific information these days. The social network introduced Nearby Friends for iPhone and Android users in April 2014 , and the optional feature notified users when friends who had also opted in were nearby, complete with maps and specific location. Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing this feature.
Social Network: The Movie
Social Media Marketing
JULY 19, 2010
As Facebook prepares to celebrate hitting 500 million members this week , we're seeing more news of the controversial film The Social Network. ** With the tagline "You don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies," the trailer for the film has been running on thesocialnetwork-movie.com or 500millionfriends.com. Pretty good casting, in my opinion. Oh, I almost forgot.
China: The Most Popular Social Networks
DECEMBER 12, 2012
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. The users of the top social networks that I will present here, are more divided. Web-based social networks. Specialized networks. Qzone.
[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!
DECEMBER 3, 2011
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? Featured Social Tech Workplace email facebook infographic social social media social networking statistics TwitterAbsolutely!
6 Facebook Features Marketers Overlook
JULY 19, 2016
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. Since 2004 countless new Facebook features have been released for you to use to meet your business objectives.
How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks
APRIL 15, 2013
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. LinkedIn may be one of the simplest social networks to contact. Settings and features.
Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features
AUGUST 23, 2016
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. Then they can choose from audio tracks that reflect a range of different themes, and they will soon be able to upload their own audio tracks.
How to Use Pinterest And The New Rich Pins Features
JUNE 5, 2013
Pinterest is especially a platform where people go and find inspiration, collect items found on the web onto boards to share with their network. Brands dealing with lifestyle and consumer products can benefit from having a presence on Pinterest, but as with any other social media presence, make sure to have created a strategy and lined out an action plan on how to maintain it.
New Twitter Features Summed Up
DECEMBER 13, 2011
As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content. Similar Posts: Why do People Engage With Brands Socially (Infographic). Social Network Twitter brand page customer service new twitter design redesign twitter app Twitter features Twitter for brands Twitter for businessesHere’s a sum up of the most prominent changes: Twitter redesign.
7 Important Instagram Features Your Brand Should Know
AUGUST 15, 2016
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. Instagram has roughly half-a-billion users and more than 300 million active users on the network each day. Longer Videos on Instagram.
The Future of Social: Networks
DECEMBER 5, 2011
During the past few years, social media has been an individual sport: A way to put out your shingle and start making a name for yourself. While groups, businesses and associations can all leverage the tools, there is often the feeling that social media has been meant to level the playing field rather than support traditional hierarchy. So what is changing? So what’s next?
Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features
AUGUST 2, 2016
detailed the social network’s and apps’ Rio 2016 features in a blog post. There will be a featured channel on Periscope with Rio 2016 content, as well as related content in Vine’s Explore section, and when Vine users double-tap Vines from the @Olympics account and various team accounts, they will see the Olympic Flame rather than a heart. and the U.S., Brazil and Japan.
Facebook Testing ‘Send a Wave’ Feature Within Nearby Friends
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Readers: Would you like to see Facebook roll this feature out? Poke + Nearby Friends = Send a Wave? This is meant to give people more ways to express themselves and help friends interact with one another in new fun and lightweight ways. Facebook Emoji emojis friends Location Matteo Gamba Nearby Friends poke Send a Wave
3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand
Ignite Social Media
MAY 23, 2016
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. These features could be a benchmark for future content, trends, and social communication. How much will this cost?
Twitter Expands Mute Feature to Notifications, Updates Safety Initiatives
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
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. The social network said in a blog post that users will be able to mute keywords, phrases and entire conversations from their notifications, with the feature “rolling out to everyone in the coming days.”.
Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
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. If you want to dive more into the specifics, take a look at our “Why, Where and How” on Social Videos.
Social Media Sommeliers – Choosing perfect pairs of social networks
The New Strategist
MARCH 20, 2013
A well maintained social media presence is like a fine wine; it develops more character as it ages. As you invest more time in to social media, joining additional networks and using new tools, your presence gains different characteristics that it did not have before. So it is with different social networks. They are both very visual networks with savvy users.
Social Networking Stats: 70% of Snapchat Users Are Women, #RLTM Scoreboard
The Realtime Report
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
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. By 2016 Social Networking Stats: Top 20 Most Viral Publishers on Social Networks, #RLTM Scoreboard.
Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features
AUGUST 1, 2016
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. Users can add temporary profile picture frames to their profiles to support their countries. 21 Closing Ceremony. Facebook users: Are you ready for Rio 2016?
Twitter Debuts New Customer-Support Features for Brands
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
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. These features build on previously released direct message links and customer feedback cards to help businesses do better service on Twitter. Those have both had great success.
Nurture Your Social Network By Helping Someone Else
APRIL 15, 2016
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. Featured People Social Media collaboration people social networking strategy tipsCheers!
Which social network would you quit?
MAY 4, 2012
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. why bother with new networks – social networks built on social networks?
Facebook Launches a New Social Network | Social You Should Know
Ignite Social Media
OCTOBER 17, 2016
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. All of this, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Facebook Introduces Enterprise-Focused Social Network, Workplace.
Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
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? Related articles you may enjoy: Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social?
Feature Friday: Social Media Marketing Across Global Cultures
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
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. Which networks to choose? The benefits of social media marketing. Features globalization networking
How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress
MARCH 18, 2011
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. Any features you’d rather not used can be easily disabled and almost every aspect is customizable.
Facebook Debuts Featured Events on iOS App in 10 U.S. Cities
JUNE 27, 2016
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. If we can build a lot of discovery features into Facebook and get people to use them, that’s a huge win.
Twitter Releases Featured Stickers for Lady Gaga’s Joanne
OCTOBER 24, 2016
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 HashtagsFrom there, users can choose from eight stickers in the new Joanne category.
BigMarker.com: Social Network for Communities
APRIL 2, 2012
BigMarker.com is a social network for communities. With this product BigMarker.com are looking to connect communities and according to them, communities are the best places to network and find people with common interest. Nonprofits, businesses, and individuals can leverage Public Communities and Conferences to grow their networks and meet new clientele.,”
Twitter Adds New Featured Stickers for Dog Lovers
AUGUST 23, 2016
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. Earlier this month, Twitter introduced promoted stickers , with Pepsi being the exclusive launch partner for the feature. Ahead of National Dog Day Aug. Go mutts! https://t.co/ZFPOwT07qy. ZFPOwT07qy.