Twitter Pushes More Ads into Feeds, Improves Responsiveness of Algorithm

Social Media Today

Noticed more ads in your Twitter feed of late? Twitter testing out some new, in-feed presentation options

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Twitter's Looking to Emphasize Lists with New, Swipeable Custom Feeds

Social Media Today

Twitter is testing a new option which would enable users to easily access separate, custom feeds based on their lists

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Instagram Tests New Chronological Feed with “Latest Posts” Prototype

Later

The Instagram chronological feed could be making a comeback! A new “Latest Posts” feature has been spotted deep in the app’s code and could reveal the return of the Instagram chronological feed. Here’s everything we know about Instagram’s “Latest Posts” prototype and the software developer who discovered it: What is the New Instagram Chronological Feed Prototype? . This sounds like the chronological feed people are asking for.

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Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

Are you tired of looking for the magic easy button to help you get your business content to the top of the News Feed? Do you dream about your content showing up on top of the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn News Feed? There are still quite a few lazy marketers pushing out mass quantities of junk content trying to grab that sacred top of news feed position.

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. I covered Mark’s announcement and what you can do about it in these two blog posts and webinars: Facebook News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Bing , Facebook , Google , Groups you admin section , install-app ads , linkedin , MoPub , new twitter profile , news feed algorithum , rich LinkedIn snippets , Twitter , youtube Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

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10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook. Put on your content boxing gloves and learn how to own the News Feed like a boss. It's similar to the days when the SEO spammers figured out how to rise to the top of the feed with dirty black hat seo links sprayed all over the web.

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces Major News Feed Changes

Myrland Marketing

If your Facebook News Feed has historically been dominated by updates from brands, businesses, and news media, get ready for a major shift. More on that in a moment… The Explore Feed on Facebook . We’ve known for quite some time that Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg intended to minimize the unpaid distribution of your firm’s page content in the News Feeds of those who have chosen to like your page.

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Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes. This reaction will ultimately lead to — once again — a poor news feed experience. The History of News Feed Changes. So many of these are in reaction to marketers making the news feed worse.

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How to Diversify Your Twitter Feed - and Why You Should

Social Media Today

It's easy to get trapped in a social media filter bubble - here are some tips to help diversify your feed

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The #LMA13 Twitter Feed

Myrland Marketing

Tweets about “#lma13″ LMA LMA 2013 Tweet Stream Twitter Uncategorized #LMA2013 Annual Conference Legal Marketing Association LMA13 Social Media

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NEVER Feed the Trolls

Janet Fouts

Shel responded publicly, mostly on Twitter, and on his blog , but pretty much anything he did only added fuel to the fire. The more you say, the more you feed ‘em. Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails wrote this post on the promise and disappointment of social media when he decided to abandon Twitter because of the trolls.

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Should We Be Worried about the Facebook Explore Feed?

agora pulse

Could the new Facebook Explore feed be the end of organic reach? What on Earth is the Explore feed? The Explore feed is a new tab on Facebook. The Facebook Explore feed shows you posts from pages and people similar to those you follow. It was when the feed was officially launched on Desktop that the trouble started. All posts from pages had been moved to the new Explore feed leaving the main Facebook feed for posts from friends, groups and adverts.

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Twitter Says That It's Looking to Make Its New 'Manipulated Media' Labels Stand Out More in Feeds

Social Media Today

After users raised concerns that Twitter's new 'Manipulated Media' labels are too easy to ignore, the platform says that it's looking to make them stand out more in feeds

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Twitter for Business: Is It Time?

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter is in trouble. The company recently missed earnings estimates for the second time in four quarters, and had to strike a deal with activist investor firm Elliott Management which had “been trying to push (Jack) Dorsey out as part of an overhaul to Twitter’s business.” ” Could creating a “Twitter for business” service level be part of the answer? Though 90% of B2B software companies are on Twitter , barely half are active.

How to Share Posts From the Instagram Feed to Stories

Buffer Social

Instagram has released a new way for users to easily share feed posts to stories. More than 300 million users now use Instagram stories daily and this update will enable them to share any post from their Instagram feed directly to stories. How to share feed posts to Instagram Stories. To share feed posts to stories: Tap the paper airplane button below the post (like you would to send a direct message).

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Force Feed

Twist Image

They're doing the heavy lifting, in a world where most people can't be bothered with 140 characters on Twitter , so they've started snapping each other on Snapchat. It's the kind of stuff that lets the ugly side of opinions (which they see as news) seep into the feed and, to a certain degree, you see sides of people that you had never known (no matter how long you have known them). The other day, Facebook announced changes to the news feed. Force feed me. news feed.

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Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

Are there blogs that you read regularly that you find so good that you end up sharing every post on Twitter? Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found. Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. I wouldn’t call these cons, but here are some things to consider when choosing an RSS feed to automatically update to your social networks.

Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Twitter has been around now for nine years; during that short time it’s changed both the PR profession and practitioners alike. I’ve built an international following and have had many great opportunities come my way thanks to my Twitter profile. Many of my clients first became aware of me via Twitter, so did my boss. But that all changed as Twitter’s user base grew. Today I still love the immediacy of Twitter. Twitter is central to most of the client work I do.

Dayton Mass Shooter's 'Twitter Feed' Appeared To 'Like' Posts Referencing El Paso Killing Spree - Reports

Forbes Social Media

Connor Betts, the man accused of killing nine people in Dayton, Ohio, was active on Twitter and tweeted about previous mass shootings, Satanism and left wing politics

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Permanently Set Your Facebook Feed To Show Most Recent Instead Of Top Stories

SocMed Sean

For example, I’m still trying to figure out why Instagram doesn’t have a good way to upload photos from the desktop or why Twitter makes it so hard to switch to desktop view on an iPad or tablet. Another strange one is the fact that Facebook loves to show you the “Top Stories” that it thinks are important in your life and while that works for some, there are those of us who prefer to see our feeds in chronological order.

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How to Use Twitter Live Video to Expand Your Reach

agora pulse

When you think of live video, does Twitter Live video come to mind? Twitter Live video has been around for a while now, but it seems like Facebook Live has gotten most of the attention. Before You Go Live on Twitter. Are you using Twitter lists ? Twitter

Six Stellar Twitter Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Thanks to its brevity and informality, Twitter has become a phenomenally successful social network, particularly for sharing news and updates, with more than 560 million active users collectively posting 5,700 tweets every second. Check out the posts below to find reviews of more than two dozen helpful Twitter tools, from a handful of top social media experts. Expert Reviews of Top Twitter Tools. 8 Twitter Tools Every Content Marketer Should Have by Streetwise Media.

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Samsung’s Twitter Feed Lights Up With 24 Posts In A Row (And One Major Surprise)

Forbes Social Media

I watched all of them light up on the Samsung Mobile feed on Twitter and it was much easier than the alternatives, e.g., finding them on YouTube, hunting around on the launch website, or reading about them on gadget sites

How to Make Twitter Lists (And Why You Want to)

agora pulse

What is a Twitter list? Are you using Twitter lists? Basics of Twitter Lists. Twitter lists are a way to categorize accounts, so you can find them more easily later. Twitter lists put you in the driver seat. How to Make Your First List on Twitter. Twitter

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Google Webmaster Tools Moves Twitter Account

Bill Hartzer

Google Webmaster Tools, now called Google Search Console (for several years), has moved their Twitter account from @googlewmc to @googlesearchc. The implementation of their migration from one Twitter account to another Twitter account is not the way I would have personally made the change.

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Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Remember: Twitter is for short bursts of information. You can easily post 1-4 times an hour on Twitter to have a high impact. Twitter is a marathon, not a sprint. Twitter is Viral.

Twitter Cleans up Spam Accounts

Ignite Social Media

Twitter has been struggling ever since they moved away from their bread and butter of the reverse chronological feed in early 2016. The recent news that Twitter is overrun with fake accounts delivered a massive blow to Twitter’s reputation. Over the last few months, a Twitter clean up has been happening. Twitter started making headlines in May for suspending and deleting three million accounts in 30 days.

Can Twitter Lists Really Improve Your Productivity? They Sure Can!

agora pulse

You’ve made your list on Twitter and are seeing good things come from it. But did you know how much a Twitter list can help your productivity? Are you seeing all the untapped potential of Twitter lists? Save Time by How You Use Twitter Lists. Twitter chats.

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Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing. An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. When you send out a tweet with @username included in the MIDDLE of the tweet, “hello @username” (called a mention, explained below) all of your followers will see that tweet in their Twitter Home feed. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: .

Proper Care and Feeding of a Blog

Webbiquity SMM

When someone is thoughtful enough to link to your blog, show your appreciation: leave a comment on their blog, link to their post from your blog or from Twitter, Digg their post, send them a quick note, do something to affirm the recognition. By following these tips for the proper care and feeding of your blog you’ll increase your odds of blogging success. My daughter is hooked on those pet rescue shows on Animal Planet.

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How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

In this post, I’d love to go through some of the less-known ways of customizing your Facebook News Feed to help you cut through the clutter, save time, and be more efficient. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them). For easy reference, here are the few sections we’ll cover duing this post: News Feed. News Feed. The News Feed is where we get most of the content and information on Facebook. View other feeds.

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The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. For decades, way before Mark Zuckerburg even enrolled in Harvard, online content has been viewed in vertical, scrolling feeds. What Facebook actually popularized was the algorithmically-sorted feed, which they pioneered in 2006 with the release of their News Feed. Why Stories are the new News Feed.

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4 Benefits of Twitter for business

Sprout Social

Twitter is one of the top platforms to keep up with the latest trends and conversations. You may already be using Twitter on a daily basis to follow your favorite brands and take part in trending conversations. But what about using Twitter for your business?

Why We Still Love Twitter

Likeable

Ah, Twitter. Arguably the most polarizing social platform, Twitter has had its share of ups and downs in recent years, but for better or worse has become a main forum for public discourse. In an age where “ everything happens so much ” and keeping up can start to feel like a full-time job, Twitter has been forced to look inward and ask some tough questions. From a marketing perspective, there are certainly reasons to be skeptical of Twitter.

Twitter Prompts All US Users to Vote, Adds New Vote-Related Hashflags

Social Media Today

Twitter is launching a major voter awareness push, including new, in-feed prompts for every user in the US, and new vote-relates hashflags

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New Facebook And Instagram Ad Options | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Can the world handle two Facebook news feeds? They debuted in September 2015 and offer huge potential opportunities, but if my news feed is any indication, sales have been slow. Facebook Experimenting with Alternate News Feed. Facebook is currently experimenting with an alternate news feed solely used to discover new content. Personally, I’d like them to kill story bumping and make my current news feed more dynamic, but we’ll see if this rocket ship takes off.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Products , RSS & Feed Management.

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3 Super Quick Twitter Tips for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

Here are three super quick Twitter tips to get you better traction when using Twitter for your business so you will start seeing great results! It won’t appear in their feed, unless they follow Mari Smith too: Why? Twitter views your tweet as conversational and only shows up on your stream, the stream of whoever you tweeted at, and those followers you both have in common. Make use of the new photo options on Twitter like Multiple Image Upload and Tag Your Friends.

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Twitter Analytics: Your Guide to Drive Traffic and Boost Sales [Updated in 2020]

Keyhole.co

Twitter Analytics Guide. Twitter Analytics are the perfect example. When your goal is to grow your Twitter audience, there’s so much to be learned from the people who already follow you—but most marketers ignore their Twitter Analytics because they feel they don’t need them.