Periscope Introduces Superfans, Groups, More

SocialTimes Twitter

Next, a new Groups feature will allow users to broadcast videos that are shared with specific groups of people. For instance, a user could create a group that contains only their closest friends, while another group may contain their coworkers, and so on.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. When a member requests to join a Standard Group, their connections in the group can approve the request. All Groups Are Now Members-Only Groups.

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Trending Sources

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. As on Facebook Twitter’s tool will have an auto-play feature, but the service also let users create their own previews.

Why is Twitter a crucial channel for trade associations and advocacy groups?

SocialFish

—————— During major political events like the State of the Union address or presidential debates, Twitter serves as the national town hall: a place to learn about and debate issues in real time. Twitter Advertising (@TwitterAds) October 22, 2015.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s

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HMV’s Twitter nightmare

Sherrilynne Starkie

Then last week, as 190 people were in the midst of hearing that they were losing their jobs, the company’s Twitter account was hijacked by disgruntled employees who live tweeted events as they unfolded. hmvXFactorFiring”, and “We’ve all been fired, in a group, of 50+ people!

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter?

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The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. That might be about to change -Twitter just reported a dismal Q4 for 2016: 16 cents per share on revenue of $717 million. Journalists on Twitter.

Grow Your Twitter Following With Chats

Janet Fouts

Oh boy, another “ how to grow your Twitter following ” post! If you really want to grow a Twitter following that has any value as a network, there’s no way around it. What’s a Twitter Chat? Here’s a list of Twitter chats to browse.

Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

agora pulse

Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends. But for businesses, Twitter is an opportunity to build relationships with customers and cultivate brand awareness. So is it really possible to use Twitter for sales?

What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

SocialTimes Twitter

A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly , Fox News , NASA and BuzzFeed. What are Twitter Moments?

The Demographics of Twitter Users [Study]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Twitter has more than 500 million users and is continuously growing, but who are all these new tweeters? Pew Research Center has released an Internet study that focuses solely on Twitter and includes some great user demographics. Twitter is soaring among young adults.

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Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. I will continue to interact with like-minded individuals on groups and in the Q&A section. Twitter in 2013.

Twitter Debuts Promoted Stickers, Starting With Pepsi

SocialTimes Twitter

Pepsi is the exclusive launch partner for Twitter’s newest advertising option, promoted stickers, which was introduced Monday. Head of product, brand and video ads Ilya Brown revealed promoted stickers in a blog post Monday, saying that brands can take advantage of the stickers feature Twitter debuted in July and create and promote custom stickers for users of the social network. Twitter Advertising (@TwitterAds) August 15, 2016.

10 Twitter Tools You’ll Actually Use

Sprout Social

Twitter marketing involves a lot of moving parts. As you can imagine, doing all of this within the native Twitter app can be frustrating, to say the least. There are hundreds of Twitter tools out there you could try, but that doesn’t mean your business needs them. Twitter

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

Google Acquires Twitter Assets Fabric, Crashlytics, Answers, Digits, Fastlane

SocialTimes Twitter

Google announced Wednesday that it acquired several technology assets from Twitter, most notably its Fabric mobile application development platform. Other assets going from Twitter to Google are the Crashlytics crash-reporting platform, mobile app analytics tool Answers , SMS login system Digits and development automation system Fastlane. During a transition period, Digits will continue to be maintained by Twitter under its existing terms.

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Twitter Adding Custom Filtering, Custom Metrics to Ads Manager

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been beta-testing a new version of its Ads Manager with plans to roll out a public beta “in the coming months.”. Senior product manager, revenue Christine Lee said in a blog post that the revamped Ads Manager provides one place for brands to plan, manage and report on their campaigns, adding that campaigns, ad groups, promoted tweets and other ads can be viewed and optimized. Use custom filters to more quickly find your campaigns, ad groups or even ads.

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole. This should be the most obvious and important use of a private blog group. If the group is dead (ie., Best Group Platforms.

Twitter Takes the Election Outdoors

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter continued its out-of-home advertising efforts in New York with a focus on the upcoming presidential election. Because Twitter is open, it’s the place for people to see and discuss the issues from every perspective. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s campaign?

Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

Waxing UnLyrical

My experience is that Twitter has become very intertwined with primetime television. So when NBC Universal Research Chief Alan Wurtzel had this to say about Twitter and the Olympics , I was shocked. Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)

Visually SM

Charles Cooper, The Rockley Group. Kathleen Gossman, EnVeritas Group. Dominik Grau, Ebner Media Group. Joey Hall, EnVeritas Group. Ahava Leibtag, Aha Media Group. Rebecca Lieb, Altimeter Group. Ann Rockley, The Rockley Group.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. How can Twitter to used to support SEO efforts?

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An Unkindness of Ravens: Thoughts on Twitter Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter. ” So #4 got me thinking about #3 – how “Twitter,” as an anthropomorphic name, perfectly describes that chaotic, disparate, competitive, showboating raucousness of #1. What group did I belong to? I can find examples of each group in my own feed.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. She’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French.

How to Optimize Your Brand’s Twitter Presence [infographic]

Mindjumpers

And like Facebook users, 50% of the Twitter users access the network via mobile. This means that your Twitter followers will tweet and RT anywhere, anytime – and they’ll expect you to be ready. The price of Twitter followers.

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation), Maximize Social Business (Drive), Online Marketing Institute, Perception System, SnapApp. Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation), Online Marketing Institute. Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation).

The Not-So Secret Guide to Twitter Lists

Janet Fouts

What are Twitter lists anyway? A Twitter list is a curated group of users on Twitter. You know how people complain about how noisy Twitter is? Twitter lists help cut down the noise and make you more efficient. Below are some common types of Twitter lists.

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MUST READ new Pew survey about groups on the internet

SocialFish

There is a brand new Pew Internet Research survey out called The Social Side of the Internet which is all about the impact of the internet on GROUP-FORMING. There’s lots of data in here about internet users joining groups, including associations.

Why This Successful Solopreneur Uses Facebook Groups to Grow His Business – Daniel DiPiazza [SSM011]

Buffer Social

How many Facebook Groups have you joined that you don’t check regularly? After years of following his work, I had the pleasure of chatting with Daniel about his best practices for building a truly engaging Facebook Group and community that stands out from the rest.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Get your team involved in your Twitter campaigns.

Facts About Consumer Behaviour on Twitter [Study]

Mindjumpers

Tweet In a recent study made by Constant Contact and research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey , some useful findings have been made about Twitter users. But some interesting facts were revealed from this new study about how do consumers interact with brands on Twitter, which can prove valuable.

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Users Testy Over Twitter Test of Removing Handles From Replies

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter is testing a way to pack more content into its 140-character limit , but this particular test hasn’t been very well-received. Cara McGoogan of The Telegraph reported that some users of Twitter’s flagship iOS application are not seeing other users’ Twitter handles when replying to users or groups. It is a strange feature for Twitter to roll out given its recent issues with harassment.

PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: The Arguments On Each Side — And What’s At Stake

The Realtime Report

Yesterday, a San Francisco court gave PeopleBrowsr, an provider of Twitter analytics services, a temporary restraining order against Twitter. The court ruling forces Twitter to maintains PeopleBrowsr’s full access to Twitter’s firehose of data.

How LinkedIn Groups can Explode your Blog Traffic

ProBlogger

Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram are free and work well if you have the time to organically grow a following. The answer is LinkedIn Groups. What is a LinkedIn Group? The benefits of LinkedIn Groups: It’s free. Why do LinkedIn Groups work?

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats

Sprout Social

Twitter chats are a great way to gain exposure, grow your following and engage with your audience. Jumping into a Twitter chat can be a little intimidating and challenging at first. Why Twitter Chats? Hosting a Twitter Chat. Choosing a topic for your Twitter chat is key.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D.

What Twitter’s Latest Move Says About the Industry Shift from Social to Messaging

Visually SM

By itself, Twitter’s announcement that it would expand its character limit for private messages from 140 characters — the limit applied to tweets — to 10,000 can be interpreted as a simple upgrade to a relatively minor feature. But of course no product rollout occurs in a vacuum, so we must consider this change within the context of other modifications made to the platform, and it turns out Twitter has been pretty busy lately working on its direct messaging capabilities.

Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

We’ve wrapped up our reports overhaul with an update to our Group Report. The report combines a variety of social media analytics from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to benchmark your business’ overall success on social.

Connecting Twitter to LinkedIn: Just Say No

Almost Savvy

There will be a handful in the middle; those who can see both sides, but there won’t be many of you in this third group. Just over a year ago, LinkedIn introduced a feature allowing users to post all of their Twitter updates , also known as tweets, to LinkedIn.