Facebook Rolls Out Data Use Check-Up to Ensure Developers Adhere to Data Usage Guidelines

Social Media Today

Facebook is rolling out its Data Usage Check Up Tool to all developers using its API in order to reduce data misuse

12 Guidelines for Corporate Social Media Policies

Harp Interactive

While wide social media participation offers innumerous advantages to companies and brands it also requires constant monitoring and the need to provide clear guidelines to all participants to protect both the employees and the company. 12 Tips for Corporate Social Media Policy Guidelines.

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How to Create Facebook House Rules or Community Guidelines

Harp Interactive

Blog Facebook How To Policy Social Media Marketing Facebook community guidelines Facebook house rules how to set up Facebook Community Guidelines How to set up Facebook House RulesDoes your Facebook Page have Rules or is it a free-for-all? A Facebook Page is an excellent venue for community building among brand advocates and customers (or potential customers) seeking more information, discounts, insight or customer assistance.

Facebook Clarifies Guidelines Around Music Usage in Video Posts

Social Media Today

Facebook has sought to clear up confusion around when and how people can use music in their video content

Google Quality Rater Guidelines 2014

Bill Hartzer

I just got ahold of the latest copy of Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines, with a date of March 2014. But, if you’re in the online marketing business, are an SEO, or own a website, then you really should take a look at the latest guidelines, if just to make sure that your website or your client’s website(s) are compliant with Google’s latest Quality Rater guidelines. Part 2: Utility Rating Guideline. Part 3: Block Utility Rating Guideline.

New Facebook Guidelines For Brand’s Timeline

Mindjumpers

Tweet Once Facebook timeline for Pages was launched on Feb 29, 2012, there have also been some changes in guidelines for brand pages. All the brands planning to introduce Timeline need to adhere to these guidelines. Although these guidelines do not explain much about the change in content policy, they clearly throw a lot of light on the new structural changes, especially the cover photo. Facebook has clearly laid down some guidelines for cover images.

Altimeter Report Provides Facebook Page Guidelines, Benchmarks

Dave Fleet

Most brands neglect to set expectations through guidelines, commenting policies etc. In the latest of a series of practical and helpful resources for marketers, Altimeter Group has released a free report entitled The 8 Success Criteria for Facebook Page Marketing.

Guidelines for Successful Targeting Through Social Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet Most businesses however big or small, now have a presence on different social media channels as suggested by their strategists and they also run campaigns to gain traction on their profiles.

Another Word on Social Media Guidelines

SocialFish

Good social media guidelines and training gives your employees and members clear direction on how to embrace social media as a way to achieve your mission. The guidelines should not control their behavior but teach them how to maximize the benefits of this new medium.

Semantics: Social Media Policy, or Guidelines?

SocialFish

Instead of heresy, this is really an argument about semantics – policy versus guidelines. Although the SocialFish white paper and many others use the term “social media policy”, we are really talking about social media guidelines. Guidelines.

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IBM Social Computing Guidelines. In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. So we turned to IBMers again to re-examine our guidelines and determine what needed to be modified. IBM Social Computing Guidelines: Executive Summary.

SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links

Adam Sherk

However in any implementation it is important to comply with search engine guidelines to avoid negative repercussions for SEO. How do publishers ensure that sponsored content complies with Google’s guidelines? Related posts: Google JavaScript Changes Put Publishers in Violation of Sponsored Link Guidelines. Sponsored content in various forms is growing in popularity as publishers seek additional sources of revenue.

How to Comply with FTC Guidelines

Convince & Convert

To expand on yesterday’s post on how brands are balancing good marketing with lawful compliance , I interviewed a brand who emphasizes ethical marketing and double checks that all of their blogger outreach complies with FTC Guidelines. According to the FTC, the brand is the responsible party for ensuring that the FTC Guidelines are followed.

YouTube's CEO Provides an Update on Monetization Tools, Copystrikes and Content Guidelines

Social Media Today

YouTube's CEO Susan Wojcicki has covered a range of topics in her latest quarterly update

7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth

Five years ago I wrote a list of social media guidelines for the Enterprise which has been read 100,000+ times. And even today creating social media guidelines for staff are a challenge. I often ask my students to get into teams and come up with some guidelines. This article references the Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet secret guidelines requiring staff to report on fellow workers who post anonymously an opinion on a political situation.

3 guidelines to empower your local marketing

Atom Thought

I was reading a recent issue of Forbes India where they enlightened readers on the FDI and one of the statements caught my eye. That statement was by a FMCG/Retail executive who stated that consumers’ tastes and preferences vary every few hundred kilometers. Infact there is a sea-change of difference between consumers of Pune and. Digital Insight

Best Business Social Media and Blogging Guidelines

The Way of the Web

Social Media policies and guidelines are vital for every business and employee. Rather than relying on the efforts of a small group of individuals to monitor, engage, interact and report on all activity across the plethora of social networks, blogs, wikis, forums and other locations, a good social media policy or set of guidelines means that the workload can be shared, and the responses can be crafted by those in the best position to respond with the right knowledge on a subject.

TikTok Finally Bans Disinformation Campaigns in Updated Community Guidelines

Forbes Social Media

TikTok on Wednesday issued new community guidelines explicitly prohibiting “disinformation campaigns" in the wake of rising concern over how social media companies are handling misinformation

Influencers! Must read > New Facebook guidelines for branded content

Janet Fouts

An influencer must have a verified Facebook page and tag the marketer's page in any post that mentions a third party brand, product, or sponsor. Facebook Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Content Marketing Facebook ads influencer outreach

Google Irrelevant Keywords Section In Quality Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

Google added the “Irrelevant keywords” section to the sidebar of the Google Quality Guidelines. As you can see in the previous sidebar of the Google Quality Guidelines section of Google’s support, there was no page titled “Irrelevant keywords”: But now, take a look, as of this morning: Let’s take a look at the specific examples that Google is referring to: Lists of phone numbers without substantial added value.

Is Today Tonight Breaking Facebook Competition Guidelines?

Laurel Papworth

Facebook Page Competition Guidelines T&Cs. These Promotion Guidelines, along with the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities , the Ad Guidelines , the Platform Policies and all other applicable Facebook policies, govern your communication about or administration of any contest , competition, sweepstakes or other similar offering (each, a promotion) using Facebook. The rest are on the other guideline pages.

SEMPO Caught Violating Google Webmaster Guidelines for Advertorials

Bill Hartzer

SEMPO, The Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization , is taking advantage of text links in advertorials, clearly a violation Google Webmaster Guidelines for link schemes. As professional SEOs who are paid to know these guidelines and advise others, we should hold SEMPO and its Board of Directors to higher standards. Google recently updated their webmaster guidelines (and even Search Engine Watch, a sister organization of ClickZ), covered the story.

There is Nothing About Negative SEO in Google Webmaster Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

There is nothing about Negative SEO in Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. After a review of Google’s Webmaster Guidelines, from what I can tell, there are no actual references to the practice of Negative SEO. The guidelines all point to issues related to your website–but there are no references about doing something to your competitor’s websites that would cause their website to lose search engine rankings or get penalized.

Your Digital Tattoo: Guidelines On What (And What Not) To Tweet

Firebelly

Here’s the three basic guidelines. Editorial Note: this is neither a condemnation or an endorsement of the @veevee example used here. Social media has become a digital tattoo. What kind of tattoo do you have? Are you concerned about what people are seeing and can find? Are you prepared for your email (tweet, facebook update, instagram photo) to define the rest of your life – you better be #doubleeffin sure.

Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo

Freelance Social Media

Guidelines for Timeline Cover Photo. Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo. The Timeline design will be coming to Facebook Pages on March 30th. For now, admins can preview the design and publish it for public view if they’d like. As you can see, the cover photo is prime real estate and I’m sure you’re thinking of all the possibilities you could do with it.

Breakdown of Facebook's new promotions and contest guidelines.

Josh S Peters

Facebook has updated their promotion and contest guidelines again and it seems like nobody is paying attention. Facebook Rights: They may (and have) change the guidelines when ever they want to and don’t have to notify you. If you’re considering PLEASE READ THE GUIDELINES.

Download the Ultimate Facebook Image Size Guide Cheat Sheet

Pam Moore

With more than 1.23 billion daily active users on Facebook, it’s no surprise businesses large and small are hopping on the business marketing engine that Facebook has become. You can attract, inspire and engage your target customer in conversation and business transactions quickly if you know the platform and how to make it work for your business. One very important factor for success on any social network including Facebook, is visual marketing.

SEO Guidelines – Four Major SEO Pitfalls to Avoid

Social Media Marketing

If you own a website, then definitely you would be using the basic SEO techniques to drive traffic to your site. Sometimes, your SEO techniques may not favor your website and your site may step down from the search engine rankings. This indicates that something is missing on your site. This article will be useful for the websites that need good SEO optimization. Search Engine Optimization cannot be effectively implemented in one or two days.

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. You know what the brain loves about visuals and how to build something beautiful to drive engagement. You’re all set to make something great! One last thing: How exactly should your image look so it fits in the News Feed, timeline, or stream?

Facebook Page Promotions Guidelines and Tips

Lucy Hall

When administering a promotion via facebook it's hard to know what you can do or can't, often if you break the rules you may find yourself in hot water with facebook and even have your page taken down (and trust me, it's very hard to get hold of a facebook rep to put it back up again!)

Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo

Freelance Social Media

Guidelines for Timeline Cover Photo. Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo. The Timeline design will be coming to Facebook Pages on March 30th. For now, admins can preview the design and publish it for public view if they’d like. As you can see, the cover photo is prime real estate and I’m sure you’re thinking of all the possibilities you could do with it.

Google: Watermarks in Google Shopping Images Violates Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

A merchant who participates in Google Shopping has received a warning from Google that the images they are using in their Google Shopping feed violate their guidelines because watermarks are included. According to the message from Google, the merchant has 14 days to comply with Google’s request to remove watermarks in their images–or be suspended from participating in Google Shopping.

Using Google AdSense Hurts Mobile User Experience, Violates Google’s Own Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

Adding Google AdSense to your website hurts the mobile user experience on your website and violates Google’s own suggested guidelines. Feel free to run the test on my site and other sites that have Google AdSense on them, they violate Google’s own guidelines: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.billhartzer.com%2F&tab=mobile.

Researchers Have Few Guidelines When It Comes To Using Your Data Ethically

Forbes Social Media

We need better guidelines for consent, privacy & confidentiality, ownership, custodianship, and data sharing in order to protect data from being misused Most people don’t think about the amount of data they generate over the course of a normal day or how it's being used by researchers.

Google Adds Report Spam, Paid Links, Malware Page to Quality Guidelines Navigation

Bill Hartzer

In the past 24 hours, Google appears to have added a new page as a part of their quality guidelines: a page that explains how to report spam, paid links, malware, and other problems. Previously this page was not a part of their quality guidelines located here. However, a tool that I use to track such changes indicates that this is a new page, or at least it was just added to the Quality Guidelines.

Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo

Freelance Social Media

Guidelines for Timeline Cover Photo. Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo. The Timeline design will be coming to Facebook Pages on March 30th. For now, admins can preview the design and publish it for public view if they’d like. As you can see, the cover photo is prime real estate and I’m sure you’re thinking of all the possibilities you could do with it.

Meeting Google’s Quality Guidelines: Will Google EAT Your Content?

ProBlogger

Google’s Updated Quality Guidelines . This past November, Google released their Quality Rater Guidelines so that businesses, marketers, content writers, and SEO experts could get an idea of exactly what the search engine giant was looking for when it came to quality content. The newly released version of Google’s quality guidelines is chock full of information. Here’s what it stands for: Expert Meeting Google’s Quality Guidelines: Will Google EAT Your Content?

#325: How To Avoid These Two Common Launching Pitfalls with Tasha Booth

Amy Porterfield

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Why You Need a Social Media Policy in Your Organization

Mindjumpers

Having a Social Media Policy or so-called “How to Safely Use Social Media Guidelines” will help your business or brand in the following way: Employees will gain knowledge on which kind of content that is allowed and not least valuable for your business to be shared. Facebook Guidelines Social Media Tips ambassadors brand employees guidelines social media policy

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines. Online Communications Guidelines. Editorial Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines. Community Guidelines. Guidelines for Student Blogging. Corporate Blogging Policies and Guidelines. Social Computing Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines.

How to Customize your Facebook Page

Mindjumpers

This blog post provides you with some quick guidelines on what to remember when having a Facebook page. Brands Community Management Content Marketing Facebook Guidelines Marketing & Communication Social Media brand communication brands on Facebook content Facebook Guidelines Facebook Page Facebook Strategy How to manage a community Almost every modern company in the world has made the big decision; should we be on Facebook or not?

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New FTC Requirements for Influencers that Impact Brand Marketers

Ignite Social Media

For Ignite Social Media & Carusele clients: These updates actually loosen the conservative approach we’ve always taken to ensuring our campaigns comply with FTC guidelines. Influencer Marketing Social Media Marketing Carusele FTC disclosure FTC Guidelines FTC regulations FTC regulations for influencers ignite social media Social Media Agency social media companies Social Media Marketing Agency social media marketing companies

This Week on Facebook

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Social Media Marketing Tags: 2013 fall marketing trends , community guidelines , favicon , Social Media Marketing A roundup of this week’s Facebook Posts from Harp Social’s Facebook Page. Blog Facebook Social Media Marketing 2013 fall marketing trends community guidelines favicon