6 Ways Emerging Technologies Are Set to Change the Use of Social Media

SocMed Sean

Maria writes for a variety of blogs and today she shares her thoughts on how a variety of emerging technologies could potentially impact our use of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Thanks to Maria for sharing her thoughts, I’ll be curious to see how these technologies adapt our use of social media, especially when it comes to augmented and virtual reality! Let us look at the few technologies which will shape social media usage in 2018 and beyond.

The One Tip That Took My Blog To New Levels. Stop Caring.

SocMed Sean

Not just from researching and writing articles, but form the comments/feedback that I have received and the conversations that have been sparked with others via social networks like Twitter. I originally started at IntranetExperience.com and eventually moved over here to SocMedSean.com to expand my writings beyond internal social networks to both internal and external. Blogs Featured Social Media blog content management social media social networking strategy tips

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Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

We’ve talked for years about citizen journalism and self-publishing, but more important than the channels of distribution are the ways in which content and context are discoved via search engines and social recommendations, and the fact that theoretically this leads to any piece of content available online being indexable, findable and potentially popular.

Three Words That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

SocMed Sean

And recent trends in social media are showing that sharing photos and images is a great way to make sure that your blog posts are getting traffic. Three simple words (OK…one of them is a acronym but you know what I mean): Crunch Cache CDN If you aren’t crunching and caching your images and storing them on a Content Delivery Networks (CDN), you aren’t getting the absolute most speed out of your site. Content Delivery Network (CDN) So what is a CDN?

#HashAtIt: Now You Can Search Hashtags Over Multiple Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

Hashtags work on multiple social networks – but until recently there was no easy way to search them on all of these platforms. Enter #HashAtIt.com ; the site bills itself as “the first social media search engine that gives users a way to gather information on any metadata tags (#hashtags) from popular social networks.” embed their boards on their personal social networks, blogs, or websites.

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth

It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). Social Media is THE voice of the Australian people, the Australian voters. It’s actually Social Media. Canberra times, social media government ).

How Does the YouTube Algorithm Work? A Guide to Getting More Views

Hootsuite

In it, product engineers described the role of deep neural networks and machine learning in the platform’s recommendation system. Source: Deep Neural Networks for YouTube Recommendations , 2016). The YouTube algorithm decides what people watch on YouTube 70% of the time.

The Complete Guide to Social Media Video Specs in 2020

Hootsuite

Struggling to keep on top of all the changes to social media video specs? Video is increasingly crucial to a successful social media marketing strategy. But not if you use our guide to social media video specs. More advice about social videos. Resources Social

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How to Schedule Instagram Posts: A Step-by-Step Guide

Hootsuite

Then load it all into your social media calendar and relax, knowing it will hit your timeline right when your followers want it. On Instagram—more than any other social media platform— brands live and die by their look. Step 2: Add your Instagram business profile to your social media management platform. Click Manage Social Networks. Click + Private Network in the bottom-left corner of the dashboard to add Instagram. Click Manage Social Networks.

50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Over the last three days, I’ve spoken to four HUGE brands in America that are considering social media for one project or another, and there are many more out there working on how these tools might integrate into their business needs.

11 best social media listening tools

Unmetric

Social media listening goes beyond just looking at your emails and notifications for @mentions of your brand. To avoid such mishaps what you need is a social media listening tool. As humans, it’s impossible to have an ear to the ground at all times for mentions of your brand, but with a dedicated social media listening tool that just might be doable. Is there a difference between social media monitoring and social media listening?

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Research-Driven Ideas for Social Data

Mindjumpers

Attending the European Conference of Information Systems in Tel Aviv last week, I was happy to find that areas such as data visualization, predictive analytics, social CRM and ROI etc found their way into the conference. Industries such as marketing now rely heavily on a new field of social data science to make sense of the large quantities of information about their brand community. They offered exceptional concrete value to practitioners of social business intelligence: 1.

What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

Ah, Facebook–that social network I love to hate , even though my career kind of depends on using it. Especially for those of us in the association sector who have limited resources when it comes to social media and digital in general, Facebook is the platform that we tend to use/depend on the most even while it continues to make our lives and jobs harder. Changes to Facebook Metadata Customization. Association social media managers–what do you think about this change?

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Here’s what you need to know about the Google+ shut down

Sprout Social

This wasn’t too surprising to a lot of social media marketers and experts who had been anticipating the downfall of the platform for a while. How will it affect social media marketers and businesses? Step three: Update your social strategy. As a social media marketer, the next thing you’d want to do before the Google+ shutdown is to update your social strategy. These communities might have provided excellent networks to market your products or services.

Toward a New Knowledge Society

Buzz Marketing for Technology

networks. t generalize it Slide 18: Patterns in the Mesh the knowledge is in the network Old: universals â?? similarities the knowledge is the network [link] Tenenbaum Slide 19: stands for? They are patterns in a network (like the mind, like society) There is no specific place the concept is located â?? What does the network look like when youâ??re re in the network? Like Social Networks â?? metadata models â?? Slideshare.net (beta).

8 Fun Things to Try on Instagram You Probably Haven’t Thought of Before

Buffer Social

One of the things we love about social media is how quickly it evolves. It’s hard to stay on top of the latest news for everything that’s coming to social media. Alt text is metadata that helps computers recognize what an image is all about. In Buffer , we’ve added an alt text option to Twitter content planning, and we’re keen to bring this to other networks as the APIs allow. We would all love to say hello to you on social media – especially Twitter!

The Four Locations of Social Media

Net-Savvy Executive

Do you put social media data on a map? I've taken a real interest in applying geospatial analysis to social media over the past year. Mostly, though, it's just another lens to apply to social media data, another way to find some value in the data we have now. So, you want to put social media activity on a map. Location of the account Look at an account on Twitter, Facebook, or other social network. Intelligence Social media analysis

5 Must Haves for Every Good Blog Post

SocialFish

I run a Social Media Professionals Community on Google+, and I recently asked a few members of the community to provide 5 things they look for in a good blog post. Specificity, avoid vagueness; ‘How to Do Well in Business’ is not nearly as interesting or informative as ‘Must Have Networking Skills to Grow Your Business’. Social friendly; you want to make sure you can be shared – be tweetable! Make sure you read about the importance of metadata and SEO.

This Week in Social Media – 6/12/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter for our team that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. What''s prompting users to spend more time on social sites in Australia ?

Pinterest for Business: How to Get Started & Be Successful

Sprout Social

With so many other social networks to choose from, why Pinterest? Pinterest is different from other social media platforms in that it acts more like a search engine. In case you’re not convinced, here are a few more reasons to use Pinterest for business: Pinterest is a huge network with over 100 million pinners. As with any other social network, your profile is prime real estate. To enable Rich Pins, you need to add some metadata to your site.

3 Tools For Managing a Killer Multi-Author Blog

Convince & Convert

Jason Keath is CEO of Social Fresh, a social media education company. Their next social media conference is Social Fresh EAST on February 6-7 in Tampa, FL featuring speakers from RadioShack, Pepsi, Nordstrom, and Scott Monty of Ford. This could be product knowledge, social networking presence for promoting content, authority in the industry, cost of their time, etc.

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eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This article has been compiled after tracking recent conversations in the blogosphere and following social bookmarks. PLEs are meant to simplify managing these artefacts, creating meaning through aggregation, linking and metadata tagging (eg comments, keywords).

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

Twitter, that always-on social network that is constantly abuzz, and Google+, a social network claimed to offer incredible SEO benefits, offer two incredible ways that complement each other to solidify your digital presence. In order to have a uniform appearance across the Internet, make sure you choose a profile photo that displays your face clearly, looks professional, and is used across your various personal social properties. Metadata on Twitter.

How to Promote Your Content Across Owned, Earned, and Paid Media

Convince & Convert

Beyond Simple Sharing on Corporate Social Accounts. He suggested that marketers should share it from corporate social accounts and with employees so they could choose to share if they wanted. Most companies have: Some sort of social media presence (be it Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, etc.). These make great social updates for Twitter or LinkedIn. Incidentally, it’s a good idea to add Twitter Card and Facebook OGP metadata to that page.

Detecting Deception in Social Media

Net-Savvy Executive

The first is Can You Trust Social Media Sources? Catching and deleting spam and other garbage in social media data is one side of an arms race, just like email spam and computer viruses. Developers of social media analysis platforms work to eliminate spam from their results, and spammers develop new tactics to dodge the filters. Does the persona have a presence on multiple networks? Is it consistent across networks? Intelligence Social media analysis

3 Tools For Managing a Killer Multi-Author Blog

Convince & Convert

Jason Keath is CEO of Social Fresh, a social media education company. Their next social media conference is Social Fresh EAST on February 6-7 in Tampa, FL featuring speakers from RadioShack, Pepsi, Nordstrom, and Scott Monty of Ford. This could be product knowledge, social networking presence for promoting content, authority in the industry, cost of their time, etc.

Intranet Blog :: E-mail fatigue

Buzz Marketing for Technology

With no metadata or search, shared drives become un-navigable. Also helping overcome e-mail fatigue at leading organizations are effective policies on e-mail use and the use of social media such as wikis and blogs. Social media. If managed properly, the use of social media tools such as blogs and wikis can reduce e-mail volumes by as much as 30%. Intranet Blog. Main Page. About Us / Contact Us. Applications. Best Practices. Blogs. Case Studies. Content Migration.

How to Craft the Perfect Post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Buffer Social

Managing a social media strategy is consistently challenging for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Continually measuring your ROI and social analytics. Added to that, each major social network has continued to diverge both in how they are set up and what your audiences expect on each one. With limited time and resources, creating a unique post for each social media channel can be a challenge, but it’s well-worth the effort.

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The FASTForward Blog " Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? : Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Usually those that did the transforming came along as social and cultural changes set the stage for this transformation. We can argue the relative contributions of the technology and the social context. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages. Japanese Business Culture & Social Computing. fix Social Security? Conference Notes: Three Approaches to Social Computing Platforms.

The complete knowledge sharing guide. | lucasmcdonnell.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Like many other social situations, sharing knowledge requires someone to be brave and take the first step. While setting up some favourites in your web browser is a great start to creating a network of resources, knowing the people who know the information better than you goes a long way.

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The Ultimate List of Social Media Definitions You Need to Know

Hootsuite

Social media is a constantly evolving field. It can be difficult to keep up with all the new social media definitions that seem to emerge almost every month. That’s why we’ve created this comprehensive glossary of social media terms. This social media glossary is a living document that will evolve as we add and subtract entries, expand our definitions, and provide more context for the most important social media terms. See Social media marketing.

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Social Media Image Sizes: A Quick Reference Guide for Each Network

Hootsuite

Social media image sizes seem to change constantly. But not if you consult our guide to social media image sizes first! Below are the most recent social media image dimensions, as of 2019. Social media image sizes in 2019. Bonus: Get the always-up-to-date social media image size cheat sheet. The free resource includes recommended photo dimensions for every type of image on every major network. More advice about social media images.

How to Make Your Blog Load Faster than ProBlogger

ProBlogger

It’s compatible with most servers and server configurations, and gives you the choice of creating the cache on your own server, or using a content delivery network. Use a content delivery network (CDN). Use social images instead of buttons.

10 Tips to Optimize Your Presence on Pinterest

Razor Social

What started as little more than an online scrapbook back in March 2010 has become one of the fastest growing social networks , with 100 million active users losing themselves in this picture-perfect platform on a daily basis. Plus, with social media referrals now being responsible for at least 31% of website traffic , you’d be foolish not to take advantage of every social channel out there. Currently, I love SumoMe ’s social sharing buttons. Social Media Tool

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