[Cool Social Tools] Hot Online Community Platforms for 2015

SocialFish

And associations need to do if it they’re shopping around for an online community platform. Listed alphabetically: CareHubs : Relatively new on the scene, this online community platform’s killer app is the fact that it’s HIPAA-compliant. Due diligence. It’s a real thing.

YouTube Removes Option to Share On-Platform Activity to Twitter

Social Media Today

YouTube is removing the ability to auto-share your on-platform actions to Google+ and Twitter

A Comparison of Social Media Live Video Platforms

Ignite Social Media

When you think of live video, Facebook may be the first platform that comes to mind. But, there are plenty of other platforms that are worth considering. The answer depends on what platform you’re using. That depends on the platform, but Facebook takes the cake on this one.

The Best Social Media Platforms for Location-Based Small Businesses

agora pulse

The right social media platforms can help you get customers through your front door. But, which platforms are right for you and your needs? Use this feature to repurpose videos you’ve created for other platforms, or teach and/or educate your audience about your industry.

Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

Webbiquity SMM

Through social media platforms , attendees and businesses can share content and experiences from the event. In this article, we take a look at why engagement on your social media platforms is so important. Instagram is an under-utilised platform for providing pure information.

Facebook Expands CrowdTangle Analytics Platform Access to Academics and Researchers

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced that researchers and academics will now be able to access its data analytics tool CrowdTangle to assist in their work

A Comparison of Google and Facebook's Ad Auction Platforms [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Do you understand what factors are taken into account when platforms are deciding which ads to show each user? Take a look at this infographic

It’s the people not the platform

Direct Marketing Observations

I shot back, “It’s the people not the platform”. The platforms where social business may take place i.e., Twitter, Facebook, Blogs-They’re solid and the people that flock to them? People define platforms. Social platforms social media platforms

The Best, and Worst, Social Media Analytics Platforms

Ignite Social Media

The analytics tools behind some of the most popular social media platforms can be surprisingly limited. With an increasing number of businesses using social media for marketing, many platform analytics leave something to be desired.

Mastodon: What to Know About The New Social Media Platform

Ignite Social Media

Every so often a new social media platform arises and one cold day while I was sitting in the Toronto airport, Mastodon came to my attention. Since my co-workers had flown out earlier than I and I had some time to kill, I decided why not sign up and see what the new social platform was about.

Weibo – a Chinese Social Media platform

Mindjumpers

To put (or replicate, to some extent) all functions into one platform/ product seems to be a symbolic Chinese character, the more the merrier. To sum it up Weibo is the most important social platform for brands to be on in China, because of its large audience base and its pioneer advantage.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. Some people want to debate the technical aspects of the platforms.

Instagram Rolls Out More On-Platform Shopping Options for the Holidays

Social Media Today

Moving with user trends, Instagram is looking to capitalize on its eCommerce potential with some new on-platform shopping tools

Integrating Listening Into Your Platform for ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Way Beyond Listening: Integrating Listening Into Your Platform for ROI.

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Snapchat as a platform for branded content?

Mindjumpers

With the growing number of social platforms, businesses have numerous ways to communicate with their customers.? If Snapchat deals properly with the hacking scandal, the platform has extensive potential.

Which Social Media Platform Your Business Should Choose - and Why [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Which social media platform is right for your business? This infographic provides a range of insights to help determine the best fit

LinkedIn Launches 'Water Cooler' Report to Highlight the Most Popular Posts on the Platform

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is launching a new update to provide more insight into the key topics and posts gaining traction on the platform

LinkedIn Updates Recruiter Platforms, Adds New AI Tools to Improve Matches

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is rolling out a new update for its recruitment tools, including the addition of improved candidate matching via AI

Facebook Reveals New Changes On Platform | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

In addition, the changes will possibly entail that we communicate, socialize and update our status even more – which is the entire purpose of the platform – since we can now choose to communicate with specific segments of friends.?

Twitter Details Efforts to Crack Down on 'Coordinated Platform Manipulation'

Social Media Today

Twitter has provided an overview of its efforts to eliminate user manipulation, similar to Facebook's push to detect and remove inauthentic behavior

What do you think about your community platform?

SocialFish

Across the world, right now, thousands of community managers are about to decide which platform is best for their organization, but there’s no single source of honest community platform reviews, from real community managers, for them to research peer reviews.

LinkedIn Officially Launches its New 'Talent Insights' Recruitment Data Platform

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is officially launching its new 'Talent Insights' platform, which enables recruiters to tap into LinkedIn's unmatched professional dataset to make more informed, strategic decisions

7 Instagram Analytics Tools to Boost Your Platform Strategy

Social Media Today

With the recent changes to the Instagram API, some Instagram analytics tools no longer work. Check this list of 7 tools Instagram analytics tools which worth trying in 2018

Snapchat Launches New Program to Pair Brands with Platform Influencers

Social Media Today

Snapchat is launching a new program that will help brands improve their campaigns by connecting with platform experts

#SMTLive Talks Platform Specificity and Ads

Social Media Today

Missed our #SMTLive Twitter chat on 1/8? No worries, we recapped today's topic, Planning Your 2019 Social Media Ads: Placement & Budgeting, here for you

Which Social Platform Is Right for Your Next Video Campaign?

Convince & Convert

Are you thinking about marketing with video in social media, but not sure which platform will get you the best results? But there are so many video platforms! There are so many platforms to choose from! All the Specs and Requirements for the Major Video Platforms.

The Top Ecommerce Platforms by Market Share in 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Here's a listing of the top eCommerce markets in the world, and the most used platforms for digital stores

New Reports Point to the Growing Influence of Social Platforms, and Highlight Significant Concerns

Social Media Today

Should you be more concerned about how your social media activity is impacting your daily life? The evidence suggests it's something we should probably take more seriously

Which Social Platforms Should You Establish a Presence On?

Social Media Today

Your business doesn’t have to be everywhere on social - but are you missing out by not being on certain platforms

Community platforms do not equal community

SocialFish

Featured Open Community Presentations community platforms Events open community white labelWe had the opportunity to present a session to IAEE ‘s Expo! conference in New Orleans about “Building Your Tradeshow Community Online&#. The slides are below.

Facebook Renames Camera Effects Platform as Part of Broader AR Ambitions

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced that its renaming its Camera Effects Platform as it looks to expand the capability of its AR tools

Facebook Launches New Option for Users to Create their Own On-Platform Petitions

Social Media Today

Facebook's launching a new option which will enable users to create their own petitions to rally support for causes

What Blog Platform Is Best for Your Business?

Socialmedia.biz

But here in 2018 there is just no other blogging platform that gives you the freedom, variety and control over your content, your traffic and your monetization than WordPress. Free Blogging Platforms. But here’s an advantage that some free blogging platforms offer: a built-in audience.

Facebook's Planning to Integrate its Messaging Platforms to Simplify Cross-Communication

Social Media Today

Facebook is reportedly looking to integrate the messaging functionalities of Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, in what could be a major shift

[Cool Social Tools] Hot Online Community Platforms for 2015

SocialFish

And associations need to do if it they’re shopping around for an online community platform. Listed alphabetically: CareHubs : Relatively new on the scene, this online community platform’s killer app is the fact that it’s HIPAA-compliant.

Which Social Platforms are SMT Readers Spending More Time on? [Report]

Social Media Today

Which social platform are you spending the most time on these days? We recently asked out audience - here's what they said

Pinterest Opens API Access to Better Facilitate Influencer Marketing on the Platform

Social Media Today

Pinterest is expanding access to its content marketing API in order to better facilitate effective influencer marketing on the platform

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How to Create Cross-Platform Social Videos That Grab Attention

Socially Sorted

Is it time for you to create cross-platform social videos that catch attention? In this post our video expert, Olga Bedrina, shares how to create not just a single video but a series of cross-platform social videos that attract. // Read More.

Snapchat: An Emerging Platform for Teamwork and Collaboration

Waxing UnLyrical

Snapchat has become one of the most popular and talked about platforms for 2016. Some of your employees or interns may be more visual in nature and like information that is short and concise, so this may be a good platform to use. Guest Post by Karen Freberg.

Choosing the Right Social Media Platform [Infographic]

Cody Ward

There are many factors to consider when you’re choosing the social media platform that is right for your brand or company profile. StumbleUpon, Youtube, and Google+ are the most effective platforms for SEO goals.