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Facebook Adds Wikipedia Knowledge Boxes in Search Results

Social Media Today

Facebook is looking to add Knowledge Panel type displays in some search results, featuring overviews from Wikipedia

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Wikipedia rules the waves

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facing the realities and the stiff competition from Wikipedia , the Encyclopedia Britannica will now focus primarily on their online services. Wikipedia has grown to be the number one source for students. In fact, many students will stop research and change topics if it’s not on Wikipedia. Wikipedia provides a wealth of information with over 26 billion pages of content. Studies have even shown that Wikipedia is almost as accurate as the Encyclopedia Britannica.

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Why Wikipedia is Important to Your Company

Justin Levy

While many businesses are focused on their website and their social media channels, many often overlook their presence on Wikipedia. A company’s Wikipedia article, if they have one, often trades between first and second place with their main website. Often times people trust Wikipedia more than they trust the main website because the viewpoint is that a company’s website. Here are a few keys: What it takes to have a Wikipedia article accepted.

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Why Wikipedia is Important to Your Company

Justin Levy

While many businesses are focused on their website and their social media channels, many often overlook their presence on Wikipedia. A company’s Wikipedia article, if they have one, often trades between first and second place with their main website. Often times people trust Wikipedia more than they trust the main website because the viewpoint is that a company’s website. Here are a few keys: What it takes to have a Wikipedia article accepted.

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Why Wikipedia is Important to Your Company

Justin Levy

While many businesses are focused on their website and their social media channels, many often overlook their presence on Wikipedia. A company’s Wikipedia article, if they have one, often trades between first and second place with their main website. Often times people trust Wikipedia more than they trust the main website because the viewpoint is that a company’s website. Here are a few keys: What it takes to have a Wikipedia article accepted.

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WHO Teams With Wikipedia To Fight Covid Misinformation

Forbes Social Media

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that it's collaborating with Wikipedia, opening up its Covid-19 information resources through the site. Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Innovation /innovation Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Social Media /social-media technology

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Twitter Launches Birdwatch, A Wikipedia-Style Approach To Fight Misinformation

Forbes Social Media

Business /business Business /business Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Breaking breaking-newsOn Birdwatch, users will see crowdsourced notes from volunteers attached to tweets.

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Wikipedia’s New Code Of Conduct Gets One Thing Right; Another Will Be A Struggle

Forbes Social Media

Wikipedia isn’t just any social network, and its new rulebook stands apart from the terms of service handed down by commercial social platforms like Facebook and Twitter.

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The Weirdest Entries On Wikipedia. Creator Spotlight: @Depthsofwikipedia

Forbes Social Media

The weirdest entries on Wikipedia all in one Instagram account. Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-mediaDepthsofWikipedia is a page dedicated to sharing the weirdest and coolest entries on the internet's encyclopedia. Growing this page has led the page admin, Annie Rauwerda, to even receive a cat from influencer Caroline Calloway.

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Ten Years Of Wikipedia

Twist Image

Wikipedia is ten years old today. I love Wikipedia. As a professional businessperson, the spirit of Social Media and platforms like Wikipedia runs counterintuitive to the rules of business. One of the main reasons I've personally (and professionally) started thinking differently about the Marketing industry was because of what Wikipedia stands for. Read this snippet: "They weren't called, 'Wikipedia's little helpers,' they were called 'editors'.

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Gartner: fake social media reviews

Sherrilynne Starkie

Photo credit: Wikipedia). With over half of the Internet’s population on social networks, organizations are scrambling for new ways to build bigger follower bases, generate more hits on videos, garner more positive reviews than their competitors and solicit ‘likes’ on their Facebook pages,” said Jenny Sussin, senior research analyst at Gartner. Social Media Reviews: 10 percent to be paid for by companies in 2014.

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Study shows social media drives sales

Sherrilynne Starkie

Research released today by LoyaltyOne and two leading North American academic institutions provides the long-awaited proof that social media interaction between a customer and a brand drives immediate and long-term sales increases. Photo credit: Wikipedia). The findings are based on a two-year analysis of brand-customer social media engagement and transaction data with the more than 10-million member AIR MILES Reward Program. Social media in call centres.

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Journalism and Wikipedia – Wanky Balls

Laurel Papworth

From TheBitterWallet : It won’t surprise you that Big Chill was never called Wanky Balls, Sweaty Nads, Greasy Schlong or anything else for that matter because you see, the bone idle newsrag decided to believe something that was written on a Wikipedia page about the event ( screengrab here ). We think you lot should now see this as a challenge to add horsepiss facts to Wikipedia pages before a prominent event is due to receive coverage, to see if you can get them published.

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Ethical Public Relations in the New Age of Wikipedia

Convince & Convert

David King , Founder and Director at Ethical Wiki , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to talk about the impact Wikipedia has on social media in today’s world, the future of PR, and how companies can update their Wikipedia pages to more accurately reflect their corporation and their message. » Social Pros Podcast David King, EthicalWiki.org @EthicalWiki.

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Customer Satisfaction: Social Media Websites Rank Among The Worst

The Realtime Report

How satisfied are consumers with social media sites? Today, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) released its yearly E-Business Report, which takes an in-depth look at user satisfaction with social media, as well as portals and search engines, and news and opinion websites. Social Media. The bad news: social media websites rank among the worst-performing companies researched by the ACSI.

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Everything You Need To Know About Social Media

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 4 Tips To Start a Blog Big Mashable Social Media Meetup in Antwerp » Everything You Need To Know About Social Media Posted by Anne Herngaard Jun 24th, 2010 Tweet We have stumbled across this useful resource made by the Candadian marketing company Eloqua. Check out the Slideshare presentation below or download the Social Media Playbook yourself on their website.

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PR Pros and Wikipedia: Can They Ever Get Along?

Social Media Strategery

All Wikipedia articles and other encyclopedic content must be written from a neutral point of view. It's no wonder Wikipedia has advised against PR pros editing articles directly. That's a big reason why most PR professionals have avoided Wikipedia for so long, fearful of the wrath of the editing community. Unfortunately, Wikipedia is now experiencing the unintended consequences of locking out PR pros. Photo courtesy of Flickr user bitjungle.

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2020 Content Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Have you noticed how noisy the digital and social web is becoming? The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business. Source: Wikipedia.

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2020 Content Editorial Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Have you noticed how noisy the digital and social web is becoming? The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business. Source: Wikipedia.

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Are Your Accounts Safe from Social Media Hacking?

agora pulse

As a social media manager, you have a million things to think about every day. Unfortunately, when it comes to social media hacking and account security, you will probably only think about it when it’s too late. Three Recent Cases of Social Media Hacking. In fact, it recently hacked Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, Netflix, Google chief executive Sundar Pichai and Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales. Create a social media policy.

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Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Is Social Media Becoming Boring? Is Social Media Becoming Boring? by Tamar Weinberg on April 14, 2010 Share For most, social media is new and fun. For others, though, social media is old and is falling out of favor. Social media experts are no longer social media experts.

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M-Journal Subverts Academia By Morphing Wikipedia Into A Reliable Source

Forbes Social Media

M-Journal is a new project from MSCHF Internet Studios that seeks to subvert Academia by turning Wikipedia into something that resembles something that could be cited in a research paper. Or does it

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Elon Musk Just Made An Excellent Point On Twitter About His Own Wikipedia Page

Forbes Social Media

Stating that he has not looked at the page in years, he noted how it looks insane, which is possibly his way of exclaiming what is obvious to us all: This is someone who has worked tremendously hard and gained an incredible amount of notoriety

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Like, Share,Tweet – Is that All You Can Do on Social Media?

Waxing UnLyrical

According to a non-exhaustive list on Wikipedia , there are more than 200 social media sites across the globe. Although you may have thought otherwise, social media is not limited to Facebook or Twitter. Mainstream social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter undoubtedly let you reach a much wider audience, than niche networks like Care2 or Untappd. How can you diversify your social media channels? Guest Post by Jessica Davis.

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7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on April 8, 2010 Share Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy. Social media is a lengthy, tedious process.

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Should Your Agency Use Emojis in Social Media? Really?

agora pulse

So, should your agency use emojis in social media? Nice to see that happiness and love outweigh angry and sad in the social media space!). 5 Reasons Your Agency Should Use Emojis in Social Media Marketing. The great thing about social media marketing is that it’s universal. There’s a good reason why social media marketers use emojis. And social media users respond positively to emojis. social media management

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Social Media Playbook

Social Media Marketing

Eloqua's Social Media Playbook is filled with exactly the kind of material that will bring you and your employees up to speed on social media. As Eloqua describes it: The 10-platform, 42-page Eloqua Social Media Playbook was created as a veritable “how-to” guide for our staff to follow on the social Web. It’s frankly everything we know about social media, distilled into one awesomely designed document.

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9 Criteria For Selecting A Social Media Agency

Dave Fleet

Tweet A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about 8 factors to consider when selecting a “ social media expert.&# Chris Kieff wrote a post last week giving his thoughts on some numbers-focused ways to select a social media consultant. So, without further ado, here are nine ways to evaluate a social media agency. I’ve written many , many times about the importance of integrating social media with other communications channels.

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Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old. That’s why you need to paint a picture that’s more meaningful and encompasses what “social media&# as a label really is.

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Semantics: Social Media Policy, or Guidelines?

SocialFish

As associations continue to embrace social media, there have been extensive conversations about the need for an organizational social media policy. We SocialFish wrote a white paper about it, there’s the Social Media Governance web site with a data base of 154 policies and a Google search of “social media policy” has 440 million results. Almost all of these discussions support the development of a social media policy.

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3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Social Media > 3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement 3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement by Tamar Weinberg on August 25, 2010 Share If you’re doing social media for your business, there’s nothing better than to do it right.

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Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. As she notes in her introduction, Li’s book is organized around four main themes: Research: start by using search and social media monitoring tools to discover where your customers and prospects are congregating. Social Events (e.g.,

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What Does Psychology Have To Do With Social Media?

Social and Logical

“Psychology is the study of the mind, thought, feeling and behavior”-Wikipedia. But I’d like to discuss different topics in Psychology and how research in this area matters for social media. Sure, there are many supposed experts in this social sphere. But does their collective knowledge represent all that ever needs to be known about harnessing the mysterious (I’m being facetious) powers of social media?

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33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media? What’s the best process for developing a social media marketing plan?

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10+ Indispensable (and Free!) Marketing Graders and Social Media Scores

Buffer Social

You can audit your marketing in many ways—be it a quick-and-simple social media audit or a full-scale blog review. I’ve bookmarked several of my favorites and dug up a handful of other useful graders and tools to come up with this list of 10+ website graders, content scores, and social media ratings. SEO titles and descriptions are what appear natively when you share links on your social profiles. The social section in particular goes really deep.

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Do You Have a Social Media Superman Complex?

Social Media Strategery

Are you trying to hard to be a social media Superman? I've become the designated "social media guy" for a massive organization (25,000+ people). As social media has grown in popularity, so too has the internal and external demand for people who know what they're talking about (the demand is so great that even people who have no clue what they're talking about are in demand). We were becoming a social media help desk.

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself by Tamar Weinberg on June 16, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Kwame Boame. Some people think social media is just fun.

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Is Social Media Worth it for You?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media Worth it for You? Is Social Media Worth it for You? by Tamar Weinberg on January 19, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Samir Balwani , the founder of Training Social , a resource for those interested in social media training. Every industry can benefit from social media.

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What Social Media Users Are The Happiest?

Small Business Mavericks

According to a recent survey , Facebook has more users than any other social network but those users don’t necessarily like Facebook. Other social media sites scored on customer satisfaction including Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. These social networks all scored 64, 63, and 69, respectively. YouTube scored a 73 and Wikipedia got a 78. Are you happy with your social network? Social Media facebook google social networking

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Crowd-Sourced Information Online: Helpful or Harmful?

The Social Media Incubator

There’s been quite a bit of discussion about the reliability of online information that is compiled by individual users (think Wikipedia ). Wikipedia, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare are just a few of the online sites that are threatening to “…take a ‘nuclear option’ and ‘go simultaneously dark’ in protest of the bill,” MSNBC.com published earlier this week.

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on May 18, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Beth Hrusch. Why do businesses need social media? Social media is changing how we do buisness.

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Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned by Tamar Weinberg on April 20, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Todd Mintz. So, what does this have to do with social media? In my experience, I’ve found that I’m quite successful at making people laugh via social media.

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6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Personal , Social Media > 6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing 6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on June 3, 2010 Share Just last year, I became a mother for the first time. That’s not really convincing social proof.