Facebook Open Graph: Washington Post and Future of Social News

Laurel Papworth

The Washington Post has implemented the Social Graph from Facebook: Use your Facebook network on the Post Web site. Note to readers: Today you will find a new home page feature, at the top right, that allows you to create a more personalized, social way to experience the news. We call it Network News. If you want to know more about how Network News works, click here and click on the tab that says “About.&#. This is just the first phase of Network News.

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Social Media Newsroom- Intel debuts social news hub

Proactive Report

Intel debuted their social media newsroom last month after eight months of development. It has all the features one would expect in a social news hub: commenting. SMR (social media releases). “One of the biggest and most unexpected changes was the one that took place in my own perspective about the purpose of a news website itself,&# says Darling. This free toolbar has full instructions on how to optimize a news release for search.(SEO)

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How Embedded Social News Grew My Content, Traffic, and Engagement, and Saves Me Time [Case Study]

ProBlogger

Guitar news happens fast, making it difficult to churn out blog posts on everything out there. As creator of GSTV, I was looking for a social news platform that could deliver top guitar content from across the Web directly to our blog and allow users to participate on a social level. Our research led us to new social platform, ROCKZi. A social news platform. It let us pick a news category that was relevant specifically to our blog.

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

Mindjumpers

Tweet When having established a well-planned social media presence and your business has connected with relevant media and influencers, you might consider whether it’s time to take the next step and give your PR efforts a social boost as well? In the online sphere, we are beginning to see more and more of how people (especially journalists) are searching for news within social media. Get acquainted with news aggregation services.

This Week in Social Media – 8/7/2013

Social Media Marketing

Why Bezos bought the Post , Facebook gets a CMO and starts bumping, time on digital surpasses TV, Facebook ads are undervalued, Vietnam outlaws sharing news on social sites, GE wants to put an end to press releases, the effect of tweets on TV ratings and more, it''s This Week in Social Media. eMarketer''s new report " The Global social Network Landscape: A Country-by-Country Guide to Social Network Usage " takes a look at the differences around the world.

This Week in Social Media – 4/3/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week at Ford, I compose a newsletter 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 the 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 my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Advertising this week in social news Marketing facebook Twitter Google PR

The Most Buried News Sites on Digg

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Buried News Sites on Digg by Adam Sherk on July 23, 2009 It’s no secret that mainstream news sites are experiencing increased exposure on social news sites like Digg. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers.

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This Week in Social Media – 4/17/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week at Ford, I compose a newsletter 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 the 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 my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Industry News What the killer app for mobile? Just who uses social media?

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites by Tamar Weinberg on January 23, 2008 Share Often, I hear from people who complain that social media doesn’t do anything for their “marketing&# efforts. Social media is the new game in town.

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Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. Social media isn’t going away, but this example shows that some systems just happen to work better than others. How you use social media depends on your frame of mind.

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25 Social Selling Posts You Should Read

Koka Sexton

Whether you’re mastering social selling , making yourself easier for future employers and clients to find, or recruiting top talent, it pays to be a LinkedIn power user. Social Selling Best Practices. This is the principle that’s critical to social selling , wherein transforming a potential lead into a solid connection is an accomplishment that leads to continuous referrals and an expanded network. How 4 advisors achieved social media success. Social Selling Forensics.

This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

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. Facebook is working on a news reader.

The 21 Best Sentiment Analysis Tools in 2020

Keyhole.co

Social Searcher 18. The tools help analyze social media posts, chat messages, and emails. Keyhole is a complete social media analytics platform that allows you to track sentiment analysis in real time. It also includes other social listening tools like influencer tracking.

WEBININE: All About Reddit

Convince & Convert

In this webinine, or short form webinar lasting around nine minutes, we explore Reddit, a social news sharing site with a loyal community and growing following. Click to read more » Webinine news reddit sharing socialTopics discussed include: Brief history of Reddit. Reddit demographics. Subreddits (or categories). Upvotes & Karma. Reddit User Pages. Common Acronyms within the Community. Ask Me Anything Sessions. Reddit Content Submission Tips.

Measuring your Social Media Impact? Meet your new Best Friend!

Harp Interactive

While on the hunt for meaningful metrics tools, Erwin Hendriks, creator of Social Website Analyzer , brought his insightful resource to my attention. Simply put, Social Website Analyzer is a one-click snapshot of the state of your website’s or brand’s social media presence across the top 20 social media sites. These stats can serve as meaningful benchmarks as you launch and continue to build and measure your social media presence and impact.

Xydo Pivots to a New, Targeted B2B Content Model for Your Business Newsletter

Stay N' Alive

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Publisher Survey: Reddit Traffic Way Up, Digg Way Down

Adam Sherk

Has this translated into a significant change in social news referrals for publishers? I intentionally chose sites from several different publishers and focused on those with content that is a reasonably good fit for social news sites. Digg is certainly trying hard to improve its position through initiatives like Newsrooms and Digg Social Reader. Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage of Site Traffic. Social Media

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7 New Instagram Features You May Have Missed

Likeable

It’s currently the fastest-growing social platform, growing 5x faster than any other network and expected to hit 930 million users by the end of 2021. Instagram took another step in the direction of social commerce by bringing its shoppable tags from the main Feed to Stories. As social media users become increasingly wary of spending too much time on platforms, these tools aim to help people feel more positive about their usage and the platforms themselves.

April Showers Bring May Social Updates

Ignite Social Media

Controversy around Facebook’s privacy data consumed the news in April but in May, new features and announcements brought less cloudy news and more updates to look out for. Social Media Today reported that Facebook will be testing a new rating system for brand pages. For social media marketers this update only fuels the necessity of creating quality and engaging content.

Traffic Rises 350% Year-Over-Year For Social Publisher BuzzFeed

The Realtime Report

Calling itself “the social news and entertainment company,” BuzzFeed demonstrated last month that whatever the publisher’s formula may be, it’s working. Marketing itself as “the hottest, most social content on the web ,” BuzzFeed offers “breaking buzz and the kinds of things you’d want to pass along to your friends.” ” Clearly, this focus on “shareable” breaking news is driving traffic.

Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Guide for 2017 + Adobe Photoshop Templates

Pam Moore

Are you tired of your Facebook cover image, Facebook advertising images, Facebook Group image, Twitter cover images, Pinterest board covers and LinkedIn images not looking as beautiful as the cool social media kids (aka visual savvy social marketers)? We have created the Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Reference Guide that you can download right now , right here ! With social media, the only guarantee we have is change. The social world is going visual.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches FB Newswire, Acquires Motion Tracking App Moves

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin and Pinterest: Facebook. Facebook launches a newswire so it can help the media — while it competes with them - the FB Newswire is designed to give media outlets and journalists a realtime feed of news-worthy content; the service debuted on Thursday and is partially powered by social news verification service Storyful (GigaOM).

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Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

2013 is coming to an end after what has been an interesting year for social media and we think that 2014 isn’t going to be any less interesting. This means that more and more companies try to tab in on this opportunity and make use of or create their own social news rooms to find the content that fit their brand. Social media is our new news site. 1 news source within recent years and this tendency will increase in 2014. The social TV.

Social You Should Know—April Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

A lot happened this month in social media with most of the news centered around the Facebook privacy scandal. What we learned from that experience is that many people in Congress do not understand how social networks work and that Facebook has a lot of action items to follow up on. With recent app updates, Snapchat has started positioning themselves as a camera versus a social media network. That should catch you up on all of the latest platform news.

An Effective SMO/SMM

Social Media Marketing

Effective On page What the means of SMO Social media optimisation (SMO) refers to the utilization of variety of social media shops and communities to come up with subject matter to extend the attention of a product, complete or event. styles of social media concerned embody RSS feeds, social news and bookmarking sites, moreover as social networking sites, like Twitter, and video and blogging sites. Get more info click to me.

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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

Yet we tolerate exactly that type of behavior from leading search and social media sites every day, and even reward them with growing traffic and more of our precious time. The constant changes are a problem for brands not only due to the expense of keeping up to date, but also because the newest (Timeline) layout has reduced tab engagement.But the most appalling shortcoming of the world’s most popular social network may be how un-social it is.

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Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

Idaconcpts

Way back in August 2010, the social news website Digg.com updated to version 4 – more or less sealing its doom. This switch to corporate interests isn’t anything new for social media sites; Twitter, Facebook, and others have made changes over the years that do more to make money than they do to satisfy the user. So why did these Digg users embrace Reddit as their new social news website home?

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How Campbell’s Go Targets Millennials On Facebook, Tumblr, Spotify, BuzzFeed And Mobile Games

The Realtime Report

Campbell’s Soups is reaching out to millennials with a “whimsical, humorous personality” on social media to promote a new line of microwaveable soup products, called Campbell’s Go. The campaigns reaches across multiple social platforms, including Facebook, Tumblr, BuzzFeed, Spotify and mobile gaming. The campaign will also include interactive banner ads on social sites, as well as digital and mobile couponing efforts.

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5 Tips for Creating Engaging Social Media Content

The Social Media Incubator

Social media for business shouldn’t be implemented just for the sake of having social media. Successful engagement on social media requires a strategy – a plan for how you will utilize social media to further your company’s mission and sales. Knowing what kinds of content can engage your audience is key to successful social media. Here are five aspects of social media to include in your plan: Multimedia.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites. The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. You can find a list of more than 150 social media monitoring tools here or close to 200 here , but—that can seem overwhelming.

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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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A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Video Marketing in 2017 – Sunny Lenarduzzi [SSM029]

Buffer Social

Video marketing is one of the most-talked about subjects in social media right now. Marketers, brands, and businesses everywhere are all jumping aboard this incredible trend that has truly begun to take take over our social news feeds. A huge thank you to Sunny for jam-packing this episode with actionable wisdom and takeaways for social media managers and marketers alike looking to rock their video marketing strategy in 2017!

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How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Last week Twitter gave us their Top Twitter Trends of 2009 for categories like news events, people, movies, etc. What types of content generated the most social media sharing and inbound links?

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Free Tools for Social SEO

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Free Tools for Social SEO Plenty of bloggers are talking about the inevitable intersection of social media marketing and search engine optimization. Keyword optimized social content and channels of promotion provide abundant signals to search engines for improved visibility on standard, social and real-time search.

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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

Yet we tolerate exactly that type of behavior from leading search and social media sites every day, and even reward them with growing traffic and more of our precious time. The constant changes are a problem for brands not only due to the expense of keeping up to date, but also because the newest (Timeline) layout has reduced tab engagement.But the most appalling shortcoming of the world’s most popular social network may be how un-social it is.

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Coming soon to Facebook Pages

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Coming soon to Facebook Pages by cinta5 on February 16, 2009 Facebook Pages can be a very powerful tool for businesses, especially when utilized the correct way.

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. Marketing Beyond the Social.

Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage of Site Traffic by Adam Sherk on October 23, 2009 Yesterday posts from eMarketer and Marketing Pilgrim called my attention to some interesting social media statistics put out by advertising network Chitika. For many news sites (especially poorly optimized ones) search engine referrals are still considerably below 20% of total traffic.

Mixxing In, and Why Early Adoption is Important: A Review of the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s about time that I bring the dialogue here since it’s evident that I’m already starting to grow fond of the brand new social network. The Early Adopter Appeal Mixx is a new social news site that went into private beta a mere two months ago. Already, however, it’s gaining momentum among “Digg refugees&# and folks who don’t feel comfortable on other social networks. Social media involves people who work together, not alone.

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20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? You’ll find all of this and more in this collection of tools and reviews of some of the coolest free or low-cost social media monitoring and web tools so far this year. Social Mention. ** 5 stars. A social media monitoring tool that combines powerful features (e.g.,

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Differences between Social Channels

Social Media Network Marketing

Social sharing sites. From written reviews to rich media, users share information of all forms on social sharing sites. These are three popular examples of social sharing sites. Social networking sites. If you've ever heard of a little site called Facebook, you are familiar with a social networking site. Today's other popular social networking sites include LinkedIn and MySpace. Social news sites. Social bookmarking sites.

Digital PR Tool of the Week: Newsle

Proactive Report

One of the factors you should be monitoring is who in your social graph is getting media attention. the service scans hundred of news and blog feeds looking for mentions of your connections. Perhaps this might be too narrowly focused for everyone, but it is a perfect digital PR tool, since we need to know who in our social graph is getting media coverage and what they’re saying. ” You can rank your news feed by most interesting or most recent.

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How Do You Socialize an Already Social Brand?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For many smaller businesses who have no real online reach or visibility, social media is a blessing that can establish the business rather easily once you connect with the right people. For other businesses, their brand is already so well known that they may feel that they don’t have to step into social media at all. Social media is social, and this requires a regular commitment to engage with the people who are or are not your constituents.