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Infographic: Twitter facts

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Twitter is now truely mainstream; it’s not just for the cool kids anymore. Featured Headline Social Media Twitter infographic Information graphics Online Communities Social network

Snapchatting loses top banker his job

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How to be smart on Twitter. Top 10 Education and Technology Experts to Follow on Twitter. A week after having a series of snaps reposted to Instagram , Royal Bank of Scotland announced tha t Chairman Rory Cullinan would be leaving the company. Coincidence? Maybe.

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Twitter’s Biz Stone speaks at CIRA’s AGM

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domain, held its annual general meeting and symposium in Ottawa, and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone was the closing keynote speaker. He told the crowd made up of Internet geeks, social media enthusiasts and business professionals about how Twitter was born in 2006. Photo Credit: CIRA.

Psychology of social networking

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Infographic: Twitter facts. Facebook Featured Social Media infographic Psychology Social network TwitterWe tend to over think some things in life and here’s proof. Do you suffer from high levels of narcisim or low self esteem? Or, maybe you use Facebook, because it’s just a fun way to keep in touch with friends? Related posts: Are professional communicators normal? Wikipedia rules the waves. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE.

Top tips for bloggers and brands

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Include also any relevant social media statistics: i.e. number of Facebook friends, Twitter followers, Google PageRank , number of blog subscribers etc. Featured Headline Social Media blog Blogging Brand Facebook Mark Twain Ottawa public relations Twitter

Have we lost that loving feeling, Twitter?

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Back in the day, when Twitter first launched there weren’t a lot of people involved and the conversation veered from the mundane (what I had for lunch) to banal (here’s a coding challenge). We started to fall in love about the time that Twitter showed up at SXSWi. Twitter for companies.

Our Hamilton public engagement campaign turns PR disaster

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in response to a Twitter comment, which, given that this refers to Hamilton’s transit system, displayed a lack knowledge of a basic fact of the city’s everyday life. Some city councillors were calling for Dialogue Partners to be fired and voiced their opinions on Twitter: Controversy.

Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

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This may or may not be a uselful feature, depending on how each user defines ‘influence’ Reuters has more than 3,000 journalists around the world and many are on Twitter. Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Reuters Social network Twitter WiseWindow YouTube

Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012

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Sherrilynne’s Ottawa Twitter top 20 lists used to feature on this blog monthly. This list was compiled using Twitter Grader. So readers, please feel free to let us know if you agree with Grader’s assessment of Ottawa’s Twitter Elite and if not vote on who you think should be included. Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 March 2010. How to Find Your People on Twitter.

Reflections on PR agency life

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Related posts: Have we lost that loving feeling, Twitter? Last week I published a post called Lessons Learned From a PR Life , which included a listing of observations from my work week. People seemed to really like it.

March 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20

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The tables below are meant to illustrate how being popular (Grader) on Twitter doesn’t necessarily mean you have influence (TweetLevel). Here’s how the Twitter top 20 is compiled: Only real humans are included (no brands, no publishers etc). Twitter Popularity ( Grader ). Twitter Influence ( TweetLevel ). Related posts: February 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. November 2011: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20.

Pinterest for business

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Infographic: Twitter facts. Featured Headline Pinterest Social Media Business Facebook Information graphics Social network TwitterPinterest is proving to be a great social network for businesses to connect with customers.

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Path: the sequel

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Path, available for iOS and Android devices, also integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Tumblr to allow cross-posting to the social networks. Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Foursquare MySpace Path.com Social network Twitter

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Social Media Informer

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Featured Headline Social Media Alltop Facebook public relations RSS TwitterSocial Media Informer is a website that collates social media blog posts to create an online where people can get all the latest news, information and opinion.

Good manners cost nothing

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Featured Headline Social Media blog Comment Facebook manners Troll Twitter It is said that good manners cost you nothing but ignorance will cost you everything. I found myself thinking of this old adage this week as I unfriended on Facebook two people I’ve known for 35 years.

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Twitter for companies

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This is a cool info graphic with some interesting statistics about Twitter and how French businesses use it. Twitter for companies infographic. Twitter Engagement Cheat Sheet [Infographic]. How to change your Twitter Name [video]. Headline Social Media Twitter infographi

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Debunking the myths of social media

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Here’s what the study showed: Twitter and Facebook are not the platforms upon which most content sharing takes place. There is certainly no shortage of information about social media use readily available online.

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New Twitter | Sherrilynne Starkie

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The UK's top 25 tech PRs on Twitter | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Ottawa police tweet on the beat

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A new social media strategy was launched earlier this summer which includes Ottawa police Twitter and Facebook accounts. Since 2009, the UK’s West Midland’s Police have been engaging on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube, to v ery good effect.

Twitter's new galleries | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Top Twitter trends for 2011

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This infographic describes the top trends on Twitter last year. Featured Social Media Twitter Betty White Facebook Online Communities Social network Viral video YouTubeIt’s a snapshot of popular and youth culture.

Facebook’s little secret…

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Facebook Featured Social Media LinkedIn Online Communities Ottawa Social Networking TwitterIt seems a lot of bloggers are reposting some of their blog’s most popular posts from the past as part of their summer editorial strategy.

Are professional communicators normal?

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Twitter more valuable than press release for law firm public relations? This is a handy infographic that compares advertising, PR and marketing people against ‘normal’ people. It looks at how we use social media mostly, but also at how we behave at office parties. Are you normal?

Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back

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Finally, the government introduced bill C-11 and it was announced by then Industry Minister Tony Clement via Twitter. March 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. Michael Geist (Photo credit: Wikipedia).

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We don’t discuss politics on Facebook, right?

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The survey suggests that when people are on Facebook or Twitter many are not particularly passionate about politics. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Ideology Pew Research Center Politics Social network Social networking service TwitterImage by Getty Images via @daylife. They say you should never discuss politics or religion, right?

Analytics: what are you really learning?

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It can be difficult to show that have a thousand Facebook fans for 10,000 Twitter followers delivers product sales or votes or brand loyalty. We recently worked with a government client who had spent considerable effort and resources over 18 months building a following on Twitter.

October 2011 Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie

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February 17: This week in social media

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Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012. Headline Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Ottawa Social network TwitterFebruary 17: this week in social media. View more lists from Sherrilynne Starkie. Related posts: Five Ottawa Facebook pages worth checking out. October’s most popular posts. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles. 17 essential social media guidelines to follow. How do you use lists?

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Facebook graph search and your privacy

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Infographic: Twitter facts. Facebook Graph Search is now live. Are you aware of the searchable content you post? Public information will come up in search queries so if you have content on Facebook that you don’t want the world to see it’s time to button down your privacy settings. This infographic from the people at Marketo illustrates how Graph Search affects users and gives advice on customizing privacy settings for better control.

Qantas Twitter trouble | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Boosting Twitter ads reach

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Twitter is taking promoted tweets to 500 million users, many of whom aren’t even logged into the social network, as part of a pilot program announced by Deepak Rao on the Twitter blog. The reach expansion sums up a year of advertising innovation for Twitter.

Facebook and hashtags: at long last

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Similar to other services like Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Pinterest, hashtags on Facebook allow users to add context to a post or indicate that it is part of a larger discussion. Facebook Adopts Twitter’s Golden Child: The Hashtag.