New UpdatesHere’s today’s Round Up on all Things Social Media!
Straight from the Twitter Developers Blog HQ: Third-party apps bow down, starting today. Those at the top of T Mountain have ushered in a set of strict new rules, and the Internet backlash is heating up – fast. Apps such as Tweetbot are on the chopping block now, and it seems as though Twitter is .... More »
Anyone who has watched even a snippet of prime-time television over the past few weeks has likely been met head-on with those sappy commercials featuring Olympians and their moms. What you’ve probably also noticed (but been far less aware of) is that the incessant mom-thanking has permeated your.... More »
Hacker Jailed For Stealing Facebook’s Source Code Tells All, Claims Innocence + MORE - Social Media News Apr 27th
It's time for my Social Media Round-up! I've covered Adwords, Adsense and SEO a little more of late so I thought I would jump over and talk all things social for a change...I hope you like the change. Check out this topic below: - "Hacker Jailed For Stealing Facebook’s Source Code Tells All, C.... More »
Rumors have been floating around for years that Facebook would eventually attempt to challenge Google’s space in the search industry by creating its own engine. This possibility has caused G to shift in its seat uncomfortably every time Facebook has made any kind of major announcement lately – a.... More »
As if you needed yet another reason to get involved with Google+. A leak on Twitter yesterday exposed that Big G is testing out a feature in which a “Share” button will appear on each listing in the SERPs. In the Tweet, Berian Reed revealed that he stumbled upon the unusual new feature in.... More »
Take note of the topic below: “How And Why To Prepare Your Business For Facebook Mobile Ads”
We all know Facebook is the King of Social and with their pending IPO they will have a ton of cash to do more, buy more, build more. This whole concept of Facebook Mobile Ads is an interesting one and something we all need to start planning for.
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Apple added Twitter API integration into Mountain Lion, the next version of its OS X operating system. The company previously went big with Twitter in iOS for back in June. This latest approach brings Twitter to the place where many of us do the bulk of our work and browsing. GigaOm explains Twitter’s widespread usage in the OS: Twitter, however, is the one that is pretty much everywhere inside the new operating system…Continue Reading On ProgrammableWeb.com »
Photo-sorting app Pixable is bringing the Twitter-style hashtag to Facebook photos. The startup’s core service sorts images from your Facebook and Twitter feeds into piles such as “Top of the Day,” “New on Twitter” and “New Profile Pics.” Now you can tag the photos in these categories with hashtags and see them in your Facebook Timeline…Continue Reading On Mashable.com »
Customers are Ignoring You (Photo credit: ronploof) I get asked A LOT about social media measurement. Generally the questions fall in to a couple of buckets – but predominantly I get the “ROI” question. There are a lot of answers that I could give. One of the “social media gurus” favorite answers (judged solely on the frequency and douche biggish tone in which it’s delivered) is: You don’t try and measure the ROI of your telephone do you? Well let’s be real…Continue Reading On SearchEnginePeople.com »
There are Twitter users that have 25,000 followers, but they follow 24,870. Do they have true influence or does the person that has 5000 followers and follows 230 people have more influence? There are a lot of people out there are “teaching” others how to use Twitter and they brag about their Twitter followers, but [...Continue Reading On SearchEngineJournal.com »
Wondering how Facebook is doing so far this year? We learned quite a lot about them from their IPO filing last February 1st- and, although it should come as no surprise, this infographic design by Infographic Labs shows us that everybody’s favorite social network is performing extremely well, thanks to 845 million active users…
How do you attract passionate customers?What can you do to cut through the noise and get people to notice what you have to say?The answer is CONTENT—interesting and compelling information that helps solve your customers’ problems.Why Content?It’s interesting content that drives people to push that Share button or say to themselves, “Wow! This is a great article! I think I’ll subscribe…Continue Reading On SocialMediaExaminer.com
Facebook, which has been built on the premise of people using their birth names rather than pseudonyms, will soon allow prominent public figures and celebrities to use a nickname instead of their real name. In the past, Facebook has had a “real name policy” that has required users to only use their real birth names…Continue Reading On SearchEngineJournal.com »
At the recent Online Marketing Summit in San Diego I caught up with Charlotte Blank, Manager of Social Media at General Motors to talk about digital marketing. In this short interview I asked Charlotte a few fundamental questions about digital and social media marketing related to customers: 1. How does GM segment digital marketing activities between customer acquisition and retention? Follow up: Does GM follow a social media editorial calendar according to customer buying cycles and personas? 2…Continue Reading On TopRankBlog.com »
In the last decade social networking has not only become a buzz word but a way of life for nearly one billion users around the world. Website users use social media to engage their audience, family use it to stay connected and other users engage in their own personal ways. While the Grovo created video might not provide eye opening facts for those of us who spend a majority of our time online it’s a great way to engage family members and friends who just don’t get this “whole social media thing…Continue Reading On BlogHerald.com »
Even as the dust is yet to settle on Facebook’s much-hyped IPO, it’s taught the world a much-needed business lesson – It doesn’t matter whether you are a small business or the world’s most popular social network, you need to make revenue out of your mobile user base. While Facebook has nearly 425 million mobile users, it’s not making any money out of them…Continue Reading On SMedio.com »
I’m a student of history … probably half the books I read are biographies or something to do with a past era. So today I’d like you to oblige me while I connect the dots between the social media revolution and what appears to be increasing political paralysis in the U.S., India, Greece, and other nations…Continue Reading On B2CMarketingInsider.com »