NOTE TO EDITOR: PLEASE USE THIS IMAGE AS THE SOCIAL MEDIA THUMBNAIL: http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2016-04-10-1460315245-4856100-P1030874.jpg This scrumptious BLT is one of the lunches I had regularly when I lost 140 pounds in 18 months 30 years ago. Show More Summary
Marketers often struggle to explain what they've achieved by marketing via social media, so they resort to using vanity metrics instead of actionable ones. Read the full article at MarketingProfs
Who needs Tinder when you have Snapchat? A social media phenomenon broke out on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus last week as two lovebirds used Snapchat's location-based story feature to make a connection. It started whenShow More Summary
Partners from three universities across the country have joined forces on a new project, Documenting the Now: Supporting the Scholarly Use and Preservation of Social Media Content, that will collect, archive, and provide access to Twitter feeds chronicling historically significant current events, particularly around issues of social justice.
Instagram is an extremely important tool in any artist's social media arsenal, provided it's used effectively. Here we look at some solid Instagram practices to employ in order to get the best results from the platform. ________________________________________ By Katherine Forbes, author of Bandcamp - The E-Course I love Instagram and...
If you’re thinking about using social influencers to grow your audience, then read on. As the Director of Marketing for London-based social media startup 6Tribes, I’ve been tasked with quickly growing our user base and have had great success over the last few months using YouTube influencers as a marketing channel. Show More Summary
The Central Intelligence Agency marked the anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s 2011 death with an unprecedented social media blitz on Sunday, employing an unusual public display to commemorate the secret raid in Pakistan that killed the terror leader.
The below video from CBS News, as seen on Sunday’s edition of CBS Sunday Morning, is going viral. Titled “Seniors and marijuana,” the video has been shared more than 3,300 times on social media, as it explains the reasons that some older folks are turning to marijuana and cannabis use to deal with pain and... Show More Summary
Social media users debated whether it was appropriate to use the word in front of President Barack Obama
As more and more users - and businesses - embrace social media, the opportunities for its use as a customer service tool expand dramatically.
Social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others – have gone global, and that was the point after all, to keep individuals connected with others both near and far. While Great Britain uses social media approximately as much as the United States, other countries are not as involved, such as India. Show More Summary
Model and actress Rebecca Romijn learned the hard way that one’s words can be easily taken out of context and used to start conflict, when she commented on the current trends in fashion modeling and the use of social media stars to promote brands. Show More Summary
A family from Georgia is suing Snapchat, claiming that the social media app encouraged a teenage girl to post a photo while driving well over 100 mph. Christal McGee, 18, was attempting to use Snapchat’s speed filter so she could drive 107 miles per hour. Show More Summary
When Nikil Viswanathan first saw the allegations rolling in on social media, he couldn’t believe his eyes. Hundreds of people were accusing his app of being used for human trafficking, and urging others to never download it. Viswanathan is the co-creator of Down to Lunch, a simple meet-up app that has become wildly popular on college campuses. Show More Summary
Remember back when email chains were a thing? Instead of sharing anything and everything you find online using Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, people would pass along anecdotes via email. Several of these chain emails...Show More Summary
A Leeds United director is criticised after using the hashtags 'ss' and 'gestapo' on social media while posting about a new haircut.
Keeping track of what size your images should, or can, be on social media can be pretty tricky. The settings are constantly changing, and it’s very important to keep tabs on these settings. This is particularly true if you’re using social media to promote your brand or business. Show More Summary
Fear of missing out can make social media-using teens feel stressed. Here's how you can help. By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Teens text, tweet, snap, and post like crazy. In fact, about half of teens use social media every day, and for some, this means checking Instagram or Snapchat dozens (or hundreds!) of times a day. Show More Summary
Wanna use videos on your social media to attract more customers? Keep reading. Telling an awesome story to convert leads into clients has become the norm. No one wants to just see the promo "buy buy buy!" anymore. It's all about the currency of emotional connection. Show More Summary
Amidst the present challenges facing the Nation at this time, we launch this social media campaign video that encourages young Nigerians to use their craft in advancing the nation. Young Nigerians have the most powerful voices. Let's use it to secure our future and save our fatherland. Show More Summary