Oh, White House. Haven't you learned that any and all images on Twitter can and will be Photoshopped to use against you? The President and his social media team learned the Internet's version of Miranda rights the hard way Thursday,Show More Summary
Social media videos can be used to connect with an audience much more effectively than Tweets and Facebook posts, says one entrepreneur. With social media's ever-changing collection of platforms and communities, it has always been hard to predict what the next big thing will be. Show More Summary
The use of Twitter and other social media to predict and trade on or, reflexively, generate interest in various assets is nothing new and has been around for years. Whether or not this strategy works is still unclear: the only "hedge...Show More Summary
At a media even today today Instagram, the Facebook owned social image sharing app, said that it had grown from 80 million to 150 million users over the last year. Half of those users use the site daily, according to the company. But the big reveal was Instagram Direct, private and select group sharing of images. Show More Summary
It's essential to your business growth that you do network. Gresham Harkless shares 16 helpful tips on how to connect with clients, colleagues, and customers using today's social media tools.
Bitstrips is used to writing its users stories, so now it's working on writing its own Bitstrips, the app that allows users to create cartoon versions of themselves to share on social media, announced new funding, new user metrics and a new blog on Thursday. Show More Summary
Twitter hashtags serve several purposes on the social media site, but most importantly, they can paraphrase a complex thought into a brief snapshot See also: The Beginner's Guide to the Hashtag But not all hashtags enjoy the same popularity. Show More Summary
Use different display options available on social media to give a company a distinctive identity.
Itâ€™s been over 6 months now since I started this blog with the aim of sharing a few ideas, developing my own book content and learning about the social web. As a result, Iâ€™ve learnt a few things along the way that I wanted to share...Show More Summary
Who exactly uses social media? No, Iâ€™m not asking you all to suddenly raise your hands, and Iâ€™m not asking to be shown the latest poll and metrics that break down everyone using Twitter. Iâ€™ve been thinking about all the friends...Show More Summary
Anti-government protesters are using popular social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to rise up against the government. But is it leading to Thailand being torn in two? The WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio reports.
"You are a master of social media." Someone sent that to me in an email. I told them I was going to use that quote on my blog someday. Today is that day. I don't know if I am a master of anything. I do know I have an even 600 invitations in my LinkedIn account. Show More Summary
Deaf people around the world took to social media yesterday to declare that the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial was speaking gibberish. Many wondered if the man was using a sign language unique to South Africa, but that was not the case. Show More Summary
Look out all you mall cops, there’s a new patrol officer in Silicon Valley—one that rolls along on three wheels and uses sensors and social media to help fight crime. Robotics company Knightscope recently took the wraps off the beta prototype of its K5 robot. Show More Summary
CBS This Morning used Toto's "Africa" as the song to play over a montage of photos showing the Nelson Mandela memorial service. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans tweeted about it, and soon even Toto's co-founder was weighing in.
"A blog isn't a business plan.â€ I recently saw that tweet on Twitter, and it really hit home for me the perils of using a new technology or communications tool and thinking that mastering its use or even the fact that you are using it is all you need to know and do for your business. Show More Summary
Researchers Orna Young and Jonny Byrne hosted a panel discussion in the University of Ulster this morning on Transformative Networks – Social Media, Politics and Protests. A panel gave their thoughts and afterwards there was a discussion. In the first part you’ll hear Orna Young introduce the event, followed by Alan Meban and Dave Magee. […]
Social media is being used as a news source by bigger percentages of its users. 52 percent of Twitter users and 47 percent of Facebook users are using their feeds to get the latest news. Reddit is by far the most relied on for news, but it represents such a small percentage of the general US population. Show More Summary
Former BBC boss Mark Thompson at an investor conference also discusses the paper's video strategy and recent challenges in China. NEW YORK – While movie studios have increasingly used digital and social media for advertising, the New York Times can still be an attractive place for Hollywood marketers, Mark Thompson said here Tuesday. Show More Summary
Kansas City sportscaster and avowed Missouri fan Jack Harry made waves on social media over the weekend after he used the term 'Gayhawks' to mock the University of Kansas Jayhawks basketball team. SB Nation notes the clip "does not remotely...