We've seen a fair amount of discussion about the significance of "likes" and their equivalents in the professional use of social media. I think the General Mills assertion regarding "likes" will be tested, I think it will hold, and the result is that every industry will have to treat a "like" as equivalent to any other endorsement. read more
Steve Weatherford uses Twitter for more than just shirtless selfies. The Giants punter made one fan's day on Thursday by accepting an invitation to her prom through the social media website.
When it comes to recruiting for your personal brand we often think about utilizing an agency or checking to see what applications we have on file. But what about social recruiting online? There are several ways to use social media to...Show More Summary
QR codes are showing up everywhere. I have to admit it took me a while to understand the appeal. I’m finally starting to see how useful these odd little pattern filled squares are. A simple scanning app, and you can be connected to all sorts of information. Show More Summary
Lana Khavinson, Small Business Segment Marketing Lead for LinkedIn, discusses a recent report regarding how small businesses are using social media and, more specifically, how LinkedIn is focused on helping them. Small BusinessShow More Summary
Dear Shama, When Google+ was first announced, I signed up right away thinking it was "the next big thing." But the social media site seems like a ghost town and like no one really uses it anymore now that the hype has died down. Should...Show More Summary
The use of social media, sites like Facebook and Twitter, can sway attitudes and behaviors across vast cultures and religious groups worldwide. For example, a recent study found trends among veil-wearing Iranian women have been influenced by Facebook, as many express a liberal wiliness to post pictures sans the headdress on their profiles. There are […]
The world of social media moves fast. If your business uses social media to communicate with customers and promote your products, here are some recent trends and new releases to be aware of.
Learn how to use Google Analytics to measure the success of your social media efforts in a few easy steps. I will explain how to interpret actionable reports that shows just how well your social media traffic is performing. A marketing manager or anyone that does marketing is only as good as the tools he or she knows how to use. read more
ABC‘s D.C. fixer drama Scandal has built big ratings in three seasons with a potent mix of often ridiculous plot twists and creator Shonda Rhimes’ savvy use of social media, which has bound fans closely to the show and its stars. That...Show More Summary
Too much of anything is bad for your health, including social media. This infographic highlights the dark side of using... The post How To Kick The Social Media Habit And Get Your Life Back appeared first on Lifehack.
UK-based health startup HealthBerry has soft launched its beta. Pitched as a “better way to engage with patients” the startup uses social media as a way for national health services to measure patient feedback and thus inform improvements to services. Show More Summary
One of the most important lessons I’ve learned over the years of using social media to promote my blog and business is that sometimes you need to simply “forget” about getting traffic, in order to get more traffic. Of course, this doesn’t...Show More Summary
Weekly Internet trends have taken over, and your baby pics are cool as ever because of it. Hashtags provide a number of useful ways to track topics and trends on social media, including the ability to fuel our obsession with nostalgia. Show More Summary
In an era of cyberbullying and other internet crimes, it is refreshing to be reminded that social media can be used to solidify and safeguard communities. Further, this function of cyberspace is likely to become more efficient and effective as time goes on. read more
Rob Scallon has blessed the Internet with yet another awesome video... and this time he got a little more creative. The guitarist from Chicago used social media to his advantage, and put together the perfect "symphony" of Vines, featuring...Show More Summary
Hashtags are an increasingly important part of a social media campaign. The little symbol has gone from a simple folksonomic tag to a standard for organizing information across social media platforms. According to KISSmetrics co-founder...Show More Summary
There are simple ways to make platforms like Twitter and Facebook more useful, like making lists and trimming back groups.
The cops, part of a pilot program, began using social media Wednesday. One of the officers, Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff, previously disabled his Twitter account.
Twitter appears to have backed down in a legal fight over who can use dead celebrity images. The case could have broader ripples for online expression.