OPEC is considering ways to “enhance” its image, according to a story earlier this week in the Wall Street Journal, potentially using social media to help it communicate “core messages of stability.” Complicating things is an internal debate over whether it should characterize its work as “maximizing” the proceeds its member [...]
Image Source: Instagram There are many famous memes that use photos of real people (Scumbag Steve, Good Girl Gina, and more), but few people stop to think about how those lives are affected in the midst of a quick laugh. College student Ashley VanPevenage was one of those who enjoyed Internet memes - that is, until she became one. Show More Summary
After decades of using aspartame as the sweetener for its Diet Pepsi cola, PepsiCo made the switch to sucralose (aka Splenda) in August. Early feedback has not been positive on social media and sales have not turned around, but the company says to remain calm and keep drinking. Overall soda sales are on the decline, and before Pepsi rolled …
According to the latest data from Pew Research, almost two-thirds of American adults now use social networking sites, up from a mere 7% when Pew Research started tracking social media usage back in 2005.
Setting goals, measuring performance, and optimizing your approach based on analytical data is the best way to achieve success in the shortest amount of time, and these functions can be greatly assisted by using social analytics tools. Here's some tips on selecting and using social analytics options.
A lot of people have been tinting their social media profile pics in purple every mid-October for the past five years as a way to support the LGBT youth and to take a stand against bullying. One easy way to do that is to use the GayShow More Summary
[youtube:WtNfLixcJO4] Is the TPP an effort to contain China? If you've been reading the papers or glancing at social media recently, you could be forgiven for thinking so. The New York Times didn't quite use the word containment, but...Show More Summary
Heading to social media to vent about Chipgate, some iPhone 6s owners are upset to discover that not all A9 chips are created equal. Worse, some feel duped by Apple, which used two vendors to supply different versions of the chips in “identical” phones. Others worry about reports of inferior battery life — and some […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Since 2012, seniors have adopted social networking -- in droves.
Social media has become a standard in many people's lives, from using Twitter as a news source to making purchases on Pinterest. In that light, social media has become top-of-mind for online merchants. A recent Campaigner study found...Show More Summary
ISLAMIC STATE is well-versed in self-promotion. Official channels are mostly blocked, so the group uses search terms and hashtags to enable viewers to find and share its publicity materials online using social media. Slickly made and...Show More Summary
With over 300 million people who actively use the app, Instagram has ascended to the top of the social media market. Facebook remains the reigning champion, but many agents and brokers have seen a decline in their ability to reach new clients on that platform. However, Instagram has shown it is on track to become one of the largest advertisers in the world....
How Can Social Media and Content Marketing Automation Boost Your Outreach Effort? written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing Opinions on social media automation swing both ways – some would tell you it’s good to use, others would tell you it’s a mistake you’d better avoid. However, if you’ve had any experience managing a few social media pages, you…
The illicit kidney trade in South Asia has exploded as brokers use social media to find donors.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is a government organization that tracks earthquakes and their impacts across the world using a variety of means, including Twitter data. And how they use that social media input provides some lessons for marketers on how they can use that same data to refine their messaging.
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When it comes to football, few know more than New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. When it comes to social media, few know less. In the past, Belichick has made it clear that he does not use websites like “MyFace” or “Yearbook,” and during his press conference earlier today, he questioned one reporter’s use of […]
A recruiting agency helps companies mine top talent in the complicated world of hiring employees. Recruiters use technology, social media and business relationships to find the perfect person for the job. Despite huge advances in technology,...Show More Summary
Millennials have a very specific way of talking. With the obsession of social media and texting, millennials use a lot of abbreviations to communicate and it could be a tad confusing for someone who’s out of the loop. Just for reference, a millennial is anyone born between the years 1982-2004. Here are 14 millennial abbreviations […]
Sputnik news reports, 'ISIL Rigs Palmyra's Ancient Roman Amphitheater With Explosives ISIL militants have used the theatre to commit public executions of its opponents, posting video of the events on social media.