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Is #Snowden Really Obscuring #PRISM?

Is #Snowden Really Obscuring #PRISM?

Jul 9, 2013

{From Ann: At Social Media Sun we would love to regularly feature expert case studies we could all learn from. Today’s article is one perfect example of such a case study looking into the different destinies of two related hashtags} When Edward Snowden started making his revelations about NSA’s PRISM surveillance program, he said explicitly that he...

How to Discover, Monitor and Utilize Local Hashtags

How to Discover, Monitor and Utilize Local Hashtags

Jun 27, 2013

Hashtags have been an increasingly popular and effective way to reach out to new communities and talk back to your customers. It can be a powerful way to build your brand and create the community around your topic. It’s still underused though. Nowadays that all three major social media sites have introduced hashtag support, think about infinite...

5 Reasons I Intentionally Follow Less on Twitter

5 Reasons I Intentionally Follow Less on Twitter

Oct 5, 2012

I’ve been active on the major social media platforms for roughly a year and a half, and I’ve already discovered the wisdom in quality over quantity–particularly on Twitter. If I followed rookie protocol, I could easily increase my number of followers, but I’ve followed intentionally instead of freely. I’m currently sitting happy...

The Best Social Media Chats on Twitter

The Best Social Media Chats on Twitter

Sep 28, 2012

**To participate in any Twitter chat, use the free app called TwChat. It makes following any Twitter chat much easier! Twitter chats focused on social media marketing offer a great way to network and exchange ideas as well as to collaborate with a wide variety of social media professionals. With hundreds of different industry Twitter Chats focused on social...

Twitter Header Design: What You Need to Know

Twitter Header Design: What You Need to Know

Sep 26, 2012

Last Week Twitter introduced an updated profile design based on a prominent header image. The change was designed to enhance the enhanced profile pages that Twitter launched for advertisers, which also allowed businesses to pin tweets. The new design overlays your avatar, bio, link, name and location over the header, which is roughly displayed as...

IOC and Twitter Impose their Will Over Olympics 2012

IOC and Twitter Impose their Will Over Olympics 2012

Aug 10, 2012

The London Olympics is being billed as the first social media Games and it is likely to offer a unique experience for Olympic fans everywhere. The format of Olympic competition, as well as the International nature of the games make it especially suited for social media. There are more people using social networking sites than every before, and the Olympic games...

Get Twitter Followers: How to Become a Twitter Celebrity

Get Twitter Followers: How to Become a Twitter Celebrity

Jun 25, 2012

One of the first things users want to know about Twitter is how to get more followers. It’s a metric that new users view as the ultimate social proof, and it’s logical to assume that more followers equates to more influence. It’s a measure of influence and fame that average people have achieved.   The truth is that sheer volume doesn’t exactly equal...

Twitter Content Strategy Guide

Twitter Content Strategy Guide

Jun 11, 2012

Twitter has quickly become a favorite part of content marketing strategies employed by most businesses. The 140 character limit means that it doesn’t take much work, users have little inhibition about following quality profiles and it’s already optimized for mobile. Curating a quality Twitter feed lends itself to an answer for so many marketing questions...

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