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6 Handy Social Media Extensions for Chrome

6 Handy Social Media Extensions for Chrome

Jun 9, 2014

Keeping up with social media can be time-consuming as well as tedious if you do not have the right tools. Applications such as HootSuite and Buffer allow you to post to more than one social media network at one time, saving you time and reducing the effort involved. Some tools also allow you to keep up with notifications, tweets, comments, and the rest all in...

Predicting our Next President with Social Media

Predicting our Next President with Social Media

Nov 5, 2012

The idea that we can use social media chatter to predict the future is not a new one. The sheer size of networks like Facebook and Twitter mean that if nothing else, social media can provide researchers with limited funding a large sampling of data that can be sorted and organized quickly with algorithms. Everything from trends in the stock market to future...

#SMSchat 1 – Facebook Friends featuring Mari Smith 10-18-2012

#SMSchat 1 – Facebook Friends featuring Mari Smith 10-18-2012

Oct 21, 2012

[View the story “#SMSchat 1 – Mari Smith 10/18/2012” on Storify] #SMSchat 1 – Mari Smith 10/18/2012 Social Media Sun’s inaugural #SMSchat Twitter Chat, with special guest Mari Smith. The theme was Facebook, and the chat was a total success! Everyone enjoyed the chat, and Mari shared a lot of valuable information! Storified by Adam...

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...

Getting Started With HootSuite

Getting Started With HootSuite

Oct 1, 2012

When I first started using Twitter, I began using the official Twitter platform along with their apps for my two mobile devices.  In a short time I had tried out many different apps for my iPad and Android phone but still wanted to keep things simple.   HootSuite seemed like a big tool with more features than what I needed.  As I became more active on...

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...

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