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Twitter accounts every designer must follow

There are many ways to stay up to date on all that’s going on in the ever changing, super dynamic design world, one of the best ways though is to …

The Best Social Media Hack

Discover the secret that will simplify content creation for your business.<p>Even I have trouble keeping my content stream on social media happy and healthy. If youve read my other articles you understand that your content stream is one of the most important aspects of your social media strategy. Not …

Retweets replace autographs, according to new Twitter research

Research

Global Statshot: August 2015

Our latest statshot on the state of Digital, Social & Mobile usage around the world shows that the pace of change shows no signs of …

Mobile

How a Lack of Social Response is Hurting Your Business

We’ve already quantified the business impact of poor customer service with regard to social media. What about simply responding? Did you know that 7 …

Customer Service

The 15 social media trends that defined a generation

Remember the Cinnamon Challenge? What about Batmanning?<p>Anthony Nolan<p>August 1, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Created by Anthony Nolan.<p>Over the past few years, social media has given rise to a number of crazes that have quickly spread across the web; with the likes of Twitter and Facebook, a trend started in …

Social Media Basics for Writers—Tips for Composing Effective Social Media Updates

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson<br>Twitter, as many of you already know, is my Social Media Sweet Spot—my easy button, if you will. It’s my go-to place to …

How to Reach 100,000 New Twitter Followers

To gain new Twitter followers you must build your reach. This means getting as many relevant and interested followers as possible. Reaching the …

Notegraphy: Enhance Your Social Media Content

We're all working to create useful, meaningful and shareable content. The last few years have shown us that images are more interesting and …

Infographics

Google Separates More Features from Google Plus

As Google Plus continues to undergo regular changes, users are wondering what will become of this platform, and is it going to suffer the same fate …

How Bloggers Can Leverage Instagram

Social MediaHow Bloggers Can Leverage InstagramInstagram is one of the relatively new 'visual' platforms that, for those focusing on the written …

Google Analytics

Why Your CEO Needs to be Tweetin'

As a spa trainer and consultant I do a lot of information gathering. Two of my sources are LinkedIn's Pulse magazine and articles on Twitter. Twitter's information is in real time, fast moving and can be customized to appeal to specific demographics. It makes me wonder why more C-Suite executives …

Pew Research Center

Social

Be quick or be silent: Social media as a business tool

As many readers know I live in the Channel Islands. A while back someone started a very popular Facebook group called “Bad or Good Jersey …

Customer Service

The Debate Press Release Is Dead. Long Live the Hashtag.

Vincent Harris, Rand Paul’s chief digital strategist, has a message for political reporters tweeting and writing about the first debate of the 2016 …

The big new changes coming to Twitter

The San Francisco-based social media company is looking to hire a <b>full-time, Sydney-based editor</b> and small editorial team to curate “the best tweets, …

Media Industry

Up Periscope? New Rules for the Latest Social Media Tool

I’ve always been a fan of sharing openly. I sometimes tell people that my life is an open book that no one wants to read. The nature of my job and my …

Social Media

Where is the social media conversation moving?

<b>Updated below</b>Whenever I talk about Twitter in my college classes, I thank them for favoriting my tweets, but that I prefer retweets so that my …

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How To Save Time With Social Media Scheduling

Growing and maintaining a social media presence can be a full-time job for growing brands. It’s no surprise that the pressure of real time posting is …

Marketing

Is Twitter about to become Google's next social failure?

In the Twitter universe, this has become a summer of discontent.<p>On July 1, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo abruptly resigned as user growth continued to …

Your social media activity could get you fired. Is that legal?

Audelia Santiago's photos of co-workers on her Facebook page prompted some snarky comments.<p>No big deal, right?<p>Tinley Park Hotel and Convention Center, where she worked as a banquet server, thought otherwise. Last year the convention center sacked her for violating employee handbook rules, including …

Google just boosted the odds that it will acquire Twitter

Google (GOOG) finally announced recently that it is scaling back its focus on Google+, the also-ran social network that the search giant has spent …

Is Facebook More Small Business-Friendly Than You Thought?

Facebook is dedicating more resources to trying to stay in the good graces of small businesses, even after it has continually made changes to its …

How to build a high-end, overclocked PC (as written by an idiot)

An in-depth look at the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones

By now, you will have heard at least something about Windows 10, the next iteration of Microsoft's OS that aims to create a unified experience across all the devices it'll eventually inhabit: everything from PCs and laptops to tablets and phones. Microsoft already released several preview builds …

Wallpaper of the Week by ABDZ

The wallpaper of this week is the image I created last weekend for the tutorial of the week. The tutorial was titled Playing with Lines in Photoshop …

The 15 best smartphones in the world

Here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy right now in the U.S. (based on factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price), including approximate unsubsidized cost.

A Massive Underwater Volcano Is Likely Erupting Off the Oregon Coast

But it's not dangerous.<p>This past week has seen the steady rumble of thousands of tiny earthquakes radiating from off the coast of Oregon. Coupled with a sudden 8 foot drop in the seafloor—indicative of magma being withdrawn from reservoirs deep underneath the seabed—it seems likely that a powerful …