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Why The Media Has Been Wrong About YouTube Networks

For much of 2013 I watched the press write articles about how the YouTube “MCNs” (multi-channel networks) were doomed and tried to square that with …

45 Social Media Tools and Tips to Improve Your Marketing

Are you looking for some practical tips and tools to help with your social media marketing?<p>Do you find it difficult to keep up with how quickly …

Never Mind, Iran: Facebook and Twitter Are Blocked Again

The four-year-old campaign of censorship against social media inside Iran is back on.<p>A day after people in that country discovered that they could …

“That’s The Dumbest Thing I’ve Ever Heard Of.”

When Twitter broke the news last week about its forthcoming IPO, I got a bit sentimental. In 2006, when Twitter was entering the world as a side project of the podcasting startup Odeo, I had just left my first “career” in the film industry to try to make it in the tech industry. Web development was …

Facebook Has a Quarter of a Trillion User Photos

In a white paper shared by Facebook Monday morning about Internet.org, the company's campaign to get the entire world online, Facebook also shared …

8 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Engagement

Are you looking for fun ways to get your Facebook fans engaged?<p>Wondering how other pages are developing their posts to increase likes, shares and …

Social Media

8 Things We'd Change About Twitter

Twitter, the second most popular social site in the world, intends to go public on a near-approaching date. That means that if you plan to buy any …

How to Use Tumblr for SEO and Social Media Marketing

An introduction to Tumblr<p>There are so many social media platforms out there today that online marketers have to be concerned about when promoting …

Social Media

The Power of the Hashtag in Promoting Music (and Just About Anything Else)

We use hashtags to contribute to industry conversations and clever Twitter memes. Some people use hashtags #to #randomly #emphasize #words …

Court: Facebook ‘Like’ Is Protected By the First Amendment

“Liking” something on Facebook is a form of speech protected by the First Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, reviving a closely watched case over the extent to which the Constitution shields what we do online.<p>In doing so, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with a former …

30 Facebook Timeline Contest Ideas That Drive Likes and Comments - Jeffbullas's Blog

Facebook has updated its promotions guidelines to allow brands to run Facebook contests on their Fan Page Timelines.<p>With these new Facebook promotion …

8 Ways to Use Instagram's API

Instagram has become one of the web's most popular platforms for photo and video sharing. To help users integrate the social network even further …

5 Ways to Sell With Social Media

Do you want to convert your fans and followers into paying customers?<p>Are your social activities working?<p>In this article I’ll show you <b>5 simple ways to</b> …

Tweet-Scheduling App 'Buffer' Hits 1 Million Users

Buffer, the social-media management app that lets users schedule posts to sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+, has reached 1 million …

12 Awesome Social Media Facts and Statistics for 2013 - Jeffbullas's Blog

As the world continues to embrace social media, the ways we use the social networks are becoming clearer.<p>Twitter with its short and snappy messaging …

Your Daily Dose of Not-So-Awesome Brand Tweets

It’s time, again, to check in on brands on Twitter to see what kinds of ridiculous, cheesy gems they’ve managed to come up with in just 140 …

Everything You Need to Know About Twitter

Twitter is having a good year. Acquisitions, new hires, a growing user base and impressive revenues are all adding to the chatter surrounding the …

How People Search Online [Infographic]

In the first infographic of Levelwing's two-part series, we learned about who uses search. The second infographic, below, shares data regarding how …

Why You Should Care About Twitter

They don't understand what it's for, or why there's a need to tell strangers what they're thinking every moment of the day.<p>Twitter currently has 250 million monthly active users. That's smaller than Twitter would like. Its CEO Dick Costolo anticipated having nearly double the amount of active users …

Social Media

6 Creative Ways to Use Embedded Facebook Posts

Would you like more people to see your Facebook posts?<p>Have you used Facebook’s new feature to embed posts on your website or blog?<p>Embedding Facebook …

Customer experience is at the heart of digital – and marketing

The events that make up the Festival (Jump, Crunch, Punch, Funnel) cover different aspects of marketing. But perhaps the unifying theme is customer …

Customer Experience

10 Moments on Twitter That Will Go Down in History

Tweets That Changed the Way We See Twitter<p>2008: The Power of a One-Word Tweet<p>2008: A Platform to Share Major News<p>2009: The Speed of Sharing, the …

Inside Facebook's Mobile Strategy

Eighteen months ago, Mark Zuckerberg was not happy with Facebook's mobile strategy. The world's largest social network was offering up a weak product …

U.S. State Department Launches Instagram Account

The United States State Department joined Instagram on Monday.<p>The account's first post was an Instagram video of Secretary of State John Kerry.<p>In a …

How to Use Google+ for Social Media Contests

Shares 5K<p>Is Google+ part of your marketing strategy?<p>Are you looking for creative ways to run contests and giveaways on Google+?<p>Although there are …

Meet Studio, The App That Launched A Million Designers And Counting

There’s no doubt that photo-sharing is hot, but among the hundreds of services out there tackling the space, there hasn’t been an app that has made a splash in photo-sharing in this post-Instagram world. Until Studio.<p>In one month on the App Store, Studio has hit 1 million downloads with over 1.3 …

'Causes' Relaunches as Social Network for Civically Engaged

Causes will be reincarnated as a social network defined outside of the Facebook ecosystem, where it started in 2007 as one of the social network's 10 …

YouTube Says It Will Start Cleaning Up Its Comments — And Making Them More Personal

YouTube’s videos can be amazing.<p>The comments on those videos, though, are often less impressive.<p>And sometimes, on particularly popular and/or …

Finally, YouTube Upgrades Its Comments

The comments under YouTube videos are not exactly renowned as a location for rigorous intellectual debate, and chances are they never will be. But …