Category Social Media

13 Ways To Boost Your Facebook Edgerank Status

It’s the aim of any social media page to have your content seen by as many people as possible. However, in the case of Facebook, the greater number of fans you have on your page, the harder you will have to work to ensure that your content features regularly. While most people would complain about […]

Now playing: Twitter #music

Today, we’re releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter. It uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and emerging artists. It also brings artists’ music-related Twitter activity front and center: go to their profiles to see which […]

Status updates to share what you’re doing or feeling will roll out to all U.S. Facebook users in coming weeks

Facebook today officially announced its enhanced status update product, which allows users to share what they’re doing or how they’re feeling in a structured and visual way. The feature will be available to all U.S. users in coming weeks and will likely expand globally after that. Overall, structured status updates could lead more users to share their activity […]

Twitter Now Rivals Facebook as Teens’ Most Important Social Network

30% of teens name Twitter as their most important social network, close behind the 33% who tab Facebook,per results [pdf] from Piper Jaffray’s 25th Semi-Annual teen research project, which surveyed more than 5,000 teens. The trends favor Twitter, though: compared to the last survey, conducted in the Fall of 2012, the proportion of teens naming Facebook […]

Top 10 Social Media Conferences For Marketers

Whenever someone asks me what social media conference they should attend, I turn to my personal list of my can’t miss events. Clearly I recommend our events first, but sometimes the timing or the type of event someone needs is different. And there are a ton of great conferences out there for marketers throughout the year. After […]

The New Facebook Changes You Need To Know About

Typical Facebook. You wait for a new or significant change to emerge and then all of a sudden, a number of them are revealed at once. It has a habit of announcing new features shortly after it holds a major event like its new page redesign. Now that’s been followed by a number of new additions and changes […]

Facebook Newsfeed Draws More Criticism

On Monday, Facebook put up a blog post saying “engagement has gone up 34 percent on posts from people who have more than 10,000 followers.” But Facebook did not share real numbers or metrics, leaving people guessing what 34 percent actually equals. Meanwhile, over the weekend my Inbox filled up with dozens of e-mails from people […]