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July, 2015

  • 8 July

    If You Build It They Will [NOT] Come

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    This is post #11 of 16 in the series “Tips & Tricks for Creating & Managing a Businesses Online Presence” This series features a collection of articles and guides geared towards helping business owners establish and maintain an online presence for their business. This includes various topics starting with how to create Facebook & Instagram pages to more complex concepts ...

  • 7 July

    Twitter Now Displays Your Birthday

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    Twitter needs to be able to create better demographic breakdowns of their users, and as such they have introduced a new feature allowing Twitter users to enter and showcase their birthday on their Twitter profile. Now granted Twitter isn’t going to come out and say that they introduced this new feature to help improve their advertising capabilities – but this ...

  • 2 July

    Buyable Pins Have Launched for iOS Users In The US

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    Pinterest wants to eliminate the need to go searching for the product in the photo you’re looking at – so they’ve introduced Buyable Pins. Buyable Pins offer a blue “buy it” button which lets pinners immediately buy the product seen in the image. So far Pinterest has launched Buyable Pins for iOS users inside the US. Checking out is currently ...

June, 2015

  • 26 June

    Buffer Tells Us The Best Time To Send A Tweet

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    Ever sat there wondering what is the best time to send out a tweet? Most of us who handle any type of marketing on Twitter have pondered the same thought before and finally someone did something about it. Buffer, a service that lets you share articles and links across multiple social media channels simultaneously, decided to study 4.8 million tweets ...

  • 24 June

    Facebook Wants Page Admins To Respond To Messages Faster

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    While going through my morning routine and checking on the pages I manage I noticed a new feature below one of my Facebook pages’ cover photos listing how fast my page had answered past messages. If you’re looking at this on your mobile device you’ll see a new drop down below your pages’ cover photo telling you what you’re current response ...

  • 17 June

    Twitter Introducing Auto-Play Videos & GIFs

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    Following in the steps of Facebook, Twitter has announced that they are introducing auto-play videos and animated GIFs to the microblogging service. Much as with Facebook this is something you either hate or love – and if you do happen to hate auto-play then you’re in luck. Twitter will allow you to revert to the old click-to-play style. As of ...

  • 17 June

    Who Checked Into My Facebook Page?

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    This is post #10 of 16 in the series “Tips & Tricks for Creating & Managing a Businesses Online Presence” This series features a collection of articles and guides geared towards helping business owners establish and maintain an online presence for their business. This includes various topics starting with how to create Facebook & Instagram pages to more complex concepts ...

  • 15 June

    Twitter Removing 140 Character Limit for Direct Messages

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    In a surprising announcement Twitter has decided to remove their famous 140-character limit on direct messages. Tweets will continue to have the 140-character limit; however you will be free to maintain personal communication via direct messsaging without being forced to stick to a 140-character limit. Frankly this is a long overdue change. Direct messaging is essentially like private messaging – ...

  • 15 June

    Facebook Newsfeed Algorithm Considers Article View Times

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    In a blog post over the weekend Ansha Yu and Sami Tas – software engineers at Facebook – announced that Facebook now keeps track of how long someone spends looking at an article to help personalize users newsfeeds. See Facebook doesn’t want to assume that the only popular articles are those with plenty of comments and likes – and as ...

  • 12 June

    Request A Facebook Bluetooth Beacon For Your Business

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    The assumption I made a few days back in my Facebook Beacon update video regarding the nearing launch of the Facebook Beacons has been confirmed as Facebook rolls out a dedicated page allowing page admins to see if any of their business pages are eligible for a Beacon right away, or request a Facebook Bluetooth Beacon for their business. Furthermore ...

  • 11 June

    Vine Launches A New Search Experience

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    Twitter has been pretty focused lately on providing a better way to search through their social networks, attempting to expand the life-span of Tweets and Vines. The redesign of the Twitter.com homepage, and the new search experience that they still won’t show me on my @RapidPurple twitter account on my iPhone. Now they’ve moved their attention towards the Vine mobile ...

  • 10 June

    25% Of Twitter Tweets Are Fake

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    The Georgia Institute of Technology ran a fairly interesting research project which determined that almost 25% of all tweets contain false information. Research staff parsed over 1% of all messages sent on Twitter for a period of 96 days and in the end over 60-million tweets were recording. Once the tweets were analyzed and fact-checked it turned out that one ...

  • 10 June

    A Closer Look At Place Tips & The Facebook Bluetooth Beacon

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    This is post #9 of 16 in the series “Tips & Tricks for Creating & Managing a Businesses Online Presence” This series features a collection of articles and guides geared towards helping business owners establish and maintain an online presence for their business. This includes various topics starting with how to create Facebook & Instagram pages to more complex concepts ...

  • 6 June

    Facebook Brings Critic Reviews to Restaurant Facebook Pages

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    In what seems like a direct attack towards Yelp – Facebook has partnered with various foodie publications such as Bon Appétit, Condé Nast Traveler, Eater.com and Grub Street to pull in restaurant reviews and display them within search results for restaurants. The new program will showcase professional reviews and user reviews which combine reviews from your Facebook friends and general Facebook ...

  • 6 June

    Google Plus Is Not Shutting Down Afterall

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    So after lots and lots of speculation about the future of Google Plus we finally have something solid and concrete to speculate off of. In an interview with BackChannel Bradley Horowitz, Google’s vice president of Photos, Streams, and Sharing, stated that Google Plus isn’t going anywhere. There are some clear and evident changes happening, and going to happen – however the ...

  • 3 June

    Is Google Slowly Killing Off Google Plus?

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    Things surrounding Google Plus have been eerily quiet for some time now and many were hoping that Google I/O would bring about some news – alas Google I/O has come and went and no mention of Google Plus was made. Rumors started. Thoughts wandered. And then people began to notice that their name within the Google header no longer links ...

May, 2015

  • 27 May

    Best Reposting Apps for Instagram

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    This is post #7 of 16 in the series “Tips & Tricks for Creating & Managing a Businesses Online Presence” This series features a collection of articles and guides geared towards helping business owners establish and maintain an online presence for their business. This includes various topics starting with how to create Facebook & Instagram pages to more complex concepts ...

  • 22 May

    Twitter Tweets Now Appearing In Google Mobile Search Results

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    Back in February I announced that Twitter & Google have closed on a deal allowing Twitter tweets to show up, in real-time, in Google search results. Back then however we didn’t know anything else. Where the ads will display, how will they act, etc. Well as of this week U.S. users searching in English on their iOS or Android device ...

  • 19 May

    Twitter Has Quite The Decision To Make – Do They Do A Porn Purge Or Not?

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    Advertisers have caused quiet the stir regarding all the adult material on the Twitter network and the worry about their marketing content appearing next to or near porn-related posts. In-fact many companies have stopped their Twitter advertising campaigns due to this, such as global TV & data company Nielsen. What’s the solution? One solution proposed by analyst Robert Peck is to ...

  • 16 May

    Twitter Won’t Show Me The New Search Screen on iOS

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    So first off this isn’t really news, so if you wanted news – read something else. That being said this is kind of interesting – and I doubt I’m the only person out there experiencing this. So back in April of this year Twitter announced an update to trends on mobile platforms. Trending topics are now located on the search ...

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