Social Media Section

orkut

Google’s social network, Orkut shutti...

Jun 30, 2014No Comments2848 Views

(Social Media) After a decade of life, Orkut is being shuttered. When will it all go down, and what does this mean for existing users?

social media tools

30+ new social media tools for the social-t...

Jun 26, 20145 Comments7756 Views

(Social Media) You already know you should be Tweeting, Facebooking, Pinning and so forth, but what are the newest, hottest tools to help your social strategy?

fafsa tweet

FAFSA apologizes for using “I’m...

Jun 25, 2014No Comments2671 Views

(Social Media) When the federal government tweets a meme from a raunchy movie, should it be taken with a grain of salt, or is it as offensive as the public has taken it?

social media

7 tips for making sure social media doesn&#...

Jun 24, 2014No Comments3083 Views

(Social Media) Most careers now depend on our digital footprints, so without being disingenuous, how can we make sure we don't shoot ourselves in the foot online?

eddie murphy

Twitter now supports animated GIFs and we a...

Jun 18, 2014No Comments2364 Views

(Social Media) Animated GIFs are possible on Google+ and Pinterest, and now, finally on Twitter which will help the social media brand keep eyeballs on their page and app.

facebook slingshot

Facebook launches Slingshot to compete with...

Jun 17, 20141 Comment2616 Views

(Social Media) After a major leak of the app last week, Facebook has officially launched Slingshot which is similar to Snapchat but requires more interactivity (and could solve the passerby mentality online).

selfie

Are smartphones destroying our ability to f...

Jun 14, 2014No Comments2778 Views

(Social Media) Various studies reveal how our view of the world is changing after smartphones have gone mainstream across the globe.

social media effort scale

Algorithm determines if you’re trying...

Jun 10, 20142 Comments4432 Views

(Social Media) Social media is a tough game, and measuring your efforts is tough - there is now a site that claims to tell you if you're trying too hard online, but is it legit?

reputation management

12 creative ways to build and protect your ...

Jun 02, 20145 Comments6146 Views

In an effort to build your brand or protect it, you already know the basics, but what are the unheard of ways to manage your reputation and advance it online?

facebook

Did Facebook really give up on auto-sharing...

May 29, 20141 Comment1348 Views

(Social Media) Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg once dreamed of frictionless sharing wherein everything we do online is shared on our timelines, but that dream was recently killed. Kind of.

profile picture science

Use your profile picture to trick people in...

May 27, 20143 Comments3160 Views

(Social Media) Your profile picture is how your portray yourself to the world, so is it accurately portraying your influence, likability, and competence to the world?

kuwait twitter

Kuwait has more people per capita on Twitte...

May 27, 20141 Comment2289 Views

(Social Media) Consider the emerging markets when expanding your Twitter presence - they're hungry, and they share a LOT of content.