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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Social Media’

How Social Media Makes Email Marketing More Effective

A study from Nielsen once found that 92% of people trust word-of-mouth marketing. Most of the time this comes from social media, and marketers should consider harnessing that with their email campaigns to reach a broader audience. Do you incorporate social media into your email marketing campaigns? What tactics to do you use specifically? Are you combining your social media …

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Facebook Explains How Facebook At Work Works

Back in November, we learned that Facebook was testing a new product called Facebook at Work – a version of Facebook for businesses. We also learned it would launch in January, and now, it has surfaced as an iOS app. Facebook says you can use Facebook at Work from a desktop computer or from a variety of mobile phones and …

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How Email Is Helping StumbleUpon Drive Engagement

Despite the fact that it continues to be a major source of traffic for many websites, StumbleUpon continues to fly somewhat under the radar for a lot of marketers. The company has recently adopted a more email-heavy approach to user engagement, and we reached out to Director of Marketing Anne Gherini to learn more about its strategy. Are you a …

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Crayola Facebook Hacked, Company Apologizes for Non-Family-Friendly Posts

Crayola has been forced to apologize after its Facebook page was compromised earlier this week. The hack resulted in a handful of not-quite-family-friendly posts and some not-quite-happy families. “Our sincere apologies to our Facebook community for the inappropriate and offensive posts you may have seen here today. Please be assured the official Crayola page has been restored. We can’t thank …

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LinkedIn Has Only Seen A Million Member Posts

Nearly a year ago, LinkedIn opened up its publishing platform to all members in the U.S. in English, enabling the average Joe to write posts as if they were Richard Branson. During that time, however, there have only been a million posts made. That’s the milestone LinkedIn just announced. According to the company, members publish over 40,000 posts per week, …

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Jeb Bush Joins Instagram, Announces PAC

Today, former Florida governor Jeb Bush announced the formation of a new political action committee, a move that people are calling his “most direct step yet toward a 2016 presidential bid”. And he made the announcement on social media – both Facebook and, for the first time, Instagram. “Today we’re launching the #RighttoRise PAC to support candidates who agree with …

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Twitter Looks At Top New Year’s Resolutions

We’ve already seen Twitter’s dive into the most discussed topics of the year, as well as a third-party look at the most discussed news items on Twitter. Now Twitter is looking ahead to the new year. “Throughout 2014, we saw Twitter used to celebrate World Cup victories, inspire political activism, and explore the universe,” says Twitter data marketing manager Elaine …

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Here’s What The Internet Looked Like In 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at what the year brought, and what people were interested in. What better way to do that than to look at the lists provided by the major Internet services we use. What word sums up 2014 in your mind? Let us know in the comments. These lists have been …

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Infographic Looks At Most Tweeted About News Of 2014

Twitter is often the first place we turn when we want to know what people are saying about current events. While it doesn’t have the user base that Facebook does, it does have a wealth of real time information from around the world/country about every major news event. This has been, for the past several years, the best place to …

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Play-Doh in Damage Control Mode Over Toy That Very Much Resembles a Penis

Poor social media managers. One minute you’re thinking up cute ways to create brand-appropriate happy holiday messages and the next minute you’re furiously deleting images of little plastic penises. Play-Doh is in damage control mode on its social media accounts after some parents decided to complain about a particularly phallic toy that apparently traumatized their children and practically ruined Christmas …

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Facebook Launches Standalone App For Messenger Stickers

Facebook announced some lighthearted, holiday-themed updates for its Messenger app, which actually includes a new standalone app for stickers to be sent through Messenger. “The holidays are an important time for people to be connected with their friends and family and Messenger is an easy way to coordinate activities and keep in touch,” Facebook says. One update is a “festive …

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Jessica Chambers: Is Social Media Helping or Harming Case?

Jessica Chambers may not be with us anymore. Her funeral is over; her friends are trying to find their way back to their normal lives, even with heavy hearts. But the case is far from over. Jessica Chambers — for those of you who haven’t heard — was burned alive by her own car in a rural Mississippi area. When …

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