On the Internet, the big battle continues to be over “place.” Twitter’s spat with Instagram and Facebook’s continuing restrictions on data use are all about making sure that you use their website and applications — i.e., come to their house –so they can serve you the ads that make them money.
It’s critical to these social networks that you come to their owned sites/apps. You, however, probably don’t feel the same sense of urgency. I’m betting that you go to these social networks largely because that’s where the action is. That’s where your friends and family are. That’s where the news and updates you care about can be found. That’s where the photos and funny videos are served up to you
But if the conversations and content came directly to you — precisely where and when you needed it — would you ever choose to go to Facebook?
Ask anyone to name the most popular social media tools used by students, and it’s a safe bet everybody could name the top two: Facebook and Twitter.
But those are far from the only online applications making inroads. As administrators warm to engaging students through social media, the list of potential resources at their disposal grows longer by the day.
Facebook and Twitter are the obvious choices. But there are other options- Tumblr, YouTube and Google+, to name three.
Of course, if naming the latest social media tools seems tough, learning how to use them all is harder still. In an attempt to shorten the learning curve, Flowtown and Column Five published this Social Media Cheat Sheet for your reference...
Part of being an employee means that you’re expected to show up on time, dress neatly and use your skills and abilities to make a meaningful contribution to the company that pays your salary, which in turn, allows you to lead the life that you do everyday and not end up on the street. To increase the quality of that life (and your distance from the street), you need to constantly be learning, developing efficiencies that allow you to do more in less time, so that you can take on more responsibility and get paid more by your employer. Simple enough right? No, but here are five apps to help you become more productive... Think about adding them to your smartphone and tablet as well for the complete efficiency machine...
Content is so incredibly important in social media marketing. Many marketers and sad to say social media agencies don't realize the true impact it has on getting to the all important return on inve...
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Give it three hours, and then move on to the next one: That advice comes from Facebook analytics and advertising company Optimal, in reference to how long it should take for page administrators to determine if their content has gone viral.
Have you ever gotten lost in the pages of a good book? If so, you may have been more empathetic afterward. According to new research published in PLOS ONE, reading fiction may affect the reader’s empathetic skills over a period of time.
Pinterest has quickly become one of the fastest growing social networks. According to a recent Pew study, 15% of American internet users are on now Pinterest— just barely trailing Twitter at 16%.
Pinterest recently launched pages for business—allowing commercial use of the network. With its aim to “connect everyone in the world through the things they find interesting,” it could be a great addition to your content and social media marketing...
Good news for Samsung smartphone users! The South-Korean manufacturing giant will be pushing out Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for existing Android smartphones in the market including Galaxy Note and Galaxy S2.
If you really want to connect with your customers, skip the product demos and tell them a story, one that they can relate to. Online video has the potential to be a powerful tool — but you have to know how to use it to get maximum results. For the most impact, you have to strike an emotional chord with your audience. Storytelling is a great way to do that. Here’s why visual stories make the difference....
Durante a FOSDEM, ou a Free and Open Source Developers European Meeting, ocorrida de dois a três de feveriro em Bruxelas, Alexandre Julliard mostrou em primeira mão uma Demonstração do Wine para Android.
Google may choose to expand its service, but there’s no incentive for established players to come up to speed.
Pedro Barbosa's insight:
We mentioned this long before, but now is now and people are already asking: when is it our turn to have the next hype.Additional Question : is Google turning to be an offline service provider, like they are trying to do in solar energy systems ?