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Facebook introduces Relevance Score for ads

Facebook introduces Relevance Score for ads | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
The scores, which are based on a scale of 1 to 10, measures how well the ad will perform for its targeted audiences.
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Are your relevant? If so your Facebook ads might be getting cheaper from now on as the company introduces a new relevance score to improve targeting of Newsfeed ads. Find out more . . .

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Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Highlight Fresher Content

Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Highlight  Fresher Content | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
A new tweak to Facebook's News Feed aims to address the common problem of seeing days-old posts on the platform.
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The secret of comedy is good timing. Its also now the new secret of posting on Facebook, as this latest tweak to the Facebook News Feed demonstrates . . .

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Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, September 22, 2014 5:39 AM

In tune with our we-want-it-now culture.

Lorraine Elvire Wagenaar's curator insight, September 23, 2014 5:29 AM

voeg uw inzicht ...

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LinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles to Put Relationships Into Context

LinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles to Put Relationships Into Context | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
LinkedIn's flagship app has gotten a major overhaul.
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LinkedIn is putting relationships to the fore with this redesign of the mobile offer. What do you think? . . .

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Twitter Now Rolling Out Its Facebook-Like Profile Redesign

Twitter Now Rolling Out Its Facebook-Like Profile Redesign | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Starting today, Twitter is gradually rolling out a major redesign of user profiles.
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Twitter's gone Facebook! Is this a good move? Will this anger Twitter purists? These and other questions will be coming to a hashtag near you very soon . . .

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Tempo's curator insight, April 28, 2014 5:55 AM

Twitter et sa nouvelle interface, pour ou contre ?

François Lanthier's curator insight, April 30, 2014 10:40 AM

Finally!  It was really needed...

Greg Arnaz's curator insight, August 28, 2014 3:06 PM

PHO-G's Marketing

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Sorry, Google+, We Still Won't Come to Your Party

Sorry, Google+, We Still Won't Come to Your Party | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

By now, it's a depressingly familiar business tactic from Google. The search giant changes a feature somewhere in its arsenal of services to force Google+ on you . . .

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Now Google are letting anyone with a Google+ account contact you on your Gmail account. Is this what you want? . . .

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8 Brands Rocking Snapchat

8 Brands Rocking Snapchat | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
These are the chattiest brands on Snapchat, demonstrating that time-sensitive images can actually be a strength in brand marketing.
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If you've got a young audience turning their back on Facebook, perhaps you should start thinking about how to reach them on Snapchat. Here's how a few brands are doing it . . .

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yeohyc's curator insight, December 9, 2013 12:04 AM

After Snapchat turns down US$3 Billion offer from Facebook, could Snapchat be the next Instagram? 

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6 Biggest Mistakes Brands Make on YouTube

6 Biggest Mistakes Brands Make on YouTube | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
In the beginning, YouTube was a playground for amateurs to post home movies, webcam confessionals and videos of cats chasing string. And it was good. As the platform grew up, a ...

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A great list of what not to do on YouTube. Thanks@yeohyc . . .

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yeohyc's curator insight, October 15, 2013 12:45 AM

In 2013, we stand at the beginning of a new epoch; one in which brands are becoming creators themselves and, instead of producing.

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Pinterest Announces First Ad Product: Promoted Pins

Pinterest Announces First Ad Product: Promoted Pins | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Pinterest has started experimenting with advertising.
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Another social media channel ups the commercial ante. It will be interesting to see how well this goes down with the Pinterest community . . .

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Poovan Devasagayam's curator insight, September 20, 2013 12:29 PM

Interesting.. everybody wants to make money

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Facebook Introduces More Business-Friendly Promotions Policy

Facebook Introduces More Business-Friendly Promotions Policy | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Facebook unveiled a new promotions policy on Tuesday, updating guidelines for businesses that run contests and sweepstakes.

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David Blundell's insight:

So Facebook have finally relaxed their rules on competitions, which no longer have to be run via 3rd party apps. Could this make life a lot easier for social markes?. . .

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yeohyc's curator insight, August 28, 2013 11:54 PM

Some Social Media Marketers will be rejoicing at this news, while others might have a few big reservations. Facebook has changed the rules governing how competitions and promotions can be run on the social network.

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Heineken Asks Travelers at JFK to Drop Everything, Fly to Mysterious Location

Heineken Asks Travelers at JFK to Drop Everything, Fly to Mysterious Location | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Watch what happens when Heineken asked travelers at JFK to take a leap of faith and change their flight destination with the "departure roulette" board.
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Would you push the button? Excellent demonstration of integrated marketing - social + face to face - from @Heineken . . . 

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Vine: 12 Ways to Make Your Videos Stand Out

Vine: 12 Ways to Make Your Videos Stand Out | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
You've had some fun with Vine, but now you want to get serious. Here are some tips to turn you into a Vine pro.
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Some great advice on how to turn Vine from a fun plaything into part of your professional social media offer . . .

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Twitter Music App is Launching Friday

Twitter Music App is Launching Friday | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Get ready to rock. Twitter is about to launch its long-rumored standalone music app Friday, according to a report. The app's existence was rapidly becoming one of the worst-kept...
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And Your Bird Can Sing . . .  Twitter dives into music with a new music app launched today (or at the weekend, depending on who you believe) . . .

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Pheed: The Next Social Craze for Teens?

Pheed: The Next Social Craze for Teens? | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
We've taken a first look at the Pheed iPhone app, giving you a quick guide to how to get started with the new social service.
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Have you got the need for Pheed? Facebook fed-up teenagers are turning to Pheed in droves . . .

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Lisa Buben's comment, March 12, 2013 6:44 PM
I was wondering what it would be!
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14 Ways to Make Your Twitter Updates More Creative

14 Ways to Make Your Twitter Updates More Creative | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Are you looking for creative ways to improve your Twitter updates? Do you want to spark better conversations with your followers? Coming up with interesting content ideas for tweets can be challenging for social media marketers. In this article I share 14 ways you can achieve more engagement with your Twitter audience. #1: Questions Tweet…
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Great ideas - Love this very simple photo tweet from KLM that is an easy way to promote your brand in the moment with a smart phone and bit of inspiration. Not everything needs an expensive photo shoot . . .

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Ann Windham's curator insight, November 14, 2014 10:45 AM

BE Creative, NOW.. we hear this every day.  Here are some tips for creative ways to improve Twitter updates.

Cindy Peters's curator insight, November 14, 2014 11:23 AM

Twitter updates need to be interesting - here are some creative ways to improve your tweets, and engage your followers.

Valerie Adler's curator insight, January 17, 4:56 AM

There are some really great - and fresh - tips here on how to write tweets that get people engaged!

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8 Tips and Tricks for LinkedIn Power Users

8 Tips and Tricks for LinkedIn Power Users | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Here are eight ways to get a leg up on the LinkedIn competition.
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So you think you know all about LinkedIn? Well this post is full of extra tips and tricks you might not be aware of, particularly if you're using LI to help you get a new job. My favourite is the first one . . .

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eProAgi Anderson's curator insight, August 13, 2014 9:45 AM

LinkedIn is so powerful! Most Real Pros really do not know how to leverage LinkedIn.

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Pinterest Adds Smarter Search Tool

Pinterest Adds Smarter Search Tool | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Pinterest added Guided Search on Thursday, a new search tool with better filters to help users find content on the platform.
David Blundell's insight:

At last, a better, faster way to search through Pinterest to find what you're after. This should particularly improve the mobile user experience . . .

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Mariale Peñalosa Arguijo's curator insight, April 25, 2014 8:36 AM

 

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Margo Willis's curator insight, May 30, 2014 10:51 AM

Interesting and even more addictive :-)

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This Is Why No One Follows You on Twitter

This Is Why No One Follows You on Twitter | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Twitter users often make the decision of whether or not to follow someone in seconds, meaning that you have very little time to impress.
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Listen up! No one likes the hard sell - it gives people the bird . . . 

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Robert Shrigley's curator insight, February 24, 2014 3:19 AM

We live in an ever incresing faster world and our full time hours never give us enpugh time to catch up.

dawsonloane's curator insight, February 25, 2014 9:20 AM

To follow or not to follow? Could also try a Concise Online course to find out about followers and following http://www.concisetraining.net/shop/twitter-for-business-online-course/

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Facebook in 2014: Fighting for Social Supremacy

Facebook in 2014: Fighting for Social Supremacy | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
While 2014 is just another year for Facebook to collect users, data and revenues, it's also a reminder of how far the social network has come.
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Will Facebook continue its world domination in 2014? It is certainly hoping that the new autoplay video ads will bring in a lot more revenue . . .

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Instagram's First Ad Hits Feeds Amid Mixed Reviews

Instagram's First Ad Hits Feeds Amid Mixed Reviews | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Instagram's first ad hit feeds on Friday, offering the first official glimpse at what users can expect from advertisers moving forward.
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Ads come to Instagram! Good idea? Bad idea? And will they add a new filter to zone them out? . . .

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Pinterest's First Ads Go Live

Pinterest's First Ads Go Live | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Pinterest's first Promoted Pins go live on the site and on mobile Wednesday.
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Pinterest ads hit the boards today. They're very unobtrusive to date  but what do you think ? Good thing or bad thing? . . .

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AT&T Apologizes for 9/11 Tweet

AT&T Apologizes for 9/11 Tweet | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
AT&T's attempt at acknowledging the anniversary of the Sept. 11 may be remembered for all the wrong reasons.
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The price of an ill-thought out tweet. Did AT & T handle the crisis well? . . .

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How to Create an Instagram Photo Hack

How to Create an Instagram Photo Hack | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Create a one-of-a-kind collage on your Instagram profile using this hack.
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Getting creative on Instagram can land you a standout cover pic for your social media channels . . .

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5 Tips to Design the Best YouTube Channel Page

5 Tips to Design the Best YouTube Channel Page | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
There's a science to setting up the perfect YouTube channel page. Get the lowdown on crucial elements.
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Is your YouTube channel as good as it could be? Here's some great tips from those lovely people at Mashable . . .

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'LinkedIn Contacts' Helps You Build, Maintain Important Relationships

'LinkedIn Contacts' Helps You Build, Maintain Important Relationships | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
LinkedIn Contacts is a new mobile and web solution for building and maintaining relationships that are important to you.
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LinkedIn adds another great tool to cement its position as the social channel of choice for business people. Great idea . . .

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Stuart Wilkinson's curator insight, August 14, 2013 3:04 AM

A great tool to help develope your LinkedIn relationshipd!

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How to See EVERYTHING in Your Facebook News Feed

How to See EVERYTHING in Your Facebook News Feed | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
If you don't want to miss any updates whatsoever, you can kick it old school and set Facebook News Feed to view every single post in real time.
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Facebook Newsfeed redesign coming very soon - looks like you'll be able to have much more control over your stream. Good news for everyone, I feel . . .

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