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Instagram: we won't sell your photos - Telegraph

Instagram: we won't sell your photos - Telegraph | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Instagram has written to users clarifying the new terms and conditions, published yesterday, that led many to close their accounts.
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As thousands are abandoning their Instagram account, what's the truth behind the story? The Telegraph give a good low-down on where the story's at . . .

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Twitter Launches ‘First View,’ Guaranteeing Prime Ad Real Estate on Timelines

Twitter Launches ‘First View,’ Guaranteeing Prime Ad Real Estate on Timelines | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
This is a great way for Twitter to monetize its most valuable asset, the timeline, and make sure that ads get seen.
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Interesting new development from those folks at Twitter . . .

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How to Use Facebook Insights to Improve Your Engagement : Social Media Examiner

How to Use Facebook Insights to Improve Your Engagement : Social Media Examiner | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Do you have a content strategy for your Facebook Page? This article shows how to find your best content using Facebook Insights.
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Are you getting the most out of your Facebook Insights? This great post from @AndreaVahl tells us to focus on Engagement and how to do it . . .

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Twitter Cards - How They Help Increase Reach of Your Tweets

Twitter Cards - How They Help Increase Reach of Your Tweets | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Have you checked out Twitter Cards yet? I think you should. It will help increase the reach of your tweets. Check them out now!
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A fantastic low-down from @RazorSocial on why you should be using Twitter Cards in your tweets . . .

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How to Use Facebook Business Manager: A Complete Guide

How to Use Facebook Business Manager: A Complete Guide | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Are you familiar with the Facebook Business Manager? Discover how to use Business Manager to securely manage pages, admins, ad accounts and more.
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If Facebook is one of your main social media marketing tools, chances are you should be using Facebook Business Manager to keep track of all your activity. This is an excellent "How To" guide from @SMExaminer contributor, @KristiHines . . .

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How Ford’s Instagram Campaign Encourages Fans to Drive Safely

How Ford’s Instagram Campaign Encourages Fans to Drive Safely | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Ford's latest Instagram campaign warns fans against "liking and driving," using a series of simple yet powerful images.
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A really innovative idea from @Ford on how to use Instagram for a safer driving campaign . . .

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How to Use Snackable Visual Content on Your Blog

How to Use Snackable Visual Content on Your Blog | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Find out how you can use snackable visual content on your blog posts to get more shares and drive traffic.
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Snacks can be good for you too, especially if it helps you sell you idea with one powerful image. Find out how Donna Moritz @SociallySorted uses snackable images . . .

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The Mixology of Content Marketing [Infographic]

The Mixology of Content Marketing [Infographic] | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Did you know that 69% of digital marketers creating more content now than they did one year ago? And that 62% of business want to create more engaging, higher quality content? This infographic from JBH looks at how brands can mix up their content and create a compelling mix.
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Did you know that Milennials spend over 5 hours a day engaging with peer created content? This a great infographic on getting the right content mix from @socialmedia2day . . .

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The Surprisingly Complex Design of Facebook's New Emoji . . .

The Surprisingly Complex Design of Facebook's New Emoji  . . . | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Moving past the thumbs-up raises two big questions: Why seven reactions, and why these seven, specifically?
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Wow, Yay and HaHa!!! Facebook's emojis are starting to roll out and the FB citizens of Spain and Ireland are first to get the benefit. Are they are a "heart" or an "Angry face"? . . .

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Larry Sandoval's curator insight, October 14, 2015 3:15 PM

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How to Build a Periscope Audience for Your Business

How to Build a Periscope Audience for Your Business | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Are you marketing on Periscope? In this article, you'll discover how to build a Periscope audience for your business.
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Up Persicope! "What do you mean, use Periscope for business? Are you stark, raving bonkers?" you might rant. Well, this excellent article from @BrianHonigman gives some great advice on how to build Periscope into your social media mix . . .

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Mery Elvis Mt's curator insight, October 7, 2015 12:55 AM

Oportunidades de Periscope 

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Five Inspiring Approaches to Improve Your Facebook Page using Visual Marketing

Five Inspiring Approaches to Improve Your Facebook Page using Visual Marketing | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Managing a Facebook Page can be hard! Get inspiration from Rebekah Radice and Peg Fitzpatrick to revitalize your Facebook Page with visuals with proven tips.
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Some really inspiring tips from@PegFitzpatrick to help your Facebook content leap of the screen . . .

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Patricia Guzmán Aponte's curator insight, September 15, 2015 9:52 PM

Really great tips and tools...

#facebook #socialmediamarketing

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6 Ways to Use Periscope for Your Business

6 Ways to Use Periscope for Your Business | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Want to use mobile live-streaming to market your business? In this article, you'll discover six ways to use Periscope for your business.
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Everyone's gone live-streaming mad but can it be any use for your business? Cas McCullough thinks so and shares six ways how . . .

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Goodbye Google Hangouts, Hello Blab.IM!

Goodbye Google Hangouts, Hello Blab.IM! | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
I’m not here to debate if Google Plus is dead or a ghost town but I do know that my favorite aspect of Google plus was without question Google hangouts. I remember when this feature went live back ...
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Its not every day that a social media game-changer comes along but Blab.IM is very hot right now. Imagine Periscope crossed with Google Hangouts and you're about there although this seems incredibly simple to fire up. Looking forward to running my first Blab soon . . .

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How to Optimize Your Tweets for Search

How to Optimize Your Tweets for Search | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Do you want more exposure for your Twitter account? In this article, you'll discover how to improve the visibility of your Twitter account with SEO.
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Some good tips on how to make your Twitter channel more searchable and align better with your website . . .

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Do you want more exposure for your Twitter account? In this article, you'll discover how to improve the visibility of your Twitter account with SEO.
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Facebook algorithm changes up your News Feed, (again!)

Facebook algorithm changes up your News Feed, (again!) | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Facebook keeps tweaking its News Feed algorithm to show you what it thinks you care about
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Another tweak by Facebook to try and make sure it delivers what its algorithm thinks you're interested in. Let me know if you see any difference, and for better or worse . . .

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5 Trends That Will Change How Companies Use Social Media In 2016

5 Trends That Will Change How Companies Use Social Media In 2016 | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes offers a look ahead at the social trends that are fast reshaping how companies do business.
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How to Connect With Influencers on Social Media . . .

How to Connect With Influencers on Social Media  . . . | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Do you want to get the attention of influencers? Discover how to find and connect with influencers on social media.
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Whether your building a new business or looking for speakers for your event, social media can help you find influencers in you area in a number of ways. This post by Dasheroo's John Hingley (@GetDasheroo) explores how . . .

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Facebook Conversion Pixel Changes: What Marketers Need to Know

Facebook Conversion Pixel Changes: What Marketers Need to Know | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Are you using the Facebook conversion pixel? This article shows how to install the new Facebook pixel, track conversions and view the cost per conversion.
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Have you heard that Facebook have changed their conversion pixel? The wonderful @AndreaVahl, expert on all things Facebook, explains everything you need to know . . .

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Google+ updates aim to breathe new life into ailing social network

Google+ updates aim to breathe new life into ailing social network | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Google whittled down its Google+ platform to the bone as part of a new redesign that highlights groups and topics. But does the latest batch of changes represent a new beginning for the struggling social network, or the beginning of the end?
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So Google+ has been "reimagined" (whatever that means!). What do you think of the changes? Is this the shot in the arm to revive the ailing social media channel? . . .

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Facebook Introduces New "Slideshow" Ad Unit For Emerging Markets, SMBs

Facebook Introduces New "Slideshow" Ad Unit For Emerging Markets, SMBs | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Today, at an event organized to discuss Facebook's growth opportunity in emerging markets, the company introduced a new ad unit called "Slideshow." Slidesh
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Great news for countries where customers are on medium range phones - Facebook Slideshow will automatically replace video ads . . .

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You Can Now Tie Your Twitter And Vine Profiles Together, Vine Displaying Your Total Loops via TechCrunch

You Can Now Tie Your Twitter And Vine Profiles Together, Vine Displaying Your Total Loops via TechCrunch | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
You're on Twitter.
You're on Vine.

Now, people who follow your tweets will be able to reach your Vine profile and vice versa.
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This is a very sensible move, making a much better integration between Twitter and Vine . . .

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How to Drive Website Traffic With Instagram

How to Drive Website Traffic With Instagram | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Are you using Instagram to market your business? In this article, you'll discover how to use Instagram to drive traffic to your website.
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Really good post that you should read if Instagram is part of your marketing mix . . .

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UCanRow2's curator insight, September 30, 2015 10:37 AM

Rowing, including the indoor variety, is such a photogenic activity.  It's perfect for Instagram!  Here's a great rundown on how to use this popular platform to promote yourself. 

Mery Elvis Mt's curator insight, October 7, 2015 12:54 AM

Instagram es una gran plataforma para atraer tráfico a tu página web

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Facebook and Twitter User Behavior Changes: New Research

Facebook and Twitter User Behavior Changes: New Research | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Is your business on Facebook and Twitter? This article shares how user behavior on Facebook and Twitter is shifting, and how brands can respond.
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Start spreading the news! - Facebook and Twitter are increasingly where people get their news from. Suzanne Delzio explains why . . .

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4 Instagram Accounts with Bucketloads of Image Creation Ideas

4 Instagram Accounts with Bucketloads of Image Creation Ideas | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Need some image creation ideas? Here are 4 Instagram Accounts to give you Bucketloads of ideas for Visual Content that Gets Shared!
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Are you stuck for visual inspiration for your social posts? Donna Moritz from @SociallySorted may ease your Friday with some great  tips on Instagram accounts that will inspire . . .

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Val Stilwell MSCS's curator insight, September 11, 2015 4:25 PM

the visuals with which one surrounds themselves speak volumes.  Again, it's the old adage, you are identified with whom you surround yourself... what does your coat look like?

Val Stilwell MSCS's curator insight, September 11, 2015 4:28 PM

A picture tells a story - about you... use them diligently and with full awareness that you are identified by that which you surround yourself.

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9 Social Media Marketing Tool Tips From the Pros

9 Social Media Marketing Tool Tips From the Pros | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Would you like to improve your social media marketing? This article shares social media marketing tool tips from top social media experts.
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Great collection of social media marketing tips. I´m personally in love with Blab and Click To Tweet is a great tool too . . .

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7 Surefire Ways to Stay Invisible as Facebook Algorithm Changes

7 Surefire Ways to Stay Invisible as Facebook Algorithm Changes | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Here are 7 Surefire ways to stay invisible online as Facebook Algorithm Changes happen (again). Or you can do the opposite and rock your online presence!
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Are you The Invisible Man, or Woman, on Facebook? If you want to stay that way, carry on as you are. If not, read this excellent post by Donna Moritz from @SociallySorted . . .

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Saadia Asif's curator insight, August 20, 2015 4:01 AM

Great read and reminder that while Facebook still forms the foundation of most social media strategies, getting it right on the platform is always a work in progress