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Dark social: Facebook is less than one-third of all social sharing | VentureBeat | Marketing | by John Koetsier

Dark social: Facebook is less than one-third of all social sharing | VentureBeat | Marketing | by John Koetsier | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
So-called “dark social” accounts for twice the sharing that occurs on Facebook, and 91 percent of us use it regularly.
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Where brands are going wrong on YouTube | The Wall Blog

Out of the 5,000 most popular channels on YouTube just 74 are brands. It’s a mind-blowing statistic, given the video platform’s millions of daily users and the
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The Military Is Already Using Facebook to Track Your Mood

The Military Is Already Using Facebook to Track Your Mood | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
The intelligence community implores you not to delete your Facebook profile. By Patrick Tucker
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US Airways tweets graphic photo of nude woman to customers, then apologizes

US Airways tweets graphic photo of nude woman to customers, then apologizes | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
A shockingly graphic tweet by U.S. Airways featuring a woman and an airplane has led to an investigation and red-faced apology by the airline.
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5 Reasons Why The Ellen Tweet Worked (and 1 Key Question)

5 Reasons Why The Ellen Tweet Worked (and 1 Key Question) | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
When Ellen took to a captive live TV audience of millions last night, took a “selfie” with 11 of Hollywood’s hottest celebrities, and put out a call to become the most tweeted tweet ever, not surprisingly, the world listened. The...

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Wade Gardner's curator insight, March 5, 1:32 PM

Which sports figure will be the first to pull out her/his mobile and take a selfie? I'd love to see it happen after a hockey goal.

 

Louis Breton's curator insight, March 6, 6:04 AM

Une photo orgasmique d'après les paparazzis.

eProAgi Anderson's curator insight, March 6, 9:57 AM

I know I was intrigued to know the "1 Key Question," how about you?

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The Social Advertising Cheat Sheet Every Marketer Needs

The Social Advertising Cheat Sheet Every Marketer Needs | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
So you’re a marketer with good content—text, graphic, images, video—and you’ve decided to use paid social promotion on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn as part of your campaign’s distribution strategy.
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Tal Schweiger: Don't worry about my English | Ads of the World™

Tal Schweiger: Don't worry about my English | Ads of the World™ | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
URL: http://dontworryaboutmyenglish.com

Self-promo website created by an Israeli copywriter looking for a job in the US. Check out the link to test
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The Genius of Everything From Air Bags to Zip Lines

The Genius of Everything From Air Bags to Zip Lines | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
Expanding on our weekly Innovation column — which asks, Who made that? — we explore the origins of dozens of products and ideas in this special issue of the magazine.
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Great interactive piece from NY Times

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Facebook Advertising Guide: All Ad Types and Specs

Facebook Advertising Guide: All Ad Types and Specs | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it

You may love or hate Facebook, but surely it has gained its place in the marketing mix of small business owners. However, despite Facebook’s continuous efforts to drive more businesses to the platform, the information available to potential advertisers is somewhat confusing. This is why this post is a starter’s guide to Facebook advertising, explaining the difference among all the different ad formats.


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Google Ingress: A Global Alternate Reality Game

Google Ingress: A Global Alternate Reality Game | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
I'm sure there are a few of you who've been waiting for this a long time, but here it is, Google's brand new, global, Alternate Reality Game called 'Ingress' which places you and your smartphone in the middle of a global mind control battle that you'll...
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Facebook Unveils Scheduling Service | Business 2 Community

Facebook Unveils Scheduling Service | Business 2 Community | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
Community managers; here is the answer to a free weekend! Facebook has rolled out its new scheduling service and it’s about time!
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[Infographic] How to Get More Clicks on Twitter | Dan Zarrella

[Infographic] How to Get More Clicks on Twitter | Dan Zarrella | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
I've often said that the best use of Twitter is as a broadcast medium. You should be creating a ton of interesting content and sharing it with your followers.
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Agency Uses App To Choose Their Interns [Video] @PSFK

Agency Uses App To Choose Their Interns [Video] @PSFK | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
One company asks applicants to download the 'Draw Something' app so they can assess their creative skills.
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4 Reasons Your Customers Aren't Sharing Your Content on Social Media

Survey of 1,000 people shows how identity formation affects what you share online.
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Facebook is making 'Facebook at Work,' so you can Facebook at work

Facebook is making 'Facebook at Work,' so you can Facebook at work | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
You already Facebook at work, so here's "Facebook at Work."
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Understanding Facebook’s new reach & frequency campaign type - Inside Facebook

Understanding Facebook’s new reach & frequency campaign type - Inside Facebook | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
Facebook ads have long been scrutinized by major advertisers for a lack of control over frequency capping and a lack of accurate traffic estimates. In an effort to answer these concerns, Facebook has started beta testing a new campaign type … Continue reading →
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Instagram doubled its user base in 2013

Instagram doubled its user base in 2013 | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
To fuel its growth, Instagram made its Windows Phone debut toward the end of 2013. It also launched Snapchat-like direct messages.
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Are We in an An Age of Collective Learning? - by Rotana Ty

Are We in an An Age of Collective Learning? - by  Rotana Ty | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
“ Rotana Ty shares a wonderful essay on collective learning for Permamarks blog. He has curated ideas by many thought leaders on the topic including Marcia Conner, Nilofer Merchant, John Hagel, Tiffany Shlain, Gideon Rosenblatt, J.”
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Are you only as smart as your online network? Curate connections to harness collective thinking
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Video for Instagram versus Vine versus Viddy | Digital Trends

Video for Instagram versus Vine versus Viddy | Digital Trends | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
Now that video for Instagram is here, you need to weight your options about which social video app is meant for you.
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Social Networks Don't Care about Sharing, Just Shares | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Social Networks Don't Care about Sharing, Just Shares | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
Creative Commons isn't just some arbitrary legalese: it was a way the world could build on creatives’ work. Re-use it. Re-mix it. It’s what made the web a place where individuals were not just creators, but part of communities that valued sharing.
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Study: Copy and Paste Represents 82% of Online Content Sharing - Adrants

Study: Copy and Paste Represents 82% of Online Content Sharing - Adrants | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
A recent study conducted by content sharing company Tynt found copy and paste comprises 82 percent of all content sharing, 4.5x more than share buttons.
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MIT predict what Twitter topics will trend next | The Wall Blog

MIT predict what Twitter topics will trend next | The Wall Blog | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
Those smart people at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology think they can predict what will trend on Twitter, and there findings could have significant...
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Facebook comments, ads don't sway most users: poll

Facebook comments, ads don't sway most users: poll | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four out of five Facebook Inc users have never bought a product or service as a result of advertising or comments on the social network site, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows, the latest...
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Women more likely to be addicted to Facebook, researchers claim - Telegraph

Women more likely to be addicted to Facebook, researchers claim - Telegraph | Social Media Bits & Bobs | Scoop.it
Women are more likely to become addicted to Facebook, according to researchers who designed a chart of symptoms signalling whether someone has an unhealthy devotion to social networking.
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