Social Media The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Social Media en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:15:00 GMT 22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter If you've been following the same people on Twitter for the last five years, you're probably missing out. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:15:00 GMT Drake Baer The Four Ms of Social Media That All Marketers Should Master Amid all the complexities of software, tools and tracking, some basic principles dominate. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT Kevin Bobowski This Man's 3-Year Plan: To Meet Up With Each of His 1,000-Plus Facebook Friends In a project that will take years to complete, Matthew Kulesza is going offline and meeting up with each of his Facebook friends for one-on-one coffee. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:25:00 GMT Kate Taylor The Hard Truths About the Fast Rise of Ello The newest social network is all the rage, but not a real threat to Facebook. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:30:00 GMT Jason Falls Why Ello Suddenly Went Viral The fledgling social network was one of the most talked-about items last week. Here's why. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:17:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Migrate Beyond Facebook. Make a Huge Impact on Smaller Niche Sites. Explore alternate networks and perhaps your marketing posts will create a bigger splash. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:55:00 GMT Eric Siu The Implications for Bloggers Now That Google Authorship Has Ended The three-year effort has been terminated but key elements for stopping plagiarism and ranking articles remain. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Brett Relander Advanced Marketing Techniques to Help Your Twitter Account Take Off Whether you’re trying to get the word out about a new piece of software or you just want people to know about your latest online sale, these are the Twitter strategies you’ll want to employ. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:30:00 GMT Matthew Yeoman 3 Ways to Get Business Recognition on Social Media To ensure your long-term viability, put a consistent program in place to increase your 'likes.' Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT Mitchell Levy How to Effectively and Accurately Use Data to Inform Your Social-Media Decisions (Infographic) Stats don’t lie. They just might not be telling the story you expect. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT Kevan Lee Hot New Social Network Ello Knocked Out By Cyber Attack... Already Just when we were saying our first hello to Ello, it said goodbye. Here's why. And, yes, the buzzing ad-free social magnet is back up and running. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:14:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Fast-Growing Ello a Facebook Killer? Not So Fast. There's no denying the network was launched, at least partially, in reaction to all the data Facebook collects on its users. But don't expect the nascent company to really threaten Facebook's dominance. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Matt Hunter New Details Emerge About Facebook's 'Buy' Button Social media platforms are doubling as ecommerce platforms that deliver instant gratification in the form of instant in-feed purchases. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:43:00 GMT Laura Entis How to Build a Strong Social-Media Presence By implementing these simple steps, entrepreneurs can stay on the forefront of the social-media sphere while also growing their following across social channels. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT Ann Tran You Never Thought Social Media Could Look Like This Artists have created an installation that allows us to see social-media sentiment in the physical, real world. It’s so weird you have to see it for yourself. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:24:00 GMT Kate Taylor The Jury Is Still Out on Texting for Professional Communication The youngest workers, who've come of age ordering take-out food with an app, seem unaware of the incomparable efficiency of a phone call. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT Eddy Ricci With the Arrival of Twitter’s 'Buy' Button, Is It Time to Move Into Social Commerce? Explore new channels without inundating loyal customers with aggressive marketing tactics. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:00:00 GMT Seamas Egan 3 Out of 4 Negative Tweets Happen While Customers Are Still Inside the Restaurant Social media provides a new way to deal with disgruntled customers before they even finish eating. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:12:00 GMT Kate Taylor 3 More Reasons for Brands to Use Instagram to Boost Influence and Drive Sales The photo-centric social media platform is well suited for reaching younger customers who define what the larger audience seeks from content marketing. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT Justin Rezvani What America's Retailers Are Spending on Social Media This Holiday Season (Infographic) Many companies are investing in Facebook campaigns despite changes to its organic reach. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:45:00 GMT Constance Aguilar