News and Articles About Social Media

Wait 'Til You See the Picture Instagram Just Banned for Nudity
Social Media

Wait 'Til You See the Picture Instagram Just Banned for Nudity

In an Internet swarming with nudity, who would've guessed that a rough-hewn sketch of a topless woman could get you banned from Instagram?
Geoff Weiss
Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?
Culture

Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has added 150 new words, many of which have been around for a surprisingly long time.
Nina Zipkin
The Art and Science of Getting Content Shared on Social Media
Social Media

The Art and Science of Getting Content Shared on Social Media

Why any one post goes viral may always be a mystery but science and experience are revealing techniques for getting your content noticed and shared.
Firas Kittaneh
Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again
Facebook

Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again

Poke may have flopped, but will Slingshot prevail?
Laura Entis
6 Key Shifts in Thinking About Social Media
Social Media

6 Key Shifts in Thinking About Social Media

Findings of a new report show that while there are some constants in social media, marketers are switching up certain important philosophies.
Donna Moritz
The Savvy Business Owner's Guide to Honesty Via Social Media
Customer Feedback

The Savvy Business Owner's Guide to Honesty Via Social Media

All customers want to know the truth about the company, even if it hurts. Use Facebook and Twitter to good effect.
Karen Mishra
3 Questions, 1 Answer -- How to Grow Sales Through Social Media
Social Media Marketing

3 Questions, 1 Answer -- How to Grow Sales Through Social Media

Social media is a boon for engaging new customers and keeping current ones happy, but only after a company has considered three fundamental questions.
John Huehn
Who Rules the Internet: Cats or Dogs? (Infographic)
Pets

Who Rules the Internet: Cats or Dogs? (Infographic)

Posting photos of cute and cuddly animals is a guaranteed win online. Here's a look at the biggest Internet pet trends of 2014.
Wendy Frink
How to Correct 3 Major Social-Media Blunders
Social Media

How to Correct 3 Major Social-Media Blunders

Social media plays a huge role when developing any sort of brand. If you aren't careful, you could make mistakes that could quickly turn people off.
Ann Tran
It's Official: You Can Now Mute Loud Mouths on Twitter
Twitter

It's Official: You Can Now Mute Loud Mouths on Twitter

Can't quite pull the trigger on unfollowing someone? Baby steps.
Wendy Frink
May the (Work) Force Be With You: How to Be a LinkedIn Jedi (Infographic)
Linkedin

May the (Work) Force Be With You: How to Be a LinkedIn Jedi (Infographic)

Still unsure on how to get LinkedIn to work for you? Follow this infographic to give you 'a new hope' in finding a job.
Wendy Frink
With Social Media, Fakes Are a Real Problem for Your Business
Social Media Marketing

With Social Media, Fakes Are a Real Problem for Your Business

For a relatively inexpensive price, a click farm will rapidly boost the number of a company's followers. But phantom profiles don't translate into customer engagement.
Courtney Spritzer and Stephanie Abrams
Pinterest 101: Marketing Tips From Whole Foods
Pinterest

Pinterest 101: Marketing Tips From Whole Foods

Online marketing expert John Rampton talks about Whole Foods and the lessons business owners can take away from the company's vibrant Pinterest page.
Jason Fell
The 5 Habits for Social-Media Success
Social Media

The 5 Habits for Social-Media Success

While social media allows you to meet new people, connect with potential customer and hone relationships with business partners, it can be draining. Here are a few tips on remaining productive on social media.
Ann Tran