News and Articles About Social Media

Looking to Reach Millennials? Be Where the Action Is
Marketing

Looking to Reach Millennials? Be Where the Action Is

Know your online platforms to be part of Gen Y's digital experience.
Dave Knox
Yes, Videos Are Playing Automatically in Your Facebook Newsfeed Now
Marketing

Yes, Videos Are Playing Automatically in Your Facebook Newsfeed Now

Next we may see advertising videos showing up sometime before the end of the year.
Jason Fell
Go Ahead. Be a Social Media Snob
Productivity

Go Ahead. Be a Social Media Snob

Busy entrepreneurs don't have to become overwhelmed by so many social-media networks. Here are some basics to keep in mind.
Rick Mulready
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Easy Tips for Writing Better Tweets (Infographic)
Marketing

Easy Tips for Writing Better Tweets (Infographic)

Your tweets may already grab attention, but as they say, there's always room for improvement. Test out a few of these tips.
Kristin Piombino
Facebook Rolls Out 'Professional Skills' Section on User Profiles
Marketing

Facebook Rolls Out 'Professional Skills' Section on User Profiles

Taking aim at LinkedIn's online networking and recruiting market, Facebook has added a new profile section for users to enter their professional skills.
Laura Entis
Eyeing Twitter, Facebook Rolls Out New Tools That Track Social Activity Surrounding TV Events
Technology

Eyeing Twitter, Facebook Rolls Out New Tools That Track Social Activity Surrounding TV Events

Buzzfeed, CNN, NBC's Today Show, BSkyB and Slate will be the first media outlets with access to the applications, which are a seen as a thinly-veiled move to encroach on Twitter's dominance as the forum for real-time conversations.
Catherine Clifford
Technology

Russian Internet Company Sells Facebook Shares for $525 Million

Now that Facebook is finally several dollars north of its May 2012 IPO price, investors are seeing profits.
Brian Patrick Eha
Facebook's Hashtags Might Not Be as Social as You Think
Marketing

Facebook's Hashtags Might Not Be as Social as You Think

A new report says posts with hashtags get less viral reach than posts without.
Benjamin Kabin
6 Steps to Finding Your Twitter Audience
Marketing

6 Steps to Finding Your Twitter Audience

Use this step-by-step guide to find and connect with the people who want your content most.
Mana Ionescu
Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter: Know Where Your Customers Really Hang Out (Infographic)
Marketing

Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter: Know Where Your Customers Really Hang Out (Infographic)

Do you know which social network adults visit most? Have you ever wondered which demographics dominate Instagram? Find out here.
Kristin Piombino
HootSuite Gets Serious About Social Media Security With New Partnership
Technology

HootSuite Gets Serious About Social Media Security With New Partnership

The popular social-media dashboard will offer a new series of features to its enterprise-level customers.
Jason Fell
Pinterest Marketing Tips: What You Can Learn From 20 Big Brands
Social Media

Pinterest Marketing Tips: What You Can Learn From 20 Big Brands

Not sure what you're doing on Pinterest? These companies have it down and offer some useful marketing ideas you can use.
John Rampton
Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations
Marketing

Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations

New feature will proactively help users discover businesses and other interests they otherwise might miss.
Benjamin Kabin
Twitter Unveils New Conversation Format, Buys Social-Media Tracking Company Trendrr
Social Media

Twitter Unveils New Conversation Format, Buys Social-Media Tracking Company Trendrr

In a double dose of Twitter news, the microblogging site rolled out an update that makes it easier to track back-and-forth communications and announced its purchase of Trendrr, a social-media engagement tracking company that specializes in following social chatter about TV content.
Catherine Clifford