Social Media

News and Articles About Social Media

New Facebook Update Makes Creating and Managing Promotions Easier
Marketing

New Facebook Update Makes Creating and Managing Promotions Easier

Businesses are now allowed to use comments, likes or messages as entries, and use likes as a voting mechanism in promotions.
Katherine Gray
3 Ways Entrepreneur Editor Amy Cosper Rocks on Twitter
Social Media

3 Ways Entrepreneur Editor Amy Cosper Rocks on Twitter

Our fearless editorial leader has been named among the smartest women on the popular social-media site.
Entrepreneur Staff
5 Ways Social Media Can Destroy Your Business
Marketing

5 Ways Social Media Can Destroy Your Business

Social media can be a tool for driving engagement and sales. But if not handled correctly, it can waste your time, money and even damage your brand.
Eric Siu
The Real Generation Gap: How Adults and Teens Use Social Media Differently (Infographic)
Marketing

The Real Generation Gap: How Adults and Teens Use Social Media Differently (Infographic)

Your customers are on social media, but which network should you use to reach them? It might depend on their age.
Kathleen Davis
How to Make Company Announcements in Buzzworthy Ways
Marketing

How to Make Company Announcements in Buzzworthy Ways

With J. Crew debuting a new catalog on Pinterest and MTV announcing its Video Music Award nominees on Instagram and Vine, it seems relying solely on press releases is a strategy of the past.
Ashley Lee
3 Ways to Boost Your Social ROI
Marketing

3 Ways to Boost Your Social ROI

These free tools and tested techniques can help you increase your return on your social investment.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant
Marketing

How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

Making sure your social media content is fresh and new is challenging. Here are a few editing tips to help keep your Pinterest boards inventive and interesting.
Karen Leland
8 Steps to Planning for a Social-Media Crisis (Infographic)
Marketing

8 Steps to Planning for a Social-Media Crisis (Infographic)

Consider these practical points to help minimize the damage left to manage.
Kevin Allen
Instagram Tells App Developers Not to Use 'Insta' or 'Gram' in Their Names
Technology

Instagram Tells App Developers Not to Use 'Insta' or 'Gram' in Their Names

New brand guidelines make life difficult for many apps that benefit Instagram users and helped the photo-sharing service grow.
Brian Patrick Eha
Why Going Big on Social Media Can Backfire
Marketing

Why Going Big on Social Media Can Backfire

Our ASK the Expert columnist PR maven Rebekah Epstein tells us why entrepreneurs should focus on only a few social media networks when looking to generate buzz.
Rebekah Epstein
How to Tweet With Purpose
Marketing

How to Tweet With Purpose

Joining Twitter and amassing followers is just half the battle. You'll need to figure out how to keep them coming back -- and buy something when they do.
20 Questions With Ben Huh, Founder of Cheezburger
Entrepreneurs

20 Questions With Ben Huh, Founder of Cheezburger

The man behind the LOLcats phenomenon shares his first business idea, what he learned from his worst boss and why he hopes Momofuku's David Chang will invite him to dinner.
Kathleen Davis
How to Use App Store Optimization to Get Attention
Marketing

How to Use App Store Optimization to Get Attention

Making an app available is part of the equation. Helping people find it is a whole other ballgame.
Rahul Varshneya
How Not to Fire Employees in the Social Media Age (We're Looking at You, Tim Armstrong)
Growth Strategies

How Not to Fire Employees in the Social Media Age (We're Looking at You, Tim Armstrong)

In today's social-media dominated environment, a firing can have serious negative consequences on the reputations of both the employee and the employer.
Ashley Lee