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What Facebook's Crackdown on 'Click Bait' Means for Businesses
Facebook Marketing

What Facebook's Crackdown on 'Click Bait' Means for Businesses

Sellers, rejoice! You now have less voices to compete with on the social network. But be careful not to be branded a spammer yourself.
Chris Bennett
Is Charitable Crotch-Grabbing Stunt #FeelingNuts the Next ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?
Viral Marketing

Is Charitable Crotch-Grabbing Stunt #FeelingNuts the Next ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

Attention-grabbing exploit? Check. Viral hashtag? Yup. Celebrity participants? The floodgates seem to be opening.
Geoff Weiss
Facebook Plots First Steps Into Healthcare
Health Care

Facebook Plots First Steps Into Healthcare

The social network already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health.
Facebook Makes Elusive Vow to Rethink User Experimentation
Privacy concerns

Facebook Makes Elusive Vow to Rethink User Experimentation

The social network will give its researchers 'clearer guidelines' for future experimentations -- but just what these guidelines are is anyone's guess.
Geoff Weiss
Why Twitter Is Handing Over Your Tweets to MIT
Social Media

Why Twitter Is Handing Over Your Tweets to MIT

MIT's Laboratory for Social Machines now has access to every public tweet ever made...for research, of course.
Carly Okyle
Elon Musk's Cryptic 'D' Tweet Practically Blew Up Twitter
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Cryptic 'D' Tweet Practically Blew Up Twitter

It only takes a consonant to start a Twitter fire. Take it from billionaire Elon Musk.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter
Inspiration

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.
Drake Baer
The Four Ms of Social Media That All Marketers Should Master
Social Media Marketing

The Four Ms of Social Media That All Marketers Should Master

Amid all the complexities of software, tools and tracking, some basic principles dominate.
Kevin Bobowski
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This Man's 3-Year Plan: To Meet Up With Each of His 1,000-Plus Facebook Friends
Social Media

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.
Kate Taylor
The Hard Truths About the Fast Rise of Ello
Social Media

The Hard Truths About the Fast Rise of Ello

The newest social network is all the rage, but not a real threat to Facebook.
Jason Falls
Why Ello Suddenly Went Viral
Social Media

Why Ello Suddenly Went Viral

The fledgling social network was one of the most talked-about items last week. Here's why.
Nina Zipkin
Migrate Beyond Facebook. Make a Huge Impact on Smaller Niche Sites.
Social Media Marketing

Migrate Beyond Facebook. Make a Huge Impact on Smaller Niche Sites.

Explore alternate networks and perhaps your marketing posts will create a bigger splash.
Eric Siu
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The Implications for Bloggers Now That Google Authorship Has Ended
Google

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.
Brett Relander
Advanced Marketing Techniques to Help Your Twitter Account Take Off
Twitter Marketing

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.