Tag: social networking

Facebook And Snapchat Go Toe To Toe: Why It’s Good For Both Companies

Facebook And Snapchat Go Toe To Toe: Why It’s Good For Both Companies

Facebook is building a standalone app to compete with the red-hot impermanent photo-messaging app Snapchat.

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube

This afternoon YouTube announced a brand new app for iPhone and iPod touch called YouTube Capture that optimizes the camera on your device for shooting and uploading videos to YouTube.

From Facebook Like To Lifetime Customer: Effective Strategies To Gain, Track Conversions

From Facebook Like To Lifetime Customer: Effective Strategies To Gain, Track Conversions

Many social media experts ponder how you can turn that simple click on the like button into an actual business relationship with potential customers.

Twitter May Help Fight Obesity in Kids

Twitter May Help Fight Obesity in Kids

In a scientific statement published last week in the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association suggested that Facebook and Twitter hold promise in the fight against childhood obesity.

Mobile Drives Adoption Of Social Media In 2012: Apps & Mobile Web Account For Majority Of Growth; Nearly Half Of Social Media Users Access Sites On Smartphones

Mobile Drives Adoption Of Social Media In 2012: Apps & Mobile Web Account For Majority Of Growth; Nearly Half Of Social Media Users Access Sites On Smartphones

Consumers now spend around 20 percent of their total time online using social networks via their personal computers, and 30 percent of their time online visiting social networks on mobile.

Hackers attack Tumblr with worm

Hackers attack Tumblr with worm

A group of Internet trolls called the GNAA took credit for the worm, which filled infected Tumblrs with racist spam.

Instagram Launches Embeddable “Badges” To Help You Promote Your Beautiful Profile On The Web

Instagram Launches Embeddable “Badges” To Help You Promote Your Beautiful Profile On The Web

Instagram is definitely not taking its foot off the gas, even after being acquired successfully by Facebook. Today, the team is introducing a widget to help you spread the word about all of your great random Instagram photos, wherever you live on the web.

5 Free Twitter Tools You Can Use to Your Advantage

5 Free Twitter Tools You Can Use to Your Advantage

There are many, many tools available to you as an entrepreneur to use Twitter to promote yourself and your business.

Seven Strategies to Stay Ahead of Overwhelming Social Media Change

Seven Strategies to Stay Ahead of Overwhelming Social Media Change

Not only do the social media platforms shift every day, the rules of engagement are changing constantly, too.

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

The folks at Children’s Technology Review shared with us these five top apps from their comprehensive monthly database of kid-tested reviews. The site covers everything from math and counting to reading and phonics.

5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping

5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping

Everyone loves a good bargain — and when you have a long list of people to buy gifts for this holiday season, it’ll feel even more rewarding to nab those amazing deals.

How social data is changing the way we do business

How social data is changing the way we do business

The vast global firehose of social media today, combined with the emerging big data revolution, is now helping organizations accomplish things that were previously prohibitively expensive or even impossible.