This morning, Twitter rolled out extensive metrics and analytics for the performance of your tweets. The information can be found on the Ads dashboard, and looks designed to get more people (including individuals) aware of and using the Twitter Ads platform.
With over 500 million registered users, over 200 million active users and with 340,000,000 tweets sent a day it can be easy for anyone to get lost in Twitter activity. So how do you make sense of all the Twitter noise?
Building your brand on Twitter is an important step for any company looking to create their digital presence. Here are six tips from Entrepreneur about how to make the most of your brand's Twitter experience.
Several weeks ago, Twitter launched its new stand-alone video sharing app, Vine. Unlike traditional videos that can be created using apps like Viddy or Socialcam, Vine allows users to capture six seconds of looping, automatically-edited video on their iPhone. The results often look like animated GIFs, which are experiencing a resurgence in popularity, and can be shared with friends across Twitter and Facebook.
I have a serious problem with social media. Those of my friends who don’t understand my obsession with hashtag conversations on Twitter and web-celeb Facebook pages (George Takei, anyone?)...
If you’re like most Austinites, you spent the last week recuperating from the 10-day South by Southwest festivities. But if you’re like me, you also spent the last week getting over the VEVO Fiasco of 2011. What started out as a seemingly flawless social media campaign completely crumbled in a matter of days. If you missed any of the madness on Twitter, the VEVO meltdown went a little like this:
Social media can be an engager, an adviser, an awareness raiser. It can build connections. Sometimes, it can burn bridges-- how many apologies have we seen for ill-received Twitter rants? But there is no doubt that social media, if used correctly can, and should, play an important role in your company. How do we know? Let’s take a look at how one of the big guns is utilizing social networks in its marketing campaigns.
As more and more communication occurs online, the social web has erupted as a place to speak your mind, keep up with old friends, and stay connected with the entire world, all in real-time. But in today’s world of status updates, retweets, and message streams, it is difficult to distinguish the relevancy from all the buzz, much less to stay engaged in significant conversations.
On Tuesday, Google announced their newest innovation for the social web: Google Buzz. In an attempt to organize all your social information on the web into one place, Google Buzz is built right into Gmail as a new way to start conversations with your current friends – and you don’t have to start your “friend-stable” from scratch. You are automatically set up to “follow” the people you email often and Buzz comes equipped with a more enhanced sharing experience via photos, videos and links. More in-depth rambling after the jump.
Mark Cuban responded to the lack of 'tweeting' by NBA officials on their whistles with some of his own. The notorious Dallas Mavericks owner has been fined $25,000 for recent comments he posted on the social micro-blogging site, Twitter. The NBA’s true maverick, Cuban made the posts to voice his outrage at the league’s officiating in Dallas’ friday night loss to the Denver Nuggets. The topic of Cuban’s “tweets” specifically referred to a call concerning Nuggets player J.R. Smith and Mavs player Antoine Wright.
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