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Multilingual? Help Translate Twitter Into One Of 48 Languages

Multilingual? Help Translate Twitter Into One Of 48 Languages

Did you know only 34% of tweets across the Twitterverse are in English?

Volunteers around the world help translate Twitter into nearly 50 languages from Afrikaans, Albanian, and Arabic to Urdu, Vietnamese, and Welsh.

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Demographics Pro Releases Free HootSuite App For Detailed Follower Analytics

Demographics Pro Releases Free HootSuite App

Demographics Pro is now available as a free HootSuite app, offering audience and demo insights directly in your dashboard.

Demographics Pro is basically the Twitter equivalent of Nielsen ratings, analyzing your followers’ gender, age, marital status, income, occupation, race, religion, language, likes and interests, location by country/state/city, and brand affiliation. And now it’s available for free through HootSuite.

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Find Out How Many Of Your Twitter Followers Are Real With TwitterAudit

Find Out How Many Of Your Twitter Followers Are Real With TwitterAudit

How many of your Twitter followers are real?

Up to 5% of Twitter users are fake bot accounts, so there’s a good chance a few of them are following you.

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Buffer For Business: Powerful Analytics, Team Collaboration And Data Exporting For Twitter

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Buffer has long been known as a powerful Twitter scheduling tool that combines an easy-to-use interface and powerful analytics. Now it’s taking it up a notch by introducing Buffer for Business – a tool that might just have rivals like HootSuite and TweetDeck shaking in their boots.

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Why Curating, Sharing And Crowdsourcing Twitter Lists Is So Awesome

Why Curating, Sharing And Crowdsourcing Twitter Lists Is So Awesome

Do you use lists on Twitter?

They’re one of the most useful and – in this author’s humble opinion – underused aspects of Twitter for both businesses and individuals.

Lists make it easier to keep tabs on certain groups of people, handle information overload with confidence, and network more effectively. And there’s a new tool on the market that takes lists to the next level – letting users create, share and crowdsource lists.

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Chrome Extension “Rather” Lets You Filter Out And Replace Any Words On Twitter

Chrome Extension "Rather" Lets You Filter Out And Replace Any Words On Twitter

Tired of the inspirational quotes on Twitter? Miley overload? Kanye overkill?

Check out Chrome’s browser extension Rather, which lets you scan Facebook and Twitter for mentions of words or phrases you don’t care to hear about, and replace them with something else of your choosing.

Here’s how it works.

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Attention Students: Tweet2Cite Makes Referencing Tweets In Your Papers Easy

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The academic world has had to contend with a slew of new “acceptable” citation formats in recent years, spanning web pages, ebooks, and (more recently), tweets.

The Modern Language Association (MLA), one of the most commonly used guides for citations in academic papers, has a section describing exactly how to cite tweets in its official handbook, and the American Psychological Association (APA) is also accepting tweets as references.

But students, never fear: you don’t have to manually copy+paste all of the required Twitter info into the bottom of your paper. There’s an app that’ll do it for you.

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twXplorer Does Twitter Search Better Than Twitter

twXplorer Does Twitter Search Better Than Twitter With over 170 billion total tweets and more than 1.6 billion search queries per day, Twitter is an information powerhouse. But the real trick for most users is not getting at information… it’s getting at the right information.

Twitter itself has a basic search function, as well as an advanced search function. Both of these are great ways to find relevant information and new accounts to follow… but they’re not perfect.

A new tool released by Northwestern University’s Knight Lab called twXplorer is a visually-pleasing, informationally-relevant Twitter search tool that might actually do Twitter search better than Twitter itself.

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Addvocate Turns Employees Into Social Brand Amplifiers

One of the most efficient and fastest ways to spread your brand’s message is by empowering the employees who work for or alongside you.

Luckily, there’s a tool that facilitates that in-house brand advocacy so you can expedite the process of encouraging employees to tweet and post about your company. It’s called Addvocate.

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LeadSift Launches Robust Cloud-Based Social Media Lead Generation Software

Canada-based startup LeadSift might just have solved the “signal out of noise” social media problem.

The company has, as of today, launched potentially game-changing lead generation software that any business with a social media presence (which should be 100%) is going to want take a look at.

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