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Archives: June 2012

Teen Takes On Twitter Bullies

We told you about how Twitter is planning to fight back against hate speech – and today we see that author JK Rowling is helping fans cope with bullying as well, but what about the rest of us? What about you?

That’s a question Matt Shankles asked himself after being a witness to and victim of bullying and the answer for him was pretty clear: do something. And we think you’ll like what he did.
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Breaking: Tweets No Longer Posting On LinkedIn

Do you post your tweets on LinkedIn? Well, not anymore you don’t.

LinkedIn just announced that starting today, regardless of whether you sync all of your tweets with the professional networking behemoth or only those designated with the #in hashtag, you will no longer be able to share your 140 character posts.

Why? Good question.
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Social Media Jobs: Big Viking Games, Klip, International Development Group

This week, Big Viking Games is hiring a game designer, while Klip needs a director of PR and marketing. International Development Group is seeking a market analyst, and ReachLocal is looking for a sales executive. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.

Find more great social media jobs on our job board. Looking to hire? Tap into our network of talented AllTwitter pros and post a risk-free job listing. For real-time openings and employment news, follow @MBJobPost.

Can Twitter Help This Couple Adopt A Baby?

If you’re someone looking to adopt a child or know someone who is, take note, because this is a great idea.

And even if you’re not interested in adoption in any way, please check this out and share this couple’s adoption profile. Consider it your good deed of the day.
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Want A Million Twitter Followers? Win Them By Following This Account

As we’ve discussed in the past, having tons of Twitter followers shouldn’t be your only goal. Still, we wouldn’t fault you if you’ve dreamed of joining the ranks of Justin Bieber and President Obama in the million+ club.

An advertising firm has created a way for you to bump up your 135 follower count all the way to one million followers. And all you’ve got to do is follow a single account.
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Twitter Mobile Ads Give “Staggering” Results, Says Advertiser [REPORT]

Earlier this month Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo reported that Twitter’s mobile advertising had surpassed its non-mobile revenue stream for the first time. Now, that’s become a regular occurrence, with the majority of ad revenue coming from their mobile platform on most days, reports The Wall Street Journal.

And for one advertiser, those mobile ads have generated “staggering” results.

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How Does Klout Work? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you a fan of Klout?

Perhaps, like me, you’re a skeptic. Perhaps you’ve heard of Klout, but don’t really know how it works. Perhaps you use Klout, but don’t know much about it. Perhaps you want to use Klout, need more information, but are trapped under something heavy.

Boy, have we got the infographic for you.

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HootSuite Adds New Services To App Directory

Adding to the many offerings already available in its App Directory, including Youtube, Tumblr and Flickr, HootSuite now offers four new integrated services:

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Are Twitter Users Targeting Conservatives?

We all know politics can be nasty business, but some folks are claiming their opponents have taken things to a whole new low: restricting freedom of speech.

And they claim they’re doing this on Twitter.
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Susan Orlean: LitFest Speaker and Twitterati

Some people just ‘get’ Twitter – and Susan Orlean is one of them. No, she isn’t offering a “how to tweet” class (that we’re aware of), though she will be a keynote speaker at our upcoming literary festival (more on that in a bit).

So if you’re a writer or new to Twitter (or both), you’ll want to check out this post.
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