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Archives: July 2013

Top Ice Cream Brands On Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

To commemorate the close of National Ice Cream Month, TrackMaven and iStrategyLabs examined the social media popularity of America’s top frozen treats brands.

The Top 10 Ice Cream Brands are:

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Twitter Transparency Report: Information, Removal, Takedown Requests All Rise, U.S. Worst Offender

First published in July 2012, Twitter has unveiled the latest edition of its bi-annual Transparency Report, which takes a closer look at requests that Twitter has received for account information, government requests for content removal and copyright notices, including any action Twitter has taken.

In the new instalment, Twitter notes that the U.S. remains far and away its biggest requester of information, and reveals that, in the past six months, they have increased the countries in which they are withholding content from two to seven. Additionally, they have un-withheld content for the first time over that same period.

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Twitticisms: Funniest Tweets Of The Week

AllTwitter’s Wednesday series Twitticisms is back, featuring the jocular jests and witty wisecracks of Twitter’s funniest.

Cue the laugh track:

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Anagramatron Bot Finds And Retweets Twitter Anagrams

Ever heard of an anagram? If you need a refresher, it’s a word, phrase, or name formed by rearranging the letters of another.

Think “dormitory: dirty room”; “Clint Eastwood: Old West action”; and “listen:silent.”

Developer Colin Rothfels noticed the frequency of unintentional anagrammatic tweets on Twitter, and developed a bot called Anagramatron that finds and retweets Twitter anagrams.

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Social Media Support: Why Customers Care About Customer Care [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that close to half of all people worldwide expect customer support from social networks?

Unfortunately, 61 percent of users feel that companies do not communicate effectively with them on social media, and more than a quarter (26.3 percent) say they have waited up to 24 hours for a response from their favourite social brands.

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Social Media Overload – How Much Information Do We Process Each Day? [INFOGRAPHIC]

You’re a user of social media, right? Have you ever given any thought to how much content you process each day?

No? Well, consider this. About two-thirds of the information that we digest on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook is text – tweets, of course, plus links to new stories, articles and so on. The rest is images, videos and music.

And it all adds up. How much? Studies have shown that your typical social media user consumes 285 pieces of content daily, which equates to an eye-opening 54,000 words, and, for the truly active, as many as 1,000 clickable links.

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The Life Of The Connected Commuter [INFOGRAPHIC]

IBM teamed up with Column Five to create an infographical look at the life of the connected commuter.

IBM’s Social Sentiment Index, which aggregates public opinion from Twitter, blogs, message forums, and other social media channels, reveals that 67% of commuters generate social media buzz about their trip to or from work.

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Outraged Farmers Take To Twitter With Anti-Panera #PluckEZChicken Campaign

In response to Panera Bread’s “EZ Chicken” Twitter campaign, which it was using to promote its antibiotic-free chicken, up-in-arms farmers have launched a Twitter counter-campaign using the hashtag #PluckEZChicken.

Here’s what’s going on.

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Twitter Hiring Financial Manager For IPO Assistance ‘When We Are Ready To Go Public’

What price a Twitter IPO? And when?

That’s the question I first asked back in May 2011 – a veritable lifetime ago in the fast-paced world of internet business – and, since then, Twitter has done pretty much everything it can to not spill the beans on if and, indeed, when the company will go public.

LinkedIn did it. Facebook did it. But Twitter? They ain’t doing it anytime soon (despite some early tells).

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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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