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The BBC Is The Most Popular UK News Outlet On Twitter [STUDY]

The BBC Is The Most Popular UK News Outlet On Twitter [STUDY]

Where do you get your news? If you answered the BBC, you’re not alone – a new study shows that content from the BBC was shared over 4.2 million times by Twitter users in the UK.

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Friends, Family Have Far More Social Clout Than Obama, Celebrities, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

A lot has been written about the importance of influence in social media, with platforms such as Klout, Kred and Peerindex each competing to rank the folks with the most impressive level of swagger across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the other major social platforms.

President Barack Obama is generally accepted as the individual person with the most online swing, and a recent poll supported that view, with 50 percent of respondents rating the President as the most influential person in social media, ahead of Justin Bieber (38 percent) and Lady Gaga (35 percent).

But even the President’s numbers pale into comparison to the people closest to us, with 95 percent of respondents citing friends as their most trusted social influencers.

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Your Social Media Influence Can Help You Land (Or Lose) A Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that nine in ten companies mine online profiles before hiring, and almost half (43 percent) say that they find higher quality candidates this way?

Indeed, recruiters can spend as little as six seconds on the average resume. After that, 92 percent check the candidate’s LinkedIn profile, 66 percent check their Facebook page and more than half (52 percent) vet them on Twitter.

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Win A 2012 Ford Fiesta (And Amazing Personalised 3D Printed Twitter Cars) With PeerIndex

PeerIndex, the London-based company whose platform measures social interactions across the web to better understand online influence, have partnered with Ford Europe to offer an incredible new PeerPerk – a chance to win a 2012 Ford Fiesta, plus a money-can’t-buy 3D printing of the car with your Twitter handle emblazoned on the side.

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Do You Recognise This Man? (You Should – He’s The Most Influential Person On Twitter)

The quantification of influence within the social space is a hot topic, and a potential goldmine for the development team that properly cracks it.

Platforms such as Klout and PeerIndex have given it a good shot, but they’re far from perfect. Part of the problem is nobody can really answer what appears to be a simple question, but is actually incredibly complex. Namely: what is influence?

New York Times magazine The 6th Floor have worked with Twitter analytics website Twitalyzer to study this question, and the results are both surprising and interesting.

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5 Tools to Measure your Twitter Influence

Counting followers on Twitter is like counting pennies – sure, they’ll add up, but how much are they really worth? Follower count doesn’t mean much unless it’s attached to other stats about how influential you are on Twitter, like how often you’re retweeted or replied to. As any Twitter veteran will tell you, influence is a much better measurement of your Twitter effectiveness than follower count – and we’ve got 5 of the best tools to measure your Twitter influence for you.
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100 Most Influential UK Journalists on Twitter

There’s more than just Klout for measuring Twitter influence: PeerIndex has used its own measurements to come up with a list of the UK’s top journalists on Twitter.
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