Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a tip on how to get more retweets on Twitter, a study thats that shows how Vines are shared four times more than other videos on Twitter, a look at the top 15 countries on Twitter, as ranked by growth, the top 15 social networks worldwide and some thoughts on why it pays to be yourself on Twitter.
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Are you a different person on Twitter than you are in “real life”?
Social media (and, indeed, the internet) is a glittering lure. It presents a clean slate. You can be anyone. On Twitter, or any social network, it pays to present the best version of yourself. That’s a good thing – in fact, it’s smart, and advisable, especially if you’re using Twitter in any kind of professional capacity.
But if the you that we see on our screens is completely different to the you behind it, then it’s simply a matter of time before that illusion is exposed.
How do you get more followers on Twitter?
It’s the age-old question, and while the number of followers that a profile has on Twitter is not always a true indication of status (and certainly quality), brands hoping to use the micro-blogging social network to raise awareness, drive traffic and generate sales will always be looking to proactively grow their audience.
This is particularly true for small businesses. What can and should they be doing to attract relevant followers on Twitter?
Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a look at what happens over the course of a day on the internet, 10 social media personality types, a new Twitter-based sensor for diaper changing, a study which reveals how moms are using social media and thoughts on whether social media marketing has lost its way.
Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes 6 amazing social media statistics for brands, a warning from Twitter for journalists and media organizations, a report that reveals how social media impacts shopping, a study that shows how much we value social media whilst on vacation and a look at how favoriting tweets is being used as a tool to increase follower count on Twitter.
Last week the world was rocked by a tweet issued by the official Associated Press (@AP) Twitter profile that reported that President Barack Obama had been injured after two explosions in the White House.
Except (and of course), the news was fake. There were no explosions at the White House, and President Obama had not been injured. The problem? The source, the @AP Twitter account, was real, and had been compromised by hackers, and Twitter has now warned journalists and media companies that they expect these attacks to continue.
Back in the days of yore, navigating around your personal computer often depended as much on your knowledge of keyboard shortcuts as it did your dexterity with a mouse.
For example, word processors and other document-editing software have used shortcuts such as CTRL+B (for bold) and CTRL+I (for italics) pretty much since the beginning of (their) time. And when the internet kicked off, many websites looked to incorporate these keyboard commands into their own online tools. Some added a bunch of new ones of their own, and one of the sites that loves the keyboard shortcut is Twitter.
Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a look at the different ways that men and women use social media, advice on how best to engagement social media users, a look at how images are used on Twitter, tips for protecting your Twitter profile from hackers and an overview of how businesses are using Twitter.
On the Internet, privacy and security are major concerns, especially as hacking on Twitter is more rampant than ever.
In order to protect your Twitter account from hackers – be they intentionally targeting your account, or including you in a systematic sweep – follow these five tips, below.
Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a look at the latest social media user demographics, a study which suggests 12 different types of social media personality (which one are you?), how to do a competitor analysis on Twitter (for free), a visual that asks if your business is monitoring what matters on social media and the state of B2B social media 2013.
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