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Archives: October 2013

LinkedIn Clocks In At 29 Million More Active Users Than Twitter [STATS]

LinkedIn Clocks In At 29 Million More Active Users Than Twitter [STATS]

LinkedIn’s third quarter earnings results reveal that the professional networking site has 259 million monthly active users, up from 238 million in the previous quarter, reports Mashable.

That means LinkedIn has at least 29 million more users than Twitter, which has 230 million active users according to its updated S-1, up from 218 million at the end of June 2013.

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How To Keep Up With The 2013-2014 NBA Season On Twitter

How To Keep Up With The 2013-2014 NBA Season On Twitter

The 68th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) kicked off last night with Magic-Pacers, Clippers-Lakers, and Bulls-Heat matchups.

If you take your pro sports with a side of Twitter, you were probably following the #OpeningNight trending hashtag.

But there’s a lot more where that came from. For the lowdown on how to keep up with the 2013-2014 NBA season, keep reading.

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New From Twitter: More Visual Tweets, Putting Your Content ‘Front And Center’

New From Twitter: More Visual Tweets, Putting Your Content 'Front And Center'

Twitter has introduced more visual tweets into Timelines on Twitter.com and official Twitter clients, pushing previews of Twitter images (those shared on pic.twitter.com) and Vine videos “front and center” within tweets.

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President Obama Has His Twitter And Facebook Links Hacked

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President Obama’s link shortener service was hijacked by a Syrian hacker squad Monday night. The hack caused President Obama’s Twitter and Facebook pages to redirect links originally meant for Obama’s website to instead point to a Syrian revolutionary propaganda video. The video highlights the Syrian Electronic Army, a group supporting the Assad regime in Syria.

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Pinterest, Twitter Chasing Facebook For Share Of Social Visits To Retail Websites [STUDY]

Pinterest, Twitter Chasing Facebook For Share Of Social Visits To Retail Websites [STUDY]

Adobe has released its first annual Social Media Intelligence report, which examines paid, earned and owned social media trends across the top platforms.

The study has a wealth of data, but particularly of note for brand marketers is how the main channels divvy up the share of referral traffic to retail websites. As you would imagine, Facebook still dominates overall in percentage of visitors, but its position is on the decline. And it’s Pinterest and Twitter that are gobbling up the spoils.

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More Twitter Trending Topics Start In Seattle Than Any Other City [STUDY]

More Twitter Trending Topics Start In Seattle Than Any Other City [STUDY]

A new study has revealed that more trending topics originate on Seattle than any other U.S. city, and by quite some margin.

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The 20 Most Retweetable Words

The 20 Most Retweetable Words

You might want to bookmark this post.

HubSpot’s Dan Zarrella has assembled a list of the 20 Most Retweetable Words based on his research into the key characteristics of highly-retweetable content.

To compose the list, Zarrella examined the top 10,000 (out of 158,000+ total) most retweeted tweets in his “ReTweet Mapping” database, which you can check out here. He then broke down the most common words and phrases in these highly retweeted posts and “cherry picked through the list (ignoring very common words)” to uncover the top 20 retweetable words or phrases.

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Buffer Security Breach Resolved, But All Users Must Reconnect Their Twitter Accounts

Buffer Security Breach Resolved, But All Users Must Reconnect Their Twitter Accounts

You’ve likely heard about Buffer’s hacking incident this past weekend, during which a security breach caused 30,000 Buffer users who had a Facebook page connected (6.3% of Buffer users on Facebook) to have spam posted on their behalf to their followers, and affected a considerable amount of Buffer Twitter users as well.

The Buffer team has now determined the method which left their data vulnerable, and locked and secured it against future hacking. But all Buffers users who have their Twitter account connected to their Buffer profile must take the following step in order to continue using Buffer.

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Thinking Of Using A Hashtag On Twitter? 4 Quick Tips To Maximise ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

Thinking Of Using A Hashtag On Twitter? 4 Quick Tips To Maximise ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hashtags are everywhere, and it seems you can’t go more than a moment without seeing one plastered over a billboard, shining brightly out from the footer of a magazine advertisement or beaming pride of place on a primetime television show. But if you want to maximise the effectiveness of these simple but powerful marketing tools, there’s a couple of things that you need to remember.

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Starbucks Wants You To Buy Your Friend A Coffee With A Tweet

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These days you barely have to leave the house to shop. You can order your groceries, your supplies, your furniture and even your clothes online. With services like Amazon’s same-day shipping you barely even have to wait. However, if you’re looking for that venti espresso, you still have to leave the house to trek down to your closest Starbucks.

To further entice you to make the real-world trip, Starbucks has introduced a new service that allows you to buy your friend a coffee through Twitter. In only a few steps you’ll be able to publicly gift a friend with a gift certificate to Starbucks. It’s the easiest way to invite someone out to coffee!

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