Archive for June, 2012

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Oh Behave! Who’s Worse: Teens or Adults? [Infographic]

  As one would expect, teens are more likely to be harsh and rude with their social contacts online just as in real life. Adults however still have some tendencies to act like kids when it comes to behaving.

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Attention to the Details

  Running ads on YouTube to promote your video is nothing new. Neither is paying attention to details. I ran across this ad on YouTube. Interested I clicked.   What I got was a video that gave me zero value. Some of the comments showed that posting a video about what is in the food is not a great idea
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Sort Your Facebook Page Admins

Managing your Facebook page also entails managing those who work on it. When you add someone, you can assign them one of five different roles, however Facebook does a poor job with letting you know what each is. You have to assign each different role to find out what each is, but of course you can’t really get a handle
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For Those About to Blog – We Salute You

Social Media Examiner posted a new article today about blogging entitled “4 Ways to Create Content That Sells”. I found this to be a great read and the link is below, so I will not labour the point and go through it point by point, however there is one part of the article that stands out to me. The article
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Tablet Users Skew Older and Towards Upper Income Households

Today’s post comes directly from the comScore Data Mine. A free newsletter from metrics big wig comScore. “A demographic analysis of U.S. tablet users found that the heaviest audience concentration was between the ages of 25-44, accounting for 45.8 percent of users. Compared to smartphone owners, tablet users were 28 percent more likely to be in the 65 and older
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Social Media is not a Quiet Playground

On Sunday, June 3, 2012, the Montreal Gazette published a story about internationally sought and alleged killer Luka Magnotta. The kicker was that the picture that accompanied the article was from Magnotta’s Facebook page and featured him holding a Labatt beer in a very visible manner. Labatt took offence to the photo and referred to it as being “highly denigrating”
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Study: Digital Magazine Ad Engagement

Digital Ad Engagement: Perceived Interactivity as a Driver of Advertising Effectiveness, a study by  Alex Wang, Ph.D. of the University of Connecticut (Stamford) explores use of interactive approaches as a way to increase efficacy of digital magazine advertising. These ads employ technology to deliver expandable, rollover, transitional, and over-the-page and games to the reader. We say reader in this case
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Instagram 1. PicPlz 0.

Since loosing out to photo filter service Instagram, PicPlz is shutting down on July 3rd. Best you get your pics beforehand if you use it, Though I don’t know many that do. PicPlz has posted the following on their website a picplz.com: On July 3, 2012, picplz will shut down permanently and all photos and data will be deleted. We
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Ping.fm Closure Affects Hootsuite

Ping.fm has recently announced that they will be discontinuing service in mid-June 2012. As you might have heard, we are about to close Ping.fm. We’ve built its successor, Seesmic Ping, which is more reliable, stable and robust, providing more features and focusing on the most popular services. Because of that, Hootsuite announced that they will be removing Ping.fm (part of
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