Posts Tagged ‘twitter’
Posted by Hallie Lickteig

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Released just under four weeks ago, Twitter’s Vine app is now the quickest growing social media apps on iOS and Android devices, allowing users to easily create and post six second video clips with the simple touch of a finger.

Fashion makers have long been on the forefront of new technologies as the early adapters and often trendsetters for popular apps and social media. Brands like Target and H&M were among the first companies in 2007 to use Facebook groups and later pages to reach out to their loyal fashion followings, and Twitter and Tumblr have become a mainstay for the fashion elite to blog, post, tweet, what have you, a throng of mid-America style addicts.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

SocialDot, a new app, lets you connect with people in your physical proximity. 

With social networks wrestling for the top position, there seems to be little space for smaller companies who are literally focusing on a feature of two from Facebook, Twitter, or other social network. However, for an app with something different, more importantly, something refreshingly new and useful, there’s always potential users. SocialDot, a new way of connecting and communicating, fits the recipe.

 
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Posted by Ann Smarty

If you’re mistrustful of the things coming across your web browser each day, you may be a cyber skeptic. A delve into cyber skepticism –the good, bad and ugly.

Social networking has done many things. It has opened up a more direct form of communication that lets us meet others who are large distances away. It has also provided a place for people to connect based on interests, passions or lifestyle. It has increased the amount of time we spend online and through mobile devices, we are now constantly connected. It has also created a bit of a gap when it comes to reality.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Facebook and other social networks are finding it hard to fight off increased mobile usage and some pundits are even suggesting that social networks are dying. Based on stats, however, social media platforms do not seem to be going anywhere. For instance, we have reports on the increase in the number of social media users and even tweets on Twitter; we also have reports that clearly indicate an ever-increasing population on Facebook. We know for sure that 15% of adults on the internet use Twitter, and the number is even higher for Facebook. So how could social networks possibly die?

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Your Tweet history will soon be available for download; Twitter is working on a tool that will let you download your tweet history, all in a single file.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Once upon a time paper resumes were submitted when applying for a job. With Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Tumblr, you don’t need old-fashioned resumes any more.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

“Tweet, tweet.” The cliché is true –birds of a feather flock together. The same is true of a Twitter following. Which means, if you want to attract a certain audience, you have to be mindful of what that audience will find interest in. Below is a list of 10 Twitter profile tips to remember when creating your Twitter profile and posts, for maximum Twitter prowess

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Tech pundits proclaim the ‘death of email’ as email usage continues to decline. Facebook changes email on timelines. Does it want to be your email provider too?

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Fox News LIVE (live.foxnews.com) with Adam Housley (@AdamHousley)

SheBytes founder Renee Schmidt on Fox News LIVE. Tech Take on SCOTUS and Obamacare trending on Twitter. Discussion on the Facebook email conundrum, subscribe feature. Has Facebook gone too far? Tech headlines making news this week (read more here).

June 28th, 2012 – 2:15PM EST Segment

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Is social media as reliable as the mainstream media for news? It’s hard to say if news on social media can be trusted, but it is surely an effective complement to mainstream media.

It was a software consultant who first tweeted about the events leading up to Osama Bin Ladin’s capture and death. Sohaib Athar (@ReallyVirtual) tweeted that “extraordinary choppers” were in his area of Pakistan. He didn’t know at the time that it was a U.S. operation to capture Bin Ladin. Because of his tweets, several mainstream media outlets followed up on the story and found that Osama had been captured and was dead. Before long, the entire internet was abuzz with the Osama news gone viral.

Similarly, is the story of  Neda Soltan, an Iranian woman shot in broad daylight during one of the Iranian protests. A video of the travesty surfaced on the Internet, later spreading like wildfire via social media.

 
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