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Facebook Adds New ‘Selling’ Features In Groups

  Are you selling items online? If so, Facebook has a new connection solution with your buyers! Recently, Facebook announced a new feature which allows users to buy and sell things directly via Facebook Groups. The new feature adds an option of a ‘sell’ button in addition to the existing ‘post’ button inside of Groups. This gives space for a…

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71% check Social Media sites during office meetings, says study

  Study Shows Majority of Office Workers Check Social Media While in Meetings, How Often Do You? According to a survey recently conducted by LondonOffices.com, 71 percent of 1,000 office workers polled admitted to looking at social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram on their phones during work meetings.   Twitter was the favored app for checking up…

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Out of the Twitter Thinking

What would you do if you were Dick Costolo, CEO of a public company (Twitter) with just about 300 million users? Unfortunately, laying on a beach in the Bahamas with a cocktail is not an option.   On one hand you have a commitment to all of your legendary micro-blogging/news aggregator website users, therefore you need to keep your website…

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Twitter Introduces Video, Group Messaging

  The day all of us “Twitter Birds” have been waiting for has finally arrived! In a recent USA Today report, Twitter has announced the release of two new features in hopes of making the app for engaging and exciting for users.   What are these two new features you may ask? Twitter has implemented both private group messaging and…

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A Little Twitter Birdie Has its Eye on India

  The Twitter bird has been making its rounds around the world lately. In a recent Re/code article, Twitter acquired messaging startup ZipDial to expand into the India marketplace.   On January 20, 2015 ZipDial announced this huge acquisition saying, “This is a huge achievement for the entire ZipDial team, and an opportunity to reflect on everything we’ve accomplished since…

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Facebook to Help a Business Near You

You may hear your phone buzzing more in the near future and it won’t be a phone call or a text message – it might just be an advertisement. Social media giant, Facebook, announced their new advertising tool to help grow awareness for local businesses. The new tool called local awareness ads is designed to help the businesses target customers…

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Social Media’s the New Norm for Companies

Ever wonder why all these companies have a Facebook page? It seems like everyone and their grandma is now on some form of social media. In an article by LKR Social Media, they reported that social media marketing company Spredfast, asked consulting firm Forrester Consulting to look at some of the biggest companies in the world and see what they…

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Twitter VS The Government

We have all heard the phrase “big brother is watching”. Now some companies are fighting back and want the public to know who’s looking at their information. A recent post by Recode discussed how social media giant Twitter is suing the United States government because they are violating Twitter’s free speech. Twitter wrote on their blog, “Our ability to speak…

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MoPub Helps Twitter To Get Mobile Ads Right

We recently posted about Twitter’s Q2, 2014 report – and of course, the revealed revenue of $312 million caught analysts by complete surprise.   The most interesting and perhaps predictable fact was that $277 of the $312 million were generated thanks to advertising. Of that $277 million generated for advertising, 81% was generated via mobile ads.   In February 2013,…