Twitter Proposal Brings Texans Cheerleader To Prom

Mike Ramirez is a high school football player who spent most of his time on the bench last season and works part-time at a local McDonalds. Caitlyn is a Texans cheerleader whose life is devoted to intense workouts, coaching tumbling classes and studying …
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Facebook Must Again Face User Fraud Claims Over Data

Facebook Inc. (FB) must again face users’ fraud claims over the alleged disclosure of their online activities while an appeals court spared the company from allegations it and Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) violated privacy laws. The U.S. Court of Appeals in San …
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7 Social Media Perdition For 2014


The world of social media moves fast, and to be successful in the industry you need to be ahead of the curve. Magic Logix compiled some predictions for the direction of social media in 2014.

Magic Logix believes that 2014 will be a big year for micro video content, and the rising popularity of platforms like Vine reinforce that belief. Aside from the importance of video content, it seems this year will also be a big one for new strategies in marketing, with more and more native ads starting to appear on social media platforms and more employees actively utilizing their company’s social media.

Take a look at the rest of their predictions below:

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Seek Out Customers With These Social Media Marketing Tips

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Social media is the latest approach for people wanting to communicate with each other on the Internet. It is also a great way to promote a product, service, or website you have for your business. Using social media to market your business allows you to reach millions of customers who would be otherwise inaccessible. Check out the tips below for great ideas for marketing through social media.
Whether you’re creating content to post on a blog, a tweet, Facebook or coming up with interesting titles, it is important you come up with something catchy that people will remember you by. When titles and headlines hook readers, you are going to notice people go where you ask them.

It Is Particularly Important That You Respond To Negative Reviews And Comments.

Allow people to post the material that you post for social media sites. For instance, that “Retweet” feature is a great one to have. Your followers can then share your blog update with their own Twitter followers quite easily. This allows your followers to advertise for you without any extra monetary cost to you.
Until you have a better grip on what social media marketing works for your company, you might have to borrow some ideas. You need to find out how your competition works in the field of social media marketing, then you should copy it for a while, so you can find out what makes you and the people you service successful. Search for your competitors’ social media web pages, so you can evaluate their content, including the types of sales and promotions they offer.
A store-front that is user-friendly can be made using social media marketing. Along with your personal website, you can also make a Facebook store. People that use Facebook heavily, can browse the site and make purchases without ever logging off of Facebook. That way, you don’t even need to lure buyers to your site–they can remain on Facebook if they would rather remain there.

Until You Have A Better Grip On What Social Media Marketing Works For Your Company, You Might Have To Borrow Some Ideas.

Make sure your posts aren’t condescending or give the reader the impression you are too cocky. Regardless of how big your business is, your subscribers will generate a backlash against you if your content comes across as bragging and cocky. Do not make yourself seem more prominent than your customers or followers. If it weren’t for them, you would be out of business.
It’s important to respond to customer comments, complaints and reviews on social media sites as soon as possible. Keep your responses brief, professional and helpful, but respond as soon as you can so you’ll get a good reputation. This can make a difference in the social marketing campaign in whether it fails or is a success. It is particularly important that you respond to negative reviews and comments. Ignoring such posts could negatively impact your reputation. Conversely, if you respond quickly and appropriately, you can turn a bad situation into a good one.
Social media marketing is among the most effective strategies that your business can utilize in today’s world. Follow these tips and become comfortable with social media. The effort you put into marketing will produce good results and it will make you want to market on more sites. Utilizing social media is an exceptionally effective way to bring success to your business.

Trick Or Tweet: Top Trending Halloween Costumes On Twitter

The only thing haunting Miley Cyrus this year is her shocking MTV VMAs performance. When the former doe-eyed Disney star took to the stage at this year’s awards show in a teddy bear corset and, later on, latex lingerie, parents shielded their childrens’ eyes from her racy outfit and risqué dance moves and prayed their kids would never go out dressed, or rather undressed, that way. For better or worse, Digimind Social has found that Miley’s VMAs costume is by far the most popular choice for Halloween this year among the top 10 trending costumes, taking 48% of all Twitter mentions.

In second place was the classic Batman costume with 17% of the mentions, closely followed by the fox from Ylvis’ hit song at 14%, and Minion and Minecraft themed costumes at 12% and 9% respectively. Twitter saw a surge in mentions for these top 5 costumes on October 27th, probably sparked by the last minute rush to find an outfit before shops ran out. Hopefully the less popular but still trending costumes like Daenerys from Game of Thrones, a member of the Duck Dynasty family, or a 1920s style flapper à la Great Gatsby will still be available.

Either way, we fully expect Digimind Social’s new Instagram and Pinterest monitoring features to be buzzing with excitement tomorrow, as users upload their best Halloween photos from tonight’s Trick or Treat.

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Twitter Adds “mute” Feature So Users Can Tune Out Over-sharers

The next time you want to ignore your favorite celebrity’s nonsensical rants or an annoying, over-sharing friend on Twitter, you can choose to “mute” them. Twitter announced the addition of a mute feature on its website, as well as Android and iPhone apps …
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