Social Media articles published in July 2013
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July 30, 2013
Tweets from #IMS13 in San Francisco
IMS features enterprise CMOs, business leaders, agency executives and their teams as the conversation surrounds how to leverage digital, mobile and social media marketing.
Dick Figures: The Movie
The popular animated web series, after a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012, is finally ready to release a full-length motion picture.
July 27, 2013
The History of Social Media on a Napkin
The history of social media depicted in a Vine on a napkin
July 25, 2013
The power of visual cues and how you can harness it on your blog
If a picture is worth 1,000 words and visuals truly can evoke emotions, shouldn't you be using them on your blog?
July 24, 2013
Review: Insightpool Attempts to Demystify Twitter for Business, But Something's Missing
Insightpool sits in the middle of inbound marketing substance and fool’s gold with no middle ground between useful tool and misguided panacea.
Twitter Fakes Tweets to Promote Twitter Ads
To promote their new Twitter Ads platform, Twitter mistakenly attributed comments to users who never made the comments. Is this a true mistake or another social media company being shady?
July 21, 2013
The 7 Types of Bloggers - Are You Writing from the Right Place?
If your blog has been left by the roadside to languish, maybe it's because you were writing the wrong type of blog.
July 20, 2013
Early Childhood Education One Duck at a Time - Interview with DuckieDeck
Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget proved children learn more efficiently through play-based activities, so DuckieDeck is developing more and more of them.
July 19, 2013
Tumblr Effectively Erases "Adult" Content From Existence
Tumblr has erased anything they deem "adult" from being searched on the blogging platform. What does this mean for rape support sites? For LGBT groups? It means Tumblr has taken a lazy stance on what they consider "adult" content.
July 18, 2013
Facecrooks Tracks Social Evildoers to Keep You Safe While Sharing
As their logo says, Don't Get Crooked by the Book.
July 17, 2013
NARR8 Points the Way to a New Literacy
The StoryBuilder platform allows writers and graphic designers to upload original work and make it interactive using animation and story board features.
July 15, 2013
Do Facebook Users Want to See Viewing Statistics on Posts?
A new Stanford University study suggests Facebook users want to see how many people viewed their individual posts, while Facebook engineers say that this feature is not needed. Is this just a selfish demand from an already egotistical social media public?
July 10, 2013
Generating Traffic with Paid and Earned Media
How should paid media and earned media be working for you?
July 8, 2013
Tan, Tweet, Repeat - #EngageMexico Social Media Training in Paradise
Engage Mexico is ideal for the North and South American budding business managers seeking to get a tan, relax, and learn social media all at the same time.
July 3, 2013
Google Reader is the Latest Addition to Growing Google Graveyard
Google Reader joins a literal pile of Google products shoved into an open grave. The dirt on many is still quite fresh, and there is room for many more.
July 2, 2013
Senator Wants Government to Decide Who is a Journalist
Senator Durbin of Illinois wants to let the government decide who is a journalist or not, which makes perfect sense if you want to live in a totalitarian society bordering on a dictatorship.
July 1, 2013
With Google Reader shut down, here are your best alternatives
Google Reader was set to shut down today, leaving many content consumers who relied on RSS feeds wondering what they're going to do now.
What If Facebook Was Founded by John Lennon?
What if a man like John Lennon started Facebook? What if Google had been started by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? What if Twitter were the brainchild of John F. Kennedy?
Facebook Testing Out Chatroom Feature
Facebook is looking to compete with Google Hangouts and start their own chat-room feature. Hopefully it doesn't turn into a creepy, less private & anonymous version of Chatroulette.