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Twitter tips – to tweet or not to tweet explained

Twitter tips – to tweet or not to tweet explained

Technology
Twitter is a social media gateway that asks the question: What are you doing now? Users can answer and hear their friends’ answer in the real-time feed. Listening and Relationship Building is What Builds Your Brand on Twitter Sharing important information on Twitter and other social media networks does not mean you have to give away your trade secrets. However, you can share an interesting blog article written by you or someone else, share a link to an interesting video, upcoming event or webinar to use the law of attraction. The act of giving can be very rewarding – just exert caution and discretion in not giving-away everything. Twitter can also be a resource to find out what people are saying about you or your business - including your clients/customers. Acknowledging complaints o...
Why Online Social Networks Reject Spam, Embrace Authenticity

Why Online Social Networks Reject Spam, Embrace Authenticity

Advertising
Unfortunately, spammers have been observed trying to invade social media, and while they have certainly succeeded in proliferating their messages, it is becoming quite clear that their actual end result – to complete a transaction – is failing horribly. Spam is visible almost everywhere in online social networking websites, from Facebook to Twitter, and other platforms, but it is being seen as significantly less effective than on other online marketing platforms. Why is this? Given that social media tends to follow the same interaction patterns as email – message and response, and simple interaction – it would be easy to think that spam would convert in the same fashion. While email marketing spam has a low conversion rate – well below 1% when mass-emailed – it still does convert. T...
How To Choose Profile Photo For Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

How To Choose Profile Photo For Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

Lifestyle
You always want to choose the most flattering photos for your profile on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other social networking platforms as most of our lives these days are spent online, whether it is finding a job for yourself, or finding a good pal, or seeking romance. However, having the right profile photo may sometime be very critical considering first impressions really count. Psychologists say it is a trend now people select more flattering photos for the profile. Experts say the key events in our social, professional as well as romantic lives unfold on the internet. It is very true as a survey finds one-third of employers now search online to collect information about the potential candidate who have applied for a job in the company. It is also found ha...
What Will Twitter Be Like In 100 Years?

What Will Twitter Be Like In 100 Years?

Technology
It would be great to have a looking glass to see into the future. As a result of the rapid changes in what normal day to day activities are, a looking glass might be only way to know what the future holds. Most people would probably use it win multi-million dollar online gambling jackpots at online casinos than see what will Twitter be like in 100 years? But we are going to look into the future and attempt to see 100 years ahead. Before you know where you are going you need to know where you have been is a common saying. So we are going to start with the past. A 100 years ago only the very privileged could afford instant communication. This was in the form fixed telephones. Now Africa one of the poorest region in the world has a mobile penetration rate that is above 50%. Less than 3...
Twitter Adds Group Messaging, Native Video Features

Twitter Adds Group Messaging, Native Video Features

Technology
Twitter is looking ahead to attract more users and for this it has added two new features. The platform now offers group private messaging and native video too, which has been for long been in demand by users. The mobile video camera feature enables users to take up to 30 seconds of video natively from within the app and then include it in the tweet. With this now users don't need to upload a video on YouTube and then link it in the tweet. Also, no need to use vine for a six-second video. In the private group messaging feature users can send direct messages to a group and don't need to follow any one in the group of up to twenty people. To enable the group chat first sending invitation is required and those members are notified by Twitter. Once the group is created, sending pr...