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How Twitter users can work together to defuse social tensions
Phys.Org
A report co-authored by a researcher from the University of Leicester has found that social media sites such as Twitter can be useful in keeping the peace and defusing tensions during times of social unrest.

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Posted today (15 hours ago)
With over 280 million active users, Twitter is arguably the second largest social networking platform. A couple of Italian researchers have claimed that around 20 million of these accounts are fake, but that still leaves a user base that is compelling, if only for the size alone. Let’s take a closer look at Twitter and explore some of the reasons why your brand should be tweeting.
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Posted today (15 hours ago)
With so many amazing social media experts under one roof at Social Media Marketing World, it’s almost impossible NOT to come home with a pages full of tips, notes, and suggestions for your brand. As usual, my main note-taking device was Twitter, so here’s a list of my top 5 learnings curated from my hundreds of tweets over two action-packed days.
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Posted today (15 hours ago)
Once Twitter started taking off back in 2009 and 2010, there was a lot of speculation about how their platform would affect Google. Over the years, speculation has ranged from tweets becoming a leading SEO factor to Google actually buying the company.
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Buffalo Business First (blog)

Mower adds Labatt USA social media work to ad account
Buffalo Business First (blog)
The Buffalo office of the Syracuse-based agency will manage Labatt's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
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Posted on Mar 29, 2015 (2 days ago)
Test your outlets and your audience’s engagement when you begin to use hashtags. Maybe your audience loves hashtags on Facebook but doesn’t engage with you on Twitter when you use them?
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Posted on Mar 29, 2015 (2 days ago)
It's time to grab the popcorn, because the App Wars have begun: yesterday, Twitter’s Periscope app hit the Apple store. To put it gently, the app has many things that Meerkat only “hints” at having in the future.
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Source:   HR Blog Digest
Posted on Mar 29, 2015 (2 days ago)
A few years ago the majority of brands concerned themselves with only a handful of social networks. Now, the likes of Instagram, Vine, Pinterest and Snapchat have joined the powerhouses that are Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn and established themselves as important marketing channels. But with so many channels available, which ones should we be using and how can we optimize our messaging to maximize impact?
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Posted on Mar 26, 2015 (4 days ago)
Join us this Friday at 2PM EST on Twitter for a tweetchat about Meerkat. We'll be using the hashtag #MeerkatChat, and I'll be tweeting from my handle, @robincarey. Read on for some background.
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Posted on Mar 24, 2015 (6 days ago)
By now many of you may have heard of Meerkat, the darling of the SXSW annual digital and music conference held in Austin. Meerkat is a live video broadcasting platform that uses Twitter to connect brands with their followers.
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Posted on Mar 23, 2015 (7 days ago)
Twitter is an awesome tool that can help you generate more followers, and bring in more clicks and eventual revenue for your business. Let’s take a look at what can really help your Twitter account out, getting more engagement and clicks!
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Posted on Mar 23, 2015 (7 days ago)
Successful personal branding and job search requires both social media and physical networking. This blog post offers strategic suggestions for the convergence or grounding of these networking efforts when using Twitter. Sometimes I worry about my marketing students. Yes, many are strategically active on social media, and continue to learn.
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Posted on Mar 23, 2015 (7 days ago)
Is it just me or is social media getting progressively more, well, social? You’ve got Instagram for sharing pics, Snapchat for pics and vids, and now Meerkat for live video streaming. For those of you scratching your head, Meerkat is a live video streaming app that has made quite a splash on Twitter in recent weeks and, more importantly, may represent the next stage in the evolution of social media.
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Posted on Mar 23, 2015 (7 days ago)
Twitter is a marketers platform. Succinct and purposeful (at least it should be to be successful on the platform) Twitter can be a tool to perfect a marketers communication skills. Hence why this study, which analyzed the Twitter messaging of 1,034 CMOs in B2B and B2C sectors, is a good bit of data to look at and process. The analysis focuses on more than 131,000 messages sent to figure out how CMOs engage with people, their brands and influencers.
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Posted on Mar 23, 2015 (8 days ago)

Business 2 Community

The pitfalls of social media
The Medium
Canada's social media consumption is the highest in the world. In 2014, it was reported that 82% of our population is plugged into social networking websites
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Posted on Mar 22, 2015 (8 days ago)

Hurriyet Daily News

Zak Witus: Why we enjoy social media
The Michigan Daily
Through these two complementary cyber processes, the social media platform, along with
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Posted on Mar 22, 2015 (8 days ago)
Recently, a little unknown app named Meerkat gained a whole lot of traction on the tech front. Piggybacking on Twitter’s user database, Meerkat allowed users to broadcast live video to their Twitter followers.
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Posted on Mar 19, 2015 (11 days ago)
Despite all the technology available, your ability to reach, engage, and influence HR executives is still limitedBrought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on Mar 17, 2015 (14 days ago)
Healthcare Global4 Tips to Recruit the Best Hospital StaffHealthcare GlobalAbout the author: Adam Groff is a freelance writer and creator of content. He writes on a variety of topics including healthcare and employee conduct. Follow us on Twitter (@HealthcareGlbl) and like us on Facebook! Tags: Management. Like what you see!and more »
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Posted on Mar 17, 2015 (14 days ago)
Esperion CEO Twitter Trolls His Larger, Cholesterol-Lowering RivalsTheStreet.comBiotech CEOs are a rare presence on Twitter, so I'm generally supportive when I see a biotech boss dive into the social media fray. When a biotech CEO diverts from safe, bland corporate tweets to engage in some clever competitive trolling, I stand up ...and more »
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Posted on Mar 15, 2015 (16 days ago)

Business 2 Community

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners
Business 2 Community
Social Media Marketing 101 The Internet has become the primary means for prospective buyers
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Posted on Mar 15, 2015 (16 days ago)

CNNMoney

Want to be a CIA spy? Be careful on Facebook.
CNNMoney
"Obviously, secrecy and social media are at odds with each other," said CIA hiring chief Ron Patrick, who keeps a vague LinkedIn account -- and has Facebook and Twitter accounts under a
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Posted on Mar 10, 2015 (20 days ago)
Chicago hospital kitchens need some cleaning up, report indicatesModernHealthcare.com (blog)Other facilities have not responded to requests for comment from Modern Healthcare. Inspections of all 38 hospital kitchens in Chicago are expected to be completed soon, the station reported. Follow Adam Rubenfire on Twitter: @arubenfire ...
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Posted on Mar 10, 2015 (21 days ago)
Med software vendor Kareo expands offerings with acquisitionModernHealthcare.comKareo will continue to offer DoctorBase software separately, with no change in pricing. Follow Adam Rubenfire on Twitter: @arubenfire. Tags: Acquisitions, Deals, Finance, Healthcare Information Technology, Information Technology, Medical Technology, ...and more »
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Posted on Mar 4, 2015 (27 days ago)
Chicago TribuneCurt Schilling exposes 2 men who tweeted lewd comments about his daughterChicago TribuneThe second student, Adam Nagel, was suspended from Brookdale Community College for his actions. Yankees spokesman Jason Zillo said said Tuesday the team has "zero tolerance for anything like this. We've terminated him." The Twitter account linked to ...and more »
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Posted on Feb 23, 2015 (36 days ago)

How to handle an employee's offensive social media post
The Daily Progress
Whether it's comments about news events, long-held beliefs or a bad joke, an employee's offensive posts on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites can damage a company's image and profits. If the comments are racist, homophobic, sexist or ...

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Posted on Feb 21, 2015 (37 days ago)

Photographer's images of Pittsburgh capture social media stardom
Tribune-Review
His work has found recent acclaim via social media. Last March, he recalled, he had about 550 followers on Twitter. Then he posted a photo and an avalanche of re-tweets ensued. Today, he has more than 12,500 followers, including Mayor Bill Peduto.

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Posted on Feb 13, 2015 (46 days ago)
How YouTube is Forever Changing Our Expectations February 13, 2015Our patience has taken quite a hit since the invention of Twitter and Facebook where we read in snippets and images. We expect more “snackable content,” that is designed for “simple and flexible audience consumption.”
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Posted on Feb 10, 2015 (48 days ago)

MyFox Houston

New hire fired before 1st day of work because of social media post
MyFox Houston
Getting fired is bad enough, but how about getting fired before you even start work? That's what happened to one
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Posted on Feb 6, 2015 (52 days ago)

'Thinspo' twins work out dream career on social media
USA TODAY
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Like many people their age, twins Danielle and Deanna Inzano spend a lot of time on their phones. But they also juggle part-time jobs. Go to class. Try to stay in shape. Unlike most 21-year-olds, they have a combined 77,000 Twitter ...

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Posted on Feb 6, 2015 (53 days ago)

Voice of America

China Tightens Controls as Reach of Social Media Expands
Voice of America
The wall blocks access to news and information sites such as VOA, The New York Times and others, topics such as Tibet, Tiananmen and
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Posted on Feb 5, 2015 (54 days ago)

What Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Is Still Getting Wrong About Harassment
Inc.com
Human Resources is in charge of many vital functions for growing companies--especially recruiting, hiring, and benefits administration. So it makes sense that the industry is booming. With a three-year revenue growth rate of 112 percent, every Inc ...


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Posted on Feb 5, 2015 (54 days ago)

Seward County Independent

Schools work to end social media bullying
Seward County Independent
A new move in social media has led to the founding of sites that allow anonymous
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Posted on Feb 4, 2015 (55 days ago)
2014 interest expenses hurt IMS Health bottom lineModernHealthcare.com... offering 65 million shares at an initial price of $20 a share, raising roughly $1.3 billion. Follow Adam Rubenfire on Twitter: @arubenfire. Tags: Costs, Finance, Financial Results, Healthcare Information Technology, Income, Information Technology ...
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Posted on Feb 4, 2015 (55 days ago)

Chinatopix

14 Social Media Myths Killing Your Success
Business 2 Community
Let's put the biggest social media myths to rest. Social Media Myth #1 — Trying to maintain an active social media
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Posted on Feb 3, 2015 (56 days ago)

Full-Time Whistle

Survey: 71% of Employees Check Their Social Media Accounts at Work
Full-Time Whistle
With a smartphone and mobile data or Wi-Fi, people can now
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Posted on Jan 31, 2015 (59 days ago)

Channel 4 News

British army creates team of Facebook warriors
The Guardian
The Israel Defence Forces have pioneered state military engagement with social media, with dedicated teams operating since Operation Cast Lead, its war in Gaza in 2008-9.
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Posted on Jan 26, 2015 (63 days ago)

NBCNews.com

State employees told to unfriend social media while at work
Charleston Post Courier
South Carolina's ban on social media was likely met with a
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Posted on Jan 26, 2015 (64 days ago)
WXIA-TVTwitter plans Atlanta expansion, picks Ponce City MarketWXIA-TVThe company was attracted to Ponce City Market, a 2.1 million square foot former Searswarehouse being redeveloped by Jamestown Properties, because it offers the kind of destination workspace required to nurture a startup culture and attract skilled ...and more »
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Posted on Jan 23, 2015 (66 days ago)

The State

Social media to be banned for state employees while working
The State
Ban the use of social media on state equipment unless it is a part of the employee's job. “Unless specifically required by
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Posted on Jan 23, 2015 (66 days ago)

The State

Code of conduct for SC state workers to go into effect in July
The State
“Unless specifically required by the agency to perform a job function, you may not use social media, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter,
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Posted on Jan 23, 2015 (67 days ago)

PersonnelToday.com

First Twitter tribunal case offers lessons on social media at work
PersonnelToday.com
In December 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the misuse of Twitter by an employee for the first time. The decision gives employers plenty to think
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Posted on Jan 21, 2015 (69 days ago)

Business 2 Community

Here's How Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2015
Huffington Post
It's also important to note that when I say I'm a "social media marketer,"
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Posted on Jan 20, 2015 (69 days ago)

Social media transforms police work
The New Age Online
Knowledge is power and having Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, among other social media platforms, at your fingertips, has changed how and what information gets out, as well as at what speed. Being able to broadcast video and photographs, ...

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Posted on Jan 19, 2015 (70 days ago)

Gigaom

How much work the NYT has to do on social sharing, in one chart
Gigaom
The newspaper clearly understands this: not only did it create the job of audience-development editor and hire former Huffington Post staffer MacCallum to fill it, but the Times paywall has
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Posted on Jan 19, 2015 (71 days ago)

YourTango

Social Media Lowers Stress In Women (But Guys Aren't So Lucky)
YourTango
I receive anywhere from 50 to 60 work-related emails a day, I am constantly browsing Twitter for story ideas, and am definitely on Facebook more than I should be, for work
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