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Social Media for Businesses

Social Media gives you a chance to stay up to date with the communication shared by companies and people that matter to you. It provides an opportunity to share something that inspires you and will help someone else.

Jobseekers must understand how employers and hiring managers are using Social Media in recruiting process. More than 80% of employers are using social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, which helps them browse your profile and evaluate your work experience as well as to know more about you professionally. It also helps the employers to understand whether the candidate is good fit for the company and its work culture. It helps the employers to get the background information of the jobseekers, their skills and creativeness and sometimes references posted on candidate’s profile help employers to judge. Continue reading

Social Media Disasters

McDStories

In much the same way as an off-the-cuff comment can cause offence and embarrassment, social media provides plenty of opportunities for businesses and individuals to make fools of themselves online.

However, unlike an ill-considered statement to friends down the pub, social media opens such bloopers to a worldwide audience. Here are some of the worst examples of recent times.

#mcdstories

In an effort to engage with their customer base, fast food chain McDonalds asked Twitter users to tweet their love of the brand using the promoted hashtag #mcdstories. However, instead of getting a collection of feel good tales from satisfied customers, the McDonalds Twitter team was deluged with horror stories and general abuse. Worse still, McDonalds had paid to promote the #mcdstories hashtag, making the taunts available to an even larger audience of Twitter users. Continue reading

Twitter advertisingTwitter releases updated version of the client software for the operating system iOS, Android and Mac OS.

In version fixed some bugs that previously pointed users related platforms. Also, there has been improved job search and implemented a system of direct synchronization of messages between all Twitter clients for different platforms.

Implementation of synchronization Twitter DM (Direct Messages) allows the user to not receive notification messages that have been previously read to them from another device. Previously, the system was based on the fact that a user can only have one device, Sharing of information between the mobile and desktop clients also was not provided. Now, the system has a uniform marking system and information management. Continue reading

Twitter Facebook Google PlusUsing Twitter, Facebook and Google+ as effective Social Media Marketing Tools.

Social media marketing has rapidly become one of the most popular means by which businesses not only market their business but also connect with both current as well as potential customers in an effective way, thus, increasing profits.

Social media marketing is the act of using social media, especially social networking sites to market a company or business. It is not uncommon these days for every company and brand to own a social networking site profile. Some of the most common ones include Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Listed below are ways in which these three major websites can help your company grow and well as ensure maximum visibility. Continue reading

Google GlassesMembers embarrassed to wear Google Glass, and the owners of restaurants, casinos and other institutions already want to ban them.

While manufacturers of smartphones and tablets teach them not to break down in the water (like Sony), and wait for Apple’s magic hours, Google has developed an unusual gadget – augmented reality glasses Google Glass. The first batch of glasses (of 2,000 items), the company has released to the market in April this year. Continue reading

Google GlassGoogle Inc. has announced the release of “wearable computer” Google Glass seven programs, including social applications CNN, Twitter, Facebook and Evernote.

The company has made a statement on May 16 at the conference Google I / O, reports TechCrunch.

With the Twitter app, users can browse the latest tweets and personal messages in a single tape. It will be possible to leave the tweets from select users to pop-up messages are not distracted by owner points. The program also allows to take pictures with the camera points and immediately post them to Twitter. The same function is declared in the application Facebook, but about the rest of its features are not reported. Continue reading

microbloggingDo you want to gain popularity on the Internet and get a large number of followers? Many “experts” are willing to offer their help and promise to quickly bring you to the “top”, but most of them eventually turn ordinary crooks.

Perhaps much more good will a set of practical tips, by a group of American scientists and supported by the results of a large study.

According to researcher CJ Hutto and his colleagues from the Georgia Institute of Technology, the novice user to follow a few simple rules. The key to success is to publish messages with positive information. Future “stars” of social networks are also encouraged to publish more news and allow as little as possible spelling errors.

The study was conducted on the popular service Twitter. Scientists have studied the contents of the posts published 500 home users for the 15-month period. The study analyzed more than 2,800 terms used by the authors to express positive and negative emotions, including the common slang, obscenities, the popular “smiles” and common acronyms such as LOL. Each term has been assigned an individual assessment to help you understand how the use of the word affects the number of regular readers. It was found that the greatest success of the visitors are “post”, charged with positive emotions. Continue reading

Twitter today announced the launch of several new tools that give advertisers new ways to manage their advertising messages in the network, so that they better match user searches. In a blog post the company said that with the new solution, advertisers can accurately establish, what keywords will trigger their ads, be different key combinations or basic matches for advertising. The company said that the new tools make advertising more targeted Twitter and convenient.

At the same time, the companies say they do not restrict the display of advertising in user records. So if a user writes negatively about a brand, the brand’s advertising can still be plotted in the page. Continue reading

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