Hashtag TV – Do You Tweet?

It was going to be inevitable the effect huge mass adoption of social media was going to have on traditional media and the way communication with their audiences has changed forever.   We now see the integration of hashtags on mainstream media channels such as BBC and Comady Central in an effort to convert viewers from DVDs to scheduled programs.  We want to find out what programs you’re engaging with and why.  We have some very interesting research from HubSpot below. Social Media Explosion Hashtag TV has only become possible due to infiltration of the major social networks into the...

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The Social Media Lifecycle [INFOGRAPHIC]

The data in the infographic below helps show the social media lifecycle that includes monitoring, analytics, engagement, reporting, and collaboration as part of a feedback loop (courtesy of data collected by uberVU).   The process used for accomplishing business objectives with social media needs to start with setting a goal then using resources and activities to work toward that goal with measures in place to determine how that goal will be achieved.  This processes needs to repeated over and over when integrating social media into any business. This info graphic is a must read for all...

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Twitter App Hacks Your iPhone Contacts

Twitter have admitted that the “Find Friends” feature on its iPhone app saves contact lists on its servers for 18 months after users opt to have the app search their phones for names, e-mails and phone numbers. Apple issued a statement saying iOS apps accessing users’ contact lists will require explicit permission. Many other iOS apps have integrated the ‘find friends’ function, but until now, the storage aspect have not been made clear in Twitter’s privacy policy nor did the function specify it would be transmitting and saving data. Twitter’s policy stated that...

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How to Recruit With Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some of you may already be using Linked In to find new employees that fit your job brief, but have you discovered the power of Facebook when searching for that perfect candidate? So according to this inforgraphic by HireRabbit (thanks Mashable) 48% of jobseekers did some form of job hunting on Facebook in the past year.  With many brands now on Facebook, a little bit of engagement could go along way if looking for a position in a company. Take a look at the infographic below to learn more about recruiting on Facebook. Do you have a social media recruiting success story? Is it as effective...

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How Much Time Do We REALLY Spend on Facebook?

3 out of every 4 social networking minutes are spent on Facebook, according to a Comscore report in Dec 2011. This funky video from Mashable highlights the finding of this report.  Try adding up how long you spend on Facebook compared to other social networks.  You might even surprise yourself!   Do you think spending this much time on social networking sites has a positive effect or negative effect on users social life and mentality? Comments below ...

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