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Using Social Media for Reaching Fitness Motivation
STATE COLLEGE, Centre County — On any popular social media site, you can see posts of people hitting the gym and giving daily updates about their work outs. A lot these updates are using hashtags to connect other social media users who have similar …
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Should Facebook issue 'health warnings' about how it uses our data?
Social media firms such as Facebook and Twitter should be forced to display 'health warnings' detailing how they use people's personal data, a group of MPs has demanded. The Commons Science and Technology Committee has warned that users need a …
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Social media terms of service may be trumped by Canadian law
Canadian privacy law may protect social media users who don't read a site's terms of use policies and unknowingly or unwittingly agree to have their information shared with other sites. "This overriding provision in our federal privacy legislation …
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Social Media's Role Will Soon Shift From Driving Awareness to Creating Revenue
Yet now that they have established and integrated their social-media plans and begun developing campaigns to engage and increase their communities, the question becomes how can they begin to activate those social channels to convert followers to …
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Holiday Plans? Don't Post Them to Social Media!
Tweet, post, and share: the Thanksgiving holiday is taking over news feeds on social media where everyone is eager to share their plans with hundreds of their closest friends. “I have about 966 friends,” said 20-year-old Forrest Richter. But, depending …
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Digital Community is Key to Your Brand
LaPa's techniques are great for building the community, and the contests have become legendary in the town. The content from the contests is reused, as pictures in the store or media highlighted on the company's social networks. In a college town, this …
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Social Media in Finance: Process Is Key
In social media, conventional wisdom dictates that campaigns should be reactive, impulsive, and fun. However, for financial institutions and insurance companies, this type of approach can seem riddled with risk — the antithesis of normal business …
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The Five: Social media tips for business-to-business companies
Social media messaging is not the same for all audiences. Public relations and marketing expert Leah Ekmark Williams offers tips on how small businesses should use social media when the target audience is other businesses. Williams is vice president …
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Why 60 Million Employees Use Social Media to Advocate for Their Companies
Employees are talking about your brand on social media — in fact, 50% of employees post messages, pictures or videos in social media about their employers. With nearly120 million full-time employees in the U.S., that means 60 million employees choose …
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Top British Spy Warns of Terrorists' Use of Social Media
LONDON — One of Britain's highest-ranking intelligence officials on Tuesday castigated the giant American companies that dominate the Internet for providing the “command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists and criminals” and challenged the …
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How to devise a festive social media marketing strategy
It also means that it is time to plan their seasonal marketing campaigns, and with a study by Crowdtap showing that nearly 65% of shoppers use social media to find a gift for a loved one, a festive social media strategy could be key to a bumper festive …
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A Reno-Tahoe social media marketing game plan for the holidays
It's also the place where “92% of marketers plan to spend the majority of their social media marketing budget.” For a detailed rundown on Facebook advertising, I recommend checking out our article, “How To Make Facebook Ads Work for You and Generate …
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Social Media Marketing: 10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Continue
If you've realized the importance of social media marketing and have decided to include it into your marketing plan for 2015, make sure you're doing it right. A social faux-pas can damage your online reputation or discredit your business. Here's a list …
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Small businesses step up holiday social media plans
Monif Clarke, founder and CEO of Monif C. Plus Sizes, hired a consultant to help her develop a holiday social media marketing plan for the New York-based women's clothing company, which includes contests promoted on Facebook with prizes such as a …
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Graham Media Group Acquires Social Media Management Startup
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Graham Media Group, a division of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), announced today that it has acquired SocialNewsDesk (www.SocialNewsDesk.com), a leading creator and provider of social media management …
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IBM Launches 'Verse' Business Webmail That Integrates Social Media
International Business Machine Corp on Tuesday launched a new email application for businesses that integrates social media, file sharing and analytics to learn a user's behavior and predict interactions with coworkers. The application is part of IBM's …
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South Norfolk Business Forum meeting features social media expert
Business writer Huw Sayer will speak to forum members about engagement via social media. He is billed as an expert with social media and will have information and tips for everyone on how they can improve and engage with clients, prospective and …
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PostHeaderIcon Essential Social Media Management Tools For Small To Medium Businesses

Essential Social Media Management Tools For Small To Medium Businesses
Social media generates more exposure for businesses, and 92% of marketers couldn't agree more, so says a June 2014 article by HubSpot. From Pinterest boasting 70 million active users to Facebook's 1 billion users, it's no surprise that social media is …
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85 Jobs with Social Media Management Company Sprout Social
Sprout Social, a leading social media management and engagement platform for business, will open an office in Dublin to support the company's existing and growing base of customers in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Sprout, headquartered in Chicago …
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Post like a pro: Three social media apps for scheduling and more
Managing your social media presence can be a full-time job—and an expensive undertaking. A host of products is available to help, but not every tool is right for everyone. Read on to learn about three apps that can help you post your content across …
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'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Movie Releases Two Sexy New Posters Of Christian Grey
A suggestive Anastasia Steele isn't the only photo that the “Fifty Shades of Grey” Twitter released. The social media account also released a photo of Jamie Dornan's Christian Grey. Like the image of Anastasia, Christian's face is also cut off at the nose.
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Technology Revolutionary Appier Disrupts Industry with Release of First Asia
Rich media ads perform better than other ad formats in Asia in general. Driven by an All-Star team specialized in artificial intelligence, data mining and digital marketing, Appier has revolutionized marketing by offeringAsia's first proprietary cross …
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Prisons Are Destroying Communities and Making All of Us Less Safe
It was closely connected to the role it occupies in larger society: Incarceration serves as the default answer to many of the worst social problems plaguing this country—not because it solves them, but because it buries them. … “Prison-industrial …
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Spotlight on Dr James Malcolm
Dr Malcolm is currently co-investigator on an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) sponsored seminar series examining the relationship between maritime insecurity and sustainable development. Co-ordinated by the centre for trust, peace and …
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Tech, social media, drones threaten privacy
… was the focus of a seminar lecture point, though the owner probably uploaded the photo to a social-media site. Ashton found the picture on iknowwhereyourcatlives.com, a website run by Florida State University researchers that uses cat photos from …
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4 Ways to Use Social Media to Land a Job
Natalie McNeal, 34, was beginning to increase her social media footprint as she was researching and writing her book, The Frugalista. She started a blog, became more active on Twitter, and used Facebook groups to network and meet new people.
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Using social media, activists and businesses can gain footing
From the Ice Bucket Challenge to mass protests in the Middle East, people around the world have used online social media to popularize their own projects and campaigns. Binghamton University organizers are encouraging students to take advantage of the …
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Social Media Companies and Material Support
Over the past several months, there has been increasing focus on terrorist use of social media. In the immediate aftermath of the execution of reporter James Foley by ISIL in July, the State Department acknowledged that, along with the Department of …
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Facebook and Twitter earnings: A tale of two social media companies
The market has finally caught on to a game both companies have been playing. Social networks are spending serious cash to meet lofty growth expectations. At times, expenses they incur to obtain revenue can outpace growth in revenue itself.
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Customers Want Answers on Social Media — Don't Leave Them Hanging
So why do businesses fail at giving customers the responses they need on social media? Caravella said that it's partly due to the overwhelming volume of responses, which may indicate that businesses simply don't have the right tools and resources in …
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