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Social Media Resources: Twitter Chats, Vine, and Pinterest Analytics

This week on Sprout Social Insights we tackled guides for Facebook, Twitter, and to help you better reach your customers with the social media tools that make a difference. Check out our articles below to find out more about each one and how they can help you with your social media goals. And check in … Continued

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The Ultimate Status Check For Social Media Monitoring

In 2008 when social media monitoring solutions like <a target="_blank" title="Radian6 – Social Media Monitoring Solution” href=”http://radian6.com” target=”_blank”>Radian6 and Collective Intellect started popping up, we talked a lot about the importance of listening to online conversations. Most companies looked at monitoring as a defense mechanism and reactive practice — Find mentions of your brand to … Continued

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Social Media is as Worthless as the Telephone

Welcome one and all to the world premiere of the Theater of the Absurd, the soon-to-be-infamous TOTA. Please take your seats. We’re very excited to bring you our first program, “Social Media is as Worthless as the Telephone.” We had the privilege (the playwright asked us to say that) to discuss the inspiration for this script with Barry, … Continued

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Social Media News: Timeline, Pinterest Analytics, Google Reader

While you’ve been busy updating your company’s Facebook page, keeping your customers up to date through Twitter and posting the latest corporate video on YouTube, we’ve been reporting on the latest in <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sproutsocial.com/insights/tag/social-media/”>social media news for businesses large and small. In case you’ve missed any of it, here’s a recap of this week’s breaking stories. We’ve arranged them by category … Continued

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Pew Breaks Down Social Media Demographics by Age, Gender, and Race

Social media usage has grown rapidly, becoming an essential part of every business. According to the Pew Research Center, 67 of Internet users are on social networks. And with so many options — Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and so on — it can be difficult determining where to spend your time and money. In … Continued

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Social media engagement for US and UK TV watchers falls to 23-24%: Report

Social media engagement for US and UK TV watchers falls to 23-24%: Report

<img width="520" height="245" src="http://www.ad-via.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/d7ebf__television-tablet-520×245.jpg" alt="television tablet 520×245 Social media engagement for US and UK TV watchers falls to 23 24%: Report” title=”television tablet 520×245 photo” /> Social media may be on the rise as millions of users flock to Facebook and Twitter, but in the US and UK, active use of social services to discuss … Continued

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Rocket-backed social gifting startup DropGifts takes the B2B route to the US

Rocket-backed social gifting startup DropGifts takes the B2B route to the US

Rocket Internet-incubated DropGifts is often referred to as a clone of Swedish social gifting startup Wrapp, and there’s something to be said for that. But today, the fledgling company is announcing its debut in the United States, with a twist that it hopes will set it apart from Wrapp. DropGifts is today launching a B2B … Continued

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Fandrop Debuts A Digg-Like Service For Viral Media, Hacks Its Way To Over 1 Million Pageviews Monthly

Fandrop, a new content sharing site started by a group of growth hackers, is debuting today to help you find out what’s trending across the web. The site surfaces things like tweets and Facebook posts, YouTube videos, images from sites like imgur, articles, web pages, and more. In some ways, it’s similar to other social … Continued

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Some Solutions to Social Media Hijacking

The recent hacking of two major brand accounts (Burger King and Jeep) should have prompted some conversations and concern among those of you who manage a Twitter account for your brand. Whether you’re a Fortune 500 multinational or a local small business armed with Tweetdeck and a prayer, it’s time to do some deeper thinking … Continued