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Engagement Is In, Exclusivity Is Out!

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

When it comes to business matters, entrepreneurs like to learn from the best; it's in our blood to constantly seek out the people we'd like to model ourselves after. It's no surprise, then, that we look to those with lots of followers when coming up with our social media strategies.

4 Social Media Rules to Simplify Your Love Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 08.04.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Social media is a great tool for staying connected to others, promoting your business or sharing yourself and your ideas with the world. But when it comes to your love life, be mindful of the added pressure your social media habits can cause.

How You Can Gain 1000 Twitter Followers Organically in Just 6 Weeks

Sarah Cannata | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Sarah Cannata

Since I made that decision to leave the workforce and drive my own professional writing business, doors have just opened. Doors to the kind of opportunities that are helping to shape my future as a writer.

Feminism Is a Popularity Contest That I'm Losing

Erin McKelle | Posted 04.09.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

No, I don't live in New York; I'm not competing for press; I'm not trying to be the most liked or endorsed. Sure, I still have moments of frustration, but I'm focused on me. And I can honestly say I've never felt more comfortable in my skin.

Twitter Sent Me to a Psychiatrist

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 11.05.2014 | Media
J.J. Colagrande

On the other end of the spectrum, another founder didn't envision Twitter as an expression of status; on the contrary, he believed Twitter was born to share what was going on in the world, the news, local, national and international. This real-time attitude has co-opted journalism to a point of a coup.

#AOLBUILD Spotlights Lindsey Stirling

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD "'You're too different' is what everyone said (...) I think it's so ironic that the very reason I was told I would never b...

Twitter: Follow Me, Follow Me Not...

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.07.2014 | Technology
Fiona Finn

Nope, I don't mean to ruffle Twitter, the social network's feathers. But as a member, why is it that I'm always left feeling like a bird brain in rega...

Celebrity Twitter Followers Split By Gender

Ben Moore | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ben Moore

The most popular accounts on Twitter have millions of followers, but what are their demographics like?

Partners Parse Popularity of Twitter Powerhouse: Doesn't End Well For Them

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 03.15.2014 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

I've worked at a newspaper, and have interviewed at them since the advent of social media. Some of the Twitter-related questions asked in one interview sounded like Unfrozen Caveman Editor, but maybe that crew has caught up by now. The medium isn't slowing down for anyone to catch up.

Celebrities Take To Twitter To Honor Mandela

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Former South African President, Nelson Mandela, has died at age 95. With little time having passed since his death, celebrities have turned to social...

Can Twitter Curb Growing Black Market for Fake Followers After IPO?

Grant Stern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Grant Stern

There's a dark secret amongst social media pros, and you're not going to like this. The purchase and use of fake followers by small to mid-sized social media agencies is rising as a "black hat" tactic on Twitter.

Top 10 Mistakes College Journalists Should Avoid

Gillian Frew | Posted 05.19.2013 | College
Gillian Frew

There are some predictable mistakes many newbie reporters make that are easy to avoid. I put together this list of the Top 10 based on my own experience as editor-in-chief of my college paper and an informal Twitter poll.

Study Reveals How To Get More Twitter Followers

Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

If you monitored half a million tweets over 15 months, composed by 507 Twitter users, and looked for patterns, what would you find?

How I Increased My Klout Score by 6 Points in 2 Weeks With 7 Tweets a Day

Kirsten Bischoff | Posted 03.04.2013 | Technology
Kirsten Bischoff

People replied to me, and re-tweeted me, and even 'favorited' some of my tweets. A few people even discovered my start-up site and tweeted about it to their followers! My bonus reward? My Klout score rose by six points in two weeks, and I was hardly even trying.

The Decision to Follow You on Twitter Takes Less Than 10 Seconds

Vala Afshar | Posted 02.26.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

I am humbled and delighted by the wonderful responses that I received regarding my list. Upon reflection, I asked myself: What can people do so that these amazing people on the list would follow them back?

35 Diet And Nutrition Experts You Should Already Be Following

Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Want to stay up to date on the latest health research? Twitter is a source of more information than anyone can possibly digest, but it's also the plac...

The 9 Verified Twitter Accounts With Less Than 50 Followers

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

You might think that "Verified" Twitter accounts are for highly-followed accounts only. The white check mark in the blue cloud -- which signifies that...

Fake Twitter Followers The Newest Accusation In Politics

AP | By MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 10.16.2012 | Technology

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Forget ballot box irregularities. There's a virtual dust-up under way over how Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney...

Who Follows Obama and Romney on Twitter?

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology
Ehsan Khodarahmi

Numbers have become incredibly important in the world of social media; it is seen as authority and popularity, but can one buy popularity and authority?

Why Mitt Romney Probably Didn't Buy Twitter Followers

Alex Thomson | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Alex Thomson

The general feeling is that he, or let's at least assume one of his representatives, have paid for these new followers from any number of online sources offering a social media boost for a very reasonable one off payment. Is this the case for Romney though?

We Got 99 Problems, But Twitter Ain't One

Maureen Elinzano | Posted 09.16.2012 | College
Maureen Elinzano

My favorite Twitter accounts that I follow and retweet everyday are the Twitter accounts that accurately (I mean, accurately) and hilariously tweet the common thoughts, feelings, and problems that different types of people have.

Companies' Twitter Followers Mostly Robots: Study

Reuters | Ilaria Polleschi | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

MILAN (Reuters) - Up to 46 percent of Twitter followers of companies with active profiles could be generated by robots, or bots, a study by Marco Cami...

See Me, Feel Me, Like Me, Retweet Me

Howard Sherman | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
Howard Sherman

I must confess, in my early days on Twitter, I trawled for followers by asking others to help be reach some round-numbered goal. But I've realized how desperate I may have sounded for approval, for achievement.

Earn Cash Off Your Facebook Friends

SmartMoney | Kelli B. Grant | Posted 05.10.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Customers seeking the best deals may have to pester their friends. Some of the latest coupons from retailers and other businesses c...

WATCH: 80-Year-Old Widow Is An Unlikely Internet Celebrity

Posted 05.06.2012 | New York

A Staten Island grandmother has one lofty goal to accomplish before she passes on, and as of Friday afternoon, she's already 94 percent on her way to ...