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Can You Follow Too Many On Twitter?

Ari Herzog | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology
Ari Herzog

It's just another way that businesses foster other businesses, and everyone wins.

Is Your Social Media Failing?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Social media is moving at warp speed and most people who are charged with managing the content and distribution are not well equipped to handle the ever-changing social eco-system.

POLL: Do You Feel Tech-Savvy When It Comes To Using Social Media?

Posted 04.07.2014 | MarloThomas

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Is Your Voice Worth Elevating?

Russell Bishop | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

In all the social media that you follow, how many messages do you see that are actually worth your time? For that matter, how much value is there in what you are posting? There are very different kinds of value that can be derived from all things social.

Is Social Media Now Part of the CEO's Job?

Alice Korngold | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Alice Korngold

Consumers, employees, investors, and members of the broader community look to a company's top leader to understand what that company stands for -- in good times and in bad. With social media, CEOs have a unique opportunity to be tell their story directly, immediately, and openly.

After Real Time Advertising

Amil Husain | Posted 04.02.2014 | Media
Amil Husain

Oreo's "Dunk in the Dark" post during the 2012 Super Bowl clearly demonstrated the impact of creating responsive content during existing conversations. Now, a year after "Real Time" entered the lexicon, has the promise of an always on content engine met up with the expectations?

Here's What A Healthy Relationship With Facebook Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're using Facebook like this, you're probably on the right track.

Top 5 Social Media Tools Every Marketer Needs to Know About

Matthew Collis | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business
Matthew Collis

In this article, I'll outline five of my top social media tools to help you manage your social channels and practice effective social media marketing and community management.

Top Social Media Campaigns of 2014 So Far

Lisa Parkin | Posted 03.27.2014 | Business
Lisa Parkin

The first quarter of the year is at an end, and we've already been offended, shocked, impressed and overwhelmed by business's activity on social media.

News Flash! No One Actually "Likes" Your Social Media Bragging

Alissa Dean | Posted 03.26.2014 | Technology
Alissa Dean

Now, in less time than it takes to say, "Okay. This time... sexy faces!", we can flash our "goods" around the web without so much as a thought as to how it might be affecting (and potentially offending) those around us.

Three Things Miley Can Learn About Social Media

Tania Yuki | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Tania Yuki

Huge returns come to those who treat content as though it were meant to last.

The Current State of Building a Twitter Following

NYNightlife | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology
NYNightlife

The golden era of Twitter is over. At least for building a following quickly in a now more established Twitter world. In its early days, bunches of Tw...

The Key for Twitter: Lists As Your Newspaper Sections

Adam Wexler | Posted 02.20.2014 | Technology
Adam Wexler

With Twitter and specifically Twitter Lists, you can recreate the exact same format, but with an optimal mix of sources that speak to your personal preferences.

12 Mistakes You Are Probably Making On Pinterest

GalTime | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology
GalTime

Before you repin, take a second to follow the pin to its destination. In many cases, your browser will pop up a warning if the website you're trying to navigate to has been flagged as potentially dangerous.

How Artists Can Use Social Media to Discover and Promote Their Voice

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Carlota Zimmerman

You have to start seeing yourself as the artist you want to be, in order to become that person. Start valuing your art so that others may care.

The Social Media Fetish

William J. Furney | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
William J. Furney

How often do I need to know what someone's fleeting, mindless, thought is? Do I really need to see what you're about to devour for dinner, or even breakfast? Isn't it a bit early in the day?

Open Letter to the Shameless Social Media Self-Promoter

Zondra Hughes | Posted 03.23.2014 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Here's a tip: If Facebook and Twitter are the only methods that you use to promote your new book, new mix tape, new whatever, just stop. You're doing it all wrong, and you're wearing us out.

7 Of Your Biggest, Most Cringe-Worthy Twitter Pet Peeves

Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

This week, HuffPost Teen readers sounded off on some of their biggest, most obnoxious and totally cringe-worthy Twitter pet peeves. Read seven of thei...

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science of Colors in Marketing

Leonhard Widrich | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Leonhard Widrich

How do colors really affect us, and what is the science of colors in marketing? Let's dig into some of the latest, most interesting research.

3 Easy Tips to Kickstart a Google+ Business Page

Lisa Parkin | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology
Lisa Parkin

With experts insisting Google+ can no longer be ignored, it's time for businesses to restart their activity on this social medium and get engaged.

Scott Levy Wants to Teach You How to "Tweet Naked"

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business
Andrew Benkovic

With technology every-changing, no one wants to be left out into the cold "naked." Do they?

7 Things We Should Give up Doing On Social Media in 2014

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Comedy
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

I am going to literally unfriend them and literally walk to their apartment to check their pulse to make sure they didn't literally die. When you literally die, you're dead and cannot post on Facebook.

14 Social Media Habits to Start in 2014

Lisa Parkin | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Lisa Parkin

A new year is the perfect time to start fresh, revamp and clean out. Social media managers have probably read a ton of articles on what their team is doing wrong here or how to avoid traps there, but I want to provide some practical tips.

How the Grinch Steals Christmas: He Follows Your Kid on Instagram

Adam Levin | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Hardly a day goes by that you can't log into one of those services and see your "friends" talking about airport delays, creating their own vacation trip hashtags or Instagramming pictures of where they are -- thereby letting the world at large know where they aren't. And if adults can't resist, you know teenagers can't.

Gary Vaynerchuk's New Book Is A Knockout For Social Media Managers

Melanie Deziel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Melanie Deziel

Social engagement managers fear a lot of things: typos; dead links; people asking if you "just tweet for a living"; and tweeting from the wrong account in Tweetdeck, or worse, on mobile late some Friday night... But if there's one thing we don't have to fear anymore, it's building our following and justifying our job's importance, thanks to Gary Vaynerchuck's new book, "Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook."