Posts Tagged in twitter

  • 3 Jan
    by Paul
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    Why Twitter matters

    News breaks on Twitter!

    I’ve addressed this in previous posts about how Twitter is an essential tool for newsrooms. But now that Twitter is so mainstream, it has become the go-to source for instant access to items of public safety, scandal, politics, sports fandom, and much more.

    The Sacramento Bee’s Ryan Lillis gives us some examples in his look at Sacramento’s most memorable tweets of 2014.

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  • 6 Feb
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    Facebook Videos and Vizify Make You Watch

    What’s up with all those videos popping up on Facebook?

    It’s all part of Facebook’s ten year anniversary. A gift from Mark and the Facebook Team.

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  • 8 Jan
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    Why You Need Social Media in 2014

    Social Media is no longer an option. It is an essential marketing tool for businesses and organizations to help reach customers and decision makers. 73 percent of US adults use social networks.

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  • 30 Dec
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    The State of Social Media…from Vine to Snapchat [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Check out these Social Media hi-lights from 2013. Can’t wait to see what’s in store for 2014!

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  • 18 Nov
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    Check Out The Growth of Social Media in This Infographic

    Can’t beat the combination of Twitter, Facebook, and Google. Kaboom! Source: The Growth of Social Media v2.0 [INFOGRAPHIC]

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  • 7 Jun
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    Typos Will Kill You, and Me

    Who hasn’t been victim of a typo? Me? You? They sneak up don’t they? Could be in this blog post. Or a tweet, or worse, in an application for a writer’s job.

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  • 10 Oct
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    Using Twitter for Breaking News

    Traditional outlets like radio, television and newspapers have increasingly turned to social media as a way to augment their daily news gathering methods. This is an essential practice for any news operation… because if you don’t embrace social media, you’ll be left behind by your competition!

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  • 28 Jun
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    Twitter for Newsrooms

    Twitter has become one of the most useful tools in the @kgoradio newsroom. We use twitter to monitor breaking news, to distribute our stories, and to promote air times for programming and special guests. We also use twitter to track news sources, and have compiled a “must follow” list for our desk.

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  • 27 Sep
    by Paul
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    Incredible Twitter Stats and a Tip or Two

    If you like numbers, you’re going to love this comprehensive post  on Twitter Stats.   This collection of facts and figures will help you understand Twitter’s amazing reach.  And if you get tired of looking at the charts and graphs and such,  you can watch some basic Twitter tips in this HosCom video.  Enjoy!

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  • 31 Aug
    by Paul
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    How to Mute Friends on Twitter and Facebook

    Yes, there’s an app for that….several of them…and it’s about time.  No longer do you have to put up with those boring  tweets and status updates from well meaning friends who think it’s important to discuss every little detail of their daily lives.  You know  what I’m talking about.  “Took the dog to vet, hope […]

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