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Twitter’s Latest GIFt

If you’re a regular Twitter user, you may have realized yesterday that Twitter now allows its users to share and view GIFs. Whether you’re on iPhone, Android, or use the web version of Twitter, you’ll find that GIFs now show up in your timeline with a video-esque Play button, presumably so users can choose to [...]

New Twitter Profile Is For Everyone – Like It Or Not

So, Twitter’s announced that whether users like it or not, everyone’s going to have the new Twitter profile by May 28th. This major layout change was announced sometime early last month, and was rolled out for new users, and some existing users as well. The reactions have been pretty mixed so far, but not everyone [...]

5 Image Posts That Boost Social Media Engagement

If you actively post on social media, one thing you may have noticed is that posts with images will almost always get more engagement than posts without. Why? Well mostly it’s to do with how the newsfeed algorithm gives weight to image/video posts… see, content may be king, but visuals rule. On social media, an [...]

4 Content Marketing Ideas For Vine

With all the photo/video sharing apps out there today, Twitter’s Vine – launched last year in January – has almost (but not quite) been forgotten. Despite facing competition from Instagram and other emerging platforms like Snapchat, Vine still managed to be one of the most popular apps of 2013, and brands are still using it [...]

Why Nobody Follows You On Twitter

One thing about Twitter – out of all the social media platforms, Twitter is one of the hardest to figure out. If you’re on Twitter and you’d like to use it to build yourself a following, well, it’s not easy, especially if you’re new and have no idea what to do to get started. If [...]

Twitter’s New DM Feature – Good or Bad?

Did you even know that Twitter had a direct messaging feature? It’s okay if you didn’t. It’s a little more low-key than Facebook’s messaging/chat system. Some people might not even realize that in addition to all the Tweeting going on, you can also send DMs to friends on Twitter. And now, Twitter’s starting to rethink [...]

5 Tips to Drive Traffic to Your Website With Twitter

Most of us would probably know that when it comes to getting traffic for your website or blog, social media is a pretty decent way to generate attention and bring people to view your page. After all, who doesn’t have at least a Facebook account these days? (And probably accounts on at least three other [...]

How to Avoid Getting Hacked on Twitter

If you follow E! on Twitter then you’ll be aware that their account was hacked last Saturday. I have to admit that I was amused. And I lolled. Then I lolled again when the real E! tweeted this: “Some incorrect information”, but the rest was true… Ok, back to being serious. The Syrian Electronic Army [...]

Tribeca Film Festival: Award-Winning Vine Videos

The Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 and is renown for being a diverse international film festival that supports both upcoming and established directors. This year they did something really out of the box. I hate using that term “out of the box.” But in truth what Tribeca did is annihilate the box. There [...]

Vine: The New Video App on Twitter

Twitter added a new feature last week when they introduced Vine to their users. Basically Vine is a mobile service that allows you to create videos that last up to six seconds and will repeat on loop. Holding hands at Tilden park — James Buckhouse (@buckhouse) January 24, 2013   The app is rated [...]

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