Twitter today rolled out an additional feature in its card format that allows marketers to obtain users’ email addresses from within the Twitter stream.
Students from University of Humbolt State University used aggregated tweets to assemble a map of where hate speech is most prevalent.
Sometimes, tweeting can feel like you’re sending dispatches into the Internet abyss. After all, every couple days, over one billion tweets are sent across the social network. So how do you ensure that your tweets travel as far as they can? First, make sure you’re not committing one of these common rookie mistakes:
“If my listeners don’t call, tweet, text, email or Facebook, I don’t have a show,” said Jay Mohr in the latest installment of Mediabistro’s So What Do You Do? The man of multiple media who currently hosts an eponymous show on Fox Sports Radio has an engaged following on social networks, and even got his fans to start tweeting about his sponsors. So how exactly did he manage to do this?
A statistical study from Georgia Tech sought to answer that question in detail and ultimately challenged the notion that social media encourages those who talk too much about themselves. Instead, posting informational rather than self-expressive content contributed to the accumulation of followers, the study found.
Investor Warren Buffett joined Twitter and sent his first tweet out less than an hour ago (“Warren is in the house”) and has already amassed more than 65,000 followers.
J.C. Penney is trying to turn a new leaf following the ouster of CEO Ron Johnson who eliminated sales and coupons at the department store in favor of everyday prices. Now, it is turning to social media – Facebook, Twitter and YouTube specifically – to ask former customers for a second chance, and they are responding both positively and negatively.
In an update to its iOS and Android apps released today, Twitter began allowing users to specify trends based on location or their own interests.
To generate buzz around the Tornado Week theme of this week’s programming, The Weather Channel is livestreaming a tornado in its offices and giving users the chance to turn up the wind.
Columbia University’s first chief digital officer Sree Sreenivasan @sree provided a slew of social media advice to freelancers at ASJA 2013.