Facebook announces Groups app. Target launches new app for Black Friday. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
#AlexfromTarget is another viral sensation. Does it matter if a marketing company was behind his Internet fame?
Ad leaked inside Instagram for new “one tap photo messaging app” called Bolt. Pandora advertising revenue up, but shares fall. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Target waited until December 15 to post a customer notice acknowledging the data breach that began over Thanksgiving weekend.
If there’s something at Target that you want more than your old iPad, now is the time to make an exchange. The big box store is offering a $200 store credit for any trade-in of a functioning, un-scratched iPad. It’s the same trade-in values as other Best Buy, but Target is the only store we know of that is accepting first and second generation iPads.
Twitter is planning to encrypt direct messages. Red Sox win big on Facebook. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Fast Co. is teaming up with Target to celebrate its new tech-centric site, Co.Labs – a creative and collaborative playground for the growing community of developers. The site aims to be a technology haven for tech readers wanting a better view of how technology gets created.
To celebrate Co.Labs’ debut, Fast Company has also partnered with Target to launch the Co.Labs +Target Retail Accelerator, where developers will vie to create a new, unique mobile experience forTarget and claim a $75k grand prize. The contest, which spans several months, will be covered extensively by Co.Labs, with great entries being highlighted and discussed…
Entries for the Retail Accelerator challenge will be accepted March 8 to April 30. Seven finalists will be selected in May by a panel of judges including Target and Fast Company executives as well as industry experts to be named at a later date. Each finalist will receive $10,000 to put toward development of their prototypes. The finalists will then build and present refined prototypes, and in July a winner will be announced to receive the $75,000 grand prize. Targetwill then work to bring the winning idea to life.
Many workplace policies call on employees not to disparage the company or one’s co-workers on social media, but the National Labor Relations Board says such “water cooler” talk is protected.
Do you wish you could write Facebook updates to reach certain people in your Facebook community?
Using relatively new tools, you can target your Facebook posts by gender, relationship status, educational status, interested in, age, location or language of your Facebook friends. We’ve created a step-by-step tutorial outlining those steps below, complete with images.
You can also use these tools to schedule Facebook posts for the future or add posts into your past timeline. We learned about these new tools at the AllFacebook Marketing Conference in New York City this week.
SEO isn’t fun but it’s effective. This post and the accompanying video tell you why.