Category Archives for "Twitter"

Twitter: How to get more out of 140 characters

twitter-how-to-get-more-out-of-140-charactersIf you have been frustrated by how little space you have for a Tweet then you will be pleased to know that you may have a few more characters to play with starting this week. Twitter have announced that @names in replies and media attachments (like photos, GIFs, videos, and polls) will no longer count as characters for your Tweet. You can pack more into each Tweet. I thought it might be useful to remind you how to get more out of 140-characters:

Social Media News for February 2016

Social Media News for February 2016 by Emma Firth

Social Media News for February 2016

Guest blogger, Emma Firth returns for the round-up:

Social Media News for February 2016

An interesting month in social media world – not least as it saw Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter publish quarterly results, including their latest user figures. So that’s 1.59bn for Facebook, over 400 million accounts for LinkedIn and 320 active monthly users on Twitter – big numbers all round!

So, those aside, what else has been happening in social media news this month?

Social Media News: What’s new in January 2016

Guest blogger, ESocial Media News: What's New by Emma Firthmma Firth, does her monthly round-up of Social Media news for January 2016:

January has been a quieter-than-usual month in the social media world as everyone gets used to 2016! But, as ever, here’s a highlight of the most important changes and announcements pushed out in the last month:

Facebook

In the wake of announcing it now has 1.04 billion users daily,

Social Media News: What’s new December 2015

Social Media News: What's New by Emma FirthGuest blogger, Emma Firth, does her monthly round-up of the Social Media News and what happened in November and the beginning of December 2015.

Lots of interesting updates from a wide variety of networks this month – read on, because there’s sure to be something for everyone and you’re bound to learn something!

Great places to find Twitter chats

Great Places to find Twitter Chats by Nicky KrielTwitter chats or Tweet chats are a great place to network online and increase the visibility of your business. So what is a Twitter chat? It is a live event on Twitter at a set time, using a hashtag so that participants can follow and join the conversation. They are usually moderated and focussed on a particular topic. Most Twitter chats last an hour. The chat can be a special event, but many are at a regular time at a weekly or monthly interval. So how do you find a Twitter chat that is right for you?

Here are great places to find Twitter chats:

Social Media News: What’s new

Social Media News: What's New by Emma FirthGuest blogger, Emma Firth, does her monthly round-up of the Social Media News and what happened in October 2015.

The usual suspects have had a busy month once more, with fewer announcements from the smaller channels. But there’s some interesting stuff bubbling about around the web, no matter which channels you and your customers are using – so here’s the best of it:

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