Term archive for "Twitter"

offthevine

Fruit Off the Vine: Don’t Lose Your Content

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Shortly after purchasing Vine, Twitter announced that the app, home of the looping six second video clip, will soon be no more. Such is the nature of the savage social media landscape: some platforms just don’t last very long. Industry insiders are already speculating about where Vine stars are going to go next – so… Continue Reading »

hashtag

#HasBeen?

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Hashtags are over, have you heard? Brand after brand after brand has tried and failed to capture the public’s interest with unique hashtags; since that hasn’t worked, we’re told, it’s time to abandon the humble hashtag. But what if the hashtag’s not dead? Perhaps the hashtag is simply misunderstood. Rather than trying to create one’s… Continue Reading »

twitterplanet

The New Twitter Timeline: Did The Pulse of the Planet Just Skip A Beat?

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For a long time, Twitter’s reverse-chronological order timeline has been considered the social media equivalent of the third rail: messing with it in any way, shape, or form would have catastrophic consequences. Social media pundits have predicted a mass exodus of the services’ fanatically loyal user base and that the tentative steps Twitter has made… Continue Reading »

twitter-changes

Two Twitter Changes You Need To Know About

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Twitter has been struggling to define its value in the crowded social media world. While the platform has a remarkable number of loyal users, it’s definitely not for everyone. People either love the compressed, fast-paced flow of information Twitter provides or they don’t. The 140-character limit has been especially difficult to deal with: in such… Continue Reading »