Twitter is awash with different clients, tools and apps and if it’s your first brush with the platform, it’s very hard to know what may be useful and where you should spend your budget. Whether you choose to tweet and manage your account from the native Twitter page, or one of the other free or [...]
Instagram is a rapidly growing social network built around sharing photographs. A massive 100 million people use Instagram every month; a growth of 500% since the platform’s $1billion acquisition by Facebook in April 2012. The service exists primarily as a smartphone app. The app, for iOS and Android, allows users to take photos from within [...]
eModeration, Carrot Communications, Kemp Little and Insignia Communications teamed up to host a social media crisis event at the Cabinet War Rooms on Dec 5th 2012, with an invited audience of brands.
No-one knows better than a moderator how imaginative and resourceful children are at getting round filters. That’s to put a nice spin on it of course. Whilst it is a great demonstration of their ingenuity and imagination and determination, the truth is, the stream of rude words and private contact information in high traffic sites [...]
Minded to see how large enterprises were integrating social media into business, I recently attended the Cloudforce London Expo (# cloudforce), hosted by software company Salesforce. I had thought that social enterprise was about businesses who wanted to do public good as well as make money … but here, social enterprise meant social media, in every corner [...]
We are crazy for Ifttt (“If This Then That”), the social media management uber utility in beta that makes an orchestra out of your social media service soloists. Ifttt breaks every task into three simple components – a trigger event (the “if” part), an action (the “that” part,) and channels where the actions and events [...]
As Pinterest growth skyrockets, so follows the number of Pinterest tools available to help us manage our content, understand our metrics, and be better pinners. Below are just a few of the tools and services now available for use with Pinterest that are especially handy for brands, marketers, and Pinterest devotees. (Are we crazy for [...]
Q&A with Joshua March, CEO of The iPlatform, creators of the Conversocial Facebook moderation tool. iPlatform have just released Conversocial v2 and we’ve been honestly delighted with the tool since we’ve been using it, and we are now recommending it to most of our Facebook clients. I thought it was time to shed some light [...]