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In The News - Twitter Video Player

Tweet It And Press Play On Twitter Videos

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Twitter has decided to get into the video game. Yes, users are going to be able to upload videos using an in house Twitter publishing tool. So what does this mean for Youtube or Facebook that also allow their users to do the same thing ? Only time will tell, but plans for implementation are well under way.

http://www.reelseo.com/twitter-video-player-no-youtube/

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In The News - Getting Attention On Top Social Media Networks

Look At Me Listen To Me And Pay Attention To Me

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If I have to hear another word about social networks lol. Not really right ? Social isn't going anywhere so we might as well get used to that reality. Getting in good with top social networks isn't a goal that anyone's going to dismiss either.

http://marketingland.com/over-20-experts-share-powerful-tips-for-top-social-media-platforms-106380

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In The News - Pinterest Traffic And Facebook Traffic

Pinterest Traffic And Facebook Traffic

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Pinterest traffic is huge. Facebook traffic is huge. So who's got it going on in the traffic game ? Well the winner at this point is Facebook but Pinterest isn't that far behind. Given it's popularity and continued forward progression, Pinterest is definitely a major contender when it comes to taking more of the traffic share away from Facebook.

http://thenextweb.com/insider/2014/10/27/shareaholic-facebook-still-drives-traffic-pinterest-contender/

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In The News - Facebook Taking Down Fake Likes Scammers

Facebook Sell Buy Fake Likes Scammers Are Going Down

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Interested in those buy Facebook likes ads ? Such a terrible idea, but people are still throwing their money away at services like this. Now that Facebook is on the hunt for these scammers, buying fake likes is likely a futile effort now with very little if any upside in the future. Fake anything is bad for business.

http://www.clickz.com/clickz/news/2374637/facebook-clamps-down-on-fake-likes-to-protect-businesses

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In The News - Facebook Content Promotion

Facebook Content Promotion

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Not sure how to post your content effectively on Facebook ? There are snippets of information across the web that can help you out, but there are still gaps of information that lead to confusion. This link provides a step by step guide on how to accomplish better content promotion using their platform.

http://www.verticalmeasures.com/ppc-advertising/the-step-by-step-guide-to-facebook-content-promotion/

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In The News - Facebook Atlas Ad Platform

Facebook Atlas Ad Platform

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Today relevance is the name of the game and for marketers it is no different. With that in mind, Facebook has launched the new ad platform dubbed Facebook Atlas. Facebook aims to make sure that users don't just see ads for the sake of seeing ads, but moreso ads that are targeted to them. The real question is "how" exactly are they achieving this ?

http://www.insidefacebook.com/2014/09/29/facebook-announces-the-new-atlas-a-cross-platform-ad-network/

Read my in-depth post on Facebook Atlas and FB's internet privacy practices and issues. The post can be found here: Facebook Atlas - The New Creep Under The Bridge.

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In The News - How To Get Facebook Fan Engagement Back

How To Get Facebook Engagement Back

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Facebook changes it's algorithm from time to time and with any change like that it's likely to affect and change some things. Assuming you've noticed that your engagement has gone downhill, all is not lost. This article shares 13 ways to get your engagement back.

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/13-ways-beat-facebook-algorithm/116025/

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In The News - Facebook Says No To Scraping UID

Facebook Scraping UID Big No No

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Talk about big news.. the days of scraping Facebook UID's are over. It's been going on for a long time whether marketers were doing this on purpose knowingly or not, Facebook has deemed this wrong and against their new TOS. Guess that means for many that little loophole is over.

http://www.jonloomer.com/2014/09/17/facebook-custom-audiences-no-scraping-uids/

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In The News - Say Goodbye To Facebook Slingshot

Facebook Slingshot

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The most striking thing about Facebook slingshot is that they are no longer allowing you to "sling" anymore. Sooo they've effectively taken the sling out of the slingshot. This could have been a pretty cool twist for marketers, but with the most unique thing about taking a back seat, one would think that Snapchat clearly is the favorite in this race.

http://allfacebook.com/slingshot-update-090414_b134349

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