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Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes. Social media platforms are always being updated, which means they’re constantly changing their profile and cover photo dimensions, layouts, and dimensions for uploaded images.

Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

7 Ways To Be Insufferable On Facebook. The memory is vivid.

7 Ways To Be Insufferable On Facebook

Facebook cleanse: Unfriend strangers on their birthdays. Photo illustration by Juliana Jiménez Jaramillo.

Facebook cleanse: Unfriend strangers on their birthdays.

Photos by Shutterstock and Facebook. It's Time to Ditch Facebook and Start Over. 8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload. Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with important memos from my boss?

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

If you answered yes, you're probably wasting valuable time sifting through junk to get to the information you really want. Gmail comes with a pretty robust search feature, but if you don't want to spend the first hour of your morning looking for vital emails, you're going to have to do some inbox reorganizing. So if your Gmail account needs a spring cleaning and you don't even know where to start, here's a crash course for you. Mute and Unsubscribe. The 5 types of stories that make good Storifys. While covering Occupy Wall Street, many news sites have used Storify to capture on-the-ground reports from journalists and protesters.

The 5 types of stories that make good Storifys

Storify, they say, gives them a way to help their audience make sense of the stream of information flowing out of social networks. The social news curation tool also helped news sites thwart last week’s media blackout. Storify CEO and Co-founder Burt Herman said there’s been a surge in the number of people using Storify to capture the protests. But he’s also seen news sites use it in interesting ways for a variety of other stories. Facebook Organic Reach Drops Below 2% How to Curate Your Facebook News Feed. Baby photos.

How to Curate Your Facebook News Feed

News articles. Selfies. Advertisements. Job announcements. It's likely your Facebook News Feed contains some combination of these, if not all of them (and likely other categories, too). In March, Facebook announced a News feed redesign. Mashable sat down with Greg Marra, Facebook's product manager for News Feed, to discuss how users can best curate the content that they see in News Feed.

"The basic interactions of News Feed are some of the most important signals that we get," he explains. Here's what we learned. If You Want to Stop Seeing Posts From a Facebook Friend... 25 Content Marketing Tools to Push your Branding Efforts Further! - Search, Social News PageTraffic Buzz. Brands are increasingly relying upon Content Marketing by creating and publishing relevant & valuable content.

25 Content Marketing Tools to Push your Branding Efforts Further! - Search, Social News PageTraffic Buzz

When you are kicking off with the content marketing efforts, it is essential that you own the right set of tools to do the job. Here's an interesting infographic by Social Media Strategies Summit, revealing five tools across the five content marketing categories. Curation As An Emerging Skillset. How to become a curation king / queen.

Curation As An Emerging Skillset

Traditionally, a curator researches and puts together a collection which speaks to a narrative and / or serves a larger idea in art galleries and / or museums. In the current digital habitat, all can participate in this activity, so the challenge is honing the skills and leveraging the tools. This Formatting Rule Determines Whether Your Followers See Your Tweets. 10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy.

Editor's Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013.

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

Click here to see the full list. How Twitter Hijacked My Mind. I joined Twitter, with very bad grace, on March 5, 2010.

How Twitter Hijacked My Mind

I was a few months away from publishing my first book, and my agent, editor, publicist, and assorted other media-savvy types sat me down and informed me that if I cared even an iota about its commercial fate, I would make a book trailer and set up an author website and get on Facebook and sign up for Twitter. Having just spent four years essentially living alone in a cave, with what I privately referred to as my panther and publicly, to seem sane, referred to as the book I was working on, I found all these suggestions disorienting, un-me-ish, and silly.

But I was new to the publishing industry, and I am (despite certain indicators to the contrary) something of a good girl at heart, and so I did what I was told. Google+ for Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC] Google+ is a huge game changer for the social media and search engine marketing world. With the 1.116 billion (yes, with B) accounts and 540 million monthly active users, the social network is in line to surpass Facebook and become the most widely used social network in the world. With a clean interface, revelatory features like Ripples, Hangout, and Communities, and groundbreaking search integration, it's the place to be if you want your business to be ahead of the marketing arena. Check out this latest infographic by SocialClinch and DIW, which delineates 5+ plus reasons your business should be on Google+. Pin it. Twitter As A Marketing Tool: Where Are The Experts And Who Are They - Infographic. One Way Businesses Can Survive Data Overload In A Sea Of Social Media.

It may seem to some that the only social media sites out there are Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest. However, there is a sea of social networking sites that are currently active and some are being thought of, developed, and launched every so often. The infographic we have today asks people whether businesses can stay afloat amid the deluge of information generated in the sea of social media platforms currently out there. “Traditional social media platforms are evolving to stay relevant and new ones are cropping up at a rapid pace. The amount of content created is overwhelming.” the infographic from Earshot says. Upload & Share PowerPoint presentations, documents, infographics. Squarespace Pricing - Is it Worth Your Investment? Pinwords. Facebook knows when you’re going to break up.

Facebook can predict when you’re going to break up. Yes, apparently the fate of your relationship is not written in the stars but in your social circle. Cornell University researcher Jon Kleinberg and Facebook senior engineer Lars Backstrom proved as much when they presented their co-written research paper at a social computing conference in February. The researchers took the datasets of 1.3 million Facebook users listed as being in a relationship, and found that the more well connected their mutual friends were, the more likely they were to break up. This theory is described as dispersion. Couples with high dispersion have mutual friends who are not well connected. 10 reasons to fear LinkedIn’s new service. This article originally appeared on Don’t make the mistake of thinking you’re [the] customer, you’re not – you’re the product. LinkedIn released a new product today called Intro. They call it “doing the impossible”, but some might call it “hijacking email”.

Why do we say this? Consider the following: 10 Top Brands with the Worst Google Plus Pages. Google+ is one of the world’s most popular social networks. Many brands maintain an effective presence on the site, creating well-executed pages which drive conversation and increase revenue. Pinstamatic - Get More From Pinterest. A scientific guide to writing great headlines on Twitter, Facebook and your blog. Pinstamatic - Get More From Pinterest. 8 Apps to Beautify Your Pinterest Quotes. Social Media App Lets You Live Vicariously Through Friends' Experiences. Vycarious, a new social-media app that is available for iOS, lets you create, follow and comment on friends' experiences, ranging from a two-week vacation to handcrafting a dinner table.

How much should you invest in social media marketing ? Plans. How to Curate Like a Rockstar. Content Curation: Key Tips and Ideas for Brands. What Is The Future of Content Marketing [Trends and Predictions] #B... Is there room for more than one Pinterest? Traffic generation without Google! 50 ways to do that!