Getting started - storify.com Who we are and what we can do for you There is a lot of information streaming through the social web. Tens of thousands of Tweets, Flickr photos, YouTube videos and the like are created every day. 22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed With every online marketing channel and discipline, there must be tools to make the task of marketing more efficient and effective. Social Media Marketing is no different. Over the past 6-9 months, I’ve been researching and reviewing a variety of social media management tools that help with everything from source network connections to campaign & social content management to monitoring & measurement. While there numerous tools that manage single platforms (like Twitter) this list includes services that manage multiple social network accounts, content and measurement. At some point we’ll do more with individual reviews, but in the meantime, here is a list of 22 different social media marketing management tools, platforms and services to help manage and scale your online marketing efforts on the social web: Shoutlet – Manages social media marketing communications with one platform for building, engaging and measuring social media.
8 Excellent Twitter Analytics Tools to Extract Insights from Twitter Streams Twitter is now the third most popular social network, behind Facebook and MySpace (Compete, 2009). A year ago, it has over a million users and 200,000 active monthly users sending over 3 million updates per day (TechCrunch, 2008). Those figures have almost certainly increased since then. With the torrential streams of Twitter updates (or tweets), there's an emerging demand to sieve signals from noises and harvest useful information. Enter Twitter Analytics, Twitter Analysis, or simply just Analytwits (in the tradition of Twitter slang). These analytics tools are growing in numbers; even Twitter is developing them.
This Is Your Brain on Twitter 5:47 p.m. | Updated Adding response from Bill Keller at the end. In his latest column for The New York Times Magazine, Bill Keller, The Times’s executive editor, likens clearing the way for his 13-year-old daughter to join Facebook to handing her “a pipe of crystal meth.” I can’t say I have ever tried crystal meth, but I do visit social networks on a regular basis. How It Works It will take anywhere from 3 seconds to 1 minute for your pic to upload, depending on how big it is. You're going to see this message every time you post a new pic. So, we're making the text really long so that it'll take you at least five picture uploads to read it all. Record and share video live from your mobile phone At Skype, we know and love that technology continues to evolve. Today, people carry smartphones around in their pockets instead of being tethered to a desk, allowing people to stay in touch on the go. Skype has likewise evolved to help people stay connected from anywhere on any device, and we’ve continued to see growth on Skype for mobile devices. In fact, we’re honored that Skype is consistently rated as one of the top mobile apps on iTunes, the Google Play Store and the Windows Phone Store.
4 Great (free) Tools to Measure Social Sentiment and 4 Important Stats Now is the time to be taking the measuring of Social Sentiment seriously. The old metrics of volume and instant digital results are no longer good enough. They only tell a part of the story, the tip of the iceberg. Influence, awareness and measurement of conversation are becoming more and more important with the rise of the social web. STAT 1. 53% of people on Twitter recommend companies and/or products in their Tweets, with 48% of them delivering on their intention to buy the product. Incorporating Twitter Analytics into Your Social Media Strategy by Amy Moczynski on Jan 03, 2012 As Twitter continues to become mainstream and more brands create a presence on the microblogging platform, Twitter analytics tools are becoming more and more important. There are some standby services and some new tools that allow you to analyze several Twitter metrics. This includes information about your followers; the number of tweets you’re sending on average and when you’re sending them; topics you tweet about frequently; and advanced ways to search your timeline for users or topics. Here’s a profile of 4 of these Twitter analytics tools that you can use to gather and analyze your data.
Advice for editors on becoming conversational on Twitter Most editors using Twitter should try to be more conversational. They use Twitter primarily to post headlines and links to their staff’s stories. Posting links is a valid use of Twitter, but if that’s all you’re doing, especially if you’re just posting headlines with the links, you’re just getting started. Twitter has much greater value for improving your journalism and engaging with your community. As I’ve noted, too many newsroom leaders don’t use Twitter at all, but when they do, most start by sharing links to their staff’s stories. That’s a good start, but it’s just a start.
GET statuses/home_timeline Updated on Tue, 2013-06-11 09:08 This deprecated method is replaced by GET statuses/home_timeline in API v1.1 Returns the most recent statuses, including retweets if they exist, posted by the authenticating user and the users they follow. This is the same timeline seen by a user when they login to twitter.com. This method is identical to statuses/friends_timeline, except that this method always includes retweets. Cubelets: Modular Robot Toy-Kit Cubelets is the name of the very first product of “Modular Robotics” – a spin-off from the famous “robot”-Carnegie Mellon University. It is a kit of free combinable, small robot modules. The website goes: By combining sensor, logic and actuator blocks, young kids can create simple reconfigurable robots that exhibit surprisingly complex. This project looks really interesting and the just moved beyond the first beta-testing phase. I also somehow doubt the “young kids” in that project.