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Digital marketing platform Twitter successfully enlisted large brands like McDonald's, Chevy, and Verizon as regular early advertisers. Small businesses are also getting onboard.

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#NYPDFail - Social Media Marketing Goes Terribly Wrong

Apr 23, 2014 - An New York Police Department social media campaign that asked New Yorkers to tweet photos of themselves with officers has backfired. Comments

Twitter's Redesigned Web Profiles Are Here and Ready to Go

twitter-web-profile Apr 23, 2014 - Twitter's new Web profile design is here and now available to all. Comments

Facebook Still Tops for Advertisers, Adobe Says

Facebook thumbs up Apr 22, 2014 - Facebook remains dominant, as click-through rates and impressions increase yet again, according to a new report from Adobe. Comments

WWF’s #LastSelfie Reaches Millennials, Underscores Snapchat Constraints

lastselfie-big-dk-gorilla-better-web Apr 22, 2014 - The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is capitalizing upon the popularity of Snapchat and selfies to raise awareness of its conservation efforts among Millennials, but the execution of a branded effort on the platform also highlights some of its challenges. Comments

10 Types of Visuals to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

social-mediaw Apr 22, 2014 - Photos and videos have been proven to boost engagement with social media posts, so here are 10 different ways you can incorporate them into your brand's next post. Comments

Lancôme Gives Points for Social Media in New Loyalty Program

lancome-lipsticks-phone Apr 21, 2014 - Lancôme Elite Rewards provides multichannel engagement and gives points for sharing on social media. Comments

Twitter Sharing Outpaces Other Platforms as Email Falls

sharethis-hi-res-logo Apr 19, 2014 - In the first quarter of 2014, Twitter sharing is up by 43 percent, while email falls 25 percent. Comments

Twitter Strengthens Ad Reach Through App-Install Ads

twitter-image-app-card-screenshots-5 Apr 18, 2014 - The ad product, which mimics a Facebook strategy, gives advertisers the ability to run on-Twitter app promotion via Promoted Tweets while running off-Twitter advertising via the MoPub Marketplace. Comments

Airlines Embrace Storytelling and Social in New Campaigns

jetblue-twitter-pigeon Apr 18, 2014 - In the wake of US Airways' much-talked-about inappropriate Twitter blunder, it's easy to forget that airlines actually have a great track record of producing innovative, engaging social campaigns. Comments

Mitsubishi Plays Emotive Card in #FirstRide Videos

mitsubishi-first-ride Apr 17, 2014 - The brand seeks to communicate the safety features of its 2014 Outlander model by making an emotional connection with viewers in a branded video series. Comments

Twitter UK Creates Interactive Calendar to Assist Real-Time Marketers

calendar Apr 16, 2014 - Twitter UK has created a calendar to help marketers seize the moment. Comments

Twitter Brings Data Back With Gnip Acquisition

twitterimage Apr 16, 2014 - Twitter's latest acquisition is Gnip, a Colorado-based start-up that has worked closely with the social network for several years. Comments

Twitter Faces User Interaction and Retention Problems

Twitter Logo Apr 15, 2014 - New research shows that Twitter is facing user interaction and user retention problems, with news that 44 percent of users have never sent a single tweet. Comments

Clorox Reenacts Parents' Posts in Real-Time Improv Ick Awards

clorox-ick-awards Apr 15, 2014 - Clorox is appealing to parents with a real-time improv video event inspired by social media posts about their kids' messes. Viewership numbers, however, remain somewhat low, indicating the brand might have missed an opportunity with user-generated... Comments

HowAboutWe Campaign Shows Twitter Maturity

Twitter Logo Apr 14, 2014 - Online dating site HowAboutWe's geo- and interest-targeting on Twitter has been shown to improve results, while a great offer doesn't hurt, either. Comments

Segmented Social Marketing Grows MGM Revenues by 300 Percent

mgm-grand-hotel Apr 11, 2014 - Segmented social advertising, boosted by sub-campaigns created for Facebook and Twitter Custom Audiences, has grown MGM Resorts International revenues 300 percent over the last three years. Comments

A Tale of Two Cookies

cookies-web Apr 11, 2014 - Although many marketers rely heavily on cookies, they aren't always the best way to measure and manage campaigns. But what will replace the cookie in the marketing ecosystem? Comments

Facebook Rolls Out Bigger Ads in Right-Hand Column

facebook-brand Apr 10, 2014 - Facebook will display fewer ads in its right-hand column, but the ads will be larger than before. Comments

Promoting Your Social Presence

social-media-marketing Apr 9, 2014 - How can you build awareness for your social platforms? And once you build awareness, how do you get customers there? Here are tips and tricks for increasing your social presence. Comments

5 Things Small Business Owners Can Do Today to Get Ahead Using Social

klm Apr 8, 2014 - Here are five steps to take to start listening to what people are saying about you on the Web, regardless of your marketing budgets. Comments

Twitter Reveals Profile Redesign Mimicking Facebook, Acquires Cover

twitter-bird-logo Apr 8, 2014 - Twitter is rolling out a profile redesign on the Web featuring a photo-focused layout that has a distinct resemblance to Facebook. The social network has also acquired android lock screen application, Cover. Comments

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