Without doubt content curation is here to stay and more bloggers are looking to identify best practices and best tools to maximize their efforts. If you take a close look at the custom menu at the top of this blog you will find a new Better Blogging Tips link. The link is to my first topic page on scoop.it Better Blogging Tips: “writing, grammar, blogging and content curation tips for becoming a better writer and blogger ”. That’s where I have begun learning how to locate and curate content in magazine style format. Continue reading
Have you considered what the next wave of social networks will be like? Social media ie. technology that enables our connectness is becoming more seamlessly and rapidly integrated into our activities that soon the phrase may disappear. We are no longer limited to desktop computers; mobile growth is phemonemal. We connect and communicate on the go wherever we go. Continue reading
Twitter has announced their ability and intention to block selected content by country.
We haven’t yet used this ability, but if and when we are required to withhold a Tweet in a specific country, we will attempt to let the user know, and we will clearly mark when the content has been withheld. As part of that transparency, we’ve expanded our partnership with Chilling Effects to share this new page, which makes it easier to find notices related to Twitter. There’s more information in the Help pages, both on the Policy and about Your Account Settings.
So much for my goal of becoming a more organized blogger in 2012. After two wicked storms featuring wild winds that delivered snow and freezing rain and toppled trees over the power lines leaving us without power for almost two days each time – I’m back. I have trashed my schedule and started over. Continue reading
If you are concerned about your privacy and what your online “friends” may have shared about you that wasn’t appearing in simple searches before, then take note of Google Search, plus Your World is being been rolled out for people who are signed in and searching on www.google.com in English.
We’re transforming Google into a search engine that understands not only content, but also people and relationships. We began this transformation with Social Search, and today we’re taking another big step in this direction by introducing three new features: Continue reading
Marketing Pilgrim reports data from Altimeter Group revealing that the average large company has 178 corporate-owned social media accounts. And yes, the most accounts were on Twitter. via The Average Large Company Has 178 Social Media Accounts [Shocking Data]. Continue reading
Google+ Update: ” Making Improvements to Pages”
Today we’re rolling out three of the most highly-requested Google+ Pages features: multi-manager support, notifications, and the unification of +1 and follower counts. Continue reading