The world of social media is always renewing itself in some way or another. With frequent updates and resurfacing content, it can be hard to keep up with on a daily basis. It’s important to stay informed of the current issues and trends so that your social media presence stays relevant. Using social media is one thing, but using it well is the key to online success. Stay updated and stay informed with the latest social media news!
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If it feels like your entire Twitter feed is tweeting about the new iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 7, you’re not alone. More than 7 million tweets about iOS 7 were sent in the 24 hours before and after the launch of the OS. That’s according to Crimson Hexagon, a social media analysis firm. The precise number: 7,364,005.For more on this story, click here!
Over the last few days, Twitter spammers have been urging users to find out Louis Tomlinson’s phone number, hear a leaked version of One Direction’s new album and get a free iPhone. What’s notable is that these spammers weren’t sending tweets or direct messages. Instead, they made use of Twitter’s list function, adding people to various lists and indirectly pointing thousands of users toward spam sites. More on this story here.
When Patrick Witty couldn’t bear to watch any more victims fall from the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, he turned around and looked at his fellow witnesses on the corner of Park Row and Beekman Street.At that moment, as the towers were going down, he captured an image that says it all — a group of people expressing horror and disbelief. More than a decade later, Witty decided to attempt to identify the people in his photo using social media. Click here to read more!
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