Periscope: Making Ripples in the Digital Pond
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Periscope is Twitter’s new live-streaming video app, not to be confused with the much-hyped Meerkat, another live-streaming app. The first thing you must know about Periscope is that it requires you to have a Twitter account. The second is that you can only use Periscope on an iPhone or iPad, however Android is to come soon.

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This Week in Social, #ICYMI: 1/23, 2015
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For this week’s Social Scoop we’re serving up a lesson on how to use social media to reach millennials from none other than the President of the United States, new details on Facebook’s war on prank news stories, and a $40 million retrograde acquisition by Twitter.   The SOCIAL State of the Union 2015 The White

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Mobile Photography is the Real Deal
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Remember when your first brick phone had a camera? A terrible, horrible, very bad camera? How times have changed. Mobile cameras are rapidly developing technologically, to the point that they are a hot topic at this year’s CES, a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow. Not only are mobile cameras approaching the same quality

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What Facebook’s Stock Soar Means for Twitter
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Facebook’s share price skyrocketed late last month from $26 to $33 overnight, followed by steady and impressive growth throughout the next week. On Wednesday, it hit its original IPO price of $38 a share, causing everyone who bought last October at $18 to do a collective backflip and day one investors to finally stop crying.

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Facebook Officially Activates The Searchable Hashtag
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Last week, Facebook announced that it would officially activate hashtags, which have typically been associated with Twitter, on their social networking site. On Twitter, hashtags are used to search for common topics which Facebook has essentially emulated. Any phrase which has a # symbol before it (example: #bigfuel) will become clickable and will link you

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New App Tracks the Journey of your Messages Through the Twitterverse
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Have you ever thought about your Tweet’s journey through the Twitterverse, through the hands of your followers and complete strangers across the web? Have you ever been curious where and how far your tweets move through cyberspace? “Where Does My Tweet Go?” is a new Twitter analytics tool that traces the viral spread of a

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IBM Research Center Explores Deep Psychological Profiling on Twitter
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Researchers at IBM’s Almaden Research Center are looking to create “deep psychological profiles” of potential customers to better understand their values and needs. Dr. Eben Haber and his team are building off previous research by Tal Yarkoni that matched bloggers’ posts to the 5 modern dimensions of personality: extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism and openness to

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Facebook Brand Pages on Mobile Get a Facelift
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  Remember those days when everything on the Internet was optimized for the desktop experience? Dot coms were the kings leading the charge in captivating internet users and driving commerce. Gone are those days now. On Tuesday, Facebook announced the rollout of its new revamped, fully mobile optimized  brand pages, starting with mobile web and

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Twitter Tunes, LinkedIn News and the rest of This Week in Social Media
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Why spend hours scouring the web when all the info you need is right below? Here’s everything important from this week in everything social. Did I miss anything? Send me an email: Daniel.Asulin@BigFuel.com.

How are you Feeling? New Facebook Status Incorporates Emotions & Activities
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  I still remember the prehistoric days when every Facebook status update had to follow the word “is.” Needless to say, functionality has come a long way since then. At some point down the line, Facebook decided that status updates could be more than just a strictly present depiction of what you were doing or how you

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Welcome Home Facebook
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Yesterday, Facebook announced the long awaited Facebook Home experience. As always with any social media announcement, our team was all ears, streaming the event on every computer in sight, live tweeting from every Twitter handle and providing some entertaining and insightful commentary. So, we thought we would share what we’ve learned so far:

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