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  • Rio 2016 Olympics on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

    Social media's brightest stars have aligned for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Here's how to follow all the teams, games and athletes, and find behind-the-scenes action and exclusive footage on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 Aug. 16 00:50
  • Instagram daily use nearly equals Twitter's monthly rate

    Instagram's daily active user base is close to Twitter's number of monthly users, and the gap between the companies continues to widen as Facebook, Instagram's parent, consolidates power through its family of popular apps.

    Written by Matt Kapko22 June 16 23:29
  • Thinking ahead with AI

    Futurist Simon Raik-Allen on a basic, but incredibly powerful step to take in the digital era.

    Written by Divina Paredes27 May 16 06:30
  • Instagram bumps up photo resolution to 1080 pixels

    Instagram is increasing the size of pictures users of its mobile app are allowed to post, finally opening the door of the photo sharing service to much more detailed images.

    Written by Fred O'Connor07 July 15 07:01
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  • 7 Ways to Use Social Media to Attract Holiday Shoppers

    How can social media help businesses drive traffic to their ecommerce or bricks-and-mortar sites this holiday season? CIO.com posed that question to dozens of marketers and social media experts. Following are their top seven strategies for how to use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube to engage customers and get them -- and their friends -- to check out (and hopefully buy) your holiday offerings.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff25 Nov. 14 01:55
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  • Why Instagram started banning hashtags (and why it's a bad idea)

    Policing social media sites is no easy task, because users can post almost anything they want, often without consequence. Other users can report inappropriate content, but it's not possible for social networks to remove every post that violates their guidelines.

    Written by Lauren Brousell12 Aug. 15 23:55
  • Inside the murky world of 'social media influencers'

    Marketing via "influencers" used to mostly mean professional athletes pitching expensive shoes or supermodels selling slick sports cars. Today, some brands put products in the hands of "Internet influencers," many of whom have even larger audiences and more reach than the brands.

    Written by Lauren Brousell10 July 15 01:52
  • In the Digital Enterprise Everyone Needs to Think SEO

    The online world has spawned a virtual content creation and aggregation boom. Digital marketers flood online channels with YouTube how-to videos, Instagram photos, Tweets, Facebook posts, Web pages, graphics, blogs and more. In turn, consumers rely on Google search to help them sift through the rubble and find nuggets of useful information.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige05 Dec. 14 05:44
  • How to Use Social Media to Improve Your IT Recruiting Strategy

    Social media is ubiquitous in today's digital world, so you can bet your next star employee is out there sharing, liking and tweeting. Here's how to leverage social networking technology to effectively target and recruit IT candidates.

    Written by Sharon Florentine17 March 14 18:00
  • When tech titans join forces: The verdict on 6 big mergers

    Some things go together like peanut butter and jelly. Others are more like peanut butter and motor oil. The joining of tech titans is no different. Here we discuss whether six high-profile mergers have made a tasty combination or a gross one.

    Written by John Brandon04 March 14 13:37

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  • Instagram Guide

    Who are the top 10 brands on Instagram, and what are their secrets to success with visuals—image and Video—in this white-hot platform? What might 12,000 likes per second mean for YOUR brand? In this PowerPoint-styled tutorial, Oracle Social Cloud (#OracleSocial) offers up break-through examples of how brands are leveraging the editing and embedding capabilities of Instagram to engage loyalists and potential customers. Lessons from perennial innovators like Nike, MTV, Starbucks, Burberry, Red Bull, Ben & Jerry’s, Whole Foods and Ford, as well as upstarts like Lu Lu Lemon and Free People, SHOW rather than tell you how embedding + 15-seconds of video and eye-catching, engaging images can rock your marketing world.