Archive for the ‘Twitter’ Category

Yesterday, Google announced the new option to embed Google+ posts, making them the third of the major three social networks to add that capability; Facebook added it a couple weeks ago and Twitter has offered it for about a year. The best thing about embedded posts and tweets is that they retain all the characteristics […]

In case you haven’t heard yet… hey, I don’t know, maybe you were in a coma… Twitter modified a few design elements earlier this week. The purpose was primarily to improve the mobile experience, but the two changes that are the most exciting for those of us who think it’s important to brand all of […]

CEO Dick Costolo unveiled the new look for Twitter on the Today Show this morning. Fortunately the overall dimensions haven’t changed and the design modifications are occurring only within the main tweet section so those of us with custom backgrounds won’t need to scramble to fix things again, but they have added a new large […]

I’m sure by now you’ve heard that Twitter has launched a new new design. I love it and I think you will too, but I’m not going to review it here, I’m just going to tell you how you can get the new design early, if you don’t already have it. According to Twitter, the […]

Facebook announced on their blog today that they have made a “bunch of improvements” that will be rolling out to users over the next several days. Rather than rewriting their post I’ll just give you the link here, but below is a video explaining the new sharing options which are going to make it a […]

One of the best ways to get traffic to your website or blog is from the search engines, and in particular, Google, but you may not be ranking as high as you think. If you want your pages to rank high in Google searches you probably pay attention to SEO and search for keywords and […]

It’s become a very common occurrence lately to hear about a celebrity’s Twitter or Facebook account being hacked. It’s happened to Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Ellen DeGeneres, President Obama, and many more. The most recent is New York Congressman Anthony Weiner who seemingly tweeted a lewd photo of a man in tight briefs to a […]

Twitter announced yesterday that they will be adding photo uploading from within Twitter, similar to the way we can do it on Facebook, as well as a new photo and video search and sharing feature. Obviously this wasn’t good news for TwitPic and some other third party apps but based on this video it’s going […]

For those of you old enough to remember the original Twitter (okay, I know it wasn’t that long ago) the first design was quite narrow, too narrow given modern monitor widths, but it had one very nice benefit; it gave us plenty of room for really cool custom backgrounds. When viewed on a 1280 pixel […]

Fan Gating or Like Gating are terms recently coined to describe the practice of using a two-stage reveal welcome tab as the default landing page on your Facebook business (fan) Page. The most popular use is to offer an incentive, such as a free eBook or discount coupon, to incentivize clicks on the Like button. […]