social media

5 Tips for Using Social Media During Conferences

So, you’re attending a conference. You’ve paid the entrance fee, put on the best outfit ever, grabbed a big stack of business cards and made sure your LinkedIn profile is up to date. The one piece of the conference puzzle I can almost guarantee you’re missing? Social media. With the rise of platforms like Twitter […]

Sorry, Facebook: Snapchat Still More Popular Among Undergrads

Ever wondered why Facebook continues to try to make its own version of Snapchat? A new study suggests college students— traditionally one of Facebook’s biggest demographics— are more engaged with Snapchat than Facebook. The study found that while 70% of college students report posting on Snapchat at least once a day, only 11% report posting […]

10 Strategies for a Summer Social Media Detox

Facebook is making you sad. Twitter is the root of all your procrastination issues. Instagram is turning your friends into enemies. These are just some of the claims made against social media. Whether there’s truth in these statements or not, there is one thing we can agree on: a social media cleanse can do us […]

Twitter Testing Ways to Add Commentary to Retweets

Twitter is always testing something with users; this week, they have a couple visual experiments underway. Another new feature, which Mashable first noticed in a tweet sent by Twitter’s head of communications, Carolyn Penner, allows users more space to comment when they are retweeting another user. “Retweet with Comment” surfaces the retweeted message as an […]