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Twitter Beautification: A Bird's-Eye View

A simple guide to fixing your Twitter UI after the recent update.

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Match Factory: Match your email list and Facebook Fans

Match Factory: Match your email list and Facebook Fans

A quick follow-up to last week's blog post on purchasing social media data: Jesse Haff and Jim Gilliam of 3dna (the guys behind the Twitter petition tool act.ly) just released Match Factory, a tool that matches the email addresses in your database to their corresponding Facebook accounts.

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Facebook Friendly

Facebook Friendly

Facebook seems to be where all the cool kids are these days. (And just about everyone else, too.) We've been working on some ways to help our groups take full advantage of this popular online community with a tool we call Simple Social.

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How often should I post to my organization's Facebook page?

How often should I post to my organization's Facebook page?

As we stumble headlong into the age of social media, certain hoary questions continue to rear their shaggy heads. Among these "oldies-but-goodies" is the timeless question: How often should I post to my organization's Facebook Fan Page?

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How often should I post to my organization's Facebook page?

How often should I post to my organization's Facebook page?

As we stumble headlong into the age of social media, certain hoary questions continue to rear their shaggy heads. Among these "oldies-but-goodies" is the timeless question: How often should I post to my organization's Facebook Fan Page?

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Social Media: I Don't Do Small Talk.

Social Media: I Don't Do Small Talk.

When you're first dipping your toes into the shallow, rolling sea of social media tools, one of the first things you're likely to notice is that there seems to be an awful lot of "chatter" and "noise." People talking about "trivial" things, right out there in public.

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A Case For Twitter

A Case For Twitter

My 7-month relationship with Twitter has nothing to do with Ashton, A-Rod or American Idol. (Come on, I follow the entertainment blogs for that stuff.) Instead, it has become a place for keeping up with the social change and sustainability movement, what Paul Hawken describes as the "largest social movement in history restoring grace, justice, and beauty to the world." My little Twitter-sphere gives me a daily connection to the groups I care about most.

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Social Media 2000-2009: A Retrospect

Social Media 2000-2009: A Retrospect

From Friendster to Facebook, were The Naughty Aughties the beginning of a little TMI?

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