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As messaging apps embrace ‘unsend’, Twitter can only ignore ‘edit tweet’ demands for so long

Everyone’s been there. A rushed, fat-fingered message to your friend, reminding them to bring the “monkey” they owe you for that concert ticket. There are, of course, far worse autocorrect calamities, which is why mobile messaging companies the world over are caving to demands for remediation tools. Today, Asian messaging giant Line revealed it was appeasing its 200 million users ... Read More »

Twitter bots boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

(Reuters) — What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics – backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes. Many ordinary Russians are undoubtedly upset about an International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to ban Russia’s team ... Read More »

How to Generate Leads with Twitter Video Ads

For marketers who use Twitter, video ads are still one of the brightest features to employ to get the word out about products and services. Since their introduction in 2012 in the form of Twitter cards, video ads have been quite important to businesses that prefer outreach using audio and visual cues to attract customers. Industry consensus aligns with common sense: ... Read More »

Twitter blames human error after blocking a New York Times account over the weekend

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 Over the holiday weekend, The New York Times found that one of its Twitter accounts had been locked. @nytimesworld was frozen for a full 24 hours over an innocuous tweet about a story in which Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized for the country’s treatment of indigenous school children. Twitter restored the account Sunday afternoon, apologizing to The Times “for… ... Read More »

What All Marketers Can Learn from Fast Food Giants Crushing Twitter

There’s little doubt among marketers that social media is an important part of their strategic digital marketing mix. After all, social media is part of the fabric of our daily lives—and arguably our identities. In fact, it’s estimated that there are 1.96 billion social media users worldwide—with that number expected to grow to 2.5 billion by 2018. But increasing adoption ... Read More »

#SocialSkim: Twitter Doubles Character Limit, Facebook Rolls Out Messenger 2.2: 11 Stories This Week

Twitter doubles tweet character limit (and the surprising result); new features for brands in Messenger 2.2; Facebook’s polls for users and pages; Snap looks to algorithmic feed to solve its problems; Twitter’s ad subscription service for small businesses… Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content Read More »

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