The widespread introduction of Facebook Live will bring on-the-fly live streaming to the mainstream. Not only will the service give stiff competition to Meerkat and Periscope, it's got potential to change social media and video marketing.
There are handfuls of busy social media networks in use today. And your small business is likely participating in the noise they're making. So, how do you get your small business message to stand out among the rest?
Periscope says its users are watching 40 years of video in a single day now. And interest in and the popularity of the Twitter live streaming app continues to grow. When will small businesses begin to tap into the growing network?
Things are going so well at StumbleUpon. Recent reports suggest the company failed to nail down any venture capital funding and the staff has been cut more than in half. What does that mean if you're advertising on StumbleUpon?
Facebook recently found out that not everything funny on the social media site is literally laugh-out-loud hilarious. In fact, a study conducted by Facebook on the e-laughs shared by its users revealed that most users laugh in text by using haha or hehe instead of the infamous LOL.
The photo sharing site 500px.com is adding social media functions that will engage its users more with each other and -- the company hopes -- attract a casual user. The site insists it will uphold its image quality standards that it believes remains its selling point.
Social media sites are so easy that children can manage their own accounts these days. But each platform has their own set of hacks that allow you to go beyond the simple and better control their accounts.
If your small business isn't selling directly on social media because it's too complicated, nearly all major sites have made it easier. Almost all the major sites now feature some type of "Buy" action button that lets you sell directly from a social site.
Periscope is the hottest thing on social media right now. The live streaming app for Twitter is being used by thousands -- maybe more -- and small businesses can certainly take advantage of this new product. Here's a comprehensive guide to Periscope.
Feeling a bit bombarded by the volume of emails being sent by LinkedIn? You're not the only one. The public has spoken -- often -- and the social media network has responded.
There are more signs that the days are coming to an end for Google+. The company recently announced features for YouTube that separate it more from the scuffling social media network. And Google has also separated Google Photos from the site, too.